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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies held its annual field class at the coastal region of Kenya from 30th October to 5th November 2016. The field class covered Tsavo West National Park, Mombasa city, Haller Park, Kisite/Mpunguti Marine Park and Reserve, Wasini Island, Arabuko Sokoke National Park, Magarini and Malindi National Marine Park, among others.



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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.



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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.



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