Launch of the MAK Centre of Excellence in Waste Management

Event Date
Friday, 17 February 2017 - 10:00am
Event Info

Makerere University College of Agricultural and  Environmental Sciences (CAES) will launch the first Centre of Excellence in Waste Management in Uganda  this coming Friday 17th February,2017.
The centre will be officially launched by the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda at the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo at 10.00am.

The initiative has been supported with funding from Sida  (over 15 years), Makerere University, Bank of Uganda, AU/EU and CAES.

Sida supported the capacity building and 8 PhD staff have been trained plus their supervisors and collaborators from Sweden and Canada and this has created a strong team of experts to be the core staff of the Centre. Sida has also provided the state –of- the -art equipment for the labs and the Centre, computers, project vehicle and chemicals.

In addition to financial support, Makerere University offered a building that required renovations and this has been done.

Event Venue
Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo
Category by Unit
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Prof. Elly N Sabiiti, Makerere University Centre Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Production, School of Agricultural Sciences, Tel +256 414 533580 Mob +256 772438010