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The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) through the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme has raised Euro 4,198,375 to support training of 106 postgraduate students in 11 African universities. The resources mobilized will support the training of 71 Masters and 35 PhD students. It will also facilitate the movement of 20 academic and administrative staff from 17 African countries in the period of five years (2017 to 2022). In total… Read More


Do you understand the principles of adult learning? Do you appreciate gender and diversity issues? Do you have excellent facilitation and presentation skills? Would you like to work with a team of world class trainers? African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is expanding its team of trainers and invites expressions of interest from seasoned trainers across Africa. An important part of AWARD’s overall capacity building efforts in Africa include developing… Read More


Over the years, universities in Africa have sought opportunities to send their staff for post-graduate training abroad in a bid to strengthen research and training, at very high costs. The loss of faculty for 4 to 5 years has negatively affected universities. In order to meet the growing demand for Doctoral level scientists in Africa, the Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) programme was initiated by RUFORUM Vice Chancellors[1] to improve the quality of… Read More