University asked to:
- Freeze the award of degrees/diplomas until the students return
- Open up demonstration farms as centers for knowledge where Israel graduates will provide knowledge and skills
Parents advised to call back their sons and daughters not to stay in Israel
The Chief Executive Officer Israel Agro-studies program, Yaron Tamir has finally accepted to take Makerere University students finalising their studies for the 11 months internship in Israel starting with the third batch. The first batch is currently in Israel while the selection of the second batch is in its final stages.
Under the current understanding with Israel Government, only active second year students were supposed to go for the internship to minimise chances of staying back in Israel.
Agro-studies CEO Yaron Tamir (R) hands over a gift to the Principal, Prof. Bernard Bashaasha (C) after the meeting as the Dean School of Agricultural Sciences Prof. Johnny Mugisha (L) looks on
- Israel Ambassador H.E Gil Haskel pledges to consult Israel institutions for more collaborations in Nile Perch Fish breeding, Forestry and other areas.
- Education Minister asks Makerere to establish Model farms for practical training
- Makerere seeks more internship slots, staff and student exchange cooperation
Israel government has tripled its intake for Agricultural students as a means of boosting the agricultural sector in Uganda. The number of students has tripled from 41 to 120.
The revelation was made by the Ambassador of Israel H.E Gill Haskel during his second visit to Makerere University on Monday March 3rd, 2014 in a meeting with various University and government officials.
Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba Sentamu Visits MUARIK : Raps Management and staff over the sorry state of the University Farm
- VC impressed by research and teaching activities but disappointed over farm unproductivity
- Decline in farm productivity associated with management and administrative inefficiencies, inadequate labor force, poor attitude of workers and lack of integration
- VC advises CAES and MUARIK management and staff to pick lessons from Earth University and come up with a strategy to revamp the University farm.
- Management and staff request for full time Research Scientists and Director to be based at the institute
- Principal CAES tables short, medium and long plans for MUARIK
Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba Sentamu yesterday Tuesday February 25, 2014 paid a visit to the Universitiy’s Agricultural Research Institute at Kabanyolo (MUARIK) but he was more disappointed than pleased. He was on a fact finding mission to establish the status of the institute and his first visit to this University farm under the College of Agricultural and Environmental sciences(CAES).
MAK Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba Sentamu(L) and CAES Principal Prof. Bernard Bashaash during the meeting at CAEC
- School unveil plans to start a course in Millitary Geography
- The University commended for restructuring and unbeatable research
- Staff get tips how to improve internship and personal development
Makerere University School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences on February 20, 2014 held a stakeholders meeting to formally brief the alumni and former leaders about the recent developments since the University turned collegiate.