Research Institutions and Industries that are engaged in Agriculture research, education and agri-business.
Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a registered non-governmental organization that was established in the year 2004 by ten universities with five of them being Kenyan. As of today, Kenya has one of the highest memberships in the Organization with nine universities having joined already including University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, JKUAT, University of Eldoret, Moi University, South Eastern Kenya University, Masinde Muliro University and Egerton University.
The event that takes place after every two years is set to be hosted in Kenya this year at the University of Nairobi from 22nd to 26th October. According to the organizers, with this being the sixth ROFORUM Biennial Conference, they expected over 800 guests including the former president of the Republic of Liberia.
They expect it to bring out the true value and worthiness of African Universities in shaping policy discourses and presenting research outputs that add value for the private sector and other stake holders.