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BID NOTICE UNDER NATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING SUPPLY OF ICT EQUIPMENT TO RUFORUM SECRETARIAT


Background:- The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 105 Universities in 37 African Countries, works with relevant stakeholders of agricultural tertiary education to build the innovative capacities of universities to engage with development processes through effective training, research and outreach. RUFORUM prides itself as a knowledge-based, international Non-Governmental Organization with a commitment to enrich and sustain the lives … Read More BID NOTICE UNDER NATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING SUPPLY OF ICT EQUIPMENT TO RUFORUM SECRETARIAT

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT RUFORUM: MANAGER, INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY (Ref: RUF/JOB/20/6/17)


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a consortium of 66 universities in 26 countries in Africa whose mission is to strengthen the capacities of universities to foster innovations responsive to demands of small-holder farmers and value chains through the training of high quality researchers, the output of impact oriented research and the maintenance of collaborative working relations among researchers, … Read More JOB OPPORTUNITY AT RUFORUM: MANAGER, INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY (Ref: RUF/JOB/20/6/17)

A staff exchange experience at Makerere University: recollection and reflection


By Professor Emmanuel Tanyi, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Buea, Cameroon I recently participated in a Staff Exchange Programme at Makerere University from 20th to 27th April 2017. The short visit was memorable for its intensity of activities and exchanges with professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. This story is my recollection of the highlights of the visit and my … Read More A staff exchange experience at Makerere University: recollection and reflection

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

ICTs for Socio-Economic Transformation: Makerere University Efforts to transform University-Smallholder Farmers Engagements in Northern Uganda


Makerere University through the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) boasts of one of the leading agricultural research centers in Uganda, producing numerous agricultural technologies that are transforming agriculture across nationally and regionally. Over the years, College of Agriculture has been focused undertaking impact oriented teaching, learning, research, and outreach with a focus at addressing the challenges faced by smallholder farmers. The College … Read More ICTs for Socio-Economic Transformation: Makerere University Efforts to transform University-Smallholder Farmers Engagements in Northern Uganda

Using communication to strengthen research


Written by Linda Nordling RUFORUM was featured among three organizations whose stories are meant to inspire institutions that would like to innovate their communication strategies. Institutions that want to showcase their research impacts and attract investors to their work. The stories were collected and written by Linda Nordling (freelance journalist, based in South Africa). You can download the full story by clicking here. “Over … Read More Using communication to strengthen research

Why consider Women in Agriculture Education?


Written by Maureen Agena – Social Media Consultant I was recently in Maputo, Mozambique attending the 4th Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) biennial conference. RUFORUM is a consortium of 42 Universities across Africa and a platform for catalyzing change is African Universities.  I had gone for a consultancy to train young social reporters and journalism students in Mozambique who had … Read More Why consider Women in Agriculture Education?

Redundant bricks, wrecking balls, and architects of the virtual


Written by: Richard A. Powell – RUFORUM Communications Consultant For many years, pedagogues have been fixated on the bricks-and-mortar approach to knowledge transfer and learning: the goal primarily being to increase ad nausea the number of students living on a physical campus. But advances in technology mean that the model of teaching has been re-evaluated. E-learning – the ‘e’, according to Bernard Luskin, a … Read More Redundant bricks, wrecking balls, and architects of the virtual

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