Category: Publications

New Publication: Bringing Science to Communities, Voices from the Field


RUFORUM – is happy to launch this new publication series, Bringing Science to Communities: Voices from the Field. This popular science communication product is intended to showcase the on-the-ground impact of research and scientific work of RUFORUM – sponsored graduates and their mentors and others they interact with. African universities are increasingly embracing experiential learning as a key strategy for addressing gaps in higher … Read More New Publication: Bringing Science to Communities, Voices from the Field

African Higher Education Insights: RUFORUM Quarterly Newsletter Issue one


AFRICAN HIGHER EDUCATION INSIGHTS – No.1| APRIL – JUNE 2017 FEATURED STORIES Perspectives: The role of universities in transforming Africa’s agricultural sector. Farmers’ Voice: Norah Asio Ebukalin, an illustrious farmer and community mobilizer. Entrepreneurship: Charles Ocici – Entrepreneurship is a marathon, not a sprint. Regional feature: Gender Equity in Agricultural Research and Development. Profiles: RUFORUM Network members creating impact. Click here to download a … Read More African Higher Education Insights: RUFORUM Quarterly Newsletter Issue one

New Publication: RUFORUM at a Glance


A summary booklet on the RUFORUM Network. Get your copy today by clicking here to download.

An ICT agripreneurship guide: A path to success for young ACP entrepreneurs


This Handbook provides a step-by-step roadmap designed to equip aspiring ICT entrepreneurs, with the information and knowledge they need to start an ICT-based business in the agricultural sector, outlining key opportunities and challenges that will be encountered along the way. Using real-life examples, it provides strategies and pathways for averting common mistakes faced by early-stage entrepreneurs. Topics covered include agricultural value chains and their … Read More An ICT agripreneurship guide: A path to success for young ACP entrepreneurs

New Publication: Top African Young Entrepreneurs from Benin


RUFORUM recognizes the need for greater youth participation in enterprise development and business incubation and through its member universities and partners has supported training and skills development in this respect. It has also supported start-ups through innovative financing mechanism of the revolving fund implemented in some member universities. RUFORUM believes in youth entrepreneurship as the game changer in ensuring greater youth participation and integration … Read More New Publication: Top African Young Entrepreneurs from Benin

New Publication: Top Eleven African Young Entrepreneurs from Rwanda


RUFORUM recognizes the need for greater youth participation in enterprise development and business incubation and through its member universities and partners has supported training and skills development in this respect. It has also supported start-ups through innovative financing mechanism of the revolving fund implemented in some member universities. RUFORUM believes in youth entrepreneurship as the game changer in ensuring greater youth participation and integration … Read More New Publication: Top Eleven African Young Entrepreneurs from Rwanda

New Publication: Top Eight Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs from Malawi


RUFORUM recognizes the need for greater youth participation in enterprise development and business incubation and through its member universities and partners has supported training and skills development in this respect. It has also supported start-ups through innovative financing mechanism of the revolving fund implemented in some member universities. RUFORUM believes in youth entrepreneurship as the game changer in ensuring greater youth participation and integration … Read More New Publication: Top Eight Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs from Malawi

New Publication: Top Eight Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs from South Africa


RUFORUM recognizes the need for greater youth participation in enterprise development and business incubation and through its member universities and partners has supported training and skills development in this respect. It has also supported start-ups through innovative financing mechanism of the revolving fund implemented in some member universities. RUFORUM believes in youth entrepreneurship as the game changer in ensuring greater youth participation and integration … Read More New Publication: Top Eight Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs from South Africa

New Publication: Top 19 Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs from Uganda


RUFORUM recognizes the need for greater youth participation in enterprise development and business incubation and through its member universities and partners has supported training and skills development in this respect. It has also supported start-ups through innovative financing mechanism of the revolving fund implemented in some member universities. RUFORUM believes in youth entrepreneurship as the game changer in ensuring greater youth participation and integration … Read More New Publication: Top 19 Young Innovators and Entrepreneurs from Uganda

New Publication: Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa


The geography and power of knowledge under changing conditions. This book uses ‘geography of scientific knowledge’ as an analytical framework for exploring the current and future development of knowledge production in Africa. It analyses how scientific knowledge is negotiated and contested in parallel to societal changes in general and capacity building in particular, and thus how scientific knowledge becomes local. The book takes a … Read More New Publication: Higher Education and Capacity Building in Africa

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