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Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011

About Uganda

Uganda is an important partner country of VLIR-UOS. From 2003 to 2021 VLIR-UOS spent about € 19.7 million in cooperation with Uganda, including many scholarships and a long-term Institutional University Cooperation (IUC) Programme with Mountains of the Moon University (MMU). The ongoing IUC programme with MMU is the cornerstone of the Uganda country programme, next to numerous SI and TEAM projects.

The South Initiative (SI) 'Evidence based Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities (CWD) in Wakiso district' made two interesting videos about their project:

Ongoing projects

Country Strategy

The Uganda country strategy fits into the national development strategy and Vision 2040. The following main themes for all future interventions in cooperation with Uganda are identified:

  • The relevance of family in addressing food, health and environmental insecurity
  • Responsible and accountable governance to local communities in the areas of natural resource management, social service delivery and post-conflict recovery
  • Community-based and focused university education, research and services
  • Gender

As for the institutional focus, following universities are put forward:

  • Busitema University
  • Gulu University
  • Kyambogo University
  • Makerere University
  • Mbarara University of Science and Technology
  • Mountains of the Moon University
  • Uganda Christian University 
  • Uganda Martyrs University

Overview current partners