Building the Africa We Want

AN INTERACTIVE PLATFORM FOR EXPLORING STORIES OF IMPACT

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Note that projects are displayed on the map according to where the grant was given.

Projects: Makerere University

Training Science Leaders for Africa Featuring Charles Liri

Sorghum is a crop that is plagued by the striga weed. Charles is a RUFORUM grantee who is working together with the farmers to develop high-yielding, striga-tolerant varieties. There is mutual learning between the farmers and the student.

Training Science Leaders for Africa Featuring Robert Kawuki

The video features RUFORUM funded Robert Kawuki working together with the national crop research institute in developing soybean and cassava varieties, working with the farmers to ensure the address farmer needs. The story also highlights the importance of building capacity for African research institutions.