My Academic Journey   


My name is Irene Bayiyana and I am one of the RUFORUM Alumni. I am an agricultural economist, with a master’s degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics and a PhD in Economics. Currently, I am working as a Research Officer/Agricultural Economist based at the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)/ National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI)... Continue Reading →

[Press Release] Twenty Two (22) winners of RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2021 announced


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to announce the 22 winners of the 2021 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition. The competition attracted 340 applications from 26 countries in Africa namely Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi,... Continue Reading →

[Press Release] RUFORUM announces 53 Mastercard@RUFORUM scholarship recipients for 2021-2022 academic year


Kampala 11th September 2021. The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to announce the beneficiaries of the fifth cohort of the Mastercard@RUFORUM scholarship recipients for the 2021-2022 academic year. Since July 2016, RUFORUM, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University are implementing an eight year programme; Transforming... Continue Reading →

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