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Reports here provide an overview of the events that took place in CAES in the past years. The reports are structured along the thematic areas outlined in the Makerere University strategic plan 2008/09-2018/19 especially the core functions of teaching and learning, research and innovations, outreach and knowledge transfer partnerships.

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Makerere University MSc and ILRI MSc Graduate Fellowship: Identification of improved extension protocols for pig semen, suitable for application in Uganda

Makerere University and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seek to recruit an MSc student / ILRI graduate fellow to work on identification of improved extension protocols for pig semen, suitable for application in Uganda. The successful fellow will be hosted at Makerere University but also enjoy the benefits of being an ILRI graduate fellow. Read more


Advert for Graduate Internship
Applications for internship are invited from enthusiastic, passionate and open minded recent graduates interested in taking a career path related to locally-led and community-based adaptation. The internship is for six months with renewal possibilities.

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Call for Applications for Two (2) Master’s Scholarships Tenable at Makerere University
Makerere University in partnership with Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Landscape and Society, with funding from Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED), is implementing a project, ‘Co-creating Knowledge for Local Adaptation to Climate Change in LDCs (COLOCAL). The expected outputs of the project include strengthened educational and research capacity, improved knowledge on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) including skilled CBA knowledge co-creators, and partnerships to support needs-driven, locally based and contextually sensitive adaptation. The outputs are anticipated to influence policy, planning and practice around CBA through collaborative learning and knowledge dissemination.

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MSc. Soil Science Position
We are looking for a M.Sc. student in Agricultural Sciences to join our team in the area of soil moisture sensor-controlled irrigation, for improving water and nutrient management among smallscale farmers in the Lake Victoria Basin (LVB). With one-year funding from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSTI) through the National Research and Innovation Program (NRIP), we aim to customize a semi-automated irrigation system to improve adaptive practices on managing seasonal water stress in small-scale vegetable farming. We envision the development of a soil water management tool to support farmers’ decisions on supplementary irrigation and soil water conservation in vegetable growing.

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MSc Positions in NORHED II Project 

Makerere University, Kampala, is the highest-ranked University in Sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa. The University is composed of nine colleges and one school, offering programmes for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduate. The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is implementing a six-year project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) through the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED II). The project title is “Climate Smart Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa” and has 6 implementing partner Universities including the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU); Makerere University; Gulu University; Wondo Genet College, Hawassa University; University of Zambia and University of Juba. Other organizations participating in the project include the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), ICRISAT Ethiopia, Rural Enterprise Development Solutions (REDS) in Uganda and Conservation Farming Unit (CFU) in Zambia. The main objective of the project is to generate and share new knowledge and to contribute to capacity building with respect to food security and on-farm profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa through innovative and sustainable climate-smart technologies.

The project is searching for candidates to fill two vacant MSc positions within the project

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PhD Position in NORHED II Project 

Makerere University, Kampala, is the highest-ranked University in Sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa. The University is composed of nine colleges and one school, offering programmes for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduate. The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is implementing a six-year project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) through the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED II). The project title is “Climate Smart Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa” and has 6 implementing partner Universities including the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU); Makerere University; Gulu University; Wondo Genet College, Hawassa University; University of Zambia and University of Juba. Other organizations participating in the project include the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), ICRISAT Ethiopia, Rural Enterprise Development Solutions (REDS) in Uganda and Conservation Farming Unit (CFU) in Zambia. The main objective of the project is to generate and share new knowledge and to contribute to capacity building with respect to food security and on-farm profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa through innovative and sustainable climate-smart technologies.

The project is searching for candidates to fill one vacant PhD position within the project

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Post-Doctoral Researcher at Makerere University

The InNuSens project will conduct research on nutrition-sensitive value chains for underutilised horticultural crops to create transdisciplinary knowledge contributing to improved food and nutrition security and economic development. The project aims to build individual, organisational and institutional capacities to plan and conduct problem-oriented, transdisciplinary research ‘beyond’ disciplines: at universities and research institutes and in close collaboration with all partners, practitioners and industry stakeholders.

