Recent Submissions

  • Sorghum production handbook for Uganda 

    Lubadde, Geofrey; Ebiyau, John; Aru, John C.; Andiku, Charles; Wandulu, Joseph A.; Ugen, Michael A. (NaSARRI-NARO, 2019)
    Sorghum is an important income and food security crop for those living in drought-prone regions of Uganda. Many races of the cereal are grown in almost all zones but the northern region is the highest producer followed by ...
  • Standing up for a Sustainable World: Voices of Change 

    Henry, Claude; Rockström, Johan; Stern, Nicholas (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020)
    The world has witnessed extraordinary economic growth, poverty reduction and increased life expectancy and population since the end of WWII, but it has occurred at the expense of undermining life support systems on Earth ...
  • Climate Risk in Africa: Adaptation and Resilience 

    Conway, Declan; Vincent, Katharine (Springer Nature, 2021)
    This open access book highlights the complexities around making adaptation decisions and building resilience in the face of climate risk. It is based on experiences in sub-Saharan Africa through the Future Climate For ...
  • Changing Trends in Urban Agriculture in Kampala 

    David, Sonii; Lee-Smith, Diana; Kyaligonza, Julius; Mangeni, Wasike; Kimeze, Sarah; Aliguma, Lucy; Lubowa, Abdelrahman; Nasinyama, George W. (Sustainable Tree Crops Program, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), 2010)
    Kampala in the 21st century is the showcase of Uganda’s economic, political and social transformation following the economic decay and civil war of the 1970s and 1980s. A capital city that reflects the country’s diversity, ...
  • Psychosomatic Medicine: An International Guide for the Primary Care Setting 

    Fritzsche, Kurt; McDaniel, Susan H.; Wirsching, Michael (Springer Nature, 2019)
    The book is divided into a general part and a part with specific clinical manifestations. The general part addresses topics that are relevant to all clinical manifestations such as the interaction between mind and body, ...
  • Development and social policy reform in Uganda: The slow emergence of a social protection agenda (1986-2014) 

    Grebe, Eduard; Mubiru, John Bosco (Centre for Social Science Research University of Cape Town, 2014)
    This paper provides a broad overview of the evolution of development and welfare policy—and the politics surrounding—it in Uganda, but focuses primarily on the increasing prominence of social protection, especially ...
  • Learning, Philosophy, and African Citizenship 

    Holma, Katariina; Kontinen, Tiina (Springer Nature, 2022)
    The book addresses the compelling questions concerning the ideals of African citizenship, the processes of learning to fulfill these ideals, and possibilities of education in fostering citizenship. Rather than advocating ...
  • Lives Amid Violence: Transforming Development in the Wake of Conflict 

    Schomerus, Mareike (Bloomsbury Academic, 2023)
    Violent conflict and its aftermath are pressing problems, particularly for international development initiatives. However, the results of development in conflict contexts have generally been disappointing and their ...
  • Democracy and the Discourse on Relevance Within the Academic Profession at Makerere University 

    Felde, Andrea; Halvorsen, Tor; Myrtveit, Anja; Øygard, Reidar (African Minds, 2013)
    Democracy and the Discourse of Relevance is set against the backdrop of the spread of neoliberal ideas and reforms since the 1980s, accepting also that these ideas are rooted in a longer history. It focuses on how neoliberalism ...
  • Arbitrary States :Social Control and Modern Authoritarianism in Museveni's Uganda 

    Unknown author (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    In recent years, scholars of authoritarianism have noted a trend in which institutions designed to check arbitrary power have been hollowed out to facilitate its exercise. As they grapple with how to understand the disjunct ...
  • Agricultural Innovation and Sustainable Development 

    Blakeney, Michael (MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2022-05-06)
    This book deals with sustainable agriculture at a time of climate change. It seeks to identify a number of solutions to deal with the agricultural stresses caused by climate change. These range from the identification and ...
  • Sociology of the COVID-19 Lockdown: Critical Analysis of Its Effects on Private School Teacher Wellbeing 

