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Eco-Farms Liberia Limited

Sat, 27/11/2021 - 22:03
Eco-Farms Liberia Limited is an inclusive solution-oriented private business enterprise established in 2021 to address the demand for high-quality meat in Liberia. We work through two distinct innovative and impact-focused clusters; the production, marketing, and sales cluster (PMAS), and the Research, Innovation, technology, and knowledge transfer cluster (RIKOT).  At the production, marketing, and sales cluster,... Continue Reading →

[Press Release] Promoting Inclusive Rural Transformation in Africa

Wed, 24/11/2021 - 15:23
On Thursday 18th November 2021, The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and, in close collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), hosted the High-Level Event on Promoting Inclusive Rural Transformation in Africa: Evidence in favour of... Continue Reading →

Blackand Consultancy

Tue, 23/11/2021 - 21:12
Blackand is a client-focused business delivering high-quality professional services. We add value to client’s businesses by providing them with sustainable solutions. Through the feedback from our clients and suppliers, we are able to improve our service delivery. Blackand consultancy is committed to an active role in the local communities within which it operates, contributing towards... Continue Reading →

Comrade Dairy and Food Enterprises

Sun, 14/11/2021 - 20:53
Comrade Dairy and Food Enterprises was established in 2018 by Egerton University Comrades. The company is located in Njoro sub-county. The main objective of the business is to procure, process and sell high quality milk products. Our first market segment is the students at Egerton university and the areas surrounding Njoro. The enterprise is dully... Continue Reading →

High Level Dissemination of the FAO Social Protection Studies

Tue, 09/11/2021 - 19:34
Join our team of experts in high level dissemination of the FAO social protection studies under the theme: PROMOTING INCLUSIVE RURAL TRANSFORMATION IN AFRICA: Evidence in favour of improved coherence between social protection and rural development policy. Date: Thursday 18th November 2021 Time: 16:00-18:00 EAT | 13:00-15:00 GMTRegistration Link: https://bit.ly/3zKIwww

Amazing Grace Agro Centre (AGAC) Bamenda

Sun, 07/11/2021 - 19:57
Through the support from RUFORUM, Amazing Grace Agro Centre (AGAC) Bamenda has been established with the aim of producing and selling high quality piggery products using IMO technology. Amazing Grace Agro Centre works with school dropouts and displaced youths in Bamenda. The Amazing Grace Agro Centre Bamenda deals in pork production because pork is one... Continue Reading →

Blended Agribusiness Powered Entrepreneurship (BAPE)

Sun, 07/11/2021 - 18:45
Blended Agribusiness Powered Entrepreneurship (BAPE) business aims at increasing the level of youth employment, food security and agricultural commercialization. To achieve these objectives, BAPE focuses on building the capacity of youths and other agro value chain actors in agribusiness through: experiential entrepreneurship training, offering agribusiness consultancy services, and promoting the commercialization of sustainable climate smart... Continue Reading →

Proposal Development for Academic Purposes: Responding to the FID Call for Grant Proposals

Sun, 07/11/2021 - 18:03
As part of the current ongoing activities of the Seventh Africa Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Triennial Conference, RUFORUM is pleased to invite you to a virtual training on Proposal Development for Academic Purposes: Responding to the FID Call for Grant Proposals. The training is scheduled for 8th -12th November 2021 starting at 11:00am EAT.... Continue Reading →

[Comunicado à imprensa] Conferência Trienal RUFORUM e 7a Semana do Ensino Superior da África

Wed, 03/11/2021 - 10:35
Conferência Trienal RUFORUM e 7a Semana do Ensino Superior da África O Fórum Regional de Universidades para Capacitação em Agricultura (RUFORUM) tem o prazer de compartilhar o cronograma final do programa para a Conferência Trienal e a Semana do Ensino Superior da África, prevista para 6 a 10 de dezembro de 2021 no Palais des... Continue Reading →

Comunicação do Secretário Executivo da RUFORUM

Tue, 02/11/2021 - 17:12
O Escritório do Secretário Executivo, Fórum Regional de Universidades para Capacitação em Agricultura (RUFORUM) estende o apreço ao Conselho da RUFORUM, à Organização Mundial da Saúde e à Comissão da União Africana através do Centro Africano de Controle de Doenças pelo trabalho que você fez para ajudar a África a lidar com a pandemia de... Continue Reading →

