Tag: Agenda2063

The Role of Higher Education in creating inclusive societies


The RUFORUM ‘Vision 2030’ outlines a proposed agenda for how African universities within the network intend to position themselves to improve agricultural higher education, science, technology and innovation in Africa by the year 2030. The ambition of the agenda is to harness the discovery, engagement and learning of vibrant transformative universities to catalyse sustainable inclusive agricultural development to feed and create prosperity for Africa. … Read More The Role of Higher Education in creating inclusive societies

Development of human capital key limitation for achieving African vision


Education, and particularly higher education is no longer only for the elite but a necessity for development! These remarks were made by Dr. Musafiri Malimba Papias, Minister of Education, Rwanda at the opening of a side event organised by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) and the African Union Commission on the Use of science, technology and innovation for implementing … Read More Development of human capital key limitation for achieving African vision

Her Excellency, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma receives a RUFORUM Award for Her exemplary leadership and Advancement of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation


On the 27th April 2016, RUFORUM recognised H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) for “Her exemplary leadership and contribution to Pan-Africanism, Development and Advancement of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.” This recognition Award Ceremony took place at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Award also recognises the role of Her Excellency … Read More Her Excellency, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma receives a RUFORUM Award for Her exemplary leadership and Advancement of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation

Open Call for Mobility Grants under the BIOFISA II Programme


This call is open until December 2018. Date of issue: 18 November 2015 Call ID: V6LFISA/2015/MFG001 Programme Description The Southern African Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is a NEPAD Agency Flagship for collaborative research and development, and an innovation platform aimed to address Southern Africa’s challenges in health and nutrition. It is one of the five Networks under the Consolidated Plan of Action for Science … Read More Open Call for Mobility Grants under the BIOFISA II Programme

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