COVID-19: Makerere invents automated hand washing kit

The project is funded by the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Science, Research and Innovation Fund to Makerere University. KAMPALA – Makerere University through the Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF), has innovated an automated hand washing kit for public shared spaces. The scientific kit is aimed at limiting contact with surfaces while ensuring thorough…

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Prof Nawangwe blames govt for Makerere idle Covid19 devices

What you need to know: Makerere. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Makerere University has released a number of innovations aimed at helping government address the pandemic. They include ventillators, self disinfecting hand glooves, recently the Mathematics department released research findings recommending the extension of the lockdown. Makerere University says it has been frustrated by…

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Project Report on A Pedal-Operated Seed Cleaner (PoS-Cleaner) To Boost Post Harvest Grain & Legume Quality, Increase School-Study time & Create Financial Freedom in Rural-Uganda. Submitted to Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (Mak-RIF)

Prepared by: Dr. Peter Tumutegyereize (PhD)- CAES, Dr. Julia Kigozi (PhD)- CAES, Mr. Isaac Oluk- Badaye Tech Ltd, Mr. Ismael Mayanja- UC, Davis (USA), Mr. Wilber Akatuhurira- CAES, Mr. Thomas Buyinza – ISU-UP, Ms. Maureen Mbeiza -ISU-UP, September 2020 Post-harvest handling processes such as drying, threshing, and storage have progressed among small scale farmers in developing countries. However, there is…

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