Marshal Papworth scholar wins University of Reading graduation prize

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Marshal Papworth scholar wins University of Reading graduation prize

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Jackson Onyinge, alumnus of the Marshal Papworth Fund, has recently been awarded a special graduation prize by the University of Reading. Jackson, who has since returned to Uganda, studied for an MSc Agriculture and Development Masters degree in the 2022-23 university year with a scholarship from agricultural development charity, the Marshal Papworth Fund, which is […]

Leicestershire farm businesses support agricultural charity to improve food security in developing countries

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Seven students from Nigeria, Uganda, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe spent a day in Leicestershire earlier this month, as the Marshal Papworth Fund hosted its annual ‘Welcome Visit’ for its latest Masters scholars at Rockingham Castle Estate and Farndon Fields Farm Shop.   The students have just embarked upon year-long MSc courses at Bangor University, Cranfield University, […]

One year of changing lives for Marshal Papworth sustainable agriculture scholars

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Just over a year on from their studies, seven lead farmers and agricultural extension workers from across Africa have begun to measure the impact of their scholarship on the communities that they returned to. Having shared some of their stories in October, the Fund now has updates from a few more of the alumni.  The […]

Agricultural development scholarship charity celebrates landmark 250th student from developing countries

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The Marshal Papworth Fund, an agricultural development charity that provides life changing scholarships for students from developing counties at leading UK agricultural and horticultural universities and colleges, is this month celebrating the arrival of its 250th student – a landmark milestone for a charity that initially aspired to provide scholarships for just a handful of […]

Marshal Papworth scholars measure the impact of their studies one year on!

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After completing the Marshal Papworth Fund’s 10-week scholarship course in sustainable agriculture at Harper Adams University, England, in 2022, the seven lead farmers and agricultural extension workers from across Africa have begun to measure the impact of their scholarship on the communities that they returned to.  In Ghana, Ahassan Abdul-Rahaman is working for ADRA Ghana […]

Robert Atawura – 12 month update report

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Country: Ghana Occupation: Development Worker Name of organisation: TreeAid Ghana What project are you working on now? Malnutrition is rampant and continues to be a global challenge, contributing to approximately one third of the nearly eight million deaths of children under five years of age worldwide. At the same time, about 500 million people still suffer […]

Koduah Sampson – 12 month update report

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Country: Ghana Occupation: Agriculturist Name of organisation: ADRA Ghana What project are you working on now? I am working with the United Nation High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR), which is now working in collaboration with ADRA Ghana to support refugees from eight different nationalities in livelihood. The project is carried out in two camps in the […]

Vincent Barasa Ekapolon – 12 month update report

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Country: Kenya Occupation: Peer farmer trainer Name of organisation: Ripple Effect What project are you working on now?  After the graduation at Harper Adams University from the Marshal Papworth Fund sustainable agriculture course, I came back home very enthusiastic of changing the attitude of my community towards agriculture. I embarked on the project named ‘Building […]

Everlyne Mamai – 12 month update report

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Country: Kenya Occupation: Farmer & Peer Farmer Trainer Name of organisation: Ripple Effect What project are you working on now?  I am currently engaged in a project focused on the empowerment of small holder farmers, particularly women, within their smart agriculture. In order to address this objective, my approach has revolved around organizing and conducting […]

Ahassan Abdul-Rahaman – 12 month update report

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Country: Ghana Occupation: Technical Officer Name of organisation: ADRA Ghana What project are you working on now?  I am currently working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), providing livelihoods to Burkina-Faso asylum seekers in Ghana.  How have you approached your project? With more knowledge and skills, I am a multitasking personnel on the field.  […]
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James Adamu Biitir – 12 month update

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