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The African Union (AU) has awarded a research grant of USD 1,249,988 to a consortium of scientists led by the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University to implement a research project entitled, ‘Developing innovative and sustainable approaches to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Africa (ASF-RESIST)’.

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Some of the Candidates who successfully completed their AFRISA training at a Graduation CeremonyGeneral

AFRISA is a special institute of Makerere University in partnership with Government of Uganda functioning as a Centre of excellence to promote hands-on skilling, enterprise development, employment creation, value-addition, technology adoption and cooperatives. At AFRISA, you can start your career and business at Certificate and Diploma level and gradually upgrade to university degrees. AFRISA programs produce professional farmers, farm industrialists, value-chain technicians and entrepreneurs.

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Rev. Canon Onesmus Asiimwe (4th L) and his wife (5th L) shortly after being installed by the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Rt. Rev. Stanley Ntagali (3rd L) as the Chaplain of St. Francis Chapel, Makerere University on 18th February 2018. He is joined in the photo by the Chancellor-Prof. Ezra Suruma (6th R), Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R), University Leadership, Clergy and other dignitaries.General

Thousands of believers, friends and families convened at Makerere University’s St. Francis Chapel to witness their one and only beloved Rev. Canon Onesmus Asiimwe being installed as the New Chaplain. The installation ceremony was presided over by His Grace Rt. Reverend Stanley Ntagali, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda on 18th February 2018.

5 days 9 hours ago
Chinese Ambassador to Uganda-H.E Zheng Zhuqiang and Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) surrounded by Members of Staff, Family and performers after the Chinese New Year Show held in the Main Hall, 11th February 2018. The show was presented by the Inner Mongolia Bureau of National Art Troupe from China.General

The Chinese New Year show was held at Makerere University on 11th February, 2018. The show was graced by the Chinese Ambassador, H.E Zheng Zhuqiang and the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and witnessed by a fully packed  Main Hall with an enthusiastic audience.

5 days 12 hours ago
RUFORUMResearch News

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (19 February, 2018) – Over 130 participants from 25 countries met to confirm partners and priorities at the launch meeting of the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC). Dr Peter Carberry, Director of GLDC, set the framework from the start, underlining that the Program’s approach is how it can add value to what is already being undertaken. Linking initiatives and building on each other’s strengths will be a key focus of the approach.

5 days 16 hours ago
The African Regional Standards Organisation (ARSO) 5th University Essay Competition 2017/2018General

The African Regional Standards Organisation (ARSO) is running a university essay competition under the Theme: “Role of Quality Infrastructure and Standardisation in facilitating Trade and sustainable Development within the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)". The Competition will have 3 categories of winners at the National, Regional and Continental levels.

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) as a member of ARSO is organizing the competition at the National level.

5 days 17 hours ago
 Partnership for Training Scientist in Crop Improvement for Food Security in Africa (SCIFSA)Research News

The EU under its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme has provided funding to support training of graduate students in African universities. In this mobility programme, five African partner institutions and one EU technical partner will collaborate in the training of professionals to achieve sustainable crop production that shall lead to increased yield and enhanced food and nutritional security.

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