Author - Harriet Adong

Makerere University- ResilientAfrica Network’s Efforts to Build Capacity for Research Leadership

Low- and-middle income country (LMIC) Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have a large pool of experienced scholars in proximity to target communities and are strategically placed to address the evidence gaps in relation to research leadership. It is through the involvement and engagement of the local researchers that we can leverage the power of Indigenous knowledge....

The Indigenous Peoples of Uganda: Moving from Research Priorities to Implementing Development Solutions

Uganda is home to a number of Indigenous peoples, including the Benet (Northeastern Uganda), Batwa (Southwestern), Basongora (Western) and the Tepeth, Ik, Kadama, and Nyangia (Karamoja region). The indigenous groups in Karamoja are also referred to as “the mountain tribes of Karamoja'' because each group uniquely occupies a mountainous terrain including Mt. Morungole by the...