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A team from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) visit Makerere to benchmark the operationalisation of the Collegiate system.

A seven- man team from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) made a three days visit to Makerere University to study how Makerere University was fairing following her transition from Faculty based to a Collegiate system. 

 

SUA is in the process of restructuring with special emphasis on the proposed School of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. The lessons picked from Makerere would help them make informed decisions. 

 

The SUA team arrived in Uganda on 29th March, 2015 and was on campus from 30th March to 1st April. They first visited the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and interacted with the Principal Prof. Bernard Bashaasha and other staff.

 

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THE 2015 CAES Students Exhibition Opened by the DVC (AA) Dr. Okello Ogwang

The 2015 CAES Students two days exhibition was on 9th April 2015 opened at the Makerere University Freedom Square by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs (DVC AA) Dr. Okello Ogwang.

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Dr. Okello Ogwang giving his remarks during the opening of the exhibition. Next to him is CAES student's President Najibu

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National Biodiversity Data Bank Stakeholders hold Consultative Meeting.

The meeting held on April 09th, 2015 at Protea Hotel Kampala, jointly sponsored by USAID together with the government of Uganda was aimed at reviewing the challenges facing the National Bio-Data Bank (NBDB), proposing strategies for revitalising it's operation. 

It attracted various key players in the biodiversity and nature conservation sector, with a spectrum of members coming from various organisations such as; Makerere University, Wildlife conservation society (WCS), National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), Total E&P, Nature Uganda, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO). USAID TETRA-TECH project, among others. 

The principal – CAES, Prof. Bernard Bashasha in his welcome remarks briefed the members about the current state and structural formation of the NBDB under the new Makerere University collegiate system. He also underscored the importance of the meeting as a timely act to review and strengthen the centre’s position and usefulness in the wake of global climatic challenge and biodiversity loss. 

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Prof. Bernard Bashasha giving meeting opening remarks

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MAK secures NOKS 17 million (about sh.8bn) grant for climate change research and training.

The Norwegian Government has injected over 17million Norwegian Kroners (about shs. 8bn) into the research and training of climate science experts in four universities as a measure to mitigate climate change. 

The money is channelled through Makerere University (Uganda) as the lead university in collaboration with other three universities of Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), University of Juba (Southern Sudan) and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Norway). 

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The Vice chancellor's representaive Prof. John Muyonga (3rd from right) and the PI (5th from right) pose for a group photo with participants

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MAK signs a Memorundum of Academic Cooperation with University of Western Sydney, Australia: Prof. Elly N. Sabiiti appointed Co-ordinator

The Vice Chancellor, Makerere University Prof. John Ddumba - Ssentamu has appointed Prof. Elly N. Sabiiti as coordinator towards the operationalisation of the Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) of Academic cooperation between Makerere University and University of Western Sydney, Australia. 

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