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IUC 2021 Phase In JOOUST


Strengthening Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Capacity in Natural Resource Management, Food Security and Health

The project will strengthen and transform the University’s structures, systems and processes through creation of synergies in transformative knowledge, technologies and innovations in collaboration with stakeholders.

The project is composed out of 5 sub-projects:

Intervention Team Leader Kenya Team Leader Flanders University FTL
Management of the Lake Victoria Basin Natural Resources Dennis Otieno Ochuodho Steven Bouillon KU Leuven
Building Capacity for Transformative Agri-Food Systems for Resilience in the Lake Victoria Basin of Kenya Calleb Olweny Marijke D'Haese UGent
Building Capacity for Research, Management and Control of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Damar Osok John Paul Bogers UAntwerpen
Strengthening ICT infrastructure to Enhance Research, Teaching and Learning Silvance Abeka Johan Loeckx Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Strengthening Climate Change Resilience among Communities and Ecosystems in the Lake Victoria Basin Benard Muok Steven Van Passel UAntwerpen

More information on the project can be found here.

Watch their introductory movie here.

Find out more on our previous projects with JOOUST.

Intervention type

Institutional University Cooperation


01/03/2021 - 31/08/2022

This project is being implemented in:
Flemish coordinator Ann Van Griensven
Local coordinator Benson Estambale
Programme manager Naphtaly Osika
Flemish institution Vrije Universiteit Brussel
visit www.vub.ac.be
Local partner institution Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
visit http://www.jooust.ac.ke/
Other Flemish Partners KU Leuven
visit www.kuleuven.be
Universiteit Antwerpen
visit www.uantwerpen.be
Universiteit Gent
visit www.ugent.be
Budget € 160.000