By Njeri Njau, RUFORUM Alumnus (MSc Agronomy, Kenyatta University) Growing up in rural Kenya, with parents who believed in education being key to my future, has shaped who I am today. Having no electricity and piped water back then did not bother them as long as my siblings and I were in school. For a village girl, joining university made me a role model for the younger girls in my family and… Read More

Reproduced from the University World News | Written by  Waruru  09 October, 2015 Issue No:160 The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture, RUFORUM, has launched an ambitious crowd-funding campaign to raise money to train more postgraduate students over the next five years. The campaign, to be run through the forum’s web platforms and social media as well as specialised fund-raising events, hopes to raise more than US$5 million by 2020… Read More

The Regional University Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) today launched a crowd funding campaign to raise funds to train African graduate students within Africa to transform African agriculture. Under the theme “Sponsor a student, Sustain Africa’s agriculture” the campaign seeks to spread far and wide, RUFORUM’s cause of training a critical mass of innovative graduates to champion agricultural transformation in the continent. Through the campaign RUFORUM will scale up its… Read More