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MAK trains 14 Pig Artificial Insemination (AI) technicians under the DIVERE PIG project: Three (3) of the trainees are from Rwanda

Participants went through both theoretical and practical aspects of Pig Artificial Insemination

Makerere University’s Department of Agricultural Production has trained 14 pig AI technicians under the project titled, “Improving pig productivity: Diversifying piglet nutrition options and upscaling Artificial Insemination in Uganda (DIVERSE-PIG) . Three (3) of the trainees came from Rwanda.

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Mak holds meeting to validate University - Industry stakeholder engagement guidelines under the PASUFONS project funded by EU-ACP EDULINK II Program

Participants listening to a presentation from the Project Cordinator - Prof. John H. Muyonga 

Makerere University has held a consultative meeting to validate the proposed methodologies for university-industry interaction. The meeting was held on 29th April, 2016, at Royal Suites Hotel, Bugolobi in Kampala Uganda.

Makerere University in partnership with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Stellenbosch University received a grant from EU-ACP EDULINK II program to implement a project titled “Partnerships to strengthen university food and Nutrition sciences training and research in Eastern and Southern Africa” (PASUFONS).

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An Automated Weather Station installed at MUARIK

 A team from the Department of Geography, Geo informatics and Climatic Sciences (GGCS) installing the automated weather station at MUARIK. Up on the ladder is Hosea Opedes, a Geomorphologist at the GGCS

The Department of Geography, Geo informatics and Climatic Sciences (GGCS) has donated and installed an automated Weather station at the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (MUARIK).

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MUARIK Dairy Unit handed over to the contractor for rehabilitation under the AfDB –HEST project

Eng. P. Murali Krisna of Excel Construction Company and Ag. Principal, Dr. Denis Mpairwe during the hand over ceremony at MUARIK. Photo taken inside the Feedmill.

Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has handed over the MUARIK Dairy Unit to Excel Construction Company for rehabilitation under the African Development Bank (AfDB)-HEST project. MUARIK stands for the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo.

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  1. Makerere conducts research to develop milk replacer diet for piglets and scale up pig Artificial Insemination Technology in Uganda
  2. Makerere University Makes Diesel from Plastics
  3. The German RELOAD Project hands over a solar drier to Makerere for research to address reduction of Post Harvest Losses and enhancing value addition.
  4. Makerere Launches an e-learning centre (Telematics receiving studio) for Food Scientists
  5. MAK Dons undergo TOT courses in didactives and students mentorship Under PREPARE BSC Project funded by EU-EDULINK II Program
  6. Makerere 66th Graduation ceremony kicks off.
  7. Makerere welcomes 2016 with a brand new innovation, the Farmers Multipurpose Tractor code-named, “MV Mulimi”
  8. CAES Holds Examiners’ End of Year–Get-Together Party (2015)
  9. NILA Birth Cohort project holds 1st research dissemination workshops in Nebbi, Zombo and Kamwenge districts.
  10. A workshop held to communicate the findings of an Economic Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change in Uganda.
  11. King Oyo of Tooro visits Makerere University, explores partnership with the Food Technology Business Incubation Centre
  12. CAES Management visit MUBFS
  13. FANRPAN holds a National Policy Dialogue on Domestic Climate Financing in Uganda
  14. The Department of Geography holds a two weeks refresher course for Alumni of Netherlands institutions on Modern Satellite - based Digital Data technologies
  15. 216 Ugandan students flagged off to Israel for the Agro Studies International Internship Program
  16. The 1st REDD+ Awareness Workshop Held
  17. A new 4.2 Million Australian dollar project entitled, "Developing Value Chain Innovation Platforms for Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa (VCIP4FS) launched.
  18. About 40 Climate Champions trained under the FEED THE FUTURE Project component of USAID –Uganda Education and Research to Improve Climate Change Adaptation Activity (ERICCA)
  19. 10 Makerere University staff win the RUFORUM 6th call for proposals worth $600,000
  20. ARI and AgTrain PhD students conclude the two weeks Field Based Module in Nkozi
  21. An e - learning centre opened at the School of Food Technology
  22. The eCapacities Africa Program
  23. SEE first entrepreneurship students’ training held
  24. Stakeholders endorse the establishment of the Climate Change Centre at Makerere University
  25. Makerere University staff trained to develop Multi-media E- learning Modules under the KOYOKA Project
  26. Research Grants Office opened at CAES by the Vice Chancellor
  27. Makerere Entrepreneurship Students’ Club under “Solve the Equation East Africa (SEE) holds its first exhibition
  28. Prof. Elly N.Sabiiti Recognised For His Service To The Makerere - Sida Collaborative Research Progra (2000-2015)
  29. Makerere launches an AGRA funded program worth USD 2.6 million towards training of Plant Breeders for Uganda and other countries
  30. A team from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) visit Makerere to benchmark the operationalisation of the Collegiate system.
  31. THE 2015 CAES Students Exhibition Opened by the DVC (AA) Dr. Okello Ogwang
  32. National Biodiversity Data Bank Stakeholders hold Consultative Meeting.
  33. MAK secures NOKS 17 million (about sh.8bn) grant for climate change research and training.
  34. MAK signs a Memorundum of Academic Cooperation with University of Western Sydney, Australia: Prof. Elly N. Sabiiti appointed Co-ordinator
  35. MAK valley tank in the water stressed communities of Nakasongola register success
  36. Makerere University launches the Students’ Entrepreneurship Club under the project Solve the Equation East Africa (SEE)
  37. Prof. Noble Banadda wins the NEF Award 2015.
  38. Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and USAID -Uganda Biodiversity Program donate 300 National Park Information books to the School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences ( SFEGS )
  39. Makerere University 65th Graduation ceremony Kicks off
  40. Makerere University 65th graduation lists out
  41. MAK-CAES in the process of partnering with NAADS to support the implementation of Government’s Agricultural Transformation Program
  42. Research Opportunity: Theme - Enhancing productivity of traditional goat Phenotypes among small holder farmers of Uganda
  43. CAES principal along with other Makerere University delegates visit Tottori University
  44. Plantwise 2014 program concluded, new plant doctors and nurses trained.

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