FLYGENE

PI: Dr. Nicholas Kiggundu

Value: USD 3,264,795

Funder: DFC Centre –
Denmark

Duration: 1st April 2022 -30th
March 2027

Gender-Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT)

GREAT) is a five-year collaboration between Cornell University, in the United States, and Makerere University, in Uganda, with a mission of creating more inclusive and effective agricultural systems through a combination of: the development of a Center of Excellence for gender and agricultural research at Makerere University; intensive training courses for agricultural researchers working in sub-Saharan Africa; the creation of a gender and agricultural research Community of Practice; and supporting institutional transformation for targeted agricultural research institutions across sub-Saharan Africa. Details

 GREAT guides scientists to take new approaches to their research and to deliver equitable outcomes for all genders.

The first phase of the project starting in 2015.

Funder:  Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Project Duration: 2026-2022

Partners:  Cornell Universit and
Makerere University

MERIT PROJECT

PI: Prof. Yazidhi
Bamutaze

Value: USD
601,541.34

Funder: NORHED II Norway

Duration:1st Oct 2022
– 30th Oct,
2026

REfiPRO

Refugee insect production
for food and feed (REfiPRO)

PI: Dr. Dorothy Nakimbugwe

Value: EUR  136,285.25

Funder: IMPACT DESIGNS
Denmark

Duration: 1st July , 2022 – 30th August,
2026

LOCUST 4 INDUSTRY

LOCUST 4 INDUSTRY 

PI: Dr. Dorothy Nakimbugwe

Value: UGX 63,100,000

Funder: National Research
Fund – Uganda

Duration: 1st March
2022 – 28th
Feb, 2025

APNI

AFRICAN PLANT NUTRITION
INSTITUTE – APNI

PI: Dr. Patrick Musinguzi

Value: USD
150,000

Funder: APNI MOROCCO

Duration: 
1st July 2022
-30th June,
2025

Maksol Cooker.

Production scaleup and
commercialization of the
makerere smart solar-electric cooker: maksol cooker.

PI: Dr. Peter Tumutegyereize

Value: UGX 175,000,000

Funder: Science, Technology,
and Innovation
Secretariat-Office of
the President –Government of Uganda

Duration: 1st July, 2022 -30th
Nov 2023 30th August,
2026
30, 2025

DESIRA

DESIRA (Development Smart
Innovation through
Research in Agriculture)

Principal Investigator: Prof. Samuel
Kyamanywa

Value: EUR 30,000

Funder: EU (France)

Duration: 30th Oct,
2022 – Sept
30, 2025

Nemedussa project

The Nemedussa project  aims to increase awareness and education of nematodes ensuring that plant-parasitic nematodes are managed correctly and beneficial nematodes can be implemented as biocontrol organisms.

These cause damage and yield loss to a wide variety of crops usually with other pathogens. Unfortunately, nematodes are often overlooked or misdiagnosed, resulting in the unnecessary use of unhealthy agro-chemicals. It was kick started in 2021-2024 Details

 

Agroforestry Paradox – Climate Clever Coffee (APCCO) Project

Climate changes associated with higher temperatures, droughts and changes in rainfall patterns is a huge threat to the lives of coffee communities across the globe, including in Uganda.  The project focuses on Robusta coffee, which is the commercially most important
coffee species in Uganda, but has been partly neglected in coffee research. More

 

Enhancing skills of the actors in Wood Processing and value addition in small-scale wood furniture workshops in Greater Kampala

PI: Dr. Owen Seremba

Partners: 

Funder: Mak Research and Innovation Fund (RIF) at Makerere University and funded by the Government of Uganda.

Duration: 

Agricultural Investors as Development Actors (AIDA)

AIDA examines the development outcomes of foreign agricultural investments at sub-national level for people living in and using land in their vicinity, using Danish agricultural investments and their location in Tanzania and Uganda as the case and geographical starting point. In particular, AIDA focuses on the development outcomes with respect to employment, land tenure security and water security. Details

Partners: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) and Makerere College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Funder: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (MFA)

Duration: 2016-2022