The University of Northampton becomes the university partner for delivering waste management education in Kenya
Professor Kamal Bechkoum, Executive Dean of the University’s School of Science and Technology, visited the Kenyan capital, Nairobi and met with representatives from the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources (MEMR) and the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MOHE).
The MoU ceremony was attended by both ministers; Hon. Amb Chirau Ali Mwakwere, (MEMR) and Professor Margaret Kamar (MOHE), along with the permanent secretaries, Mr Ali D. Mohamed (MEMR) and Crispus Kiamba (MOHE), who signed the MoUs with Professor Bechkoum. Vice chancellors from various universities and colleges and other dignitaries were also present.
“We are delighted to be the university partner in Kenya delivering education, training and capacity building in waste management and we are working closely with the VCs to develop these collaborative programmes which start early 2013.
“This is a big coup for the University of Northampton and I was proud to represent the University at such a momentous occasion.”
Professor Kamal Bechkoum