The Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (GAME) Center held its first research symposium on November 1-2 at the Library’s bookshop room. The graduating class presented research findings from the project; “Expanding Business Opportunities for the Youth in Fish and Poultry Sectors in Kenya.”
The graduating class comprised of 39 participants of the Metro Agrifood Living Lab project and 31 participants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Agribusiness Training of Trainers drawn from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Ethiopia. Also awarded were 40 participants from the Agribusiness Simulation Training.
The Center also launched the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Alumni Case Studies book which details 30 entrepreneurs’ business success stories, and the impact of the Center’s agribusiness training interventions.
In attendance were representatives from International Development Research Center, Techno Serve, Agricultural Sector Development Support Program, the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture, Agrochemicals Association of Kenya, Farm Concern International, Inter-Regional Economic Network (IREN), the National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), Stanbic Bank, AgriExperience, among other key stakeholders
Agribusiness students present research findings at symposium