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Call for Applications for 2 PhD Scholarships Tenable at Makerere University in collaboration with Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Makerere University School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences (SFEGS) in partnership with Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Landscape and Society with funding from Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) are implementing a project, ‘Co-creating Knowledge for Local Adaptation to Climate Change in LDCs (COLOCAL). The expected outputs of the project include strengthened educational and research capacity, improved knowledge on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) including skilled CBA knowledge co-creators, and partnerships to support needs-driven, locally-based and contextually sensitive adaptation. The outputs are anticipated to influence policy, planning and practice around CBA through collaborative learning and knowledge dissemination.

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Three Year Doctoral Research Fellowships for the Project ‘Drylands Transform’

Drylands Transform – Pathways and challenges toward a socio-ecological transformation of landscapes, livestock and livelihoods in the East African drylands, is a multidisciplinary research project (2020 – 2024) led by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). The geographical focus of Drylands Transform is the cross-boundary area between Kenya and Uganda, part of the Karamoja cluster. The project is funded by the Swedish research council FORMAS and involves scholars from seven different universities and organizations in Sweden and the East African region. Dryland Transform is part of the Triple L research initiative.

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1 PhD scholarship opportunity: Makerere University, through the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Climatic Sciences and the School of Social Sciences & Makerere University Business School, in collaboration with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway), University of Stavanger (Norway), University of Juba (South Sudan) and Technical University of Kenya (Kenya) are jointly implementing a NORHED II Project (2021 – 2026): ‘Capacity Building for Socially Just and Sustainable Energy Transitions in East Africa’.

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MAK RIF2 Project on “ENHANCING MAKERERE UNIVERSITY’S COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES RELEVANCE TO POLICY PROCESSES IN UGANDA is organizing a STATA training to skill graduate students to undertake policy relevant research.

20 slots available and selection is on first come, first serve basis.

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Strategic Plan


Covid-19 Vaccination


Food and Local Agricultural and Nutrition Diversity (FoodLand) project wishes to recruit a Research Assistant that will support the Lead Researchers on the project. This is to invite qualified candidates to submit their applications. Read more…


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We are very pleased to inform that the book “Assessment of Treatment Plant  Performance and Water  Quality  Data: A  Guide  for  Students,  Researchers  and  Practitioners“, written by Marcos von Sperling (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil), Matt Verbyla (University of San Diego, USA) and Silvia Oliveira (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil), published by IWA Publishing, was released. The book has a printed version and an e-book version, the latter being open access, with free download by anyone, anywhere.


70th Graduation Ceremony PhD Citations


Conference Reports

Report on 1st Great Lakes and Catchment Management Conference (1st GLACAM), 2019
Report on 2nd NARO-MAK Conference, 2018


CAES at a Glance

2017-18 Edition
2020-21 Edition


CAES Quarterly Reports and Prospectus

CAES Prospectus 
Report 1: Aug 2013-Mar 2014
Report 2: May-Aug 2014
Report 3: Sept-Dec 2014
Report 4: Jan-Mar 2015
Report 5: Apr-Jun 2015
Report 6: Jul-Sep 2015
Report 7: Oct-Dec 2015
Report 8: Jan-Mar 2016
Report 9: Apr-Jun 2016
Report 10: Jul-Sep 2016
Report 11: Oct-Dec 2016
Report 12: Jan-Mar 2017
Report 13: Apr-Jun 2017
Report 14: Jul-Sep 2017
Report 15: Oct-Dec 2017
Report 16: Jan-Mar 2018
3 Year Report
Report 17: April-June 2018
Report 18: July-Sept 2018
Report 19: Oct-Dec 2018
Report 20: Jan-Mar 2019
Report 21: Mar-Jun 2019
Report 22: Jul-Sep 2019
Report 23: Oct-Dec 2019
Report 24: Jan-Mar 2020
Report 25: Mar-Aug 2020
Report 26: Jul-Dec 2020
Report 27: Jan-Mar 2021


CAES Annual Reports

Report 1: 2005-2011
Report 2: 2013
Report 3: 2014
Report 4: 2015
Report 5: 2016
Report 6: 2017
Report 7: 2018
Report 8: 2019
Report 9: 2020

CAES Schools Status Reports

School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Report