|Mr. Kenneth Mbali, PhD student at the Wangari Maathai Institute posing a question to the panelists during the forum|
Prof. H. M. Mutembei, Director, Prof. J. M. Muthama, Deputy Director, staff and students at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies participates in the Africa Youth Entrepreneurship Forum held at the University of Nairobi’s Main campus, Chandaria Auditorium. The forum’s theme dubbed, “Promotion of agribusiness incubation network to foster and nurture the next generation of agripreneurs for sustainable industrialization in Africa,” blended well with the mission and vision of the institute. This thrilling side event that was held parallel with the Nairobi Innovation week was organized by the United Nations University, the University of Nairobi and African Development Bank.
The aim of the forum was to elaborate the role of agribusiness in ensuring food and nutrition security in Africa, and the job creation potential of the agricultural sector as well as the role of youth agriprenuers as a vehicle for achieving these. To inspire unique and innovative agribusiness enterprise development by promoting youth entrepreneur-research collaboration for new skills and knowledge creation, and incubating a new generation of business leaders for sustainable industrialization in Africa. Read More 
|Prof. H.M. Mutembei, Director, WMI, Suzan Mugo, Grace Uwamwezi and Alexander Dunber, MSc students at WMI after the forum|
Earlier on, the Director represented the institute in the opening of the Nairobi Innovation week ceremony that was officiated by Prof. P.F. M. Mbithi, the Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi.
|Official opening of the Nairobi Innovation Week 2017|
Prof. Henry M. Mutembei
|Agribusiness note for nairobi forum_rev.pdf ||79.06 KB|