The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 170 Universities in 40 African Countries, will hold its second Triennial Conference from 12th – 16th August 2024 at Mercure Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia.

The conference will be held from 16th to 19th of September 2024 in Maputo, Mozambique and it will provide solutions in agricultural development in Africa.

The 19th RUFORUM AGM has a particular focus on engaging governments and development partners to support Higher Education in Africa and is organised under the theme “Transforming Higher Education to Sustainably Feed and Create Prosperity for Africa”.

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) will hold its 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) from 12-16 December 2022 at the Harare International Conference Centre in Zimbabwe under the theme “Sustaining African Industrialization through Innovative Agricultural Research, Training and Outreach in the Post COVID-19 Era”.

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🌟Over the past two days, at the General Assembly the partners engaged in discussions on sustainable farming practices to thought-provoking sessions on the intersection of work packages.

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🌍 Exciting First Day at the #Upscale General Assembly in #Uganda! 🇺🇬

Looking forward to more fruitful discussions, collaborations, and discoveries in the days ahead! 💡

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