Welcome To Department of Geography, Geo-informatics & Climatic Sciences.


Hello and welcome to the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Climatic Sciences, one of the Departments within the School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Makerere
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Our Mission: To advance high quality undergraduate and graduate education and training, pursue
excellence in spatial science research and provide community outreach services to meet the
national and international needs and contribute to sustainable development.

Our Vision: To be a center of excellence in generating, management and transferring of geographical
science knowledge to promote sustainable national and regional development.

Our Strategic Actions:

Mobilization of funding for research through competitive grants for students, research fellows and faculty Functional research labs and new interdisciplinary research programs
Wider dissemination of research results and policy engagements Increased participation of departmental staff in events, conferences and workshops both national and international through their services to the professional and society
Increased literacy and competency of students and department in computer and IT for E-learning, communication and research Enhanced use of geo-information technology in spatial analysis and research by students and lecturers

Uganda Geographical Society

Uganda Geographical Association is an umbrella Association that brings together all professional geographers and related disciplines including Environmental management, Tourism, Forestry, Urban planning, Economics, Geology.

Uganda Geographical Society

Our Students Testimonies:

“Thank you so much prof and our dear Head of Department for congratulating and acknowledging us the graduands in this platform. I thank all my supervisors for making this journey a successful one and I also thank all the lectures in this department for the great words of encouragement rendered to us during the course. We shall never forget you all wherever life may take us. May the Almighty God bless you all.”

Adoch Betty (Master of Arts in Geography)

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“I thank all lecturers. It’s worth to mention that U warmly welcomed us, incouraged and loved us.l appreciate the knowledge instilled in us both accademically and socially. All efforts were done to deliver the information. It’s hard to forget Prof Susan’s scriptures which helped us to release the pressure and thus good performance in applied statistics.Also I noted that cooperation is key to success.DRIMERs keep the spirit.Thanks Prof Bamutaze and Dr. Bob for the skills. Be blessed”

Najjuma Mable (Master of Science in Disaster Risk Management)

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“Thanks Prof. You have a wonderful team and you have endeavored to give us a conducive environment. That’s the reason behind the fruits. Thanks Prof and team”

Ologe Daniel (Master in Geographical Sciences)

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“Prof. Mugagga and your entire team, words may never really express the gratitude i have to you all. You have lectured, been with us in the field, talked to us both publically and privately, you will forever occupy a special place in our hearts!”

Ssennoga Martin( Master of Science in Disaster Risk Management)