Makerere University, Uganda

Militarization, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda

Project summary This project on militarisation, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda will examine the concept of militarisation in Uganda and its implications for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No. 16 on peace, justice and strong instituti ...

Agricultural Investors as Development Actors? (AIDA)

Like agricultural investors from other non-African countries, Danish farmers and institutional investors are increasingly attracted by the invitations extended by African governments to invest in agriculture as well as by the encouragement they recei ... Midterm report 2018: AIDA has established an overview of Danish agricultural investments in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and the associated investors. Close to 100 investments, involving more than 150 Danish investors, have been identified. On this ...

Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa

Over the last decade, a number of countries in Africa have become less dependent on traditional aid as other sources of income have grown. At the same time, the policy priorities of these countries’ governments may be changing. Whereas poverty reduc ... Midterm report: Halfway into the PSRB program, researchers have studied specific revenue bargains in Tanzania, Uganda, Togo and Senegal (the latter two by Aarhus PhD students). The studies are listed on the project website. They include for i ...

Productivity and Growth in Organic Value-chains (ProGrOV)

The growing organic sector is an example of private/market led development. The rationale for the project is that organic agriculture has the potential to improve yields and natural resource management and link farmers to high value markets for impr ... Project completion report:
ProGrOV has strengthened the research-based knowledge for supporting increased productivity and sustainable growth in organic production and value chains, and built capacity for future development of organic agric ...

Climate Change and Rural Institutions

The research will investigate how district level government, agencies responsible for managing natural resources, agricultural advisory services and farmer organisations in Africa and Asia are responding to climate change. Such "meso-level" organisa ... Project Completion Report: The project had two overall objectives to:

1. Provide national and international decision-makers with evidence-based analyses of the meso-level implications of pro-poor climate change adaptation polic ...

Transboundary animal diseases in East Africa

In East Africa, livestock provides a source of family income for millions of people. A strong livestock sector is therefore crucial for enhancing food security and for reducing poverty in the region. However, endemic diseases of livestock and wildli ... Midterm report 2014: The project has contributed to the existing knowledge and information base concerning FMD in livestock and wildlife in eastern Africa. The findings in the project can be used as a basis for strategies for undertaking furt ...

Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda (ChildMed)

The overall objective is to contribute to improving the quality of medicine use for children in Uganda through multi-disciplinary research and to build capacity by research training. The research plan was developed jointly by Ugandan and Danish part ... Project Completion Report ChildMed is the acronym for the project Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda. It lasted 01-01-2010 to 30-06-2015. Overall objectives were to contribute with a scientific foundation to improve the qua ...

Income Generation through Market Access and Improved Feed Utilization: Production of Quality Beef and Goat Meat (IGMAFU-Meat)

The objective of the project is to improve the research capacity within livestock production at Makerere University, Uganda and Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania, - and at University of Aarhus and University of Copenhagen, Denmark. This is ... Completion Report - Summary:
The following results have been communicated to both the local advisors and the
international audience by meetings, articles pamphlets and film and the documentation can be found at the IGMAFU-meat homepa ...
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