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ISTVS Alumni Success story – BecA –ILRI fellowship achievement


ISTVS Alumni Success story – BecA –ILRI fellowship achievement

ISTVS is pleased to announce that one of our Alumni Abdirahim Mohammed Ahmed has won a seven months ‘The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute’ (BecA-ILRI) Hub fellowship. Abdirahim graduated from ISTVS in the year 2009 and was sponsored by IGAD to pursue his degree in Veterinary Medicine at Makerere University, Uganda. After completing his degree, he came back to ISTVS for a one-year internship and after that joining the University of Nairobi where he is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in zoonotic diseases.

BecA-ILRI is a shared agricultural research and biosciences platform located at and managed by ILRI in Nairobi, Kenya. The platform increases access to world class laboratories for African and international scientists conducting research on African agricultural challenges.

Read more information on the BecA-ILRI fellowship won by our ISTVS Alumni (the purpose of the research, the areas of research and the general significance) on https://hub.africabiosciences.org/activities/capacity-building/abcf-fellowships/486-abcf-fellowships

This award will go a long way in developing his skill as a researcher which will be beneficial to ISTVS research wing and the community as a whole. ISTVS wishes Abdirahim Mohammed Ahmed the very best on his seven months fellowship.



Mohamed Aden Guun - ISTVS IT and Data Manager

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