DVC . Assoc. Prof. Umar Ahmed Kasule
The symposium on land degradation and ecosystem restoration in Uganda’s fragile ecosystems was successfully held on 24th June, 2022 at Muteesa I Royal University at the MRU Research and Seminar Center and attracted a total of 35 participants from academia, practitioners, early career researchers and advocacy institutions.
The symposium was opened by Dr. Aisha Jjagwe Lutale, the Director of Research and Postgraduate School at 9:30 am and modulated by Dr. Hannington Wasswa from Makerere University and was closed by assoc. prof. Umar Ahmed Kasule who also officially launched Muteesa I Royal University Journal.
The Presentations were as follows:
Experts in the field Dr. Turyabanawe Loy Gumisirize from Kyambogo University, Mr. Moses Egaru from International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Dr. Benard Barasa from Kyambogo University as well as peers gave feedback to the presenters.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Umar Ahmed Kasule closed the symposium and encouraged the presenters to share their findings with the communities where the research is carried out in addition to publications.