UR don calls for more innovative actions to save Rwanda’s economy from COVID-19

The call was made in a research paper “Indicative Socio-Economic Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak in Eastern Africa : Case of Rwanda” by Prof Alfred R. BIZOZA, a University of Rwanda staff and Simeon SIBOMANA as co-author. The paper discusses the potential effects of COVID-19 on international trade, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and agriculture in Rwanda and proposes some policy actions to address short to medium socioeconomic impacts in these particular sub-sectors. The paper is among the fewer emerging case studies for Africa and addresses the case of Rwanda....

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UR-CAVM Awareness Campaign on its Programmes

The University of Rwanda –College of Agriculture Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM) organizes awareness campaign of undergraduate taught programmes in different Science Technology Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) secondary schools located in Kigali, Muhanga, kamonyi, Rubavu, Musanze, Gicumbi, Rulindo, Rwamagana, Kayonza, Nyagatare, Gatsibo, Kirehe, Ruhango, Nyanza, Huye, Nyamasheke and Rusizi Districts from March to May 2020. The objective of the campaign is to strengthen its ties with secondary schools by raising the educational aspirations and capabilities of...

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Delegates from European Union Universities visit UR-CAVM

European Union delegates with UR-CAVM Management have conducted the kick-off meeting of the European Union funded project entitled Enhancement of Rwandan Higher Education in Strategic fields for sustainable growth (EnRHEd). The Event took place at UR-CAVM Headquarters in Busogo. The Erasmus+ EnRHEd Project is aimed at encouraging cooperation between the EU and partner countries and support eligible partner countries in addressing challenges in the management and governance of their higher education institutions. It is a joint project between three European universities namely Parma...

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National Union for Disability Organization in Rwanda’ Beneficiaries Training

National Union for Disability Organization in Rwanda’ Beneficiaries Training Under the implementation of the memorandum of understanding signed between the University of Rwanda- College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM) and the National Union for Disability Organization in Rwanda (NUDOR), the team from UR-CAVM conducts the training of trainers of NUDOR beneficiaries in two districts named Nyanza and Rusizi where 60 beneficiaries in the two districts will be trained on different topics and crops aimed at increasing the agriculture production. The objective...

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Scientific and Proposal Writing Workshop

A ‘Scientific and proposal writing workshop’ was conducted at UR-CAVM, Busogo campus in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia. 41 CAVM researchers, post graduate students and researchers from Egerton University participated in the workshop. The training was facilitated by Prof. Thomas Thompson, Associate Dean and Director-Global Programs and Professor of Agronomy. The main objective of the training was to equip the UR-CAVM staffs and students with sufficient knowledge and skills on scientific writing and publication. A good proposal is a...

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First launch of UR-CAVM Incubation Program

The university of Rwanda- College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM) through its Career Guidance Center based in Busogo Campus in collaboration with Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) start a strategic Operationalization Plan and Action Plan by launching an incubation program which will help students to move from UR-CAVM Career centers where they get business ideas to the Incubation Center with sustainable and profitable ventures. In his welcome remarks Dr. Guillaume NYAGATARE, the Ag. Principal thanks RAYF for partnering with UR-CAVM through...

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