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RUFORUM is pleased to launch the Online Impact Platform which showcases your stories of Impact from the Continent. Join us by sharing your Impact stories by submitting them at http://ruforum.org/impact/


By Carolyne Kipkoech, PhD student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology I am a Kenyan national, with a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) where I graduated in 2005. I always had a passion for disease prevention, which is why I later studied a Master of Science in Immunology at Moi University where I graduated in 2009.  After my master’s degree, I worked… Read More


In its efforts of transforming the African agricultural universities into world class training institutions, the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)’s approach to graduate research grants encourages better university recognition of grass root demands. The approach further encourages students to find solutions and innovations that work best for the smallholder farmers using up-to-date approaches to address agricultural problems. In 2012, the Carnegie Cooperation of New York provided research grants… Read More