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The Author, Dr. Edward Bbaale, Dean-School of Economics, College of Business and Mangement Sciences (CoBAMS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.Business and Management

Makerere University through the School of Economics participates in the Collaborative Masters Program in Economics for Anglophone Africa (except Nigeria) sponsored by African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). After the MA (ECON) students are taught core courses at Makerere, they participate in a Joint Facility for Electives (JFE) that brings together over 10 Universities.

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It could very well be that the first half of the 21st century will be remembered as the period when Africa came into its own. These five decades could be a period of steady economic growth and one is which the rapid increase of the working age population actually pays the long promised demographic dividend.  Whether this dream is realized will of course depend on a multitude of political, social, economic and environmental variables.

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DIVERSE Project PI-Assoc. Prof. Donald Rugira Kugonza (2nd R) with officials and trainees during the kit distribution exercise in Mpigi DistrictResearch News

Makerere University has established a mini laboratory  for processing pig semen at the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (MUARIK).  This initiative is being spearheaded by Assoc. Prof. Donald Rugira Kugonza from the Department of Agricultural Production under the “DIVERSE PIG Project” sponsored by NARO.

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Chair Council-Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem (6th R) flanked by Deputy Chair-Hon. Irene Ovonji-Odida (6th L), Mak Holdings Board Chair-Mr. Charles Mbire (5th R), Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (5th L), Members of Management, Mak Holdings Board, partners and prospective Investors during the Investor Conference, 5th December 2017, Kampala Serena Hotel.General

On 5th December 2017, hundreds of potential investors convened at Serena Hotel Kampala to participate in the Makerere University Property Investor Conference organized by the Makerere University Holdings Limited (Mak Holdings Limited).

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Nurses at the New Mulago Hospital Complex. Mak-Sida Bilateral Programme under Project 344 is offering 2 Masters Degree Scholarships in Midwifery and Women’s Health tenable at the College of Health Sciences for staff from Gulu and Lira Universities starting Academic year 2017/2018Sciences

Innovations for accelerating reduction in maternal, newborn and child mortality in post conflict Uganda: Project number 344-2014:

The Government of Uganda and Government of Sweden have renewed their research Cooperation Agreement for the next five years (2015 – 2020). The main objective of the bilateral research cooperation is to increase the capacity of Makerere and Partner public Universities to generate knowledge and promote research uptake for national and regional development.

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 Mr Cyriaco Kabagambe, Mr. Henry Nsubuga, Ms. Nina Odoro-IREX, Mr. Agaba Issa Mugabo and Ms. Rita Kyamuhangire after the meeting at the Guest House, 4th December 2017, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

Students from Makerere University have successfully completed a pilot of the Oral Communications Badge Challenge thanks to support from the Education Design Lab and International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX). The pilot was coordinated by the Counselling and Guidance Centre (CGC) and the Oral Communications Badge Challenge was one the first competency-based skills needed by students to succeed in the workplace introduced by IREX, as part of the umbrella 21st Century Skills Badging Challenge.

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Management of Africa’s spiraling population growth is crucial to addressing hunger and adequate food production for the continent, but also the potential to end food shortages globally.

That was the warning sounded by Ugandan Professor Adipala Ekwamu during his keynote address on the second day of the 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, taking place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre.

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