JOOUST COUNCIL AND UMB UNDERGO CAPACITY BUILDING ON ACE II INSEFOODS PROJECT

JOOUST’s Africa Center of Excellence in Sustainable Use of Insects as food and Feeds (INSEFOODs)  organized a capacity building of Council and the University Management Board members on ACE II INSEFOODS Project at Ciala Resort in Kisumu from 24th to 26th February 2021.

The Chairman of Council, Prof. Isaiah Wakindiki, while giving his remarks during the meeting, challenged the members to tap and make good use of the opportunities brought about by the project for the benefit of the university and the community at large.

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Agong’ confirmed the management’s commitment to ensure that the project will continue running even after the sponsor’s period come to an end.

The participants were taken through financial management, fiduciary practices and the overall implementation of the project. The overall success of the ACE II project requires the involvement of top University Management.

JOOUST Africa Center of Excellence in Sustainable use of Insects as Food and Feeds was established with funding from the World Bank as one of the 24 Africa Center of Excellence in Eastern and Southern Africa financed by the world bank in ACE II Project. The objective is to strengthen the selected higher education institutions to deliver quality post-graduate education and build collaborative research capacity in the regional priority areas.


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