- Highlight Uganda’s interventions to mitigate impacts of Climate Change
- Appeal to developing countries to improve awareness and understanding of climate -related risks and implications.
Scientists have presented some of the ways Uganda has responded to Climate Change and its impacts. This was during the two day IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) outreach event organized by the Ministry of Water and Environment in conjunction with Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences with support from the Centre for Developmental Knowledge Network, (CDKN). The objective of this outreach event was to disseminate the findings of the report to policy makers, private sector, researchers and civil society in developing countries.
Workshop to discuss the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report ends.Young scientists urged to champion research in Climate Change to fill Knowledge gaps and find solutions to societal problems.
The two day workshop to disseminate the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report that started on 21st August 2014 at Hotel Africana , Kampala ended with the Young Scientist Seminar on Friday 22nd August, 2014 at Makerere University School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio engineering.
Workshop to discuss The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report opens in Kampala
Ugandans have been sensitized to adopt mitigation and adaptation measures to cub the problem of climatic change. This was during the opening of the two day out reach event to disseminate the Inter governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) held at Hotel Africana on Thursday 21st, August 2014.
The function was presided over by the Minister of State for Water and Environment Hon. Flavia Munaba,the Vice Chancellor Makerere University, The Ambassodor Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and the High Commissioner British High commissioner in Uganda and CDKN Africa Regional Director Mr. Carl Wesselink.
300 UPDF officers awarded Makerere Certificates in Agriculture Training: Officers hailed for discipline and urged to pass on the knowledge and skills to improve people’s livelihoods.
About 300 UPDF officers have been awarded Certificates of Attendance following a two - weeks Agriculture Induction Training at Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The certificates were awarded by the Chancellor Makerere University Prof. George Mondo Kagonyera at colorful ceremony held at the University Main Hall on Tuesday 19th August, 2014. The function was presided over by the Senior Presidential Advisor on Defence and Security Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho who also doubles as the Coordinator Operation Wealth Creation (OWC).
Other invited guests included the Minister of State for Luwero Triangle Hon. Sarah Kataike, the Board Chairman NAADS, Makerere University Chancellor and top Management, Senior UPDF officers among others.
The Chancellor Makerere University Prof George Mondo Kagonyera awrds certificates