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The eCapacities Africa Program

e-Capacities is an online marketplace (https://e-capacities.com/#/home) for the supply and demand of capacities in strategic human capital formation. The platform provides a real-time review of the levels of capacity and demand in each participating country and dynamically estimates the capacity gaps for use in priority setting and targeting of investments. eCapacities connects training providers, workplaces and graduates and allows them to interact with each other in contextualised and mutually beneficial ways. 

Read more at: http://news.mak.ac.ug/2015/06/ecapacities-africa-program#sthash.bnICyWBn.dpuf

SEE first entrepreneurship students’ training held

Trainees pose for a group photo after the training.


• 19 students get certificates of attendance
• Funds available to mentor students to start small businesses in groups
• Youth challenged on individual worth in employment and entrepreneurship
• Dean advises youth to take note of figure “60” 
• Entrepreneurship trainings to be digitalised 

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Stakeholders endorse the establishment of the Climate Change Centre at Makerere University

Different stakeholders from public and private institutions have endorsed the proposal to establish the Makerere University Centre for Climate Change Research and Innovations (MUCCRI) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES). 

This was reached at the consultative workshop on MUCCRI held on Thursday 4th June, 2015 at Protea Hotel in Kampala. The purpose of the workshop was to allow stakeholders in the academia, government, development partners and civil society to engage in meaningful discussions about the purpose, activities and governance of the centre. 

Principal CAES, Professor Bernard Bashaasha giving the welcome and opening remarks

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  1. Research Grants Office opened at CAES by the Vice Chancellor
  2. Makerere Entrepreneurship Students’ Club under “Solve the Equation East Africa (SEE) holds its first exhibition
  3. Prof. Elly N.Sabiiti Recognised For His Service To The Makerere - Sida Collaborative Research Progra (2000-2015)
  4. Makerere launches an AGRA funded program worth USD 2.6 million towards training of Plant Breeders for Uganda and other countries
  5. A team from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) visit Makerere to benchmark the operationalisation of the Collegiate system.
  6. THE 2015 CAES Students Exhibition Opened by the DVC (AA) Dr. Okello Ogwang
  7. National Biodiversity Data Bank Stakeholders hold Consultative Meeting.
  8. MAK secures NOKS 17 million (about sh.8bn) grant for climate change research and training.
  9. MAK signs a Memorundum of Academic Cooperation with University of Western Sydney, Australia: Prof. Elly N. Sabiiti appointed Co-ordinator
  10. MAK valley tank in the water stressed communities of Nakasongola register success
  11. Makerere University launches the Students’ Entrepreneurship Club under the project Solve the Equation East Africa (SEE)
  12. Prof. Noble Banadda wins the NEF Award 2015.
  13. 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 )
  14. Makerere University 65th Graduation ceremony Kicks off
  15. Makerere University 65th graduation lists out
  16. MAK-CAES in the process of partnering with NAADS to support the implementation of Government’s Agricultural Transformation Program
  17. Research Opportunity: Theme - Enhancing productivity of traditional goat Phenotypes among small holder farmers of Uganda
  18. CAES principal along with other Makerere University delegates visit Tottori University
  19. Plantwise 2014 program concluded, new plant doctors and nurses trained.

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