The Vice chancellor of Gulu University Prof. George Openjuru Ladaah paid a courtesy call to RUFORUM secretariat on 7th May 2019. A meeting was held at the secretariat with an agenda to hold a National forum in Kampala, Uganda and engage stakeholders on how to support and promote the agenda of how communities should be involve in informing research done by universities, with emphasis of having African Universities solve the problems of… Read More

By FRANCIS MUREITHI Summary Egerton University in Kenya and Gulu University in Uganda will be the main beneficiaries of the project. The scholarships, which kicked off last year, will run for eight years before ending in 2024. The project aims to help beneficiaries acquire skills in agricultural value chain, entrepreneurship and community-based research. The MasterCard Foundation has set aside Sh2.7 billion to award scholarships to university students in Kenya and Uganda as… Read More

Increasingly universities are under pressure to provide evidence of their contribution to society. This requires them to develop new models of engaging at various levels. In doing so, universities have to transition from merely teaching and research to include direct relations with society. University outreach has evolved and taken various forms to make university knowledge and expertise available to end users. While some universities have stuck to the traditional model of outreach… Read More