Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-10-03 12:52

The African Women’s Studies Centre of the University of Nairobi exhibited the LISHAKENYA Application tool for enhancement of food security at Nairobi International Trade Fair from which was held from 3rd to 9th of October.  The AWSC exhibited the innovation under the category of Use of Information Communication Technology to Enhance Food Security in the show whose theme was Enhancing Technology in Agriculture for Food Security and National Growth.

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2019-12-31 12:52
Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-08-01 12:46
Location / Venue: 

Chancellor’s Great Court

The African Women Studies Centre of the University of Nairobi participated in the annual Nairobi Innovation week which was held from 1st to 5th August at the Chancellor’s Great Court. The Innovation Week was officially opened by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya.

Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2019-12-31 12:46
Project Code: 
042016
Lead Researcher: 
Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Introduction and context -Following the severe drought that devastated the Horn of Africa in
2010/2011, the East African Heads of States and Governments convened a summit in Nairobi on
9th September 2011 that took the decision to end drought emergencies by addressing the effects of
recurring droughts on vulnerable communities in a holistic and sustainable manner. The Nairobi
Summit assigned the IGAD Secretariat the role of implementing that decision leading to the

Project Code: 
062016
Lead Researcher: 
Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The devastating drought of 2010/2011 that hit the member countries of the Intergovernmental
Authority on Development (IGAD) prompted the East African Heads of State and
Government to convene a Summit to address the effects of recurring droughts on vulnerable
communities in the Region in a holistic and sustainable manner.
The Summit was held in Nairobi, Kenya on September 9, 2011 and assigned the IGAD
Secretariat the role of leading and coordinating related activities. This led to the development

Type: 
Other
Year: 
2015:00

Venue:  University of Nairobi, Main Campus, Vice Chancellor’s Parlour

Date:     Friday, September 12, 2014

Time:    1:00pm – 4:30pm

Type: 
Other
Year: 
2014:00
Date and time: 
Thu, 2016-03-03 09:00
Location / Venue: 

Intercontinental Hotel

AWSC Food Security Committee and Legal Team led by Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira held a consultative meeting with KEWOPA members to share the Food Security Bill, 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel on 3rd March 2016.  The Bill drafted by AWSC in collaboration with UON School of Law was one of the major outcomes from the Research on Food Security carried out by AWSC/KNBS in the country in 2013.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2016-06-10 11:48

Message from the Director

 

Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, EBS

Director,

African Women's Studies Centre

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AFRICAN WOMEN’S STUDIES CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

P.0. Box 30197- 00100, NAIROBI

TEL: (+254-20) 3318262 Ext: 28075,

Mobile: 0725 740 025; 0710 819 871

EMAIL: awsikenya@yahoo.co.uk; awsckenya@uonbi.ac.ke

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