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The 1st Great Lakes and Catchment Management (1st GLACAM) Conference

The 1st Great Lakes and Catchment Management (1st GLACAM) Conference, 5th - 7th June 2019, Water Resources Institute, Entebbe, Uganda.

The Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) together with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MoWE) are jointly organizing the 1st Great Lakes and Catchment Management (1st GLACAM) Conference due to take place from 5-7 June 2019 at the Water Resource Institute, Entebbe, Uganda.

Theme: “Protecting Water and Land Resources in Africa for Climate Change Adaptation and Improved Livelihoods”

The 1st GLACAM has been organised for the first time in Africa to discuss issues on water and land resources protection. GLACAM will provide a platform to water and land use researchers, practitioners, users and policy makers to evaluate the inextricable link between water and environment resources as well as reflect on strategic options for achieving SDG 6. Water and environment stakeholders hope to utilize data and research findings to raise the profile of water and land resources and explore existing technologies, innovations for improved management of these resources.

The conference will focus on five themes and will be characterised by panel discussions, keynote paper presentations as well as oral presentations from the abstracts accepted. The themeatic areas are:

1. CLIMATE CHANGE AND DISASTER RISK management
2. WATER-ENERGY-FOOD NEXUS
3. POLLUTION CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT
4. LAND USE, TECHNOLOGIES & INNOVATIONS on soil, crop, animal, forestry, hydrology and catchment management
5. SOCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL AND FINANCIAL approaches for lake and catchment management

Participants are requested to start registering. Conference registration fees will cover a conference bag, book of abstract, luncheons, teas and a gala dinner.

1st GLACAM Conference registration fees
Category Rates (USD)
Academic Institutions/NGOs 80
Industrial/Private Sector 120
Students 40

Please click here to download the Registration Form for the 1st GLACAM Conference (Updated - 10 May 2019)

Fill in the form above and send it to greatlakescatchment2019[at]caes.mak.ac.ug

For further enquiries, please contact the Conference Secretariat on the address below.

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES),
Makerere University P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256-774-068824 (Mobile & WhatsApp)
Email: greatlakescatchment2019[at]caes.mak.ac.ug
Website: http://glacam.mak.ac.ug/

 

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