Strengthening Human Resource Capacity to Foster Agricultural and Rural Innovation in Eastern Africa

  
 

Code: 
ARIS Phase II
Year: 
2013
Project Status: 
Ongoing
Donor: 
European Aid
Partners: 
Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa
Makerere University
Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Africa
Project Goals: 
To pilot the regional PhD programme in Agricultural and Rural Innovation (ARI), facilitate online delivery of some modules for reduction of cost of implementation, and bring together centres of excellence and experimentation 1)Facilitate mobility of students and staff for capacity strengthening of the partner institutions and mutual learning; 2)Reduce cost of mobility and enable wider access to ARI PhD programme through online delivery of some modules; 3)Establish national stakeholder platforms to guide training and research in agricultural and rural innovation; 4)Link ARI and Agtrain for mutual learning and experimentation between students and staff from East Africa and Europe