Secretariat Projects (Ongoing)



Project Title

Lead institution



Feasibility study for the youth employment and entrepreneurship development in the agricultural sector in Africa

RUFORUM Secretariat

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)


Capacity development of young family farmers and graduate students on agricultural innovation for family farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa

RUFORUM Secretariat

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Conduct a policy and legislation mapping and review the state of Food Security and Nutrition in Eastern Africa

RUFORUM Secretariat

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Engaging Capacity of African Universities to Support Agricultural Development in Eastern and Southern Africa - supplementary grant

RUFORUM Secretariat

Bill And Mellinda Gates Foundation


Sharing innovations and experiences from Korea for Higher Education Transformation in Africa (SIKET)

RUFORUM Secretariat

African Development Bank


Collaborative Action for Strengthening Training Capacities in Climate Risk and Natural Resource
management (CoSTClim)

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART)


Support to the implementation of the Long-term EU-AU Research and Innovation Partnership for Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (LEAP4FNSSA)

Centre De Cooperation Internationale En Recherche Agronomique Pour Ledeveloppement (CIRAD)

European Commission Horizon 2020


Social and Environmental Trade-offs in African Agriculture (SENTINEL)

International Institute for Environment
and Development (IIED)

United Kingdon Research and Innovation Programme


Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development (TAGDev)

RUFORUM Secretariat

MasterCard Foundation


Center of Excellence for Aquaculture and Fisheries (Aquafish)

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

World Bank African Centres of Excellence


Facilitating RUFORUM Universities to Access Climate Change Adaptation Funds and Training Opportunities ( Climate SABC)

Haramaya University

World Bank African Centres of Excellence


Centre of Excellence in Phytochemicals Textiles and Renewable Energy (PTRE)

Moi University

World Bank African Canters of Excellence


African Centre for Agro-ecology & Livelihood Systems (ACALISE)

Uganda Martyrs University

World Bank African Centres of Excellence


Unleashing the potential of African science leaders (WAJAO)

RUFORUM Secretariat

Carnegie Cooperation of New York