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Staffordshire County Show inspires sustainable farming scholars from Africa

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Eleven students from developing countries in Africa attended the Staffordshire County Show recently, where they shared their experiences of agriculture with farmers and agricultural companies. The scholars are undertaking a bespoke 10-week course in sustainable agriculture at Harper Adams University, funded by the Marshal Papworth Fund, an agricultural development charity managed by the East of […]

Marshal Papworth Fund agricultural development course begins at Harper Adams University

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Ten students from developing countries in Africa have embarked upon a 10-week course in sustainable agriculture at Harper Adams University, with the scholarships funded by the Marshal Papworth Fund, an agricultural development charity managed by the East of England Agricultural Society.    Dr Mitch Crook, Taught Postgraduate Programmes Manager at Harper Adams University, said: “Each […]

Impact of agricultural development scholarship evident across Africa

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Graduates of last year’s record intake of Marshal Papworth scholarship in sustainable agriculture at Harper Adams University have made huge progress in improving the lives of over 1,150 smallholder farming families in their communities through agricultural development projects, less than a year since completing the 10-week course and finalising their projects during their studies.  In […]

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 […]
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Robert Atawura – 12 month update report

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