The Vice Chancellor Muni University, Professor Christine Dranzoa, the Director Research Dr Alumai Alfred and the Communications Officer Miss Annet Ajidiru have travelled to Nairobi to participate in the sixth African Higher Education week and RUFORUM  Biennial Conference.

The conference which runs from 22nd  to 26th October , at Kenyatta International Conference Centre- Nairobi is preceded by a conference for Public Relations and Communication Officers of the member universities on 20th and 21st October at the Nairobi Safari Club.

The theme for the conference is ¨Aligning African Universities to accelerate attainment of Africa’s Agenda 2063¨

The Biennal conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stake holders in both agriculture and higher education sectors, especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and Alumni, it is a platform for peer review ,quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning.

The conference will provide opportunity for participants to showcase the frontiers of their innovation and entrepreneurship for universities to demonstrate their repositioning ,to responding to National and Regional development needs including those of Farmers and allied sectors

It further brings the private sector to explore how it can contribute to social entrepreneurship and actively participate in accelerating university and  farming communities, transformation to sustaining  the enterprise development  in Africa:

The conference will engage development partners and governments to articulate innovative funding mechanisms that propel university transformation for impact.

The youth and young researchers will be exposed to senior professionals ,researchers and mentors that will further accelerate innovative research careers, strengthen innovation for community impact and strengthen research communication, publication and networking.

It will have a series of parallel sessions that will provide specialised platforms and audience for addressing broad to specific issues that help in the achievement of the conference main theme and objectives.

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