The University of Nairobi through the Faculty of Agriculture has offered the Bachelor of Science in Dryland Economics and Agro-ecosystems Management (DEAM) programme to IGAD Sheikh Technical and Veterinary School (ISTVS) for years.

A joint University of Nairobi and IGAD Workshop was held on Quality Assurance ISTVS at Sweet Lake Resort Naivasha between 29th and 31st June 2022. The Workshop was attended by Academic Registrar and Senior Quality Assurance Officer. The Workshop reviewed the DEAM programme.