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Perseverance in Leadership: Mastering the Art of Overcoming Challenges

Fri, 05/05/2023 - 15:14
As a professional coach and mentor,  I am passionate about helping individuals develop and improve their perseverance, which is an essential trait for achieving success in both personal and professional endeavours.  I am dedicated to helping individuals cultivate skills that help them achieve their full potential and reach their goals. The meaning of perseverance Perseverance […]

VOICES OF IMPACT “Touching lives, Creating Opportunities”

Fri, 05/05/2023 - 13:03
I am appreciative of the fact that I was selected for the RUFORUMand Mastercard Foundation Scholarship, and how it has affordedme the opportunity to continue my tertiary level education ina time of great financial difficulty and emotional distress. It hasencouraged me, to not only continue but also push me to do my best.I am the […]

VOICES OF IMPACT “Touching lives, Creating Opportunities”

Fri, 05/05/2023 - 12:43
As a TAGDev scholar, I was profoundly impacted. TheRUFORUM and Mastercard Foundation scholarshiprepresents a commitment to service and giving back toothers-especially those who are less fortunate. The scholarship hasallowed me to pursue my education and realize my potential, whichhas transformed my life in many ways. In my family, I have becomea role model for my […]

[Press Release] African scientists converge to discuss solutions to adapt to and mitigate climate change through Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Fri, 05/05/2023 - 10:15
African scientists under the umbrella of the “Responsible Artificial Intelligence Network for Climate Action in Africa (RAINCA)” met in Kampala, Uganda, from 3 to 5 April 2023. The meeting was an Orientation programme for Principal Investigators (PIs) of the grantees of the RAINCA initiative for the implementation of independent research projects in different sectors such […]

“I can proudly say I am able to provide agricultural extension services to farmers.”

Thu, 04/05/2023 - 14:49
Upon receiving the RUFORUM and Mastercard Foundationscholarship, I was elated because of what it meant tome. I could no longer worry about my education. Thescholarship allowed me to excel to the next level in my personaland professional development pushing me closer to my goal ofearning a B.Sc. Through several trainings, I gained several skills suchas […]

VOICES OF IMPACT “ Touching lives, Creating Opportunities”

Thu, 04/05/2023 - 13:36
As a community development graduate from EgertonUniversity supported through RUFORUM andMastercard Foundation Scholarship, I am passionateabout driving positive change in communities across Africa toachieve the continent’s Agenda 2063. My goal is to empowercommunities through fostering strong partnerships, promotingsustainable practices, and developing innovative solutions tocomplex problems. Working in diverse communities has enhancedmy ability to collaborate with […]

Happy Labor Day

Mon, 01/05/2023 - 12:12
The RUFORUM Secretariat wishes you a happy Labor Day celebration, may this day be a reminder of the importance of hard work, dedication, and the contribution of workers to the growth and development of the society.

The Untold Story of my Master Degree

Fri, 28/04/2023 - 15:28
My name is Wanican Lilian Angala, female Ugandan aged 47 years old. I am a single mother to 4 children i.e. a girl aged 19 in April 2023 and she is S.6, a boy aged 17 this 26th March 2023 and he is in S.4, another girl aged 15 years old and in S.2 and […]

The Joy of a Good Samaritan

Fri, 28/04/2023 - 14:49
I come from a very under privileged community in Norther Uganda that was affected by a civil war for over 20 years in the mid-80s to mid-2000s. I lost two years of my primary education and most of my friends didn’t make it back to school as others especially the girls got married early while […]

Jobs at FAO Investment Centre 

Thu, 27/04/2023 - 05:55
 The FAO Investment Centre (Investment Solutions for Sustainable Food and Agriculture) have kindly shared the following vacancy announcements:  Deadline for applications is this Friday, 28 April 2023

[WRI-FAO] Fifth Webinar on Water Energy and Food nexus and the implications to climate change security in Uganda

Thu, 27/04/2023 - 05:44
The Water Resources Institute together with the Food and Agriculture Organization are hosting the fifth webinar on Water Energy and Food nexus and the implications to climate change security in Uganda. Backdrop (the what & the why) Water, energy and food are essential for human well-being, poverty reduction and sustainable development. Projections suggest that the demand […]

Eidal-Fitr Mubarak

Thu, 20/04/2023 - 18:29
RUFORUM Secretariat wishes you joyful Celebrations.May you and your beloved ones be covered with Good Health,Happiness, Love, Peace, and Security in the name of AllahSubhana Watala and His Prophet Muhamad, SAWS. Eidal-Fitr Mubarak to you all.

“Sharing What Works” The Future of Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thu, 20/04/2023 - 12:18
Date: 25 APRIL 2023 Time: 15.00-17.30 EAT Registration Link:

[CIMMYT] Agricultural Technology Specialist

Thu, 20/04/2023 - 10:51
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is not-for-profit agricultural research for development organization with partners in over 100 countries.Please refer to our website for more information: CIMMYT is looking for an outstanding, self-motivated, and result-oriented professional for the position of Agricultural Technology Specialist to work in Sudan. The […]

Framing Transformation of Higher Education for Africa’s Competitiveness

Wed, 19/04/2023 - 09:09
IntroductionMost African countries have celebrated their 50th independence following the handover of public administration to new African republics and kingdoms. The new African nations then inherited a legacy of assets and liabilities of their colonial past; a major asset being the higher education system. The higher education system was however a functional liability, having been […]

[Press Release] Twenty seven (27) RUFORUM Member Universities Ranked among the Top 100 Universities in Africa.

Tue, 18/04/2023 - 14:33
Times Higher Education remains the common league table for universities globally.  The ranking rates university performance using 13 indicators measuring teaching, research, research impact, innovation and international outlook. The full methodology can be found here. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 included 1,799 universities across 104 countries and regions, making them the largest […]

Inspiring youth leadership in tackling environmental challenges in Kenya

Fri, 14/04/2023 - 15:09
Lilian Onyango, Egerton University and Youths for Green Action Kenya, Board Member A youthful population defines Africa. More than 60% is below the age of 25 and by 2030, young Africans are expected to constitute 42% of the global youth population. Owing to this, young Africans ought to be part of the solution to the […]

Intra-Africa Mobility for Training Agribusiness and Food Systems Scientists for African Agriculture (TAFSA)

Fri, 07/04/2023 - 09:42
Call for Degree Seeking Mobility, Cohort III About TAFSA ProgramIntra-Africa Mobility to Train Agribusiness and Food System Scientists for African Agriculture (TAFSA) is funded by the European Union (EU). The program is run by 5 African Universities namely, Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique); Gulu University (Uganda); Makerere University(Uganda); University of Abomey Calavi (Benin), and University of […]

Ramadan Kareem

Thu, 06/04/2023 - 14:28
The RUFORUM Secretariat wishes you all a happy month of Ramadan full of Peace, Joy, Good Health, and Prosperity. May Allah Subhana Watala accept all the prayers, answer the fasts abundantly and forgive sins duringthis holy month of Ramadan, for everyone.

RUFORUM Secretariat Wishes You a Blessed and Joyful Holy Week

Tue, 04/04/2023 - 15:20
As we journey through the Holy Week, the RUFORUM Secretariat wishes you and your loved ones a joyful and blessed Holy Week. May this week be a time of spiritual growth and a deepening of your faith. May you find comfort in the love of God and may the blessings of this special time continue […]