Category: Press Releases

Press Release:New Appointments Within the RUFORUM Network


Kampala 16, January 2020 The 15th Annual General Meeting which took place at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana from 2-6 December 2019 ended with the appointment of key individuals to the various Governance organs of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) and at the Secretariat. These new appointments are for positions of; Board Deputy Chairperson, Chairperson of the  … Read More Press Release:New Appointments Within the RUFORUM Network

Press Release: First Cohort of Masters students supported by Mastercard Foundation through TAGDev Graduate at Gulu University


Kampala 15, January 2020 The just concluded 15th Gulu University Graduation Ceremony which took place on 11th January 2020 in Gulu District, Northern Uganda was a special one to RUFORUM.  This was because 14 Students supported by MasterCard Foundation through the TAGDev project and the Nurturing grants at RUFORUM were conferred with degrees. The graduates who were from the Faculty of Agriculture were conferred … Read More Press Release: First Cohort of Masters students supported by Mastercard Foundation through TAGDev Graduate at Gulu University

PRESS RELEASE: RUFORUM admits 20 new Universities to join the Network


Kampala 13, January 2020  At its 15th Annual General Meeting held 6th December 2019 at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, RUFORUM formally approved further expansion of its membership and ratified the admission of 20 Universities as full member Universities of RUFORUM Network  from a total of twelve (12) countries in Africa. This now brings the total number of RUFORUM member Universities to 125 … Read More PRESS RELEASE: RUFORUM admits 20 new Universities to join the Network

Annonce de trois (3) lauréats du Prix de RUFORUM pour les Jeunes Scientifiques de l’Année 2019


En commémoration de l’Assemblée Générale Annuelle du RUFORUM au Ghana, le Forum Régional des Universités pour le Renforcement des Capacités en Agriculture (RUFORUM) a dévoilé le Concours de RUFORUM du Prix pour les Jeunes Scientifiques spécifiquement destiné à honorer les jeunes scientifiques et dynamiques qui sont extrêmement prometteurs pour leurs achèvements scientifiques au Ghana. Les trois (3) jeunes scientifiques récompensés du Ghana ont été … Read More Annonce de trois (3) lauréats du Prix de RUFORUM pour les Jeunes Scientifiques de l’Année 2019

Three (3) winners of the RUFORUM Young Scientists Award 2019 announced


In commemoration of the RUFORUM Annual General Meeting in Ghana, the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) unveiled the Young Scientist Award Competition specifically to honor young and dynamic scientists who hold tremendous promise for scholarly achievement in Ghana. Three (3) Young Scientist awardees from Ghana have been competitively selected from four award categories (see Table I below) after extensive reviews … Read More Three (3) winners of the RUFORUM Young Scientists Award 2019 announced

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

Press release: 2019 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition West Africa.


Kampala 03 July 2019 The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a consortium of 114 Universities in 38 African Countries, is pleased to announce the 2019 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The overall purpose of the RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs with … Read More Press release: 2019 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition West Africa.

Communique de Presse: Concours des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains 2019. Appel d’offre pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest


Kampala 03 juillet 2019 Le Forum Régional des Universités pour le renforcement des capacités en agriculture (RUFORUM; http://www.ruforum.org), un réseau de 114 universités dans 38 pays africains, a le plaisir d’annoncer l’appel à proposition d’innovations dans le cadre du concours des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains. L’objectif global de cette compétition est de promouvoir l’entrepreneuriat à travers le financement des innovations d’entreprise des jeunes entrepreneurs Africains … Read More Communique de Presse: Concours des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Africains 2019. Appel d’offre pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest

RUFORUM RENEWS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH AGRINATURA


Kampala 20 May 2019 The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with the European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Development (AGRINATURA). The signing of the MoU took place during the AGRINATURA Annual General Meeting held at the Agro- Biotech Centre at Gembloux, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, University of Liege, Belgium which took place 15th- 16th May … Read More RUFORUM RENEWS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH AGRINATURA

Dr. Alice Mweetwa Joins RUFORUM as the Deputy Executive Secretary


Monrovia 26 April 2019 At the RUFORUM 17th Board Executive Meeting held in Monrovia, Liberia from 24th to 25th April 2019, Dr. Alice Mweetwa was appointed and confirmed as the Deputy Executive Secretary responsible for Programme Development and Implementation. She will officially commence work on 01 July 2019 and will be based at the RUFORUM Secretariat hosted at Makerere University in Uganda.  Dr. Mweetwa … Read More Dr. Alice Mweetwa Joins RUFORUM as the Deputy Executive Secretary

His Excellency George Manneh Weah the President of the Republic of Liberia Meets RUFORUM Delegation in Monrovia


Monrovia 25 April 2019 A delegation from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) has today paid a courtesy call to His Excellency George Manneh Weah the President of the Republic of Liberia at his Capitol Hill residence in Monrovia. This meeting comes ahead of the preparations for a symposium on higher education in Liberia scheduled to take place on 26th … Read More His Excellency George Manneh Weah the President of the Republic of Liberia Meets RUFORUM Delegation in Monrovia

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