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The College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), Makerere University, Kampala UgandaResearch News

There is unreliability of food security in Uganda caused by over reliance on rain fed agriculture by the biggest percentage (97%) of households in Uganda. Prolonged droughts always lead to food scarcity in the country. Irrigation is the solution this problem. However, farmers have not engaged in irrigation majorly because of the financial requirements. The major aim of this project therefore, was to design a community irrigation scheme to serve small holder farmers.

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The Director, Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD), Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine makes opening remarks at the Personal Branding Session organised by GMD and facilitated by the Daniel Choudry Sales Institute on 18th April 2019, Senate Conference Room, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

“Change your mindset and stop giving reasons, which reasons don’t put food on the table. This world has two types of people; the result people and the reason people. Which one are you?” Daniel Choudry asked his audience. “The reason people will give all excuses as to why they can’t do or achieve something and end up blaming everything around them including their parents, but can’t blame themselves. The result people are those who have an “I CAN” internal ialogue and see the opportunities and possibilities in everything,” he further explained.

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Participants in the CoVAB Annual International Summer School during a tour of the Kazinga Channel, Kasese District, UgandaSciences

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB), Makerere University cordially invites you to a Thursday Seminar Series on 25th April 2019 starting at 2:00pm in the Media Hall, Level 2, Room 201, CoVAB Main Block.

Speaker: Dr. Samuel G. Okech

Topic: USDA Faculty Exchange Program 2018 - Experiences and Lessons Learned

Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Samuel Majalija, Deputy Principal, CoVAB.

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The Academic Registrar - Makerere University Mr. Alfred Masikye Namoah at the 66th Mak Graduation held in January 2016General

The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released admission lists for Government sponsored students under the Diploma Entry Scheme for the Academic Year 2019/2020 advertised in January 2019.

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) presents the Mak necktie to Japanese Ambassador H.E. Kazuaki Kameda (Right) during his visit to the AICAD Uganda Country Office on 17th April 2019, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda H.E. Kazuaki Kameda has advised Ugandan farmers to adopt new techniques of farming so as to improve agricultural production. During his first visit to the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) offices at Makerere University on Wednesday 17th April 2019, H.E Kameda called upon leaders, policy makers and the media to change the mindset of local farmers towards modern agriculture.

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) presents the Mak necktie to Japanese Ambassador H.E. Kazuaki Kameda (Right) during his visit to the AICAD Uganda Country Office on 17th April 2019, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, H.E. Kazuaki Kameda on Wednesday, 17th April 2019 made a courtesy visit to the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) Office, Makerere University. He was received by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Dr. Bitek Titus Watmon who represented the Vice Chancellor Kyambogo University and AICAD officials led by the Acting Executive Director-Prof. Dominic Byarugaba. Also present from AICAD were the Director Research and Development Division-Dr.

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Global Leap AwardsGeneral

Solar E-Waste Challenge
A program to support innovations in off-grid solar e-waste management https://globalleapawards.org/e-waste
Deadline for applications: Wednesday 15 May 2019

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