The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi is calling for applicants for the ERASMUS + PROGRAMME MOBILITY GRANTS for staff and students in the department. Attached is further information on the call, as well as the application form. The duly completed application form should be returned to the Chairman, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies by 4th of January 2017.
Dr. Sam Owuor visited the Global South Studies Center (GSSC) at the University of Cologne in Germany (14-18 November, 2016). During the visit, Dr. Owuor participated in an international workshop on “the urban fringe transforming: peri-urban dynamics and agricultural transformations”, as well as giving a public lecture on “urbanization and food security in Nairobi, Kenya” at the Institute of Geography.
During the month of August, the University of Nairobi Geography Students Society (UNGSS) took part in a series of “NAI NI WHO” walks. The “every Sunday” walking tours around downtown Nairobi are open to city residents and visitors. The tours, which last about an hour, expose those involved to the rich history and geography of downtown Nairobi.