RUFORUM Quarterly Report for the Period October-December 2017

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This report presents a summary of RUFORUM Secretariat activity progress and achievements made during the second quarter (October -December 2017) of the Financial Year 2017/18. The key highlights during the quarter were: 1) RUFORUM convened the 13th RUFORUM Annual General Meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi; 2) RUFORUM expanded membership from 66 to 85 member universities in 35 countries across all five geographical regions of Africa; 3) The World Bank announced a commitment of US$250 million towards the Strengthening Higher Agricultural Education in Africa (SHAEA) Initiative; 4) RUFORUM Secretariat organised leadership and management training workshops for 79 Vice Chancellors and senior managers from African Universities as well as for 84 Principals and Deans; 5) RUFORUM Secretariat convened a Development Partners’ meeting for capacity building stakeholders; 6) Ten outstanding achievers in different categories were recognized during the RUFORUM Annual General Meeting; 7) Eighteen Discussion Papers on youth unemployment, entrepreneurship, funding Higher Education, Policy, Science, Technology and Innovation and Agricultural transformation were developed
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2018
Region Focus: 
Africa Wide
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RUFORUM Annual Reports, Strategic Plans, and Other Corporate Outputs
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Web resource
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