Training on Employability Skills for UR CAVM Students

The youth unemployment rate is on an exponential rise in Rwanda, especially among university graduates. This is partly due to the scarcity of job opportunities vis-à-vis the big number of graduates each year, but also to the graduates’ limited job skills and competencies. One way of covering the gap identified among youth graduates is that the University of Rwanda-College of Agriculture Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine through its unit of career Guidance, Entrepreneurship and Employability Services under collaboration with expert trainers conduct a training for finalists and fresh...

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UR CAVM staff visit its students and graduates entrepreneurs

A team composed of career guidance, employability services and two academic staff visited UR-CAVM students and graduates entrepreneurs whose projects are already on the market from 7-12th March 2022. This activity covered many parts of the country including Musanze, Nyabihu, Burera, Gicumbi, Gatsibo, Nyagatare, Bugesera and Kigali City. The purpose of this activity was to mapping out CAVM students and graduates innovators whose projects were nurtured at CAVM and are already active on the market. The team wanted to be sure if the projects are really operating, their achievements...

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The new Master’s degree in Circular Agro-Economy is hosted by the Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Economics (RDAE) ; School of Agriculture and Food Sciences (SAFS) ; College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM). This new academic programme is composed of three main themes, namely : Circular Economy, Agricultural Economics and Applied Entrepreneurship. Due to its interdisciplinary nature, the teaching activities will necessitate academic staffs from the different colleges especially from both College of Business and Economics (CBE) and CAVM....

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Rice Field Day and Results Presentation on Adaptability of the rice crop in Rulindo District

A team of Researchers from University of Rwanda-College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM) composed of Dr. Sylvestre HABIMANA, Dr. Saidi RUMANZI MBARAKA and Dr. Alphonsine MUKAMUHIRWA in partnership with Enterprise URWIBUTSO SINA Gerard and the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resource Development Board (RAB) have been testing the adaptability of rice crop in Rulindo District. The research was presented to different partners in Agriculture sector at Nyirangarama on 16th December 2021. The objective of this research is to introduce rice cultivation in...

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Two days training for University of Rwanda Lecturers

The University of Rwanda (UR), Hochschule Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) Germany, and Kenyatta University (KU) jointly organized a two-day training on “Technology Transfer and Commercialization of University Intellectual Property (TT-CUIP)” to share the information about the project, to meet as lecturers as one University. Since staff were deployed from different campuses spread across different places of the country it was important to connect and share knowledge and learning from each other during the two-day training. In his welcoming remarks, Mr. Nathan...

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Inception Workshop for the Research Project

Project team members of the Research Project on “Capitalizing on Marigold Bio-Pesticide Properties to Leverage on the Outputs of Natural Products Made in Rwanda” organized a two day workshop to share the project key information, exchange ideas on the implementation of the project and to know each other since the project is a consortium composed by the University of Rwanda-College of Agriculture Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM), University of Technology and Arts of Byumba (UTAB), Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) and Horizon Group/...

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