By Ronald Kityo Armed with an Intra-ACP Mobility scholarship, blessings from my family, but no knowledge of Portuguese, I travelled to the Portuguese speaking country of Mozambique in 2015 to study for a Masters in Crop Protection at Eduardo Mondlane University. This trip was my first long flight out of Uganda. The weather in Mozambique was quite unfriendly, being either too cold or too … Read More Saving the Mozambique coconut: Uganda’s Ronald Kityo discovers parasitoids for the coconut whitefly
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 Mozambique
Application Deadline: Friday, 10 July 2015. The Application Procedure outlined below applies only to applicants from countries eligible for scholarships by the Italian Cooperation, and who are interested in the ‘Land and Water ‘ curriculum. Candidates from other countries, including Italy, are invited to apply directly to the University of Florence, at their own expense. In 2015 the Italian Cooperation will provide funding for 16 … Read More Apply Now: MSc in Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development
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?