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FAO and RUFORUM link students and local communities for enhancing sustainable agriculture and reducing rural poverty in Africa


In 2018 the Regional Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) implemented the Community-Based Field Attachment Award (CFAPA) program, which was supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for promoting youth support for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and in particular, SDG2 – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. CFAPA program is designed … Read More FAO and RUFORUM link students and local communities for enhancing sustainable agriculture and reducing rural poverty in Africa

RUFORUM Secretariat hosts a Pre-EU Intra Africa Mobility Project Implementation Workshop for three projects awarded to member universities


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Secretariat organized a pre-project inception meeting for three universities recently awarded projects by the Intra Africa Mobility Scheme funded through the European Union (EU). RUFORUM has been proactively providing technical backstopping to its member universities to mobilize resources for enhanced training and research in Africa. As part of its services and value addition to … Read More RUFORUM Secretariat hosts a Pre-EU Intra Africa Mobility Project Implementation Workshop for three projects awarded to member universities

Job Opportunity at RUFORUM Secretariat: Communication, Publicity and Marketing Officer


 PROGRAM OFFICER – COMMUNICATION, PUBLICITY AND MARKETING  (Ref: RUF/HR/JOB/03/17) The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a consortium of 85 universities operating in 35 African countries in Africa. RUFORUM’s 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 … Read More Job Opportunity at RUFORUM Secretariat: Communication, Publicity and Marketing Officer

Request for Proposal for Pre – Qualification of Services, Goods and Works for the Financial Year 2017/2020


BID REF: RUF/PROC/FY17/17/001 BACKGROUND: The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established in 2004, is a member based consortium of 66 universities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The consortium evolved from the Forum on Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) a 10-year Programme of the Rockefeller Foundation initiated in 1992 to stabilise African Faculties of agriculture. RUFORUM mission is ‘to strengthen the capacities of Universities … Read More Request for Proposal for Pre – Qualification of Services, Goods and Works for the Financial Year 2017/2020

UNIVEN Partners With RUFORUM to Respond to challenges in the realm of Agriculture


A delegation led by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Venda, Prof Peter Mbati, comprising of the Dean of the School of Agriculture, Prof Godwin Mchau, the Director International Relations, Cornelius Hagenmeier and Director Communications and Marketing, Takalani Dzaga successfully accomplished its mission of strengthening the relationship between the University and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). It … Read More UNIVEN Partners With RUFORUM to Respond to challenges in the realm of Agriculture

Consultancy: Provision of Internet Services to the RUFORUM Secretariat


Background: The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a network of 46 African Universities with mission ‘to strengthen the capacities of Universities to foster innovations responsive to demands of small-holder farmers through the training of high quality researchers, the output of impact oriented research and the maintenance of collaborative working relations among researchers, farmers, national agricultural research institutions’. The RUFORUM … Read More Consultancy: Provision of Internet Services to the RUFORUM Secretariat

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