TREE PLANTING EXCERCISE
The University of Nairobi in partnership with the Equity Group Foundation, Kenya Forest Service, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National government have planned to plant more than 5,000 trees on 18th May 2021 in various parts of the University.
The 5,000 tree seedlings have been donated by the Equity Foundation Group to promote environmental conservation and to stress the importance of fresh air( oxygen) during this period of Covid-19.
About 3,000 trees will be planted on 18th May 2021, at 10.00am in identified grounds at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Services and the Wangari Maathai Institute. The remaining 2,000 seedlings will be distributed to various campuses to plant in their environs.
The following partners will lead the tree planting exercise at the Wangari Maathai Institute at 10.00 am.
1. Dr. Fred Matiang'i - Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government.
2.Hon. Keriako Tobiko- Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry.
3. Prof. George Magoga- Cabinet Secretary for Education
4. Dr. James Mwangi, Group MD and CEO Equity Group Holdings Plc
5. Members of Board of Equity Group Foundation
6. The University Leadership
HIGH SCHOOL VISITS
Department offers chance for educational tours for high schools. Students are exposed to practical projects run by the department. These include:- Poultry Keeping, Rabbitry, Hatchery and Feed analyses.
Okenge Mixed Secondary School visiting department.
(Picture taken before Covid-19 outbreak)
FEED ANALYSIS FOR CLIENTS:
The Department of Animal production do feed analysis for the farmers,research institutions,private farms and public farms.The analysis done are Proximate,minerals,invitro,vansoest and Nylon bag experiments.