The University of Nairobi, Department of Chemistry has signed an MOU with HACO industry that will see students from the Department gets industrial training.
Speaking during the ceremony, Haco industry Managing Director, Mr Peter Ndichu, stated that the first-of-its kind MOU will offer students with job exposure to complement the knowledge they get in class with a practical experience in the industry. "The students will be attached to various department at Haco for a period of between three months & six months to make them all round in the job market.
During the ceremony, Prof. Kariuki, Chairman Department of Chemistry, stated that the Department has over 70 skilled personel of which over 40 are members of academic staff with a wealth of experience in teaching and research. Under this partnership, the Department of Chemistry will offer advice & training on raw materials to Haco on how to appropriately harvest & refine quality essential oils for their products and eco-friendly ways on management of waste generated from its manufacturing plants.