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Kampala 10 December 2018  As part of revamping and aligning Secretariat operations for delivery of the the Vision 2030 of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), we are pleased to announce the following appointments at the RUFORUM Secretariat: Jolyn Runyararo Rukarwa (from Zimbabwe) – Manager, Research and Innovations Dr. Runyararo is a plant biotechnologist. She holds a PhD in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology from Makerere University, Uganda. Runyararo… Read More


We are retained by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) to identify a competent individual to fill the post of Technical Specialist, Graduate Training (RANCH – Regional Anchor Universities for Higher Agricultural Education). The position is based in the RUFORUM Secretariat in Kampala, Uganda. RANCH is a RUFORUM flagship established to facilitate and escalate setting up a network of linked universities as African Centres of Excellence and Academic… Read More


About the Call By 2050 demand for food in Africa is projected to grow by 2.5 to 3 times the level of 2015. At the same time, Africa continues to import a lot of its staple food, with the African Development Bank estimating that over US$35 billion is spent on food imports. This figure is expected to rise to US$125 billion by 2050. For the past decades, growth in agricultural production has… Read More