During 4th-15th October, four people of us (Gan Zhang, Jun Li, Shizhen and Xin Liu) were invited to visit University of Nairobi for the purpose of establishing academic collaborative relationship under framework of Belt and Road Initiative “Southern Contaminants Programme”. Gan was invited to deliver a speech titled “China Education System, Role and Research at SKLOG” to students and colleagues of Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology. He received a great deal of praise as Prof Michael who is Acting Director of the institute promptly expressed strong intentions to cooperate. Shizhen and Xin demonstrated standard operation of passive air samplers. Ten PASs will be quickly deployed at 5 sites of Nairobi city which is part of air monitoring network of the project. Two students of Nairobi-U are arranged to visit GIG soon after. They will also participate “SCP training class” in November. We also visited CAS Sino-Africa Joint Research Center (SAJRC) located inside campus of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
Meet with Professor Gatari after arrival, in a nice restaurant.
We being foreigners. @Kenyan National Museum.
Students of UoN learn how to assemble the passive air sampler. With their participation, a PAS was, demonstratively, deployed on the roof inside campus of UoN which means the air monitoring network of the project has expanded to East Africa.
Skyline, savannah, jeep and a girl.
On the Massai Mara savannah. The umbrella thorn Acacia could be the most typical/only tree on the savannah.
Ladies been escorted by a handsome soldier by the Massai River. There are crocodiles and rhinos in the water. He is 30 years old.
Massai jumping dance.
Our driver, Richard, happily showing us the coffee tree. This was the first time we saw a coffee farm.