RUFORUM Annual General Meetings
Every year, RUFORUM organizes an Annual General Meeting for its member universities. The RUFORUM Annual General Meeting is the supreme decision making organ of RUFORUM and provides the overall orientation of RUFORUM mission and programmes. The Annual General Meeting oversees RUFORUM’s program and management and performs such functions and tasks that it deems necessary to carry out its mandate, and accomplish its mission.
The 2017 AGM will provide to all RUFORUM governing bodies a special opportunity for a mid-term reflection on the implementation of the RUFORUM Strategic Business Plan (SBP2015-2020).The 13th AGM, will be hosted by the Government of Malawi and will be held 25-27 October 2017 in Lilongwe, Malawi. It will include also pre- and post-AGM events
The 13th RUFORUM AGM will therefore (a) provide a forum for the RUFORUM Governance organs to discuss and endorse programs, plans and activities of the RUFORUM network; (b) Provide a platform for RUFORUM Network and other Agricultural and Higher education to input into the Draft RUFORUM Vision 2030 Strategy, aimed at aligning RUFORUM thrusts to the Sustainable Development Goal target of 2030 and African Union Agenda 2063; c) profile and inform the Government of Malawi and other Development Partners and other stakeholders about RUFORUM engagements at regional and national levels, including, among others, RUFORUM support for Higher Education in Africa; d) provide a platform for RUFORUM members to establish partnerships and/or teams to respond to various opportunities; e) Engage governments to support Higher Education in Africa; and f) recognize achievers.