Sokoine University of Agriculture signs MoU with University of Greenwich

- October 22, 2020

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) has entered into a partnership agreement (MoU) with the University of Greenwich of the United Kingdom (UK) through the program for Food and Nutrition Security (FaNSI) of the Natural Resources Institute (NRI).

The aim of the agreement which was signed on 16th October 2019 at the Main Campus of the Sokoine University of Agriculture is to collaborate in various fields including PhD scholarships and to share experiences on how to write various proposals while the Pest Management Centre from SUA is the only stakeholders in the sub-Saharan Africa program.

Through this agreement one SUA scholar has successfully secured a PhD scholarship at the University of Greenwich in January 2020.

Director for SUA Pest Management Centre, Dr. Ladislaus Mnyone commended the University of Greenwich for achieving the official signing of the agreement which he believes will bring success and to strengthen relations between the two institutions. Dr. Mnyone has advised students to seize the opportunity especially on researches that can solve various challenges in Tanzania and around the world.

NRI is an institution specializing in social development research such as Food, Agriculture, Environment and Sustainable Life which oversees the Food and Nutrition Security Program (FaNSI) program to address the challenges facing the African continent especially in access to nutrition. The University of Greenwich through FaNSI is working with various institutions in Africa where Sokoine University of Agriculture is the latest one.