JKUAT INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY (IR) SENSITISATION WORKSHOP Tentative Date: 14TH September 2012 Target Audience: Teaching staff and researchers, journal editors, ICT staff JKUSO representatives, BPS representative, JKUAT IR policy committee, Campus representatives Aim of the Workshop: The aim of the workshop is to create awareness of the JKUAT IR policy and the JKUAT Institutional Repository Venue: AICAD Workshop Objectives: To create awareness of the JKUAT IR Policy To create awareness of the JKUAT IR and its benefits To identify JKUAT IR ambassadors To obtain input from stakeholders on the way forward for the JKUAT IR Issues… Continue reading →

The new harvest: agricultural innovation in Africa “The new harvest” is a book that has been authored by Prof. Calestous Juma who is Director of the Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. According to the author, “the book focuses on the importance of boosting support for agricultural research as part of a larger agenda to promote innovation, invest in enabling infrastructure, build human capacity, stimulate entrepreneurship and improve the governance of innovation”. ABSTRACT The role of modern Biotechnology in the economic transformation of developing countries has become the… Continue reading →