Pre-AGM Events

There will be a number of pre-conference events such as the Proposal and Scientific writing   to be held at LUANAR. Secondly, there will also be a Leadership and Management and Gender Training for Deans and Principals. Thirdly, there will be a Leadership and Management Reflection Meeting for Vice Chancellors.  Fourthly, there will be a Roundtable Meeting of Development Partners and fifthly, there will be a meeting of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) and lastly there will also be a meeting of the RUFORUM Technical Committee. These will be held from 19th to 25th October, 2017


Official Opening Ceremony

Chairperson: Dr. Ken Ndala, Secretary,  Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Government of Malawi,


Welcome and Opening remarks by the Vice Chancellor Malawi University of Science and Technology

 Prof Andress Malata


Remarks by RUFORUM Board Chair

Prof. Mabel Imbuga


Recognition awards by RUFORUM Executive Secretary

Prof. Adipala Ekwamu


Remarks by the World Bank Representative, Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice

Dr. Juergen Voegele


Key Note Address by Deputy Director General, FAO

Dr.   Daniel Gustafson


Remarks by the Minister of Education, Science and Technology

Hon. Emmanuel Fabiano, MP


Official address by His Excellency, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, The President of the Republic of Malawi



Vote of thanks by the Vice Chancellor  Busitema University, Uganda

Prof. Mary Okwakol

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Next AGM 2018

The 6th African Higher Education Week
22nd - 26th October, 2018
University of Nairobi
KICC, Nairobi Kenya


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