Through the Sentinel Project, RUFORUM trains masters and doctoral students in practical econometric modelling using STATA
Effective policymaking require rigorous evidence to be generated to guide the design and implementation of interventions that support social and economic wellbeing of citizens.
Can agriculture 4.0 technology adoption reduce agricultural expansion in sub-Saharan Africa?
Conversations around how to ensure sufficient food for the growing sub-Saharan African (SSA) population are driving discussions among agricultural policy makers on how to promote food self-sufficiency.
RUFORUM trains masters and doctoral students on grant proposal development through the Sentinel Project
In recent times, there have been declining funding levels for the agricultural sector and university education coupled with institutional reforms that are characterized by institutionalization of competitive grants.
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Career Opportunity: IIED Agricultural Expansion Consultant
IIED is seeking a research consultant to work with us on research into drivers of agricultural expansion in sub-Saharan Africa.
RUFORUM-Sentinel PhD students share their progress and personal reflections
As part of its capacity strengthening strategy, Sentinel has awarded small research grants to 25 PhD candidates in sub-Saharan Africa to carry out novel, relevant research at the agricultural/environment nexus.
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Meeting the proposed United Nation’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development requires that we make informed and effective evidence-based decisions now.
Amidst COVID-19, Sentinel trains RUFORUM PhD students in qualitative research design, data collection, analysis, and presentation
The impact of COVID-19 has been felt heavily in all sectors globally and it is still wreaking havoc on economies.
Achieving national food self-sufficiency or protecting forests? Join Sentinel colleagues debating the trade-offs
On 4 December 2020 Sentinel colleagues welcome you to a session on ’Understanding and managing food security – nature conservation trade-offs: concepts and methods for decision-making’.
Shining the spotlight on Ghana’s RUFORUM PhD candidates
When the Sentinel project began in 2017 it put out a call for proposals from PhD candidates through its partner, The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Candidates were asked to propose topics on: