UON will continue to strengthen its existing relationship and collaborations with Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). This was discussed in meeting held between the two organizations that were attended by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi and Prof. Adipala Ekwamu, the Executive Secretary, RUFORUM.
Prof. Adipala updated the VC on the progress made thus far by the consortium and he also extended an invitation to the University for the upcoming forum to be held in Stellenbosch University. Professor Mbithi on his part noted on the benefits the university had gained from the consortium which include giving research fund to members of the faculty who wish to do research among others.
RUFORUM is a consortium of 55 African universities operating in 22 countries in Africa. UoN has been a member of RUFORUM since 2004.
The meeting was held on June 21st 2016.