16 Feb

The Winners of the SCARA Research Competition – Welcome

SCARA project is announcing the 5 winners of the Research Competition. Four female and one male students will participate in the SCARA mentorship program. The Master students receive additional support for their research activities. This involves write up of their Master thesis and publishing of scientific papers through international supervision and an innovative scientific creative writing course. The mentorship program is facilitated through an e-learning collaboration platform hosted by BOKU. An innovative joint students supervision and ToT (Training of Trainers) approach is used.  Students are guided through the process of proposal development and publication of their research output. Additionally they will have the opportunity to present their findings during an international Symposium hosted by Egerton University and SCARA project in the first quarter of 2019.

Research Competition Winners – Egerton University Master Students
  • Daisy Lelgut Lanoi
  • Sally Mukami Kimathi
  • Cosmas Kweyu Lutomia
  • Julia Akhabere
  • Anne Wamaitha Kamande

The topics selected include research on dairy farm intensification and impact on land resources, food processing of Mango, sustainable technology adoption, use of farm videos and mobile application for advisory services in Kenya. The students from Egerton University will collaborate with BOKU students on selected topics. This supports and enhances peer2peer learning process and integrates the students into an international science network.

SCARA project is happy to welcome the students and the team is looking forward to a fruitful cooperation.