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April 2019

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Ambassador of Japan advises farmers on mindset change towards new farming techniques

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) presents the Mak necktie to Japanese Ambassador H.E. Kazuaki Kameda (Right) during his visit to the AICAD Uganda Country Office on 17th April 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda H.E. Kazuaki Kameda has advised Ugandan farmers to adopt new techniques of farming so as to improve agricultural production. During his first visit to the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) offices at Makerere University on Wednesday 17th April 2019, H.E Kameda called upon leaders, policy makers and the media to change the mindset of local farmers towards modern agriculture.

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Ambassador Kameda Visits AICAD Mak Office, Receives Reports

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) presents the Mak necktie to Japanese Ambassador H.E. Kazuaki Kameda (Right) during his visit to the AICAD Uganda Country Office on 17th April 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, H.E. Kazuaki Kameda on Wednesday, 17th April 2019 made a courtesy visit to the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) Office, Makerere University. He was received by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Dr. Bitek Titus Watmon who represented the Vice Chancellor Kyambogo University and AICAD officials led by the Acting Executive Director-Prof. Dominic Byarugaba. Also present from AICAD were the Director Research and Development Division-Dr.

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Press Release: Seedstars launches a pan-African venture fund to accompany its regional strategy

Labeskey / Schoolap, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who won the Transforming Education Prize receive their award at Seedstars Summit 2019. Image:Ton Oliveira/Seedstars

Geneva, April 17th, 2019 - Seedstars is partnering with First Growth Ventures to launch Seedstars Africa Ventures, a sub-Saharan Africa fund targeting $100mn to make early-stage minority investments from USD 250,000 to USD 5 million in the most promising and innovative ventures across sectors and countries. The fund is expected to make its first investments by the end of this year.

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Irish Ambassador Launches Innovation Labs at CEDAT

The Irish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. William Carlos (Left) cuts the tape to mark the official launch of four new innovation labs under netLabs!UG as Deputy Principal CEDAT-Dr. Venny Nakazibwe (2nd R), PI netLabs!Ug- Eng. Dr. Dorothy Okello (R) and a netLabs!UG official applaud, 10th April 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Irish Ambassador to Uganda, His Excellency William Carlos, has launched four new Innovation laboratories belonging to netLabs!UG; a research center under the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), Makerere University. The new laboratories are:

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Daad Alumni Seminar On: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment And Adaptive Capacity Of Bududa Landslides

The DAAD Alumni seminar scheduled for May 27th-1st June 2019 aims to work together with the local communities
Background

Uganda especially in the Albertine in the west, Teso and Mt Elgon in the east are prone to climate vulnerability characterized by recurrent landslides and floods that have fatal results like the destruction of crops, destruction of residential areas including loss of lives. In October, over 200 lives and property were lost, following a landslide that occurred in 2010 (Kitutu, 2010).

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VC Launches “Uganda: The Dynamics of Neoliberal Transformation” Publication

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe launches the “Uganda: The Dynamics of Neoliberal Transformation” book on 15th April 2019, School of Women and Gender Studies, CHUSS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, on Monday, 15th April 2019 launched one of the latest publications by Makerere University staff titled, “Uganda: The Dynamics of Neoliberal Transformation”. This was at ceremony hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in collaboration with Zed Books at the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University. The book was edited by Dr.

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CTCA Job Advert: Administrative Assistant

The Academic Procession makes its way to the Freedom Square from the Main Administration Building on Day1 of the 69th Graduation Ceremony, 15th January 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA), Makerere University was established in July 2011 by the World Health Organisation to build and sustain institutional capacity of African governments in tobacco control with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

CTCA has received phase III funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the Africa Capacity Building Foundation to implement a three-year project to enhance the tobacco control sustainability in Africa. The objectives of the project include;

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CTCA Job Advert: Senior Program Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation

Masters Graduands the College of Health Sciences at Day1 of the 69th Graduation Ceremony, 15th January 2019, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA), Makerere University was established in July 2011 by the World Health Organisation to build and sustain institutional capacity of African governments in tobacco control with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

CTCA has received phase III funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the Africa Capacity Building Foundation to implement a three-year project to enhance the tobacco control sustainability in Africa. The objectives of the project include;

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Mak-Sida APM Ends: Senior Faculty Trained in Graduate Research Supervision and Mentorship

Front Row: The Director, DRGT-Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi (2nd Right), Prof. Leif Abrahamsson-ISP Uppsala (2nd Left), Director QAD-Dr. Vincent Ssembatya (Right) and Therese Rantakokko-ISP (Left) with Senior Faculty that successfully completed training in Graduate Research Supervision and Mentorship, 15th April 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

On Friday, 12th April 2019, the weeklong Makerere University-Sweden Bilateral Research Programme Annual Research Planning Conference concluded with a certificate award ceremony to the first cohort of Senior Faculty trained in Graduate Supervision and Mentorship. The Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD), Makerere University together with Uppsala University Sweden conducted this first training.

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Government Sponsorship Undergraduate Admissions Lists 2019/2020

A graduand takes a selfie during the 68th Graduation Ceremony in January 2018

The Public Universities Joint Admissions Board has released the Official admission lists for Government sponsored students for A ' Level Applicants for the Academic Year 2019/2020. Please see lists below for names of candidates admitted to undergraduate courses at Makerere University and Makerere University Business School.

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