Dairytrain is a project funded by the Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education. The requesting organisations are Egerton University, Faculty of Agriculture and Dairy Training Institute (DTI).
The overall objective, following the Project Outline describes the overall objective of the project as follows:
- To build the capacity of EGU and DTI to deliver competent graduates for enhanced competitiveness in the dairy value chain (DVC) through delivery of quality, market relevant and gender sensitive programs and research.
The Project Outline describes the specific objectives of the project as follows:
1. EGU’s and DTI’s organizational, technical and training capacity strengthened and gender equity enhanced;
2. EGU and DTI offer curricula that are entrepreneurial, gender sensitive, practically oriented and include life skills to meet the needs of the DVC at certificate, diploma, BSc & MSc level ;
3. EGU and DTI have undertaken good practice research in the DVC and strengthened their collaboration with other dairy training institutions and stakeholders for improved technologies and quality education.