Workshop to discuss The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report opens in Kampala
Ugandans have been sensitized to adopt mitigation and adaptation measures to cub the problem of climatic change. This was during the opening of the two day out reach event to disseminate the Inter governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) held at Hotel Africana on Thursday 21st, August 2014.
The function was presided over by the Minister of State for Water and Environment Hon. Flavia Munaba,the Vice Chancellor Makerere University, The Ambassodor Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and the High Commissioner British High commissioner in Uganda and CDKN Africa Regional Director Mr. Carl Wesselink.
300 UPDF officers awarded Makerere Certificates in Agriculture Training: Officers hailed for discipline and urged to pass on the knowledge and skills to improve people’s livelihoods.
About 300 UPDF officers have been awarded Certificates of Attendance following a two - weeks Agriculture Induction Training at Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The certificates were awarded by the Chancellor Makerere University Prof. George Mondo Kagonyera at colorful ceremony held at the University Main Hall on Tuesday 19th August, 2014. The function was presided over by the Senior Presidential Advisor on Defence and Security Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho who also doubles as the Coordinator Operation Wealth Creation (OWC).
Other invited guests included the Minister of State for Luwero Triangle Hon. Sarah Kataike, the Board Chairman NAADS, Makerere University Chancellor and top Management, Senior UPDF officers among others.
The Chancellor Makerere University Prof George Mondo Kagonyera awrds certificates
After the training, the officers will work together with NAADS Technical teams in sub counties to modernize agriculture and improve service delivery.
About three hundred UPDF officers have been received at Makerere University to undertake an induction training course in agriculture. They will be residing in the Nkrumah and Nsibirwa Halls from 6th August to 20th August 2014.
The participants arrived on Wednesday 6th August. 2014 and were treated to a welcome ceremony that was held in the University Main Hall starting at 3.00pm.
Makerere University Don has scooped the best scientific paper Award and Certificate of Appreciation in recognition for the best paper presentation during the 2nd ASARECA General Assembly and Scientific Conference that was concluded in Bunjumbura, Burundi.
Dr. Fred Kabi poses with his certificate and plague after it was delivered to him