Makerere University acknowledges that funds received from SIDA under the bilateral Research Cooperation enable Ugandan public universities to conduct impactful research, research capacity strengthening, institutional advancement, generate knowledge and promote research uptake for regional development, which generally align with the scope of the EDCTP programme.

331-2014 Project title: Partnership for Building Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods to Climate Change and Disaster Risks - BREAD

Research Phase

Research Phase: 

The gist of the Partnership for Building Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods to Climate Change and Disaster Risks (BREAD) project is to build capacity at Makerere University and Gulu Universities in the fields of resilience, disaster risk management under variable and changing climate. The project will train 3 PhD (2 local and 1 sandwich) with 1 student from other PPU, 2 postdocs and 2 master’s students at Makerere. The project will also develop one PhD curriculum, review one PhD programme and one Masters programme.  In addition, the project will establish a center of excellence in disaster risk management to support science, policy and practical actions.