Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Development Studies
Message from the Head of Department
Welcome to the Department of Development Studies, one of the Teaching and Research Departments in Faculty of Social Sciences at Kyambogo University. The Department was created in 2018; in effect, the programme has grown in length and bounds over years to meet the market demands. On average, it attracts a total of 400 students every academic year on both day and evening Programmes.
Asiimwe Florence Munyonyo
Ag. Head of Department
Translating science into Policy and Practice 2022-2023
Kyambogo University is implementing the project Translating Science into Policy and Practice, a collaborative initiative between AgriFose2030 Programme at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and University of Gothenburg (Sweden) and Kyambogo University (Uganda) aimed at supporting young scientists to translate research findings into evidence-based policy and practice.
Gender-Based Approaches For Improving Food Safety, Value Addition And Marketing In Livestock Systems In Western Uganda
Period: September 2021-2023
About the Project: Under the programme of AgriFose2030, Kyambogo University in collaboration with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden is implementing the mentioned project in Western Uganda.
Natural Resources Management- Summer School
The Department runs a summer school- Naturel Resource Management. The course focuses on the linkages between development and Natural Resources, Principles of Managing Natural Resources, and the sustainable conservation of these resources The course advert for 2022 cohort is out.
Our Students & Alumni
Ricky Richard Anywar is a community development expert, legislator, educator, and administrator with broad non-profit management experience
Prize Tayebwa is a development practitioner mainly with much passion for humanitarian work.
Josephine has a master’s degree in Rural Planning and Development from the University of Guelph, Canada and bachelor’s in development studies from Kyambogo University, Uganda (2008-2011 class).