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  • In a visit to Egerton University, Principal Secretary for Gender and Affirmative Action Ms. Veronica M. Nduva has commended the institution for offering a Gender course that is responsive to the current needs of Kenyan society. She expressed her happiness and satisfaction with the curriculum at Egerton University and its potential impact on the country's Gender policy and documentation.

  • On December 21, 2022, President William Ruto launched a groundbreaking program called "jaza miti," aimed at encouraging Kenyan citizens to plant 15 billion trees by 2032.

    This ambitious initiative seeks to combat the devastating effects of climate change, including droughts, floods, diseases, and unpredictable rainfall patterns, by reducing greenhouse emissions and addressing varying climate changes. President Ruto himself commemorated his 56th birthday by planting 56 trees, emphasizing the significance of the cause.

  • All staff are  required to avail themselves to plant trees at Tatton Farm on the stated Date from 10.00 Am



    The Library Department is showcasing a collection of books on environmental conservation and climate change at the Reference and Information Services section, Main Library. The aim of this special display is to sensitise the University community on the importance of environmental conservation and the effects of climate change.

    The display according to the In-charge Readers’ Services Division Ms Sally Kiplangat, is in line with the ongoing global attention on the effects of climate change and the need for stakeholders to rethink their mandate in putting up sustainable environmental protection measures and policies as well as dealing with the effects of climate change.

    “The Library hopes that the special display will inspire a reading culture and research on environmental protection and climate change’’, she said.

    Egerton University is a leading environmental conservation and protection stakeholder in Kenya. Through the University’s “Run for the Mau Cross-Country” annual event, it raises funds and awareness towards the conservation of the Mau Complex Forest and the resident Njoro River that cuts through the University vicinity.

    On 13th November 2023 the university hosted a tree planting event in which over 6,000 trees were planted to mark the National Tree Growing Day.

    The event was in line with the Universitty’s “Adopt A Forest” initiative to support the 15billion Presidential Tree Planting Campaign. The initiative was launched on May 18th 2023 by Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi accompanied by PS Parliamentary Affairs Aurelia Rono, PS State Department for Basic Education Dr.Richard Kipsang, Nakuru County Deputy Governor Hon. Dr.Davis Kones and Njoro Member of Parliament Charity Kathambi.


  • Staff at Egerton University were joined by students from Egerton Primary, Kilimo Primary, and Kilimo Secondary Schools to plant 4,000 tree seedlings. This initiative follows a directive from Dr. Beatrice Inyangala, Principal Secretary of the State Department of Higher Education and Research at the Ministry of Education, urging all public universities to plant trees on Friday, May 24, 2024. This effort is part of the Presidential Initiative to plant 15 billion trees by 2032. Since its launch in December 2022, Egerton University has planted a total of 18,000 seedlings to this environmental cause.

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