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Call for Applications to the Erasmus+ ICM Bidirectional Mobility



The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), Makerere University in collaboration with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences wishes to announce the
Erasmus+ ICM mobility students' exchange scholarship fully funded for both undergraduate and M.Sc. graduate students registered by Makerere University under the College of Agricultural and
Environmental Sciences.

The two institutions have supported such exchanges in the theme learning for sustainable knowledge-intensive agriculture and agribusiness. The mobility is intended to offer opportunities
to accelerate education and engagement of the youth in agripreneurial innovations that transcends cultural historical divides. This international exchange is also aimed at raising
awareness and promoting experience, knowledge, ideas and skills necessary for taking action towards enhanced agricultural sustainability.

The mobility project will not only comprise bidirectional staff exchange for guest teaching and teacher training opportunities in the two universities but will also offer an opportunity for
students from the two universities to be exposed to multiple options to take courses according to their study levels (BSc. or MSc.) or perform internships that are valid for university credits.
The scholarship will support 5 students to attend courses at SLU in 2019 and 2020. The program is designed to enable students transfer their ECTS creditJ credit units (CU) back to the home
institution (MAK). This means that the courses that a student will undertake at SLU will be included on their academic transcripts. A list of the courses that will be offered during the
exchange period can be found on the link below (A copy of the courses is displayed at the departments in College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences).
More information about the student life at SLU can be found on this link.
Female students are encouraged to apply.


  • You should be a registered student at the College of agricultural and Envirorunental Sciences. For undergraduates you should be in at least 3,d year by the time of the exchange (2019). Masters students' should have completed a semester in university at the start of the exchange (2019).
  • You should be ready to attend class in Sweden for 5 months


  1. You should provide a one page motivation letter clearly stating why you are the most suitable person to participate in this international exchange.
  2. You should attach your testimonial indicating the courses you have undertaken during your studentship at Makerere University. There should be a clear indication of your CGP A and the courses you have passed and those you are retaking.
  3. You should provide a letter of reference from one of your lecturers (preferably one that has taught you in previous classes) during your studentship at MAK.

How to Apply
I. Submit your application package as a single file (motivation letter, copy of academic testimonials and reference letter) to office of the principal College of Agricultural and
Envirorunental Sciences by 1700Hrs on Wednesday 26th September 2018. Please give your documents to Ms. Mary Nantale on email or for onward transmission to Ruthie Mutyaba on email or

2. On submission, ensure your name is registered (in the book) that will be with Ms. Mary Nantale

3. Selected! Nominated students will be contacted by 1st October 2018.

For any further practical information about the application please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Fred Kabi (0772657155 E-mail: fred
Dr. Rebecca Namatovu (0754960638 E-mail:
Ms. Catherine Tindiwensi (0755297098 Email:
Ms. Ruthie Mutyaba-C0753487288 E-mail:

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals



Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting: 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise



One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.


(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission



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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution



Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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