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Eric Etchikinto Agoyi from Benin is a PhD student of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology at Makerere University, Uganda. The PhD in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology is one of the postgraduate programmes piloted by the RUFORUM Network. Eric’s PhD scholarship is under the EU supported Intra-ACP SHARE s project. His nascent PhD research protocol focusing on “Genetic study of promiscuous nodulation in soybean” won him the 2015 Norman Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture… Read More


Delegates of the Intra-ACP academic mobility project “Partnering for Health Professional Training in African Universities (P4PHT)” recently made a courtesy call on the RUFORUM Secretariat. The team from 11 universities [1]in nine countries were visiting Makerere University, one of the project partners, and used the opportunity to call in at RUFORUM Secretariat. According to Dr. Isaac Okullo from the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University, the delegates felt it important to… Read More


Deadline: 31 July, 2015 The Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme supports higher education cooperation between countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP). The scheme aims to promote sustainable development and poverty alleviation by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in the ACP countries. The program builds on the African Union’s Mwalimu Nyerere Programme for Africa with funding from the European Commission. Sharing Capacity to Build Capacity for… Read More