Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh hosting the delegation at the Council Chamber


A five-member delegation from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), secretariat in Uganda has paid a courtesy call on the Pro- Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh.

Purpose of Visit

The delegation as part of its itinerary paid a courtesy call on the Pro Vice-Chancellor at her office. The delegation was on campus to hold a meeting with the Local Organizing Committee (L. O.C.) for the 2019 RUFORUM’s Annual Conference to be hosted by UCC and to learn at first hand preparations made so far for the conference.

Prof. Dora F. Edu-Buandoh welcomed the delegation and expressed the University’s appreciation for the visit and assured them of them that the necessary arrangements have been made to ensure the success of the impending conference.

The delegation as part of its visit would inspect facilities such as accommodation, venues for the conference, vehicles for the conference historical sites in Cape Coast.

Brief Background of RUFORUM                                                

RUFORUM is a network of 105 Universities in 37 African countries spanning the African continent. The network is mandated to strengthen the quality and relevance of postgraduate training and research in African universities especially in Agriculture, science, technology and innovation through activities designed to improve the capacity of African Universities and research centers to generate knowledge relevant to African Development challenge. The network’s vision is to create “vibrant, transformative universities to catalyst sustainable, inclusive, agricultural development to feed and create prosperity for Africa”.