Ms Jacqueline Tellings Broerse. Senior Policy Advisor Civil Society and Education Division at the Higher Education and Knowledge Collaboration Department of Social Development within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands and Mr. Armand Gaikema, Nuffic Regional Programme Manager with Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) officials; Prof. Simon Thuranira, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs), Mr. Daniel Maitethia, Lecturer in the School of Pure and Applied Sciences and Prof. Joshua Arimi, Associate Professor in the School of Agriculture and Food Science during the visit to monitor NUFFIC funded e-PIVOT projects.
Ms Jacqueline Tellings Broerse. Senior Policy Advisor Civil Society and Education Division at the Higher Education & Knowledge Collaboration Department of Social Development within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands planting a tree at MUST.
Mr. Armand Gaikema, Nuffic Regional programme manager, planting a tree at MUST.
Rainwater harvesting system funded by NUFFIC
Mr. Daniel Maitethia, the technical expert in e-PIVOT water project, taking Mr. Armand through the operation of the mobile smart irrigation system. In the background is 1 million litres water pan and storage tanks funded by NUFFIC through e-PIVOT water project.
Mr. Jacob Gitonga the Principal Kenya Water Institute (KeWI) Chiakariga Campus taking the team through the investments acquired through the e-PIVOT water project. In the background is 100,000 litres rain water storage tanks.
Although KeWI majors in water, they have initiated horticultural activities Thanks to e-PIVOT projects.
Mr. Armand Gaikema is taken through the water and Soil testing equipment procured through e-PIVOT projects.
Weather station at KeWI Chiakariga campus. Funded by NUFFIC through e-PIVOT water project.
Visiting one of the collaborating TVET colleges that is Tharaka Technical and Vocational College. In the background is a greenhouse funded by NUFFIC through e-PIVOT projects.