Instant ugali coming soon on your plate

Innovators from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) and University of Eldoret have come up with innovative ways to make ugali instantly. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The user is only required to knead the mixture with water for a short while and, voila! ugali is ready in less than a minute.
  • It was announced in the September issue of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (Kipi) journal to kick-start the patent process.
  • Benson Kariuki, the director of intellectual property management at Jkuat, predicts that it will be of help to many institutions.
  • For the machine to be patented locally after its publication, it will take an elaborate process that involves a lot of correspondence with Kipi

Two universities, two different technologies, one end-product — ugali.


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