RUFORUM AND WORLD BANK JOINTLY LAUNCH “CALL FOR PROPOSALS” FOR STRENGTHENING HIGHER AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION FOR AGRI-FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION IN SIX AFRICAN COUNTRIES
In collaboration with the Governments of Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Mozambique the World Bank Group (WBG) and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) are jointly launching a Call for Proposals for a Regional Project for Strengthening Higher Agricultural Education for Agri-food Systems Transformation in Africa (SHAEA).
You can see the calls below:
The main objective of this proposed project is to develop competent and relevant human resources required to accelerate agri-food systems transformation in Africa through strengthening (i) agri-food related education and training enhanced with transdisciplinary approaches, experiential learning and applied research at selected African regional anchor universities; (ii) university linkages to the regional agricultural sector – its priorities, needs and stakeholders; and (iii) university partnership with private and public entities related to agri-food both within and outside Africa.
Additional information can be obtained from:
The SHAEA Regional Facilitation Unit,
Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
151 Garden Hill, Makerere University