Faculty receives second group of RUFORUM students

A total of 34 students drawn from ten east and southern Africa countries reported at JKUAT Monday, February 7, 2011 to start a two year unique academic programme in Master of Science in Research Methods in the Faculty of Agriculture. The course is intended to provide comprehensively endowed professionals for impact oriented research to accelerate the continent’s agricultural development. The programme, the second to be funded by the Regional Universities for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is unique in its approach to research in the sense that it draws from a mix of disciplines such as statistics, agriculture, natural sciences, life sciences to strengthen the study of research. The programme is made up of a consortium of 25 regional universities drawn from the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa region.

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