CURRICULUM VITAE


    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 ÔÇôSweden and Makerere University (2013).
    • Certificate in Research Methods by University of Lund ÔÇôSweden and Makerere University (2013).
    • Certificate in ICT applications in Education Awarded by Kyambogo University and International Institute of Communication and Development ÔÇôIICD (2002)
    • Certificate in Participatory Oriented Action Research (POAR) for Poverty Alleviation; awarded by Network of Ugandan Researchers and Research Users ÔÇôNURRU (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 NetworkÔÇôERA-Net (a Consortium of development partners funded by; Australian Development Cooperation ÔÇôADC, Department for International Development ÔÇôDFID, Ministrere des Affaires Etangeres et Europeenes ÔÇôMAEE, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency ÔÇôSIDA, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation ÔÇôSDC, 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; ÔÇÿPutting research into practice: implementing innovative economic and social interventions to improve sanitation access in urban slums of Kampala, UgandaÔÇÖ 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 ZurichÔÇôETH-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 ÔÇôGAD (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 ÔÇôupcoming

    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); ÔÇÿThe Relevance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to Local GovernmentsÔÇÖ 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 lÔÇÖImpremerie Saint-Paul. Dakar Senegal

    POLICY BRIEFS

    Kwiringira J. Mutebi E., Namara R., Basheka B., Bigabwenkya S., (2011); Enhancing WomenÔÇÖ 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 ÔÇôSouth Africa
    • Municipal Development Programme ÔÇôHarare Zimbabwe
    • The urban equity gauge hosted by the African Population Research Council ÔÇôNairobi, Kenya
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