Kibiro Hot Springs

Location Kibiro Hot Springs and Salt Gardens are found 35km North of Hoima Town in Kibiro fishing village, Kigorobya Sub-county near the shores of Lake Albert. A high escarpment is about 100 meters east of the springs and Lake Albert is less than a kilometre away west of the springs. Temperature of water The water […]

Uganda Reptile Village in Entebbe

Uganda Reptile Village is located on Kampala-Entebbe Highway at Abaita Ababiri.  It is on one hectare of land just 4 km off the Entebbe-Kampala Highway. The area where the Reptile Village is located is fast being developing into a middle class residential zone. They are over 20 reptile species on display and over 50 reptiles […]

Bulindi Eco-Tourism Project

Location The Bulindi Eco-Tourism Project is located in  Hoima District about 17km on Hoima-Masindi Road. It is located between Bugoma Forest Reserve and Budongo Forest.  It is a community based project for the habituation of 30 chimpanzees in the remaining part of the natural forests with the aim of promoting tolerance of wildlife and forest […]

Background

Uganda’s global competitive advantage will largely depend on advancement level the country has achieved in the area of science and technology. Advancement in science and technology refers to the capability of public and private sector entities to access, apply, adopt, adapt and deploy technical knowledge to gain competitive advantage. The scientific and technological capabilities of […]

Challenges in Science, Technology and Innovation

The following are the challenges facing the country in the area of science, technology and innovation: Limited financial resources from both public and private sectors to invest in the sector Limited human resources available for Science Technology and Innovation Development. This mainly due to fewer scientists coming out of the academic institutions. Many students at […]

Key Players in the advancement of Science , Technology and Innovation

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) was established in 1990 as the agency responsible for coordination of the Science, Technology and Innovation System. Other key players in the advancement of science and technology include the following: Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development […]