[Communiqué de Presse] Conférence Triennale de RUFORUM et 7ème Semaine Africaine de l’Enseignement Supérieur

Tue, 02/11/2021 - 11:56
Le Forum Régional des Universités pour le Renforcement des Capacités en Agriculture (RUFORUM) a le plaisir de partager le programme final de la Conférence Triennale et de la Semaine Africaine de l’Enseignement Supérieur prévue du 6 au 10 Décembre 2021 au Palais des Congrès de Cotonou, Bénin sous le thème « Opérationnaliser l’enseignement supérieur Éducation... Continue Reading →

[Communiqué de Presse] Communication du Secrétaire Exécutif de RUFORUM

Tue, 02/11/2021 - 11:48
Le Bureau du Secrétaire exécutif du Forum régional des universités pour le renforcement des capacités en agriculture (RUFORUM) remercie le Conseil de RUFORUM, l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé et la Commission de l’Union africaine par l’intermédiaire du Centre africain de lutte contre les maladies pour le travail que vous avez accompli pour aider l’Afrique à... Continue Reading →

[Press Release] Communication from the RUFORUM Executive Secretary

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 15:29
The Office of the Executive Secretary, Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) extends appreciation to the RUFORUM Board, the World Health Organisation and Africa Union Commission through the Africa Centre for Disease Control for the work you have done to help Africa cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. We also thankful to all... Continue Reading →

[Press Release] RUFORUM Triennial Conference and 7th Africa Higher Education Week

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 15:25
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to share the final program schedule for the Triennial Conference and Africa Higher Education Week slated for 6th -10th December 2021 at Palais des Congres de Cotonou, Benin under the Theme ‘Operationalising Higher Education for Innovation, Industrialisation, Inclusion and Sustainable Economic Development in... Continue Reading →

AGROVIE: The Best Young Entrepreneurs in South Kivu

Sun, 31/10/2021 - 15:05
Agrovie was established on 12th March , 2016 by 6 students from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB). Agrovie is located at Ibanda, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of creating employment for young people while meeting the agri-food needs of the community. To this end, we have worked... Continue Reading →

I Work Closely with the Youth to Promote Agriculture

Sat, 16/10/2021 - 20:48
My name is Angella Akori and I come from Eastern Uganda. In 2019, I got a scholarship from RUFORUM to pursue a degree in agri-entrepreneurship and communication. At that time, I already had plans and ideas to carry out a number of agricultural projects in my home town, however, I lacked finances to make my... Continue Reading →

Opportunités de Formation de Troisième Cycle dans le cadre du Programme d’Assistanat d’Enseignement Supérieur de RUFORUM (GTA)

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 16:31
Lors de la réunion annuelle des Vice-Chanceliers / Présidents / Directeurs de Section / Recteurs des Universités Membres de RUFORUM (voir les liens sur le Dépliant de RUFORUM et l’Aperçu de RUFORUM) qui s’est tenue le 11 novembre 2020, les Vice-Chanceliers ont réaffirmé leur engagement envers le Programme d’Assistanat d’Enseignement Supérieur (GTA) qu’ils ont initié... Continue Reading →

Postgraduate Training Opportunities under the RUFORUMGraduate Teaching Assistantship Program (GTA)

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 16:28
During the annual meeting of Vice Chancellors/Presidents/Principals/Rectors of RUFORUM Member Universities (see links about RUFORUM flier and RUFORUM at a Glance) held on 11th November 2020, the Vice Chancellors re-affirmed their commitment to the Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program that they initiated in 2014. The objectives of the GTA are to: i) Improve the quality of... Continue Reading →

[Issue 102] Media Monitoring: Extract of Press News on Higher Education in Africa

Thu, 14/10/2021 - 09:33
University World News Universities’ key role in the future of global food systems (Global)African academics say that partnerships and collective action across different sectors, including higher education and research, are needed to actualise the resolutions agreed upon at the United Nations Food Systems Summit held on 23 September in New York. “The common message and... Continue Reading →

Carbon – the connection between the atmosphere, soil, and plants

Wed, 13/10/2021 - 17:01
The main driving force behind climate change is the emission of greenhouse gases through human activities, says Prof Linus Franke, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences at the University of the Free State. “Carbon dioxide is the biggest culprit, accounting for 72% of the global warming effect, followed by methane and nitrous... Continue Reading →

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