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Ms. Parita Shah of the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies (DoGES) attended the 2013 summer school on “Global Change and Sustainable Environment”. The summer school, which was held in Côte d’Ivore in September 2013, is an international event coordinated by the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the UniversityofBern, Switzerland.



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The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies (DoGES), University of Nairobi, in collaboration with the Centre for Development & Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland, and the Centre for Research in Arid & Semi-Arid Development (CETRAD), Nanyuki, held a successful inter-university field course on sustainable regional development in Kenya.



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On 28th August 2013, the Department of Geography &Environmental Studies hosted graduate students from various countries including Japan, China, Vietnam, Laos and Eritrea who were on an Africa internship as part of their graduate study in Environmental Diplomatic Leader (EDL) education program at University of Tsukuba, Japan.



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The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies was, on 24th July 2013, privileged to host a team from the Department of Geography & Resource Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong. In the team was Prof. David Chen (Chairman of Department); Prof. Yee Leung; Prof. Jiang Xu; Prof. James Wang; and Dr. Lawal Marafa.



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The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies hosted staff and students from UNEP-TONGJI University, Shanghai, China for a one-day seminar on 8th August 2013. The theme of the seminar was “Kenya’s resource base and development challenges”. The visit and seminar was organized by Ms. Frida Nyiva Mutui, Dr. Francis Mwaura and Prof. Elias Ayiemba. Frida is former MA student at the department and a PhD candidate at UNEP-TONGJI University.



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