About SCIFSA

SCIFSA is a partnership of five African Universities in Eastern, Western and North Africa lead by Makerere University in Uganda. The members of this partnership are Makerere University (Uganda), University of Ghana, Legon (Ghana), University of Eldoret (Kenya), University of Cairo (Egypt) and Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (Senegal).  The partnership also has Politechnika Slaska (Poland) as a technical partner and Regional University forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture – RUFORUM as an Associate partner.. Read More

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SCIFSA Resources

Academic Calender

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News and Updates

Scholarship Advertisement

The Call for applications is open from 05th February 2018 and will close on 5th April 2018. All interested candidates must apply online for both university admission and scholarship. Application for admission should be sent to the hosting university and a copy to the project coordinating office at Makerere University. The application for scholarship should be sent to the project coordinating office with copy to the coordinator at the sending institution.). Download Full  Advert

Food Storage

Makerere University (MAK) is one the oldest and the best university in Africa with a student population of over 45,000. MAK has a very active centre for research and outreach.  In this mobility, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences will offer training for PhD and MSc. students in Plant Breeding, Biotechnology and Seed Systems, programmes designed to train professionals to enhance agricultural productivity and assure food security for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Read More
 

Access to Clean Water
In 2012, the MSc. Plant Breeding programme was selected as one of the two best graduate programmes in Africa by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and the prize given by HE Koffi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary General. The PhD programme was designated in 2012 as the East African Community Centre of excellence for training crop scientists and Biotechnologists.  It has already trained 26 PhD students from Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and over the last four cohorts. Read More

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