FIFTH RUFORUM BIENNIAL CONFERENCE (the ‘African Higher Education Week’), under the Theme ’Linking Agricultural Universities with Civil Society, the Private Sector, Governments and other Stakeholders in support of Agricultural Development in Africa
The main objective of the Conference is to discuss strategies for strengthening the African higher agricultural education sector and linking them more closely with economic development by actively sharing lessons and experiences as well as research findings.The overal goal is to improve the performance of the agricultural sector in Africa by engaging all partners, particularly the private sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods.
The 2016 RUFORUM Biennial Conference will purposely link stakeholders in agriculture to new products and trends. The Conference will expose young researchers to a professional gathering and will provide avenues for strengthening communication of university based research. It will also be an opportunity to create linkages between the diversity of stakeholders in agriculture to improve knowledge sharing.