Category: Events

Webinar Title: FAO’s Education for Effective Nutrition in Action (ENACT) Course


On behalf of the Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and RUFORUM, we are pleased to invite you to join our webinar on 14th November 2019. Details below. FAO Webinar: Education for Effective Nutrition in Action (ENACT) Course Join us for a webinar on 14 November, 2019 at 15:00-16:00 East African Time. Register at http://fao.adobeconnect.com/enact/ In the framework of the FAO project “Strengthening capacities for nutrition-sensitive … Read More Webinar Title: FAO’s Education for Effective Nutrition in Action (ENACT) Course

Call for Social Media Rapporteurs for RUFORUM Annual General Meeting 2019 University of Cape Coast, Ghana


Deadline for Application: 30 October, 2019 The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is organising its 15th Annual General meeting at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana from 2-6 December 2019. RUFORUM is a network of 114 Universities in 38 Countries in Africa. The RUFORUM Network is mandated to strengthen the quality and relevance of postgraduate training and research in … Read More Call for Social Media Rapporteurs for RUFORUM Annual General Meeting 2019 University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Call for Posters:THE RUFORUM FIFTEENTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, 2 – 6 December 2019


RUFORUM is a network of 114 Universities in 38 African countries with mission to strengthen the capacities of universities to foster innovations for strengthening agri-food systems 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 and governments. The RUFORUM Fifteenth Annual General Meeting , will be … Read More Call for Posters:THE RUFORUM FIFTEENTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, 2 – 6 December 2019

RUFORUM holds a proposal Write-shop to respond to the African Union Research Grants 2018 Call


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) has organized a proposal Write-shop as part of its effort to mobilise and strengthen research capacity in African agricultural universities and research institutions. The Write-shop targets developing proposals for submission to African Union Research Grants 2018 Call for proposals with a deadline of 22nd May 2018. The Write-shop which is taking place from 16th … Read More RUFORUM holds a proposal Write-shop to respond to the African Union Research Grants 2018 Call

Goodwill Message from RUFORUM to the Association of African Universities (AAU).


The Association of African Universities Inaugurated an East African Regional Office in Khartoum, Sudan on 14th March 2018. Prof. Adipala Ekwamu, Executive Secretary, RUFORUM delivered a good will message during the occasion. Read the complete message below.     Goodwill Message from Prof. Adipala Ekwamu, Executive Secretary RUFORUM to the Association of African Universities (AAU) on occasion of the Inauguration of the East African … Read More Goodwill Message from RUFORUM to the Association of African Universities (AAU).

RUFORUM Participates in the African Development Bank Third Africa Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI)


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) participated as a key partner in the recently concluded Third Africa Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) held in Cairo, Egypt. The Forum was organized by the African Development Bank, the Government of Egypt and other partners in Cairo, Egypt between 10th and 12th February 2018 under the theme STI for Private Sector … Read More RUFORUM Participates in the African Development Bank Third Africa Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI)

RUFORUM Vision 2030: Botswana Consultative Meetings


Duration:  25th July-3rd August   Venue: Aquarian Tide Hotel, Gaborone, Botswana RUFORUM is currently implementing its 2015-2020 Strategic Business Plan. The current strategic plan recognises the need for RUFORUM to strategically evolve into an established organization ready to serve a wider mandate in relation to the vision of the Africa Union Commission (AUC) for agricultural higher education, science, technology and innovation on the continent. … Read More RUFORUM Vision 2030: Botswana Consultative Meetings

RUFORUM, AWARD trains female mid-career professionals


By: Patricia Ngwale Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in agriculture (RUFORUM) and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) organized a four-day leadership training for female mid-level and senior managers from government departments, public universities and other statutory corporations. The training which took place in Lilongwe at Ufulu Gardens from 19th to 22nd June 2017 saw 35 participants being equipped with critical … Read More RUFORUM, AWARD trains female mid-career professionals

Social Media: Changing African Universities


In the last four years, RUFORUM has engaged in using social media as one of the tools for advocating for increased dialogue and investment in the Higher Agricultural Education sector. This has resulted into increased online engagement of both youth and academicians in deliberating on key development issues across Africa. With support from the RUFORUM Network, we have trained of over 250 African graduates. … Read More Social Media: Changing African Universities

African universities discuss science, technology at Malawi summit


By Linda Likomwa–Mana Minister of Education, Science and Technology Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano  has said Africa needs high level skills in order to make science and technology and knowledge a drive for development. Fabiano said this in Lilongwe on Wednesday May 2 during the official opening of Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) technical experts’ task team meeting for the planning and preparation … Read More African universities discuss science, technology at Malawi summit

RUFORUM Annual General Meeting 2017 to be held 26th-28th October, 2017 in Lilongwe, Malawi


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.

CASE Africa Conference 2016 happening in Nairobi, Kenya from 8 to10 November, 2016


The 11th annual CASE Africa Conference is the premiere event and Africa’s largest annual gathering of professionals who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing on behalf of educational institutions. Organised in partnership with the University of Nairobi and Strathmore University, attendees will make new connections while learning best practices from within Africa and around the globe. The CASE Africa Conference features sessions … Read More CASE Africa Conference 2016 happening in Nairobi, Kenya from 8 to10 November, 2016

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