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Two days training for University of Rwanda Lecturers

The University of Rwanda (UR), Hochschule Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) Germany, and Kenyatta University (KU) jointly organized a two-day training on “Technology Transfer and Commercialization of University Intellectual Property (TT-CUIP)” to share the information about the project, to meet as lecturers as one University. Since staff were deployed from different campuses spread across different places of the country it was important to connect and share knowledge and learning from each other during the two-day training. In his welcoming remarks, Mr. Nathan...

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Inception Workshop for the Research Project

Project team members of the Research Project on “Capitalizing on Marigold Bio-Pesticide Properties to Leverage on the Outputs of Natural Products Made in Rwanda” organized a two day workshop to share the project key information, exchange ideas on the implementation of the project and to know each other since the project is a consortium composed by the University of Rwanda-College of Agriculture Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM), University of Technology and Arts of Byumba (UTAB), Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) and Horizon Group/...

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Training on Embedding Employability Skills in UR Academic Programs

In collaboration with the commonwealth of learning and the University of Rwanda, the College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, located in Busogo Campus conducted a two-day training workshop on Embedding employability skills in the curriculum. The training brings together the academic leaders in the College (Deputy-Deans, HoDs, Program Leaders, School attached Quality assurance and DTLE Staff). The workshop was facilitated by trained staff by commonwealth. Mr. Dominique HARERIMANA and MINANI Frodouard both academic staff from CST. The objective of the training was to...

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The National Council for Science and Technology is launching the Research and Innovation Grants today 4 February 2021 at a special virtual event. There are 72 successful research projects selected from over 500 applications.

The projects to be awarded were selected through a rigorous process. Three schemes were were initiated : 1) Rwanda Innovation Challenge ; 2) Special Collaboration Research Grants to address COVID-19 Pandemic ; 3) Academia-Industry Collaboration Grant. Applications from the University of Rwanda having come out on top of the highly competitive process with 16 successful projects, We hereby proudly present the winners. Congratulations to our esteemed researchers. University of Rwanda thanks NCST for a smooth and fair bidding process. We look forward to the findings of the research projects...

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Africa’s clean cooling centre of excellence moves closer to boosting farmer’s livelihoods

The Rwandan Government has formally launched the new African Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) that is hosted in-country by the University of Rwanda. At the inception meeting, a high-level cross-department team was established to lead the Centre’s development. In collaboration with the core technical partners - the University of Birmingham and UN Environment Programme’s United for Efficiency (UNEP U4E) - progress in setting up the centre has quickened with the official endorsement of planned activities. ACES will help get farmers’ produce to market quickly...

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Training on seed business and agronomical aspects.

University of Rwanda (UR) with support of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is implementing a project on “Improving access to good quality seeds of improved varieties through capacity building of seed enterprises on technical and business aspects”. This project is implemented under a consortium between University of Rwanda (UR) and University of Nairobi (UoN), Seed Enterprise Management Institute (SEMIs). The project aims at building capacity of seed producers in Rwanda through providing a series of short courses on Seed Business Management, Seed Marketing, Seed...

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