StrengtheningHigher Agricultural Education for Agri-FoodSystem
31 July 2018
In collaboration with the Governments of Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, and Mozambique, the World Bank Group (WBG) and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) are jointly preparing the launch of a Call for Proposals for a regional program of Strengthening Higher Agricultural Education for Agri-Food Transformation in Africa (SHAEA). The official call is expected to be launched by the end of August 2018. This is part of the preparation for a proposed investment project expected to be reviewed by the World Bank Group (WBG) Board by June 2019. The purpose of the pre-call for proposals announcement is to inform in advance universities from the above-mentioned five African countries and their partners which are interested in becoming a regional anchor university (RAU) through a competitive selection process under the project and plan to jointly prepare applications in response to the upcoming call which will have more details.