Call for Abstracts opens for UWEWK 2021

The four sub themes of the Uganda Water and Environment Week offer an important opportunity for researchers, practitioners, sector professionals, private sector and academic communities to present papers, exchanged knowledge and built relationships. If you would like to present your research in one of the sub themes, please submit your application before 15th February.
Learn more here about how to apply.

UWEWK 2021 (22nd – 26th March) will address some of the important challenges facing mankind at the National level, in the Region and also internationally: the climate crisis. The theme of UWEWK 2021 is : “Water and environment security for socio-economic transformation of Uganda”, with a focus on concrete solutions to the world’s greatest water and environment related challenges, starting with the climate crisis and including rising water levels, water scarcity, food security, health, biodiversity, and impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The UWEWK 2021 combine high-quality academic papers and interesting keynote speakers to ensure vibrant and innovative discussions. All submitted papers must relate to a specific sub theme. It is the UWEWK Technical Committee that selects the papers that are presented, based on the abstracts’ content and innovation.

To present your paper, you do not need the backing of an organization and it is a great opportunity to share your research with a wide audience of experts, professionals, and decision-makers. It also gives you a chance to network with experts within your field which might lead to future research collaboration, project development or funding opportunities.

Full papers and poster presentations will be submitted upon successful review and acceptance of abstracts.

Abstracts (not exceeding 300 words) that are in line with the theme and sub-themes of the conference should be sent to uwewk@mwe.go.ug and copied to wri.uga@gmail.com not later than  15th February 2021.