Tag: Agri-business

Egerton University students to benefit from Sh2.7bn MasterCard grant


By FRANCIS MUREITHI Summary Egerton University in Kenya and Gulu University in Uganda will be the main beneficiaries of the project. The scholarships, which kicked off last year, will run for eight years before ending in 2024. The project aims to help beneficiaries acquire skills in agricultural value chain, entrepreneurship and community-based research. The MasterCard Foundation has set aside Sh2.7 billion to award scholarships … Read More Egerton University students to benefit from Sh2.7bn MasterCard grant

Call for Entries: The East Africa Postharvest Technologies Competition 2017


Read more at: https://younginnovatorsinagribusiness.com/post-harvest-2017/

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

Reaping from a transformative postgraduate education: The case of Master of Agrienterprise Development at Egerton University


By Dickson Okello and Dickson Otieno Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa are under mounting pressure to offer relevant and transformative education that will support economic growth and impact the lives of local communities. As a change leader, Egerton University undertook a strategic intervention by developing an innovative postgraduate degree programme -Master of Science in Agrienterprise Development. The programme was based on a transformative model with … Read More Reaping from a transformative postgraduate education: The case of Master of Agrienterprise Development at Egerton University

%d bloggers like this: