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MKU researcher wins yet another international AWARD

Donatus Njoroge has been named the overall winner for biologically based pest control technologies during the first International conference on Agro-ecology Transforming Agriculture and Food systems in Africa held at Safari park hotel in Nairobi. The conference was organized by world food preservation center, IFOAM Organics International, Biovision Africa Trust and other partners.

Njoroge was competing against seventeen (17) other finalists drawn from different countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Cameroon, Benin, India, Italy, Japan and Turkey,

This comes shortly after clinching the Global innovation award in Bahrain.

The theme of the conference was “Reducing synthetic Fertilizers and pesticides by Scaling Up Agroecology and Promoting Ecological organic trade”.

His quest for using innovation to catalyse social economic change has seen him appointed by PS, Ministry of Industry,Trade and Co-operatives as part of a hackathon teams contributing to policy formulation for SME’S.

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