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The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) continues to promote higher education regional integration by facilitating the mobility of academic staff across the region. In furthering this mandate, RUFORUM Secretariat is working with the member universities to support staff fellowships that aim for collegial exchange so as to enhance faculty teaching, research, and collaboration among RUFORUM Member universities and, ultimately contribute to improved quality of teaching in postgraduate programs…. Read More


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) through the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme has raised Euro 4,198,375 to support training of 106 postgraduate students in 11 African universities. The resources mobilized will support the training of 71 Masters and 35 PhD students. It will also facilitate the movement of 20 academic and administrative staff from 17 African countries in the period of five years (2017 to 2022). In total… Read More


By Isaac Nyabisa Oteyo Growing up in rural Western Kenya, I often heard people talking about great universities in East Africa like the University of Nairobi, Makerere University and University of Dar es Salaam. Makerere University, in particular, stood out for me as many of the African nationalists, back then, had gone through it. My father too, though not highly educated, spoke highly of the institution. It never crossed my mind, however,… Read More