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Makerere Launches project for sustainable grasshopper and cricket production and processing for food and business in East Africa

Mak PI Dr. Dorothy Nakimbugwe shaking hands with Hon. Min. Christopher Kibazanga during the launch

Makerere University in collaboration with the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecologogy (icipe) on 5th April 2018 launched the INSBIZ project (INSect- based agriBIZness for sustainable  grasshopper and cricket production and processing for food in Kenya and Uganda.

The project will be co- implemented by a number of partners and collaborators including: Agrarian Systems (U) Ltd., Treasure Industries (K) Ltd., Nutreal (U) Ltd., Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) and Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS).

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SCIFA Project sponsors 32 for the Mak Run 2018

Some of the sponsored Intra-Africa Academic mobility Project members pose with their attire ready for the run

The Intra-Africa Academic mobility Project: Partnership for Training Scientist in Crop Improvement for Food Security in Africa (SCIFSA) funded by the EU has sponsored 32 to participate in the upcoming Mak Run 2018 scheduled on Sunday 25th March 2018.

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MAK VC Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe visits CAES

A group photo of the VC (center-forward) together college staff after the meeting.

In the afternoon of the 20th March, 2018 Management, academic and non academic staff of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) converged at the conference Hall, School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio engineering, to interact with Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on his maiden visit to the college since he assumed power as Vice Chancellor Makerere University.

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