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MaRCCI Hosts the Eastern and Southern Africa HE CoE Project Pre-Mid Term Review Mission

  • In General
  • 4 Nov 2019 - 6:56pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 417
The PI MaRCCI-Dr. Richard Edema (3rd Left) shows World Bank and IUCEA Officials around exhibition stalls during the Mid-Term Review Mission on 30th October 2019, CAES, MUARIK, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda.

Makerere University Regional Center for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI) from 30th to 31st October, 2019 hosted the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centres of Excellence project Pre-Mid- term review Mission.

The meeting  brought together Uganda’s ACE II project Principal Investigators (PIs), Vice Chancellors from the host universities, representatives of the World Bank, the Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) which is the coordinating unit and officials from the Ministry of Education and Sports. The ACE II projects present included MaRCCI, ACALISE of Uganda Martyrs University, and PHARMABIOTRAC of Mbarara University.

The two day meeting was characterized by presentations of cumulative progress made by ACEs and major challenges faced, progress towards achieving Centers of Excellence Status and options for restructuring.

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