WEBINAR: Global university partnerships for addressing emerging development challenges

7 October 2020. Global university partnerships for addressing emerging development challenges.
Organised by ROFORUM

This Webinar discussed:

  1. emerging higher agricultural education, research and innovation models
  2. present possible programmes between Africa and each of the continents represented, and 
  3. avenues for financing such partnership programmes. 
The Webinar brought together partners from Association of African Universities (AAU), Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development (AGRINATURA), Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), The Belt and Road/South-South Cooperation Agricultural Education, Science and Technology Innovation League (BRSSCAL), Indian Agricultural Universities Association, (IAUA), Institute of Green Bio Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Korea.
Panelists 
  • Moderator: Dr. Pauline Essah Head of Research and Insight Education Sub Saharan Africa 
  • Prof Carolyn Glynn, President for European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development (AGRINATURA) 
  • Mr. Bernie Burrola, Vice President for International Programmes. Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU) 
  • Prof R.P. Singh, Executive Secretary. Indian Agricultural Universities Association (IAUA) 
  • Prof Feng Weizhe, Secretary General, The Belt and Road/South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Education, Science and Technology Innovation League (BRSSCAL) 
  • Prof Ki Hee Ryu, Institute of Green Bio Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Korea 
  • Prof Coumba Toure Kane Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) 
  • Discussant: Prof. José Zaglul, President, Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA)

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