Welcome to the Fifth RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016

It gives us great pleasure as the Organising Committee, to invite you to the FIFTH RUFORUM BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2016 also known as the ‘African Higher Education Week’ to take place 17 – 21 October 2016 at the Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa under the Theme ‘Linking Agricultural Universities with Civil Society, the Private Sector, Governments and other Stakeholders in support of Agricultural Development in Africa" 

The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods.

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Key Speakers

HE Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim              HE Dr. Nkosazana Zuma                         Ms Reeta Roy
The President of Mauritius                   Chairperson AU Commission                  President,The MasterCard Foundation
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