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Admission List for Re-advertised Undergraduate Courses 2017/2018

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The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission list for Applicants  who responded to the advert:

Re-advert for Undergraduate Private Admissions 2017/2018 of 4th August 2017.

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Strengthening Capacity for Teaching and Research Through African Universities–RUFORUM/DAAD Award 9 Scholarships

Sweet sorghum varieties launch in Bukedea district, July 2012

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to announce winners of the 2017 DAAD/RUFORUM in-region and in-country scholarships. Since 2011, RUFORUM has been in collaboration with the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) to promote the regional doctoral training programmes offered by RUFORUM member universities in the East African Region.

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UN Women-RAN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Call for Innovations

UN Women-RAN Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Call for Innovations August 2017

In partnership with UN WOMEN, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is implementing a project on equipping communities in Northern Uganda (Gulu and Kitgum Districts) and partners with skills directed towards the use of innovative approaches in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG).

This EVAWG challenge seeks to identify innovative solutions towards ending violence against women and girls. These can be initiatives or approaches with proof of sustainability and scalability starting with communities in Northern Uganda.

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Cereal Breeders Receive US$1000 Each to Promote Gender Responsive Research

Participants in the GREAT Course for Cereal Breeders pose for a group photo at the conclusion of their training on 16th August 2017, School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Cereal breeders who participated in a two-weeks Gender-responsive Cereal Grains Breeding (GREAT) Course at the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University from 7th to 16th August 2017, received $1000 each at the end of the course. The facilitation is meant to promote gender responsive research.

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RUFORUM-USADF Collaboration to Create Opportunities for Underserved Communities in Africa

(L-R) CD Glin, President of USADF; Prof.  Rajshree Agarwal, Director of the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets at University of Maryland; RUFORUM representatives: Prof. Agnes Mwang’ombe,  professor at University of Nairobi; and Henry Makuma-Massa, Grants Officer at the RUFORUM Secretariat

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) organized and participated in the 2017 Global Workshop of the United States African Development Foundation (USADF). Held at the University of Maryland, the workshop was funded through a grant from USADF, a U.S. Government agency established to support African-owned enterprises, which improve lives in poor and vulnerable communities on the continent.

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Mak Hosts International conference on Innovation in Agri-business for Sustainable Development

A section of participants posing for a group photo with the Vice Chancellor-Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu (5th Left) after the opening ceremony on 16th August 2017, Senate Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University is hosting a two- day workshop on  International Collaborative Education Exchange   on Accelerating Youth Education and Innovation in Agribusiness for Sustainable Development.

The conference (16th -17th August 2017) was officially opened by the Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu at Makerere University Senate Building.

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CAES Holds Field Day to Mark End of Recess Term

A student Plant Doctor explains to journalists the signs of pest and disease infestation as well as symptoms of plant nutrient deficiency

Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) on 12th August 2017 held the Kabanyolo Field day to mark the end of recess term activities for semester II of the 2016/2017 academic year. The Field Day enables students to practice and demonstrate skills acquired in class.

The function was attended by Makerere University staff, farmers from different parts of the district, surrounding community members, NAADS officials, Uganda National Farmers Federation (UNFFE) representatives among others.

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New Makerere Vice-Chancellor Designate Aims High

Newly appointed Makerere University Vice-chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has vowed to position the Ugandan university as the leading institution for academic excellence and innovation in Africa.

He has also promised to increase the number of graduate students to 30% of the total enrolment, up from the current 16%, while at the same time strengthening graduate training and research.

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Mak Graduate Admission Lists for 2017/18 Academic Year

Masters Graduates from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) on Day 4 of the 67th Graduation Ceremony, 24th February 2017, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (RGT)Makerere University has released the admission lists for postgradate applicants successfully admitted for the 2017/18 Academic Year.

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Training in Pig Artificial Insemination for Districts in Uganda

Students demonstrating at an Internship Exhibition held at MUARIK on 8th August 2014

DIVERSE – PIG Phase II is an ongoing research project in the Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University funded by Competitive Grant Scheme, National Agricultural Research Organization. The project is organizing to train fifty (50) AI technicians from 12 districts in pig artificial insemination. The twelve districts are; Masaka, Kayunga, Lira, Gulu, Hoima, Jinja, Mityana, Mpingi, Mbale, Luwero, Soroti and Kiryandongo.


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