Carnegie Cooperation of New York

The Impact of RUFORUM-CCNY Supported Graduates

Over the past nine years RUFORUM has with funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) supported 334 early career scientists to find their footing within the academic and research environment and to have opportunity to advance their work and initiate new research. Cumulatively, as of 2021, RUFORUM has supported the training of 2857 (PhD 608, MSc 2010, undergraduate 239) students and the release of over 300 technologies. Of the graduate trained, 97.6 % of them are working in their home countries. Below are profiles of some of CCNY supported alumni who have been able to directly impact the agricultural research and development in Africa. Read the details