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There is unreliability of food security in Uganda caused by over reliance on rain fed agriculture by the biggest percentage (97%) of households in Uganda. Prolonged droughts always lead to food scarcity in the country. Irrigation is the solution this problem. However, farmers have not engaged in irrigation majorly because of the financial requirements. The major aim of this project therefore, was to design a community irrigation scheme to serve small holder farmers.

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), Makerere University is running a project together with University College London in a bid to better understand the capacity of subsurface water in rapidly growing African towns and cities in order to provide both a source of safe water and receptacle for faecal waste. This project is funded by DFID.

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 Prof. Moses Joloba, Dr. Abdoulaye Djimdé, IDI ED-Dr. Andrew Kambugu, US Deputy Chief of Mission in Kampala-Ms. Colette Marcellin and Mr. Michael Tartakovsky at the ACE in Bioinformatices and Intensive Data Sciences launch on 21st March 2019, IDI-McKinnell Knowledge Centre, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaResearch News

On Thursday, 21st March 2019, the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and the Colleges of Health Sciences (CHS) and Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) in partnership with the US Government’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology (NIH/NIAID/OCICB) launched the African Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Bioinformatics and Data Intensive Sciences at the IDI-McKinnell Knowledge Centre, Makerere University.

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Apply to join the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) - United Social Ventures joint Internship Program for 2019General

Apply to join the RAN - United Social Ventures joint Internship Program for 2019. This is an internship like no other!

Form a team and design an "innovative social venture" over 12 weeks. Most of the work you will do independently as a team. Going into communities to learn, immerse your self, build, and implement a sustainable solution to the problem you choose.

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The 1967 Government dam that was rehabilitated by Makerere University under the WATERCARP project in 2011. The valley dam sustains over 1,000 cattle from seven parishes in Wanzogi sub-County, Nakasongola District throughout the dry season. General

The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has attributed the dry spell conditions being experienced in most parts of Uganda to the tropical cyclone (storm) codenamed IDAI. The storm which has been over the Mozambique Channel has been associated with heavy rains and winds of up to 170km/h made landfall on the coastal port city of Beira in Mozambique on 14th March 2019 with devastating impacts on human life and property in both Mozambique and Malawi.

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Dr. Josephine Ahikire (Right), Dr. Aaron Mushengyezi (2nd Left), Dr. Andrew State (Left) with Prof. James P. Holloway, Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Interdisciplinary Academic Affairs, University of Michigan (2nd Right). Humanities and Social Sciences

With support of a Planning Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is undertaking study visits to research Centres on Teaching and Learning in universities in South Africa and the United States. The purpose of the visits is to benchmark best practices from these centres, which will inform the establishment of a similar Centre in the College and at Makerere University.

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Female Students access one of the wireless hotspots along the Edge Road, near the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

The Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) is welcoming applications for Industrial Training in Engineering, and Finance and Administration. The program will run from 1st June 2019 till 31st July 2019.

For this year’s program, only students from the following courses will be admitted;

Engineering courses (only female applicants to be admitted);
1. Bsc. Telecommunications Engineering (Year 3)
2. Bsc. Computer Engineering (Year 3)
3. Bsc. Software Engineering (Year 3)
4. Bsc. Computer Science (Year 2)

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