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Ugandan Parliamentarians Engage with Academia to Discuss Lifelong Learning for Farmers

L-R: Chair, Parliamentary Committee on Food and Nutrition-Hon. Innocent Kamusiime, CAES Principal's Representative-Prof. Mnason Tweheyo, CAES Director Grants-Prof. Moses Tenywa and Director MUARIK-Prof. Phinehas Tukamuhabwa at the dialogue, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University, a partner in the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL), recently briefed Ugandan parliamentarians on COL’s Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) Model. This dialogue was organised to address the role of parliamentarians and academia in design and implementation of legislative initiatives in relation to food and nutritional security. It also discussed the possibility of initiating efforts to harmonise policies to enhance food and nutrition security.

The meeting was held as part of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) support for the Pan-African Parliamentary Alliance for Food and Nutrition Security which aims at strengthening the capacities of parliamentarians in Africa to legislate on food and nutrition security.

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