Liberia’s Minister of Agriculture, Jeanine Milly Cooper, participated on a webinar panel organized by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
Liberia’s Minister of Agriculture, Jeanine Milly Cooper, on Monday, September 7 joined two Southern African states Ministers of Agriculture and agriculture supremos at the African Union and European Union on a webinar panel organized by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM).
The panel focused on: “Engaging African Universities to advance Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa” and was moderated by Dr. Godfrey Bahiigwa, Director of Agriculture at the African Union Commission.
Minister Cooper shared the panel with Ambassador Josefa L.C. Sacko, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture (DREA) at the African Union Commission; Thoko Didiza, South Africa’s Minister for Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development; Lobin Lowe, Malawi’s Minister of Agriculture and Dr Leonard Miizzi, Food Security Head of Unit at the European Union's Headquarters in Brussels.
RUFORUM was established in 2004 and housed at the prestigious Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda with a continental network of 126 Universities in 38 African countries including the University of Liberia that joined in 2007.
It endeavors with a vision of vibrant, transformative Universities catalyzing sustainable, inclusive agricultural development to feed and create prosperity for Africa.