Kampala 13 April 2019   The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is an implementing partner for the SENTINEL project. The SENTINEL is an interdisciplinary research project seeking to address the challenge of achieving ‘zero hunger’ in sub-Saharan Africa, while at the same time reducing inequalities and conserving ecosystems with special focus on Ethiopia, Zambia and Ghana. Through this project, RUFORUM will provide 27 PhD research scholarships. RUFORUM is a pleased to announce the award of 20 PhD research scholarships to applicants that responded to the second Social and Environmental Trade-offs in African Agriculture (Sentinel) call for PhD proposals. This is the second and final award under this project. The following are the successful applicants.

Selected applicants for the SENTINEL PhD Research Scholarship Award 2019

No Surname First name Gender University Country of Research
1 Hailu Gebremedhin Haftay male Haramaya University Ethiopia
2 Biratu Abera male Haramaya University Ethiopia
3 Abubakar Gyinadu male University of Ghana Ghana
4 Loh Seyram male University of Ghana Ghana
5 Abich Amsalu male Hawassa University Ethiopia
6 Tassew Muluberhan male Mekelle University Ethiopia
7 Argado Zenebe male Hawassa University Ethiopia
8 Jiru Dereje Bekele male Jimma University Ethiopia
9 Kabwata Kelly male University of Zambia Zambia
10 Basiru Adeniyi Okanlawon male Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Ghana
11 Osei Paul male Copperbelt University Zambia
12 Mulu Solomon male University of Gondar Ethiopia
13 Kusiima Kaheesi Samuel male Makerere University Uganda
14 Asfaw Ambachew Getnet male Bahir Dar University Ethiopia
15 weldemariam Elias Cherenet male University of Pretoria Ethiopia
16 Baidoo Jacqueline female University of Ghana Ghana
17 Nsemiwe Nsama female University of Reading Zambia
18 Denga Rudo Violet female University of KwaZulu Natal Zambia
19 Munyaka Justin male University of Zambia Zambia
20 Mashandi Fridah Female University of Zambia Zambia

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