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KWIRINGIRA Japheth
Uganda -Married
Kyambogo University, Department of Sociology P.O. Box 1, Uganda
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 Dr. KWIRINGIRA  Japheth Nkiriyehe

 

EDUCATION

Date

Institution

Degree

2016

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)                            

Zurich, Centre for Development and

Cooperation (NADEL), the Swiss

Aquatic Research Institute and the Swiss

Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing

Countries EAWAG/SANDEC - Switzerland /Makerere University

PhD

PhD Research: Learning from Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) for Improved Latrine Cleaning in Kampala Slums

2007

Makerere University

 M.A. Sociology
 M.A Research: From Safety-net spring board: urban Agriculture as a sustainable livelihood mechanism the case of poultry farming in Kawempe Division Kampala City.

1999

Makerere University

 B.A Social Sciences

POST GRADUATE COURSES TAKEN

  • Certificate in Advanced Gender Research discourse; feminist theories and methodology in research by The University of Lund –Sweden and Makerere University (2013).
  • Certificate in Research Methods by University of Lund –Sweden and Makerere University (2013).
  • Certificate in ICT applications in Education Awarded by Kyambogo University and International Institute of Communication and Development –IICD (2002)
  • Certificate in Participatory Oriented Action Research (POAR) for Poverty Alleviation; awarded by Network of Ugandan Researchers and Research Users –NURRU (2002)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in the Philosophy of Research Methods and enquiry By Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and Makerere University (2013).
  • Certificate in Influential Evaluations by Uganda Government Evaluation Facility UGEF/GIZ/ECD/EPP (2014)
  • Advanced Course in Impact Evaluation under the Uganda Government Evaluation Facility by GIZ/ECD/EPP (2014)
  • Certified Evaluator and Trainer Monitoring and Evaluation under the Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD). Project by GIZ and ITAD (2013).
  • Certificate in INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION TRAINING-IPDET awarded by; The World Bank, Makerere Institute of Social Research-(MISR), National Planning Authority-(NPA) and Makerere University Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) (2004)

AWARDS

  • The SPLASH -European Research Area Network–ERA-Net (a Consortium of development partners funded by; Australian Development Cooperation –ADC, Department for International Development –DFID, Ministrere des Affaires Etangeres et Europeenes –MAEE, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency –SIDA, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation –SDC, Bill & Melinda Gates foundation) PhD Funding for the sociological analysis of social networks, social pressure, norms and power in improving sanitation in the slums of Kampala city (www.splash-era.net)
  • Won a best practices award; ‘Putting research into practice: implementing innovative economic and social interventions to improve sanitation access in urban slums of Kampala, Uganda’ by the Kiel Institute and the Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network -PegNet in Copenhagen 2013 under the Urban Affordable Clean Toilets (U-ACT) project in Kampala city implemented by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich–ETH-Z and the Centre for Development and Cooperation -NADEL(www.nadel.ethz.ch/forschung)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU) Research on Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and adaptation in University Teaching; Research Grant 2011

KNOWLEDGE SHARING, SKILLS TRANSFER AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over the past 12 years, my University training and teaching has seen me teach:

  • Urban sociology
  • Project planning and Management, monitoring and Evaluation
  • Sociological theory, Gender and development –GAD (formerly women in development-WID)
  • Programme Development and Management, Methods of sociological research
  • Sociology of health care and medical systems
  • Social anthropology, Sociology and social problems as well as people to people learning
  • Organizational Development (OD), Organizational Capacity Assessment (OCA) and Functional Capacity (FC)

PUBLICATIONS

Kwiringira Japheth, Robinah Kulabako, (2016); The conundrum of Slum sanitation in Kampala Uganda; Adding a sociological Dimension. Upcoming in Bio-medical Journal of Public Health –upcoming

Kwiringira Japheth., Atekyereza Peter, Niwagaba Charles, Charles Rwabukwali, Robert Kabumbuli, Robinah Kulabako, Isabel (2016); Seasonality and shared latrine cleaning in the slums of Kampala city

Kwiringira Japheth., Firminus Mugumya, Ann Turinayo, Doreen Nsasiirwe, Joseph Rujumba (2016); Community Capacity to detect, prevent and respond to Gender based violence, experiences from four refugee camps in Uganda. BMC Conflict and Health Manuscript ID: 184608319316127 upcoming.

