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Dr. Alice Nabatanzi Awarded UP Early Career Research Leader Fellowship

Dr. Alice Nabatanzi, Lecturer, Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology and Biotechnology, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Dr. Alice Nabatanzi, a lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology and Biotechnology at the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) has been awarded an Early Career Research Leader Fellowship by the University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa. The fellowship will take a split-site approach between Makerere University and University of Pretoria.

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Needfinding is Very Important for any Innovation

A group of women in Gulu trying to understand from a facilitator how web systems can help them report cases of violence. Left is Tumusiime Martin, a Computer Science student at Makerere University, RAN Innovator and Team Leader for Tuyambe Ba Maama 2018.

Six months ago, my team and other innovators received grants to come up with technological Innovations that could help communities in Uganda End Violence Against Women and Girls. Through a hackathon session organized and facilitated by the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), we were privileged to be among teams that were selected to benefit from support from UN Women.  Our proposed solution to ending violence against women and girls among others was taken up to receive incubation support additionally benefiting from RAN’s innovation incubation program.

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RAN at the UNDP Istanbul Innovation Days 2018

Nathan Tumuhamye, Director, Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab makes RAN's presentation at the UNDP Instanbul Innovation Days on 28th November 2018

Leveraging from partnership and collaboration, Makerere University's ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) was invited by  United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to participate in the 2018 UNDP Istanbul Innovation Days in Turkey. The theme of the event was “The Next Generation Governance” RAN was represented by Nathan Tumuhamye, the Director Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab.

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Dr. Umar Kakumba Receives Office of First Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

Dr. Umar Kakumba (Left) the incoming First Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) receives a copy of the outgoing First Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang's report on 30th November 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The outgoing First Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs, Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang officially handed over office to his successor Dr. Umar Kakumba on Friday, 30th November 2018.  The brief ceremony was presided over by the Vice Chairperson of the University Council, Hon. Irene Ovonji-Odida.

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Business Modeling, Communication Training by RAN at Pabbo Sub-County

RAN's Communication Manager-Ms. Harriet Adong (2nd R) with members of her team and the Pabbo community led by the sub-County Chief-Mr. Kisembo (Rear: 4th L) during the interaction on 26th November 2018, Amuru District, Uganda

Monday November 26, 2018 saw yet another team from Makerere University School of Public Health-ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) drive up to Northern Uganda. It was another opportunity to engage with the Pabbo sub-county community members specifically equipping them with Business Modeling, Communication and Marketing skills.  Mr.

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Mak- CDFU exhibition on Gender Based Violence prevention and responses

Mr. Eric Tumwesigye together with some of the participants posing for a photo with a plaque card.

Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU); with financial support from UN Women has organized a two days’ exhibition under the theme: Gender Based Violence prevention and responses.  Several stakeholders including; UN Agencies, government agencies, universities, Civil Society Organizations, and private sector; managing Gender Based Violence Issues in Uganda are participating in the exhibition.

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Prof. Bazeyo Scoops CEO Global Education & Training Continental Award

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration), Prof. William Bazeyo (Top 2nd Left) poses for a group photo with other CEO Global winners at the Dinner Gala held on 27th November 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa. Prof. Bazeyo scooped the Education and Training Continental Award.

Makerere University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration, Prof. William Bazeyo has emerged Continental Winner in the Education and Training – Academic sector of CEO Global’s Titans: Building Nations, 2018 Awards. The Award was presented to Prof. Bazeyo by the Chief Executive of CEO Global, Annelize Wepener at a Gala Dinner held at the Apollo Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday, 27th November 2018.

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GREAT Conducts First Spinoff Courses for ICRISAT Social Scientists and Plant Breeders

Participants engage in role play to illustrate barriers to women's active participation in agricultural activities during the GREAT TLIII Course on 26th November 2018, Forest Cottages, Bukoto Kampala, Uganda.

GREAT conducts the first spinoff courses for ICRISAT Social Scientists and Plant Breeders working on Tropical Legumes III to build their Capacities for Gender Responsive Research and Reporting


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