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Mak's CapNex Holds Policy Dialogue on Water and Food Security

  • In General
  • 4 Feb 2020 - 11:36am
  • By Mark Wamai
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The CapNex Project Coordinator (Makerere), Dr. Jeninah Karungi (Left) interacts with participants during the policy dialogue on water and food security held on 31st January 2020, Conference Hall, SFTNB, CAES, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) on Friday 31st January, 2020 held a policy dialogue on water and food security under the auspices of the project on, “Capacity-building on the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus (CapNex) in Kenya and Uganda”.

The policy dialogue was a follow up of the research dissemination workshop held in Busia District with the beneficiary communities that came up with good recommendations for policy.

The function held at the Conference Hall, School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-Engineering brought together officials from the line ministries and agencies such as Ministry of Water and Environment, (MWE) Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) and the Uganda National Federation of Farmers (UNFFE).

Also present were assorted NGO’s, District leaders from Tororo, Namisindwa, Busia and Bungoma (Kenya), researchers from Makerere, Kyambogo and Uganda Christian University as well as international visitors from Boku University –Austria.

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