RUFORUM-USADF collaboration to create opportunities for underserved communities in Africa


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) organized and participated in the 2017 Global Workshop of the United States African Development Foundation (USADF). Held at the University of Maryland, the workshop was funded through a grant from USADF, a U.S. Government agency established to support African-owned enterprises, which improve lives in poor... Continue Reading →

Working with the communities to address child malnutrition: experience of a young researcher


One year after completing my undergraduate studies at Gulu University in 2013, I enrolled for a Master's in Food Security and Community Nutrition at the same university with a scholarship from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) through their Graduate Research Grants (GRG). The unique design of the masters’ programme that... Continue Reading →

New Publication: Linking Universities to Communities


How do we encourage universities and their academics to extend their scholarship to the benefit of marginalised communities, in research and teaching networks focused on innovation for inclusive development? The goal of harnessing science and technology to enhance the quality of life of all citizens by addressing poverty and inequality was initially framed in terms... Continue Reading →

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