RUFORUM is organizing 4th Biennial Conference focusing on African Higher Education Week – Celebrating the contribution of universities and partners to Africa’s Agricultural Development. The conference will take place from 21st – 25th July, 2014 in Maputo, Mozambique.
RUFORUM welcomes interested organisations who are willing to convene side events as pre/post conference events or as half day events running concurrent with the main Biennial Conference programme. The side event should address any of the sub-themes of the Biennial Conference and linking the deliberations to what is happening globally.
The sub themes include:
- Regional collaboration and Agricultural Science Partnerships
- Integration of Tertiary Agricultural Education (TAE) with national agricultural systems and plans
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Tertiary Agricultural Education and Agricultural Research for Development
- Strengthening agricultural science research in universities
- Increasing access to higher education in agriculture
- Innovations for sustainable cropping and livestock production systems within value chains that improve smallholder incomes.