Tag: Biennial conference

Stellenbosch University plays host to agricultural leaders and students as part of RUFORUM programme


Stellenbosch University (SU) was the meeting place for a host of current and future leaders in agricultural higher education and research in Africa – from deans and vice-chancellors to undergraduate and PhD students. They visited campus on Monday as part of the 5th African Higher Agricultural Education Week and the Biennial Conference of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Stellenbosch … Read More Stellenbosch University plays host to agricultural leaders and students as part of RUFORUM programme

Celebrating excellence as RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016 draws to a close


The week’s activities ended on a high note with standout academic and entrepreneurial achievements being officially recognised. RUFORUM’s 15 emerging innovators were each presented with the Young African Entrepreneurs Award and the best student posters were handpicked by a special panel. Seven academics were recognised for their extraordinary contributions to RUFORUM’s goals, including: Prof Frans Swanepoel, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation at the … Read More Celebrating excellence as RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016 draws to a close

First Announcement: Fifth RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 2016


Dates: 17 – 21 October 2016 | Venue: Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa It gives us great pleasure as the Organising Committee, to invite you to the FIFTH RUFORUM BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2016 also known as the ‘African Higher Education Week’ to take place 17 – 21 October 2016 at the Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa under the Theme … Read More First Announcement: Fifth RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 2016

Call for Short, Extended abstracts and Posters/Exhibitions: The RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 2016


5th African Higher Education Week &  RUFORUM Biennial Conference: Linking  Universities with Private Sector, Governments and Other Stakeholders in support of Agricultural Development in Africa   17th – 21 October, 2016 CALL FOR SHORT, EXTENDED ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS/EXHIBITIONS The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture, a Network of 55 African Universities in sub-Saharan Africa (RUFORUM: see http://www.ruforum.org) will hold the 5th African … Read More Call for Short, Extended abstracts and Posters/Exhibitions: The RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 2016

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