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Author: Stella Amoa

ARUA SG receives honorary Doctor of Science degree from UHAS

ARUA Secretary-General Professor Ernest Aryeetey this weekend was conferred with an honorary Doctor of Science degree by the University of Health and Allied Sciences for his “immense contribution to education, research and institutional development.”  The conferment took place during the University’s Congregation ceremony.

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Towards ARUA – The Guild Clusters of Excellence

Since 2018, the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities have established a close partnership, at the heart of which has been a joint appreciation that we can – and must – address global challenges affecting the African and European continents much more effectively if we develop new, long-term partnerships based on equity.

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Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda to take over as CGIAR’s System Board Chair from January 2023

Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Head of Centre for ARUA’s Centre of Excellence for Food Security, University of Pretoria, has been announced as the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research’s (CGIAR) next System Board Chair.  She will succeed Marco Ferroni who is stepping down and retiring at the end of December 2022.  Her appointment takes effect in January 2023.

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