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The President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni poses for a photo with the Principal Investigator, Anti-Tick Vaccine Project, Prof. Margaret Saimo Kahwa (middle) during the World Science Day Celebrations at Kololo Independence Grounds on 10th November 2021. From 8th to 10th November, 2021, the Anti- Tick Vaccine Project joined […]

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  The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio Security (COVAB) with support from the Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (Mak-RIF) held an open day during which a number of research outputs and innovations were disseminated. The event held on Monday 15th November 2021 in Makerere University brought together a number of stakeholders […]

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Meat Inspectors in Uganda Embark on Achieving Additional Skills to Promote Food Safety in the Meat Value Chain

From 4th October 2021 to 15th October 2021, a refresher training for Meat Inspectors in Uganda was held at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security (COVAB) to retool meat inspectors in the country with additional hands-on skills in promoting meat hygiene and food safety. The two weeks’ workshop was organized by Boosting […]

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CoVAB Welcomes Mr. Walter Odoch as New Bursar, Bids Appreciative Farewell to Mr. James Ninsiima

On 16th August 2021, CoVAB officially welcomed its new financial team leader, Mr. Walter Odoch during a handover ceremony in which he received office from Mr. James Ninsiima. During the ceremony which took place in the College Principal’s Conference Room, Mr. Ninsiima welcomed Mr. Odoch as the college’s new bursar. He emphasized the cooperation he […]

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COVAB – AFRISA Passes Out Over 1900 Skilled Livestock Agribusiness Entrepreneurs, Commissions COVAB@50 Celebrations

Compiled by Jacinta Nakaye SPEDA Model, which is under COVAB’s Africa Institute for Strategic Animal Resource Services and Development (AFRISA) passed out 1930 skilled livestock agribusiness entrepreneurs with various levels of Industrial Certification and Diplomas. The graduation ceremony, held on 17th June 2021 at the MAK-COVAB Industrial Livestock Research, Incubation and Skilling (ILRIS) Center at […]

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The Entomic Project to Breed Grasshoppers as a Way of Enhancing Efficiency of Entomic Meat and Protein Value Chain in Africa

Compiled by Jacinta Nakaye and Ssali Juma Kawuki Prof. John David Kabasa, the Principal COVAB who also doubles as the Co- Principal Investigator of the Entomic Research Project, said that they are embarking on establishing greenhouses as habitats for edible insects to breed and enhance efficiency of entomic meat and protein value chain in the […]

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Development of Students’ Practice and Community Attachment Model (DeSPACAM) for enhancement of Youth Employable Skills in the animal resources sector

Under the theme; Model for Improving Industrial Training at Animal Health and Production Tertiary Training Institutions in Uganda, on Thursday 27th May, 2021, Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund Chair, Prof. William Bazeyo, represented by the Grant Management Committee Deputy Chair, Prof. Robert Wamala paid a courtesy visit to COVAB to engage a team of […]

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