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Informal Workers' Organization and Social Protection Policy Dialogue Forum Kenya

The policy dialogue is part of the University of Nairobi's efforts to bridge the research and practice gap. The University values disseminating research findings for purposes of stimulating policy debates and more so finding solutions to development challenges. This dialogue on social protection and informal workers is informed by research that has been running under the leadership of three universities:  the University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Mzumbe, Tanzania; and University of Roskilde, Denmark.

3rd Annual Development Finance Conference (ADFC) Concludes

The 3rd Annual Development Finance Conference (ADFC) conference has concluded. A total of seven (7) Keynote speeches and 23 papers were presented during the conference which attracted over 100 participants.

The conference was held in partnership with the Columbia Global Center, in South America. Speaking during the closing of the Conference, The Conference Convener, Dr, Duncan Elly appreciated the participants, Presenters, and Keynote speakers for participating in the various sessions and invited them to the 2022 conference which will be expected to be even bigger.

4th Annual Conference on Status of African Women’s Economic Empowerment commences

Organized by the African women studies research center, an offshoot of theatrical women studies program located in the Department of Sociology, Social Work and African Women Studies, University of Nairobi, 4th Annual Conference on Status of African Women’s Economic Empowerment commenced with the opening ceremony, keynote speeches, and paper presentations scheduled for Day 1.

Research Week 2021 Kicks off

The 4th Annual University of Nairobi Research Week kicked off on a high note with three (3) conferences starting on Day 1. By the end of the event, over 500 participants would have benefited from, 30+ keynote presentations, 150 abstracts, and 8 conferences with the overarching theme ‘Rethinking Research, Innovation & Technology for Sustainable Development.

The University of Nairobi wins Kenya Space Agency Research Grant

The University of Nairobi emerged top to win the Kenya Space Agency (KSA), Research Grant for the FY 2021/2022. KSA had set aside Kshs. 10 million for the award of Research Chairs meant for the development of 3U Nanosatellite Model, Land cover data collection Application Development and Small-Scale crop mapping Application using Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning.