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Annonce des vingt (20) lauréats du Concours de RUFORUM pour des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains de l’Année 2019


Le Forum Régional des Universités pour le Renforcement des Capacités en Agriculture (RUFORUM) a le plaisir d’annoncer les 20 lauréats du Concours de RUFORUM pour Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains  de l’année 2019 (Afrique de l’Ouest). Le Concours a attiré 421 jeunes (110 femmes et 311 hommes) provenant de 12 pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest, incluant : le Nigéria, le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, la Côte d’Ivoire, … Read More Annonce des vingt (20) lauréats du Concours de RUFORUM pour des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains de l’Année 2019

Twenty (20) winners of RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2019 announced


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to announce the 20 winners of the 2019 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (West Africa). The competition attracted applications from 421 youth (110 females and 311 males) from 12 countries in West Africa including: Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. The following … Read More Twenty (20) winners of RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2019 announced

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

Commercial Production of Homegrown Protein Bait for Management of Tephritidae Fruit Flies Infesting Fruits and Vegetables in Uganda


Horticulture sector has been accorded high priority in Uganda’s economic development plans for strategic contributions to national economy in terms of foreign exchange, employment opportunities, rural development and food and nutritional security. However, fruit flies inflict serious damages on a wide range of fruit and vegetable crops in Uganda. Losses in commercial exotic varieties of mangoes can be as high as 100% mainly by … Read More Commercial Production of Homegrown Protein Bait for Management of Tephritidae Fruit Flies Infesting Fruits and Vegetables in Uganda

Communiqué de Presse: 421 jeunes de 12 pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest répondent à l’Appel au Concours de RUFORUM pour des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains de l’année 2019


À l’occasion de la 15ième Assemblée Générale Annuelle (AGM) du Forum des universités régionales pour le renforcement des capacités en agriculture (RUFORUM) qui aura lieu du 2 au 6 décembre 2019 à Cape Coast au Ghana (en Afrique de l’Ouest); RUFORUM marquera cet événement avec une opportunité pour les jeunes de l’Afrique de l’Ouest de présenter leurs innovations, leurs entreprises ainsi que la création … Read More Communiqué de Presse: 421 jeunes de 12 pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest répondent à l’Appel au Concours de RUFORUM pour des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains de l’année 2019

Press Release: 421 youth from 12 countries in West Africa respond to RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition call 2019


On the occasion of the 15th Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Annual General Meeting (AGM) that will be held 2-6 December 2019 at the Cape Coast, Ghana (West Africa); RUFORUM will mark this event with an opportunity to the youth from West Africa to showcase their innovations, enterprises and business start-ups. Applications have been received from 421 youth (110 females … Read More Press Release: 421 youth from 12 countries in West Africa respond to RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition call 2019

Her Excellecy Inonge Wina the Acting President of the Republic of Zambia Meets RUFORUM Delegation in Lusaka


Lusaka 25 September 2019 A delegation from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 118 universities across 38 countries in Africa paid a courtesy call on the Vice President and Acting President of the Republic of Zambia Her Excellency Inonge Wina in Lusaka on 25th September 2019.  This Courtesy call was part of the agenda for the three … Read More Her Excellecy Inonge Wina the Acting President of the Republic of Zambia Meets RUFORUM Delegation in Lusaka

Call for Scholarship Applications 2020-2021 at University of Abomey-Calavi


“In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme” Sub-Saharan Africa at University of Abomey-Calavi, Doctoral school of agronomic and water sciences in Benin – Strengthening Higher Education and Research in West and Central Africa Background: DAAD through the “In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme” funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), offers scholarships for PhD and Master studies. The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher … Read More Call for Scholarship Applications 2020-2021 at University of Abomey-Calavi

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

University of Zambia: Call for Applications to Masters and Doctoral Studies for 2019/2020


African Countries have continued to face growing challenges related to infectious diseases in both human and animal populations. As a way of increasing capacity to tackle these challenges on the continent, the Zambian Government obtained a loan from the World Bank for the creation of the Africa Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) at the University of Zambia (UNZA), … Read More University of Zambia: Call for Applications to Masters and Doctoral Studies for 2019/2020

Professor Cheikh Mbow appointed as Director of Future Africa


Professor Cheikh Mbow was appointed as the inaugural Director of Future Africa at the University of Pretoria effective September 1, 2019. Future Africa is an initiative established by the University of Pretoria as a platform to develop leadership in transdisciplinary research in Africa in order to address the grand challenges that hamper transformation towards a prosperous, equitable and sustainable future of the continent. Until … Read More Professor Cheikh Mbow appointed as Director of Future Africa

Bamako abrite les assises de RUFORUM sur l’Enseignement Superieur au Mali


Bamako, le 15 septembre 2019. Bamako a abrité les assises d’un symposium de trois jours sur l’Enseignement Supérieur au Mali, un symposium organisé  par le Forum Régional des universités pour le renforcement des capacités en agriculture (RUFORUM), un réseau de 114 universités réparties dans 38 pays d’Afrique, en partenariat avec l’IPR / IFRA, le Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique, l’ONG … Read More Bamako abrite les assises de RUFORUM sur l’Enseignement Superieur au Mali

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