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Press Release: RUFORUM Vision 2030 first Five year Operational Plan approved by the Board


Kampala, Uganda (15,May 2018) – The first five year (2018-2022) Operational Plan of the RUFORUM Vision 2030 Strategy (The African Universities’ Agenda for Agricultural Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation – AHESTI) has been approved.  The approval took place during the 14th Executive Board Meeting at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, held in Nairobi, Kenya on 12th May 2018 and was chaired … Read More Press Release: RUFORUM Vision 2030 first Five year Operational Plan approved by the Board

Neglected Insects as a remedy for food insecurity: the case of crickets


By Carolyne Kipkoech, PhD student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology I am a Kenyan national, with a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) where I graduated in 2005. I always had a passion for disease prevention, which is why I later studied a Master of Science in Immunology at Moi University where I graduated … Read More Neglected Insects as a remedy for food insecurity: the case of crickets

RUFORUM meets staff from Okayama University, Japan


RUFORUM’s Executive Secretary, Prof. Adipala Ekwamu, and his deputy, Dr. Moses Osiru, met with staff from Okayama University’s Faculty of Agriculture and the Institute of Plant Science and Resources (IPSR) on 10th November 2016 to discuss possible collaboration. The half-day meeting organized by Dr. Arthur Tugume of Makerere University, was held at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) offices in Kampala, Uganda. Also in … Read More RUFORUM meets staff from Okayama University, Japan

DAAD-RUFORUM In-Country / In-Region Doctoral Scholarships Available


The RUFORUM Secretariat is pleased to announce a call for PhD scholarships available through the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) funding support. These scholarships are targeting both in-country/in-region (sub-Saharan Africa) applicants to support selected RUFORUM regional PhD Programmes in the Eastern and Central Africa (ECA). The scholarships are tenable for 2015/16 academic period. DAAD promotes international academic exchange as well as educational cooperation with … Read More DAAD-RUFORUM In-Country / In-Region Doctoral Scholarships Available

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