Donate to Marshal Papworth

Blog

The Pineapple Story

The Pineapple Story

A team from the Marshal Papworth Fund committee were delighted to visit the Blue Skies factory in Nsawam, Ghana, as part of their measuring impact visit. Here Blue Skies process pineapple and other premium cut fruit for UK supermarkets, as well as fruit juices for the local market. The Blue Skies factory is a good example of an added value supply chain...

READ MORE
Lockdown as an international Marshal Papworth scholarship student

Lockdown as an international Marshal Papworth scholarship student

Current Marshal Papworth global development scholarship student Caroline Gathoni Wanjohi Macharia, from Kenya, has, alongside her scholarship colleagues, been called to finish her Masters degree in MSc Communication for Development in less than normal circumstances. Here Caroline shares what the last few months have been like for her at the University...

READ MORE
Marshal Papworth alumni leads innovation in drylands post-harvest technology in Asia and Africa

Marshal Papworth alumni leads innovation in drylands post-harvest technology in Asia and Africa

Fifteen years after completing his Marshal Papworth funded MSc in Post-harvest Technologies, Srikanth Rupavatharam, from India, is now leading key digital agriculture research projects at scientific research non-profit organisation, the International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Hyderabad, India. Srikanth says: “None...

READ MORE
First students from Botswana and Vietnam join Marshal Papworth Fund alumni

First students from Botswana and Vietnam join Marshal Papworth Fund alumni

Now providing agricultural scholarships to students from 29 developing countries worldwide, this year’s cohort of nine Masters students includes Onalenna Bosilong, from Botswana, and Tien Thi Ha Le, from Vietnam. Onalenna from Botswana Botswanan Onalenna is studying for an MSc in Integrated Pest Management at Harper Adams University. She says:...

READ MORE
Communication is key to helping support smallholder farmers in Uganda, says current Masters student Vincent

Communication is key to helping support smallholder farmers in Uganda, says current Masters student Vincent

Vincent is studying for an MSc in Communication for Development at the University of Reading, and it’s great to hear how much his course has benefited him and his ability to be a communicator of sustainable farming in his home country of Uganda. Vincent says: “Term time has been very helpful to me in the line of communication and...

READ MORE
Vincent leads ‘Stop HIV Stigmatization and Discrimination amongst young people’ campaign

Vincent leads ‘Stop HIV Stigmatization and Discrimination amongst young people’ campaign

Current Masters student Vincent de Paul Ogwang from Uganda, has shared his ‘Stop HIV Stigmatization and Discrimination amongst young people’ campaign plan with us, as part of his Marshal Papworth funded scholarship. Vincent is a student at the University of Reading, where his scholarship is an MSc Communication for Development. Vincent’s...

READ MORE
Marshal Papworth Fund statement on Covid-19

Marshal Papworth Fund statement on Covid-19

The Marshal Papworth Fund committee, along with our short course partners Harper Adams University, have made the sad decision to cancel this year’s Short Course in Sustainable Agriculture, held from May to July, due to the Coronavirus threat. Whilst this was something we desperately wanted to avoid where possible, the short course would usually...

READ MORE
Agricultural development student shares conservation agriculture skills with over 2,300 farmers in Malawi

Agricultural development student shares conservation agriculture skills with over 2,300 farmers in Malawi

Chrissy Moyo, from the Chikwawa district of Malawi, has successfully trained over 100 lead farmers in her community, including 48% female lead farmers, following her scholarship funded by global agricultural development charity, the Marshal Papworth Fund, which is managed by the East of England Agricultural Society. These lead farmers have subsequently...

READ MORE
Marshal Papworth Masters student works to improve sanitation in Nairobi slums

Marshal Papworth Masters student works to improve sanitation in Nairobi slums

Marshal Papworth student Lilian Omoga, from Kenya, has shared her thesis in ‘Understanding the role of informal pit emptiers in the circular economy for sanitation in Mukuru slums, Nairobi’. Lilian has been studying for her MSc in Community Water and Sanitation at Cranfield University. Lilian-Omoga-Thesis-Report-2020Download Lilian-Omoga-Cranfield-posterDownload

READ MORE
Agricultural development students support their studies with visit to Rutland farm

Agricultural development students support their studies with visit to Rutland farm

Agricultural Development students from across Africa and Asia visited a 1,459ha mixed farming enterprise in Rutland as the first of several farm visits that the Marshal Papworth Fund will organise over the academic year, to complement their scholarship-funded Masters studies here in the UK. The nine students were hosted by Percy, Tre and Tom Gilman,...

READ MORE

Our Scholarships

Marshal Papworth

Masters Programme

One year scholarships at UK-based agricultural and horticultural universities and colleges.

View Courses
Marshal Papworth

10-Week Short Course Programme

Our own tailor-made practical demonstration farmer course.

More Details
Marshal Papworth

Apply Today

All you need to know about the application process for our Masters Programme and 10-week Short Course Programme.

View Process

Get Involved & Help us to Help

Marshal Papworth

Organisations

How organisations can help us to help many more students secure a sustainable future.

Read More
Marshal Papworth

Individuals

For just £15 you can help our students and their communities to grow themselves out of hunger.

Join Today
Marshal Papworth

Donate

Make a real difference to those living in rural communities in developing countries.

Click to Donate
Skip to toolbar