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MKU participates in East Africa Higher Education Summit

Mount Kenya University participated in the East Africa Higher Education Summit at Makerere University (Uganda) between 11th – 13th March, 2019.

The Summit was in mainly funded by North Carolina State University (USA) which is also referred to as “NC State University”, and was co-hosted by Makerere University.

At the close of the conference, the 5 universities present gave a communique as a media briefing. This was a public declaration on their joint commitment through a collaborative synergy in addressing various issues, including;

  1. Multidisciplinary postgraduate training
  2. Food security
  3. Climate science
  4. Global public health and community engagement

The collaboration will soon be extended to other disciplines within the partnering universities.

The new consortium will be headquartered at Makerere University for ease of East African regional engagements.

Mount Kenya University was represented in the Summit by the Principal Corporate Services, Prof. Peter Wanderi.

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