Mak-Sida Annual Review Meeting 2017
Mak-Sida Annual Review Meeting October 2017
The Makerere University-SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) Annual Review Meeting (ARM) under the theme "Multidisciplinary Research for Social Transformation” visited the College of Computing and IS to review the BRIGHT project and the other two projects at the College. The Sida supported projects at the College are:
- Training for Sustainable Spatially Enabled e-Services Delivery in Uganda (TSSEED). This project supports students to train along the themes of: spatial predictive modeling for prevalence of infectious diseases, epidemiology intervention without location, a public participatory GIS for planning e- services for solid waste management, Spatial-temporal modeling of nodding syndrome and spatial temporal Modeling of Mobile Microscopic Diseases. (Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Gilbert Maiga).
- Empowerment for Strengthen Research Capacity in Library and Information Science education to support Knowledge and Information Production and Sharing for Sustainable Socio-economic Transformation and Development in Uganda. (Principal Investigator; Dr. William Kiyingi).
- Building Research Capacity in Innovative Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) for Sustainable Socio-economic Growth in Uganda. (Principal Investigator; Assoc. Prof. Engineer Bainomugisha).
The meeting was scheduled with the aim of discussing the current status/progress of the above-mentioned projects. This was achieved through getting feedback from the relevant stakeholders (i.e. Principal Investigator’s, Ph.D. student etc.) regarding challenges, successes, and any other issues faced over the past year.