The University of Eldoret has stood out again as the centre of excellence in innovation and research in the region.
At the just concluded Eldoret national Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) Show, the University won first prize as:
- The Best University Stand
- The Best Stand in Youth Activities, Empowerment and Capacity Building
In addition to this, the University won Second position in two categories,
- The Stand that Best Interprets Current Show Theme (Education and/or Research)
- The Best Innovation and Invention Stand
The 5th category the University entered in and won third position
- The Best Stand in Research and Development
The Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Mwangi Kiunjuri was the Chief Guest at the Show. During his tour of the University stand he was impressed with the Fisheries Department project and the Filtration system, an innovation from the School of Engineering. He lauded the University for the innovations which are geared to 2 of the Governments “Big Four Plan of Economic Development” - Food security and Expansion of the Manufacturing sector. He underscored the importance of the youth developing projects that will enable them become self-reliant. In this respect, he is looking forward to having youth and women groups from his home constituency visit the University on training programs to enable them become self-sustaining members of the community.
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