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In its efforts to strengthen the quality of post graduate training programmes and partnerships, RUFORUM and the member universities are using a combination of innovative approaches in the curriculum design and delivery of the regional postgraduate training programmes. A case is the RUFORUM multidisciplinary PhD programme in Agriculture Rural Innovation (ARI) which is hosted simultaneously by three RUFORUM member universities (Makerere University- Uganda, Egerton University – Kenya and Sokoine University of Agriculture… Read More


“Africa must improve its capacity to make use of Science and Technology to enhance food production and its own competitiveness in the global marketplace.” said His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi during the official opening ceremony of the Ministerial Consultative Meeting on Strengthening Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa at the State House in Lilongwe, Malawi yesterday. In his remarks, His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika highlighted… Read More


By Victoria Mbiggide The time to move away from the ordinary and the “it was, it is and forever shall be” is now. There is no better timing than now for re-evaluation among African agricultural education training structures. No one understands you better than you do….so the saying goes. How about identifying our own challenges, see how best to meet them, possible partners to bring on board and the necessary resources we… Read More