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    • Muni University Newsletter, February 2019 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2019)
      In this Issue, the details of the e-Courseware workshop organised by Muni University, Visit by Miss Camilla Gry Temmesen a Lecturer at University College Absalon-Denmark to Mun University and a student's narrative on why ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, January 2019 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2019)
      This Issue features details of Muni University Students who were selected to present their Undergraduate Research in Germany, visit by the ED of AfriChild NGO to Muni University for a possible partnership, and a welcome ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, April 2019 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2019)
      This Issue covers details of the upcoming Uganda-Germany Symposium which is to be hosted by Muni University, the inauguration of New Guild Council, Stakeholders Workshop for Curriculum review of the Bachelor of Medicine ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, March 2019 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2019)
      This Issue features several launches at Muni University: The second phase of construction of the Multipurpose Health Science block; Nature Uganda Muni University branch; Cultural Gala and West Nile Education Symposium.
    • Financial accessibility and poverty reduction in Northern Uganda, Lango Sub-Region 

      Marus, Eton; Odubuker, Picho Epiphany; Ejang, Mary; Ogwel, Benard Patrick; Mwosi, Fabian (Research Publish, 2019-04-01)
      Access to a well-functioning financial system can economically and socially empower individuals and in particular poor people, allowing them to better integrate into the economy of their countries and to actively contribute ...
    • Potential application of lactic acid starters in the reduction of aflatoxin contamination in fermented sorghum-millet beverages 

      Byakika, Stellah; Mukisa, Ivan Muzira; Wacoo, Alex Paul; Kort, Remco; Byaruhanga, Yusuf Byenkya; Muyanja, Charles (International Journal of Food Contamination, 2019)
      Background: Aflatoxin contamination in traditionally fermented cereal-based beverages is a serious food safety challenge considering that commercialization of these products is rising. The challenge is aggravated by the ...
    • Agricultural Cooperative marketing and credit policy reform in Uganda: An opportunity for poverty reduction 

      Onyilo, Francis; Adong, Annet (African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2019)
      Academics and development practitioners increasingly view cooperatives as the cornerstone for agricultural transformation and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa. Cooperatives play a crucial role in promoting bulk ...
    • The role of University Libraries in Uganda in achieving the UN 2030 Agenda 

      Mukungu, Frederick (2018)
      The full title of ‘The UN 2030 Agenda’ is, “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (United Nations, 2015). The Agenda has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets that seek to ...
    • Improving health and wealth by introduction of an affordable bacterial starter culture for probiotic yoghurt production in Uganda 

      Westerik, Nieke; Wacoo, Alex Paul; Anyimo, Esther; Matovu, William; Reid, Gregory; Kort, Remco; Sybesma, Wilbert (Challenges, 2019)
      In rural Africa, income generating activities of many households heavily depend on agricultural activities. In this paper, we present the results of a multi-year intervention whereby dairy farmers and small-scale entrepreneurs ...
    • Probiotic enrichment and reduction of aflatoxins in a traditional African maize-based fermented food 

      Wacoo, Alex Paul; Mukisa, Ivan Muzira; Meeme, Rehema; Byakika, Stellah; Wendiro, Deborah; Sybesma, Wilbert; Kort, Remco (Nutrients, 2019)
      Fermentation of food products can be used for the delivery of probiotic bacteria and means of food detoxification, provided that probiotics are able to grow, and toxins are reduced in raw materials with minimal effects on ...
    • The Effect of ICT on Households’ Food Security in Uganda. Evidence from Acholi Sub Region in Northern Uganda 

      Picho, Epiphany Odubuker; Namubiru, Margaret; Ngaka, Willy (International Journal of Technology and Management, 2018-06-30)
      According to the Global Food Security Report (2017), about 108 million people are food insecure all over the world, and the situation is likely to worsen. It is estimated that by 2050, 9.1 billion people worldwide will be ...
    • The economic contribution of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Uganda: a case of Mubende and Buhweju districts 

      Picho, Epiphany Odubuker; Nabaasa, Herbert; Ngaka, Willy (International Journal of Technology and Management, 2016-06)
      Small-scale mining is often used interchangeably with artisanal mining, with acceptance that there is no consistent global definition for the terms. Broadly, smallscale mining refers to the exploitation of marginal or small ...
    • The Health and Ecological Implications of Mercury use in Artisanal Gold Extraction Process 

      Picho, Epiphany Odubuker; Nabaasa, Herbert; Ngaka, Willy (International Journal of Technology and Management, 2018-06-12)
      This paper presents findings of the study to examine the implications of Mercury use in artisanal gold mining on the ecological systems and the miners’ health. Mercury is extensively used in gold extraction ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, September 2018 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2018-09)
      This Issue features the reappointment of Eng. Dr. Erick Tiyo Sekebbugga Adriko as the Chancellor of Muni University; the National Dean of Students and Guild Leaders’ conferences held at Muni University; and the Stakeholders’ ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, August 2018 Issue 

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      This August Issue features interesting update on the Fourth Set of students admitted to Muni University; the handover of Multipurpose Health Sciences building by the contractors; e-resources training for First Year students ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, July 2018 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2018-07)
      This Issue covers the National Mathematics Contest in which Muni University excelled; the Certificate course introduced by Muni University; the launch of Google Developers program for university students within sub-Saharan ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, June 2018 Issue 

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      This Issue provides details of Muni University bus; new curriculum approved by National Council of Higher Education; Librarians' training organized by Muni University Library in partnership with Good Steward Global ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, May 2018 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2018-05)
      This Issue features Muni University breakfast meeting held at the University Council Hall; Public lecture by Prof. Emilio Padoa-Schioppa from Italy; the Higher Education Scient & Technology project supervision; and ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, April 2018 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2018-04)
      This Issue covers details of the new University Guild Cabinet; Alur Kingdom Prime Minister's visit to Muni University; Sensitization of University staff on Treasury Bills and Bonds by NSSF; and a Public lecture on comparative ...
    • Muni University Newsletter, March 2018 Issue 

      Muni University (Muni University, 2018-03)
      This Issue provides details of the new Muni University Council members; Huawei Seeds for Future competition; Muni University Library Day celebration; and Muni University participation in NCHE 2018 exhibition.