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RUFORUM 15th AGM Lauds Mak Research on Traditional Sorghum and Cowpea

MaRCCI PI-Dr. Richard Edema (4th Right) with students that took part in the 15th RUFORUM AGM poster and exhibition session at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana from 2-6 December, 2019.

Makerere University has been commended for the efforts made in training and research on traditional sorghum and cowpea crops.

The commendation was made by the former and current Pro-Vice Chancellors of University of Cape Coast Ghana during the official opening of the exhibition and poster session at the  RUFORUM Annual General Meeting on 2nd December 2019 at the University of Cape Coast  Ghana.

Over 50 stalls for RUFORUM partnering universities were set up at the Institute of Education Car park showcasing their latest technologies, innovations, programs and activities while posters were mounted at the Ackah Lecture Theatre.

Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was represented by Makerere University Regional Centre for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI). Students undertaking Masters and PhD in plant breeding mounted a stall with banners and posters on centre’s training   and research activities as well as produced quality foundation seeds and value added products from sorghum and cowpeas.

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