A Regional Research School in Forest Sciences (REFOREST) is a new, innovative, interdisciplinary and unique regional PhD degree programme for training future generation forest scientists in Africa. The programme is hosted at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and is anchored in partnerships where universities in the region in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) support PhD training in forest sciences.
Impacting and improving livelihoods and environment in Africa
REFOREST Programme brings together intellectual resources within Eastern and Southern Africa and from across different regions of the world to build up scientific excellence in forest sciences within the region. Through an innovative regional approach, it strengthens partnerships, where several universities join hands to support a regional PhD training programme.