Kwiringira Japheth., Atekyereza Peter, Niwagaba Charles, Isabel Guenther (2014); Descending the Sanitation Ladder in Urban Uganda: Evidence from Kampala Slums. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/624

Kwiringira Japheth., Atekyereza Peter, Niwagaba Charles, Isabel (2014); Gender Variations in Access, Choice to Use and Cleaning of Shared Latrines; Experiences from Kampala Slums, Uganda. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/1180

Rujumba J. And Kwiringira J. (2010): The Interface of Insecurity, Culture and HIV/AIDS; experiences from communities in Northern Uganda. http://www.conflictandhealth.com/content/4/1/18

Kwiringira J. (2007); ‘The Relevance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to Local Governments’ in Decentralisation and Transformation of governance in Uganda Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) Book Project funded by I@Mak Project funded by The World Bank and The Rockefeller Foundation

Kwiringira J. and Kirumira E. (2003); The Social Geography of the Spread and Impact of HIV/AIDS in Uganda; Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), ISSN 0850-8712 sur les presses de l’Impremerie Saint-Paul. Dakar Senegal

POLICY BRIEFS

Kwiringira J. Mutebi E., Namara R., Basheka B., Bigabwenkya S., (2011); Enhancing Women’ Agricultural Productivity in post conflict Northern Uganda; Policy Brief by UMI MDG Project

Bigabwenkya S., Namara R., Basheka B., Kwiringira J., Mutebi E., (2011); Making Urban agriculture extension work; Policy Brief by UMI MDG Project

Bigabwenkya S., Mutebi E., Kwiringira J., Namara R., Basheka B., (2011); Urban Agriculture Water Options Policy Brief by UMI MDG Project

Bigabwenkya S., Namara R., Basheka B Kwiringira J., Mutebi E., (2011); Agriculture financing Mechanisms for Urban Farmers; Policy Brief by UMI MDG Project

Kwiringira J., Mutebi E., Namara R., Basheka B., Bigabwenkya S., (2011); Putting the agro-market right in Northern Uganda- the role of producer cooperatives; Policy Brief by UMI MDG Project

Mutebi E.,Kwiringira J., Namara R., Basheka B., Bigabwenkya S., (2011); Nutitionalise Agro-Zoning Policy in Uganda; Policy Brief by UMI MDG Project

UNPUBLISHED WORKING PAPERS

Kwiringira J. From Safety-net spring board: urban Agriculture as a sustainable livelihood mechanism the case of poultry farming in Kawempe Division Kampala City. M.A Dissertation Makerere University.

Kwiringira J. Modernisation as Development; Theories and Myths. Un published working paper. Kyambogo University.

Membership of professional associations and bodies

  • Uganda Evaluation Association (UEA)
  • Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), London, United Kingdom
  • Network of Ugandan Researchers and Research Users (NURRU)
  • Research on Urban Agriculture and Forestry (RUAF) Urban Agriculture Magazine; The Netherlands
  • CODESRIA based in Dakar Senegal
  • The water network -AQUASPE AG, Zurich Switzerland
  • The water information network –South Africa
  • Municipal Development Programme –Harare Zimbabwe
  • The urban equity gauge hosted by the African Population Research Council –Nairobi, Kenya

The NPT labs Launch

Openning of the NPT labs for first us

13 GRAD DAY1

The 13th Graduation Hosting the First Lady

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The Freshers Ball 2016

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Sociology End Of Year

Pictures and the department celebrates conclusion of the semester

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13TH GRAD DAY3

13th Graduation Day three pictures here

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THE END OF YEAR 2016

Kyambogo End of Year 2016 Party

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