Category: Call for Applications / Proposals

Consultancy: Provision of Internet Services to the RUFORUM Secretariat


Background: The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a network of 46 African Universities with mission ‘to strengthen the capacities of Universities to foster innovations responsive to demands of small-holder farmers through the training of high quality researchers, the output of impact oriented research and the maintenance of collaborative working relations among researchers, farmers, national agricultural research institutions’. The RUFORUM … Read More Consultancy: Provision of Internet Services to the RUFORUM Secretariat

Consultancy Opportunities: Country Level Study on the Status of the Higher Agricultural Education Sector


Science, technology and innovation is critical for responding to the challenges of African agriculture and to elevate its performance and contribution towards economic development and poverty alleviation. Universities have a key role to play in producing the next generation of the African workforce, including researchers/scientists, extension and advisory service practitioners, input dealers and other development practitioners that are expected to generate, translate, extend and … Read More Consultancy Opportunities: Country Level Study on the Status of the Higher Agricultural Education Sector

108 proposals received for the 6th GRG Call Proposals – 29 Selected for funding


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) has continued to strengthen its role as a knowledge and capacity building agency for 46 universities in 22 African countries. In furthering this mandate, RUFORUM runs a Competitive Grants Scheme (CGS) with Graduate Research Grants (GRG) being one of the key granting mechanism for supporting university-led research linked to addressing needs of smallholder farmers … Read More 108 proposals received for the 6th GRG Call Proposals – 29 Selected for funding

Terra Viva Grants Funding News for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry


Hohenheim University — Scholarships at the Food Security Center The Food Security Center at Hohenheim University plans to announce scholarships for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. The PhD topics will be announced on 10 June 2015. The deadline for submitting applications is 29 June 2015. Link UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) — UK Collaboration with Brazil, China, and India in Agricultural … Read More Terra Viva Grants Funding News for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Securing Water for Food (SWFF): 3rd Call for Innovations


In March 2015, Securing Water for Food announced its third call for innovations. This $12.5 million call for proposals focuses on identifying market-driven, low-cost, and scalable solutions that will enable us to improve water efficiency and waste water reuse; enhance water capture and storage; and reduce the impacts of salinity on aquifers and food production. The third call has an increased focus on cutting-edge, advanced technologies … Read More Securing Water for Food (SWFF): 3rd Call for Innovations

Field Attachment Program Award: Open Call for Proposal


FIELD ATTACHMENT PROGRAM AWARD (FAPA) – CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Proposals will be accepted throughout 2015). The Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) is a competitive grants program designed as graduate student internship to link thesis research findings and recommendations to application and use at community level. The FAPA grants are intended to provide opportunity for dissemination of research outputs with a view to inform policy … Read More Field Attachment Program Award: Open Call for Proposal

132 Sets to be Awarded: TEEAL Institutional Grants 2015 Now Open


In the mid ‘90’s, Rockefeller Foundation helped selected FORUM university faculties and departments create special computer labs and networks, equipped with CD-ROM, in order to access bibliographic and abstracting databases in the agricultural sciences, particularly TEEAL, the full-text CD-ROM agricultural library of about 130 journals.  RUFORUM has continued to work with its network—organizing training workshops and subsidizing subscription costs.  Because these universities have recognized … Read More 132 Sets to be Awarded: TEEAL Institutional Grants 2015 Now Open

Post-Graduate TEEAL Research Paper Competition 2015 Now Open


ITOCA in collaboration with Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University is pleased to announce the TEEAL Post-Graduate Research Paper Competition 2015 for post graduate students from six eligible African countries (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda) to obtain TEEAL, The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library for their institution as well as prize money. TEEAL invites MSc and PhD students to submit research papers … Read More Post-Graduate TEEAL Research Paper Competition 2015 Now Open

Engaging Stakeholders in Higher Education to respond to Call for Proposals


As part of efforts to ensure effective partnerships with user-led processes and thus engage in articulating demand for relevant research and capacity building, RUFORUM is an active partner and leader of Work Package – Capacities in the EU-supported project “Platform for African-European Partnerships for Research and Development (PAEPARD). The PAEPARD Project is led by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA); and brings … Read More Engaging Stakeholders in Higher Education to respond to Call for Proposals

Competition Announcement: IMPRESSA AWARDS 2015


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