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Preparing for Work in the Potato Sector: TAGDev Students Participate in Field Attachment at NPCK

Two of the students Amwine Lameck (Right) and Lucky Nyasulu (Left) interacting with a farmer during field supervision in Nyahururu, Kenya. Image:RUFORUM

For two months, at the tail  end of 2018, three students supported by the TAGDev Potato Community Action Research Project (CARP+) were attached for internship at the National Potato Council of Kenya (NPCK) based in Nairobi. They were among the five students of the first cohort of Master of Science in Community Studies and Extension at Egerton University sponsored by the TAGDev Programme coordinated by RUFORUM and funded by the MasterCard Foundation. Internships are part of the requirements for the Master’s in Community Studies and aim to provide students with opportunities for experiential learning, application of knowledge and skills acquired in class and co-generation of knowledge with organizations and communities.

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