UoN crowned first in the best University stand at Nairobi Trade Fair.
Date and time: 
Thu, 2017-10-05 08:06

Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Willy Bett interacts with University of Nairobi members of staff when he visited the University stand at the Trade Fair.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) has been crowned first in the best university stand, the stand that best interprets the show theme in the education and or research category and the best stand in research and development at the Nairobi International Trade Fair 2017.

In the stand that best promotes national cohesion and integration class, UoN emerged number three. The University has won various prizes in the animal and farm produce classes.

The University’s performance attracted the interest of the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Willy Bett who visited the stand on October 3, 2017. The CS congratulated the University on its impressive performance at the Trade Fair.

Among the innovations on display include a novel bio-pesticide from bacteria pest control, a 360 degrees CCTV surveillance enterprise that merges all video streams into one stream and an automated toll collection system used to collect tax/tolls using RFID and GSM technology.

The Nairobi International Trade Fair accords the University an opportunity to share with the public some of its innovations and research outputs. This year’s theme is ‘Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade.’

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