The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate has embarked on a four-year project with support from the Government of Sweden to enhance the academic and professional competencies of female staff in public universities
and generate gender-focused research for national development.
This shall be done through research, development of policy briefs, post-graduate training, capacity building of female staff and mainstreaming gender in the public universities of Kyambogo, Busitema, Gulu and Mbarara.
This is a follow-up of support t GMD since 2005 that registered the following key achievements: A total of 25 female staff have benefited from the project, five PhD, 20 masters students. The project facilitates the students through payment of their tuition and field work allowances.