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EfD-Mak Holds Policy With Wakiso District Executives

  • In General
  • 13 Jan 2020 - 4:00pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 289
The Director EfD-Mak Centre Assoc. Prof. Edward Bbaale (Left) interacts with Wakiso District LCV Chairman, Mr. Bwanika Matia Lwanga (Centre) and Vice Chairperson Hon. Betty Naluyima (Right) during the Policy Dialogue on 9th December 2019, Wakiso, Uganda.

Environmentalists and Economists from the Environment for Development Initiative Makerere University (EfD-Mak Centre) set out from the Ivory Tower to Wakiso district headquarters to dialogue with the Councilors on the governance and management of natural resources in the district.

The dialogue held on 9th January, 2020 under the theme, “Governance and Natural Resource Utilization; Challenges, Gaps and Opportunities” attracted district executives, (Chairpersons for committees, town council chairpersons and clerks, sub county chairpersons and sub county chiefs, Municipality mayors, town clerks, physical planners, engineers, environmental and tourism officers) and councilors from the district committee of Natural Resources.

The Director EfD-Mak Centre Prof. Edward Bbaale said the policy tour was a follow up activity of the initial dialogue held in November 2019 with government ministry officials, agencies, private sector and civil society that discussed some of the research findings the university had come up with that were important to government when implementing policies.

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