The Thought Pieces on the COVID-19

  The Thought Pieces coming from our Webinar series

  1. African Universities in Post-COVID 19: Assessing the Opportunities and Challenges of Online Learning by Prof. Jude Lubega, Deputy Vice Chancellor Nkumba University
  2. Perspective on Engaging African universities in agriculture and food and nutrition security process in Africa by Dr. Patrick Okori Country Representative – ICRISAT, Malawi
  3. The current and future direction for the continent. Are we prepared for an integrated Africa? by Her Excellency Ameenah GuribFakim 6th President, Republic of Mauritius
  4. Engaging African universities in agriculture and food and nutrition security process in Africa: a policy perspective by Dr. Her Excellency Angela Thoko Didiza, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, South Africa
  5. Delivering Agricultural Advisory Services in Post COVID-19 Era: Experiences of SAA-Mal by Dr. Dagnoko Sokona Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association office, Mali
  6. Engaging African Universities in Advancing Agricultural and Food and Nutrition Security in Africa: Malawi Perspective by Hon. Lobin Lowe Minister of Agriculture Lilongwe, Malawi
  7. Engaging African universities in agriculture and food and nutrition security process in Africa: a policy perspective by Dr. Her Excellency Angela Thoko Didiza, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, South Africa
  8. Universities and Research Institutions Supporting Family Farmers During and Post COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa by Ms Beth BECHDOL   Deputy Director-General,  Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  9. Family Farming in Africa and the Role of Universities and Research Institutions by Dr. Marcela Villarreal Director-PSU,Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  10. Building a Regional Collective Response to Invasive Pests and Transboundary CropLivestock Diseases:  “Response to past and current threats, intensity, costs and required capacity by Professor Jean Jacques Mbonigaba Muhinda Executive Secretary,  ASARECA
  11. Universities Supporting Family Farmers during and Post Covid-19 Pandemic in Africa by Africa Amb. Josefa Sacko Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission (AUC)
  12. Strengthening Afro-Arab Partnership for Agricultural Development by Prof. Ibrahim Adam El-Dukheri ,Executive Secretary, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development
  13. Delivering Food for Africa in a Transforming Agri-food System in the ‘New Normal’  by lHon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto ,Minister of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
  14. Re-contextualising support for enhancing productivity and technical assistance for smallholder famers by Dr. Agnes Kalibata
  15. Delivering Food for Africa in a Transforming Agri-food System in the ‘New Normal’- Response by the African Union Commission  by Dr. Godfrey Bahiigwa
  16. Innovations for delivering agricultural advisory services to farmers to enable them make smart decisions by Dr Abebe Haile-Gabriel
  17. Delivering Food for Africa in a Transforming Agri-food System in the ‘New Normal' by Dr. Simeon Ehui
  18. Positive Learner Attitude: Why it Matters for Effective Delivery of Higher Education in the ‘New Normal’ by Dr. Alice Mutiti Mweetwa
  19. Repositioning RUFORUM to adapt to the changing landscape and to cope up with global funding melt-down by Dr. Egeru Anthony
  20. Re-imagining higher education in Africa in the “new normal" by Prof. Amon Murwira
  21. The COVID-19 crisis and the future of education  by Dr. Daniel Sherrard
  22. COVID 19 recovery: an opportunity for RUFORUM?  by Prof. Malcolm Blackie
  23. Repositioning Higher Education for a postCOVID-19 world by Prof. Kay
  24. What are the emerging challenges and issues that face universities in undertaking research in light of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic? by Dr. Runyararo 
  25. Implications of COVID on RUFORUM Secretariat Funding and Operations by Dr. Nakayiwa
  26. RUFORUM proposes four priority responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: by Ms. Judith Ann Francis
  27. Corona has taught us that we must respect and work with each other by Dr. Eusebius J. Mukhwana
  28. Likely global impact of COVID 19 on the Agriculture and Research and Development operations by Dr. Patrick Okori
  29. How can African universities stay relevant during this global pandemic?  by Joan Apio