    Sekiwu, Denis; Ocan, Johnson (IGI Global, 2022)
    Much of the research on COVID-19 is gleaned on epidemiological, virological, and medical outcomes of the global pandemic. In education, research focus is skewed towards how school closure affected the psychological ...
  • Techno-economic feasibility of small-scale pressurized irrigation in Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda through an integrated modeling approach 

    Jorge L Izar-Tenorio; Paulina Jaramillo; Nathan Williams (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2021-10-19)
    Agriculture contributes up to 50% of the gross domestic product in some East African countries and is the backbone of the region’s economy. Most farmers rely on traditional, small-scale subsistence farming with low fertilizer ...
  • Uganda’s National Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Measures and Implications for Public Governance 

    Bakenegura Namara, Rose; Nabaho, Lazarus; Kagambirwe Karyeija, Gerald; Nkata, James L.; Lukwago, Rajab (The International Institute of Administrative Sciences, 2020)
    This paper analyses Uganda’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Uganda responded to the pandemic decisively –with context-specific measures which were underpinned by science rather than fiction –thus registering quick ...
  • Parenting Initiatives in Uganda Learning from UZAZI AVSI Parenting Model and Related Initiatives 

    Walakira, Eddy J.; Matovu, Fred; Kyamulabi, Agnes; Biribonwa Agaba, Alfred; Nyeko, John Paul; Luwangula, Ronald (Fountain Publishers, 2021)
    This book provides a national context and state of parenting in Uganda. It introduces the concept of parenting and helps the reader to gain an understanding of the attributes and dimensions that make parenting either ...
  • Cloud RAN and MEC: A Perfect Pairing 

    Reznik, Alex; Murillo, Luis Miguel Contreras; Fontes, Francisco; Turyagyenda, Charles; Wehner, Christof; Zheng, Zhou (ETSI MEC, 2018)
    CRAN and MEC are highly complementary technologies. Collocating these helps make the economics of each of them significantly more attractive. Collocating CRAN and MEC also helps an MNO to support (and generate revenue ...
  • Fully Coupled Surface–Subsurface Hydrological Modeling to Optimize Ancient Water Harvesting Techniques 

    Cornelis, Wim M.; Verbist, Koen; Araya, Tesfay; Opolot, Emmanuel; Wildemeersch, Jasmien C.J.; Al-Barri, Bashar (Handbook ofWater Harvesting and Conservation: Case Studies and Application Examples, 2021)
    Worldwide, but particularly in drylands, water scarcity has become a major limitation to crop production and to delivering ecosystemservices in general. Likewise, in many regions rainfall is becoming more erratic, with ...
  • Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Uganda: Results from the 2004 National Survey of Adolescents 

    Neema, Stella; Ahmed, Fatima H.; Kibombo, Richard; Bankole, Akinrinola (Alan Guttmacher Institute., 2006)
    Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa face many hurdles,including balancing the expectations of the traditional,often conservative, norms against the increasing exposure, through the mass media, to modern ideals. The sexual ...
  • A Spatial Decision Support Tool for Landfill Site Selection: Case For Municipal Solid Waste Management 

    Nakakawa, Agnes; Ogao, P.J. (Fountain Publishers, 2022)
    One of the problems faced worldwide is waste management. It involves several activities, which can be categorized into: collection, transportation and disposal of waste. Computerizing the processes involved in these ...
  • Transgressing Boundaries: Gendered Spaces, Species, and Indigenous Forest Management in Uganda 

    Nsubuga Nabanoga K., Gorettie (Tropical Resource Management Papers, 2005)
    Uganda is a country known for its extensive tropical high forests. It is estimated that 24 percent (5 million ha) of Uganda’s land is under forest cover (MWLE 2001). Local people are known to greatly depend on these ...

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