RUFORUM is pleased to announce its 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held 26th-28th October 2017 at the Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. The AGM will be hosted by the Government of Malawi and RUFORUM member universities in Malawi. His Excellency, Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika, the President of the Republic of Malawi will be the guest of honour for the event.
Participation at the Annual General Meeting is expected from the 66 Vice Chancellors of member universities, over 80 Deans and Principals, university staff and key stakeholders. The RUFORUM AGM is the overarching organ of the RUFORUM network that meets annually to review the previous year’s activities approve RUFORUM Secretariat activities for the running fiscal year; 2017/18 in this case. Other RUFORUM Governance Organs (the Board and its committees) will also meet during the AGM. For example, the RUFORUM Deans and Principals will meet to share experiences and lessons from there training and research activities.
RUFORUM will also recognise higher education achievers through the IMPRESSA Awards and outstanding farmers. The IMPRESSA Awards recognize outstanding university scientists making significant contribution in agricultural Research and Science for Development in Africa. Nominations will close on the 31st July, 2017.
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