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RUFORUM honours former AU Commissioner Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime

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  • 25 Feb 2019 - 5:00pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime receives an appreciateion award from Prof. Adipala Ekwamu during her visit on 22nd February 2019, RUFOROM Secretariat, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Image:RUFORUM

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity building in Africa (RUFORUM) on Friday 22 February honoured the former Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union Commission, Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, for her “Outstanding contribution and leadership in advancing agriculture and agri-business in Africa”.  She was honoured during a courtesy visit to the RUFORUM Secretariat based at Makerere University. Among other career achievements at national, regional and international level, Rhoda Tumusiime was instrumental in championing the Malabo Declaration on accelerated agricultural growth and transformation for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods made by the Heads of State and Government of the African Union in June 2014.

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