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Officially Opening 1st GORILLA Conference

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This morning I officiated at the opening ceremony of the 1st international conference on Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under global Environmental Change (GORILLA) at Protea Hotel by Marriott, Kampala.

I emphasized the need for Makerere University to take the lead in researching on climate change and it’s effect on livelihoods.

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WHS Regional Meeting Africa 2021: My Message

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The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Arch. Barnabas Nawangwe.

For the first time, the World Health Summit will be held in Africa, hosted by Makerere University and the Government of Uganda. I call upon all Ugandans to participate in this important conference.

Please follow this link for details: https://regionalmeetinguganda.com


World Health Summit 2021: Prof. Nawangwe Calls for Participation

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Over 400 PhDs Courtesy of Swedish Collaboration

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd R) presents a portrait to outgoing Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, H.E. Per Lindgärde (2nd L) during the latter's farewell visit to Makerere University on 21st June 2021 as Dr. Gity Behravan (R) and Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi (L) witness.

During the tenure of the Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, H.E. Per Lindgärde and his predecessor H.E. H.E. Urban Andersson, Makerere accomplished the most ambitious staff development programme at any University, training more than 400 PhDs and many Masters. The capacity for research built is enormous. Thank you Sweden.

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Bidding Farewell to H.E. Per Lindgärde

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) hands over a portrait to the outgoing Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, H.E. Per Lindgärde (L) during his farewell visit on 21st June 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

There was joy and yet a hard time when I bid farewell to H.E. Per Lindgarde, the Swedish Ambassador this afternoon. Makerere has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Embassy during his tenure and I wish him good health and success in his next assignment.

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