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Chronicle of African Higher Education

Seventh Issue: November 2015

Network Innovations:  Building the Next Generation of Agricultural Scientists in Africa

by Joyce Lewinger Moock, Ph.D.

Institutional networks unimpeded by geography play a central role in enhancing post-graduate training and strengthening universities in Africa.   In essence, only a few masters and doctoral programs exist in African universities and this poses challenges to knowledge production and application. These dilemmas are particularly pronounced in the long neglected field of agriculture, where the majority of single universities lack the funding, research, and delivery capabilities required to solve problems on a sufficient scale. 

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The Chronicle of African Higher Education is an initiative of the International Network for Higher Education in Africa, which is being hosted at the Higher Education Training and Development at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Articles of the Chronicle are contributed by invitation and are edited by Professor Damtew Teferra.

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Professor Damtew Teferra
Editor, Chronicle of African Higher Education
Leader, Higher Education Training and Development
Howard College
University of Kwazulu-Natal
Durban, South Africa


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