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COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT IMPRESSA AWARDS 2017 Recognizing outstanding university scientists making significant contribution in agricultural Research and Science for Development in Africa  Download the French Version of this Call: Appel a nominations – IMPRESSA Globally, about 700 million people are faced with inadequate food supplies, with more than 30% of the developing world’s populations living in extreme poverty. The need to enhance impact of agricultural research and development activities in Africa requires a… Read More


Over the years, RUFORUM has championed transformative graduate research and training in agricultural sciences through supporting graduate research and training implemented under the Competitive Grants Scheme (CGS). One of the competitive grants that is routinely made available through Senior Faculty in member universities is the Graduate Research Grants (GRGs). The GRG supports the training of master level students under the mentorship of a research team drawn from within the university and outside… Read More


Deadline: 1 October, 2015 OVERVIEW The Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship is a groundbreaking effort to inspire and empower the next generation of young African business leaders. Launched in 2013, the program was undertaken in recognition of Jennifer Potter, former IGD president & CEO, to commemorate her dedication to expanding economic opportunity throughout her career, particularly among women. The Emerging Leaders Fellowship program is one of the pillars of IGD’s Leadership, Employability,… Read More