VCs Forum Discusses Universities’ Contribution to Continental Agenda 2063

Incentivizing research, gender disparities in STEM, limited funding for infrastructure, critical skills training gap key on agenda

Vice Chancellors, Principals, and Deans from 121 RUFORUM partnering Universities, and stakeholders in Agriculture and education convened at Cape Coast Ghana to deliberate on what it will take to deliver Africa's Universities Agenda for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (AHESTI).

The meeting dubbed the Vice Chancellors forum was part of the events to mark the 15th RUFORUM Annual General Meeting (2nd-6th December 2019) hosted by University of Cape Coast Ghana.

Makerere University's Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs, Dr. Umar Kakumba, Deputy Principal College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Assoc. Prof. Gorettie Nabanoga, Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences Prof. Johnny Mugisha, Dean, School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio Engineering Dr. Abel Atukwase, Assoc. Prof. Denis Mpairwe from the Department of Agricultural Production and other members were part of the week long activities of the RUFORUM AGM.

Source: MAKERERE University

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