Tag: Mentorship

Competition Announcement: IMPRESSA Awards 2017


COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT IMPRESSA AWARDS 2017 Recognizing outstanding university scientists making significant contribution in agricultural Research and Science for Development in Africa  Download the French Version of this Call: Appel a nominations – IMPRESSA Globally, about 700 million people are faced with inadequate food supplies, with more than 30% of the developing world’s populations living in extreme poverty. The need to enhance impact of agricultural … Read More Competition Announcement: IMPRESSA Awards 2017

The RUFORUM Graduate Research Grant (GRG): A Focus on Students from Uganda


Over the years, RUFORUM has championed transformative graduate research and training in agricultural sciences through supporting graduate research and training implemented under the Competitive Grants Scheme (CGS). One of the competitive grants that is routinely made available through Senior Faculty in member universities is the Graduate Research Grants (GRGs). The GRG supports the training of master level students under the mentorship of a research … Read More The RUFORUM Graduate Research Grant (GRG): A Focus on Students from Uganda

Apply Now: Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship


Deadline: 1 October, 2015 OVERVIEW The Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship is a groundbreaking effort to inspire and empower the next generation of young African business leaders. Launched in 2013, the program was undertaken in recognition of Jennifer Potter, former IGD president & CEO, to commemorate her dedication to expanding economic opportunity throughout her career, particularly among women. The Emerging Leaders Fellowship program is … Read More Apply Now: Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship

Celebrating Women’s Contribution in Higher Agricultural Education in Africa


“In 2006, when I first got associated with RUFORUM, I was convinced that this network of highly committed individuals will make a mark in Africa’s history on capacity development and would turn the tide for this continent despite the odds. It has therefore been fulfilling all these years to have had the opportunity to contribute in my small way to the RUFORUM effort and … Read More Celebrating Women’s Contribution in Higher Agricultural Education in Africa

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