IUC 2021 Phase In MUSTOngoing
University as a Facilitator for Community Based Sustainable Solutions to Demographic Challenges in South Western Uganda (UCoBS)
UCoBS programme focuses on strengthening Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) flagship, the Community Based Education, Research and Service. The goal is to achieve improved and sustainable household livelihoods of the Most at Risk Populations by addressing their demographic challenges.
The project is composed out of 6 sub-projects: (click on the projects to get a short presentation)
|Intervention||Team Leader Uganda||Team Leader Flanders||University FTL|
|Improved conservation practices of the environment and natural resources||Medard Twinamatsiko||Marijke Huysmans||Vrije Universiteit Brussel|
|Mechanisms for Climate Change Adaptation for Sustainable Food Production||Grace Kagoro||Matthieu Kervyn||Vrije Universiteit Brussel|
|Increased access and utilization of affordable energy technologies||Johnes Obungoloch||Maarten Vanierschot||KU Leuven|
|Improved sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, children and adolescents||Joseph Ngonzi||Kristien Roelens||UGent|
|Increased youth employability through skilling, innovations, experiential learning and technology transfer||Manasseh Tumuhimbise||Lies Vanhaelemeesch||HOWEST|
|Improved Institutional and Community ICT Capacity to Access and Utilise Information||Fred Kaggwa||Rudy Gevaert||UGent|
More information on the project can be found here.
Watch their introductory movie here.
Find out more on our previous projects with MUST.
On 14 October 2021, a connect session with MUST took place. Find out more here.
Institutional University Cooperation
01/03/2021 - 31/08/2022