Mak IR Repository
Welcome to Makerere University's Institutional Repository (Mak IR). Mak IR was formerly called Uganda Scholarly Digital Library (USDL). Mak IR is a collection of scholarly output of by researchers of Makerere University, including scholarly articles and books, electronic theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, technical reports and digitised library collections. It is the official Institutional Repository (IR) of Makerere University.
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Other Useful ResourcesAfrica Portal is an online repository of open access library collection with over 3,000 books, journals, and digital documents on African policy issues. This is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Makerere University (MAK), and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). Please visit the Africa Portal at http://www.africaportal.org/library.
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- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)
- College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS)
- College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)
- College of Education and External Studies (CEES)
- College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)
- College of Health Sciences (CHS)
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHuSS)
- College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)
- College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and BioSecurity (CoVAB)
- Conferences and Workshops
- Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)
- Makerere University Library (MakLIB)
- Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD)
- School of Law (S.Law)
(Makerere University, 2019-12)Transport infrastructure and energy supply are the biggest drivers behind private investment, job creation, agriculture production and the manufacturing sector in Uganda. This study seeks to explore the effect of transport ...
(Makerere University, 2020-09)Despite the fact that a lot of research has been done about community development in relation to peacebuilding, there are only a few studies available on the contribution of community development projects to peacebuilding ...
Teacher education pedagogical practices and the development of 21st Century competences among teacher trainees in Uganda: A case study of Kyambogo University (Makerere University, 2021-04)The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which teacher education pedagogical practices nurture the development of 21st Century competencies among teacher trainees of Kyambogo University. Specifically, the ...
Influence of access to markets on investment in soil fertility management and conservation among potato farmers in the highlands of south-western Uganda (Makerere University, 2021-04)Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is a major staple food crop and a source of household income in Eastern Africa, particularly the highland areas. Potato production systems are characterized by a spiral of nutrient depletion, ...
(Makerere University, 2021-01)This study investigated determinants of agricultural productivity in Uganda using quarterly data for the period 2007 to 2017. Descriptive statistical and econometric methodologies were utilized to analyze the data. The ...