MUST and EU University win a 3 year grant.

Project title

Innovation for Sustainability and Societal relevance: Partnerships in evidence-based higher Education on food systems and climate change (INSSPIRE).

INSSPIRE is going to stimulate an  evidence-based inclusive education for sustainable development through following specific objectives:

  1. Building intra-university capacity
  2. Strengthening university-community collaboration
  3. Enhancing inter-university partnerships

EU coordinating institution: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) – Netherlands

Other collaborating Institutions:


Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Makerere University (MUK)


Maseno University (MSU)

South Eastern Kenya University (MSU)

Project Start Date: Jan 2023

Duration: 36 months

MUST Team:

Assoc. Prof. Robert Bitariho (ITFC – Project lead)

Dr. Ronald Twongyirwe (FIS – co-lead)

Announced by;

Mbabazi Margaret
Grants Officer
MUST Grants Office