Uganda

Country Representative

Dr. Patrick Musinguzi (Makerere University)

African Rural University (ARU)

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www.aru.ac.ug

Representative:

Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe; Vice-Chancellor

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Islamic Call University College (ICUC)

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Islamic Call University College located at the National Gaddafi Mosque, Old Kampala, Uganda, East Africa is an intellectual and scholarly community characterized by open discussion, the free exchange of ideas, respectful debate, and a commitment to rigorous inquiry. All members of the University - faculty, staff, and students - are expected to advance the scholarly and social values embodied by the University. Islamic Call University College and all its programs have been recognized by the Ministry of Education and National Council for Higher Education in Uganda under decision memo for year 2011. The university offers an array of research focused graduate and under graduate programs in areas such as Peace and Conflict Resolution, International relations, Public Administration, Social sciences, Islamic studies, Information and Computing Technologies, Business Administration, Education, Islamic Finance, Arabic and translation studies, and Sharia. Research efforts are spread across its five faculties. https://icuc.ac.ug/

Representative:

Saleh Ahmed Suwed Amooti; Academic Registrar

Saleh Ahmed Suwed is Ugandan. He holds the following qualifications from Makerere University Kampala: Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Diploma in Education and Master of Arts (Educational Management). He is currently the Academic Registrar Islamic Call University College. He has also worked in the same capacities in Islamic University in Uganda (1993 2009) and International University of East Africa (2009 – 2011) where he assisted the University to acquire Provisional License from National Council for Higher Education. He has also served on several Boards of Governors of various schools and institutions and as a member of the Board of Directors of Uganda Post Limited. He is a Commissioner of Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Electoral Commission in charge of Northern Uganda.

Kabale University (KAB)

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https://www.kab.ac.ug/

Representative:

Prof. Wilson Bamwerinde; Programme Coordinator

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Kyambogo University

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Kyambogo University is one of Uganda’s largest public Universities with a student population of about 33,000. Kyambogo University (KYU) is a skills oriented University which was established to primarily fill the gap of practical skills which are needed to drive forward technological innovations that are aimed at boosting the country’s economic development. It was therefore established with the main aim of promoting and advancing knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology and Education having regards for quality, equity, progress and transformation of society. The University sits on Banda Hill located about 10 kilometres from Kampala along the Kampala-Jinja Highway. Kyambogo University was formed as a result of a merger of the former Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK), and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE). The University currently runs a number of programmes under six faculties and two schools which include, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Faculty of Special Needs and Rehabilitation, School of Management and Entrepreneurship and School of Graduate Studies. The University aims to be a centre of academic and professional excellence with the ultimate goal of producing graduands who are fit to make practical positive contribution to the development of society.

https://kyu.ac.ug

Representative:

Dr. Nakabungo Mary Nakabungo Kaggwa

Dr. Mary Nakabungo Kaggwa is a trained professional in environmental resources science and management and has worked in various aspects of research in aquatic resources where she has acquired experience for over thirteen years. She is currently a Lecturer at Kyambogo University, Kampala, offering lectures in the BSc programmes in Environmental Science Technology and additionally supervising, mentoring and guiding both BSc and MSc students. She is also the Staff coordinator for the Inter-Universities Earth Hour Innovations Challenge – Kyambogo University chapter. She holds a Doctoral degree from University of Vienna, Austria, a Master of Science in Environmental Science from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands and a Bachelor of Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture from Makerere University. Dr. Kaggwa has acquired extensive work experience through participation in multi-disciplinary and multi-national research projects and/or collaborations. She has exceptional experience in working in the East African region in countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda which have been resourceful in her career growth and experience.

Makerere University (MAK)

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Makerere University is a premier public institution in Uganda; but also the oldest and most prestigious English Universities in Africa. The University was established in 1922 as a technical school. In 1937, it started developing into an institution of higher education, offering post-school certificate courses, and in 1949, it became a University College affiliated to the University College of London, offering courses leading to the general degrees of its then mother institution. On July 1, 1970, Makerere became an independent national university of the Republic of Uganda, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to its own awards. Makerere University offers not only day but also evening and external study programmes to a student body of about 35,000 undergraduates and 3,000 postgraduates (both Ugandan and foreign). It is also a very active center for research.

Makerere University is a Collegiate University with 9 Constituent Colleges, which include College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Bio-security; College of Natural Sciences; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Health Sciences; College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology; College of Education and External Studies; College of Computing and Information Sciences; College of Business and Management Sciences; and the School of Law.

The vision of the University is to be the leading institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa, and the mission is to provide innovative teaching, learning, research and services responsive to National and Global needs. These are guided by the core values, that is, allegiance to the Institution, integrity, customer responsiveness, professionalism and openness to diversity.

www.mak.ac.ug

Representative:

Dr. Patrick Musinguzi

Dr. Patrick Musinguzi (PhD) is currently a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Production, Makerere University with special interest in soil/water/land resources management. His drive to pursue a career in natural resources was ingrained early on, when he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Land Use and Management (Makerere University) and later built on this to attain a M.Sc. Agriculture (Soil Science). He holds a PhD in Agriculture of Makerere University. His work at the University has exposed him to several community outreach services, supervision skills, research, local and global linkages. Musinguzi has been involved in intensive research and consultancies in different sectors related to natural resource management both with Government and Non-Government Organizations. He commands vast experiences in conducting objective-based consultancies, field related experiments, research, analysis, community engagement, and publications. Some of his publications are evident to support these assertions. He has gone through several local and international training in areas of natural resource management in soils, land use, watersheds, crop management, models/simulation, geo-statistics and GIS. He is a very dynamic person with vast experiences in project proposal writing, management and output-based implementations. He has traversed most regions in Africa conducting both private and institutional related duties on soil mapping, land use planning, land suitability assessment, watershed evaluation, soil and water testing, plant analysis, community resource mapping, Soil-plant-water studies, and social economic surveys in biophysical factors of production.

Nkumba University (NU)

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Nkumba is a private not-for-profit secular University, established in 1994 and chartered by the government of Uganda in 2006, with a beautiful campus near the lake town of Entebbe on the shores of lake Victoria. It nurtures career dreams with a wide range of academic programmes in Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Design, Law, Education and Social Science, administered form certificate to PhD level in flexible study modes. Teaching, learning and research at Nkumba are dynamic and supported by numerous academic and professional networks making the programmes highly attractive to national and international stakeholders, as reflected in the diverse student community from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, Nigeria, the exchange students from Belgium, Austria, Japan, and occasionally from Canada. A number of institutional research activities are ongoing to address human needs in public health, entrepreneurship and social sciences with sponsorship from government, and the University research fund. Its motto “I OWE YOU” enshrines the spirit of responsibility that Nkumba has towards the community.

www.nkumbauniversity.ac.ug

Representative:

Mr. Charles Lwanga Kaggwa, Dean SCIAD

Charles holds a Masters degree in Commercial Industrial Art and Design specialising in Product design. He has a 20 year exposure in lecturing and University administrative work which has positioned him with various responsibilities including; Human resource management, Capacity building, Programme development, Marketing and Research. He also engages in consultancy work especially in Vocational projects. Currently he heads the School of Commercial Industrial Art and Design (SCIAD) of Nkumba University and also coordinates the Erasmus+ programme between Nkumba University and its European partners.