The French Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Stéphanie Rivoal awarded Anena the scholarship for her exemplary presentation skills on the tissue culture technology during the exhibition to mark the Campus France Uganda Launch at the Freedom Square.
The event was organized by Makerere University in partnership with the French Embassy in Uganda. It was officiated by the First Lady and Minister of Education represented by the Minister in charge of General duties in the office of the Prime Minister Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.
The launch also involved the French Ambassador to Uganda Stephanie Rivoal, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council Eng. Dr. Wan Etyem, the Vice Chancellor represented by his deputy in charge of Academic Affairs and other dignitaries, French Companies, staff and students.
Ms. Beatrice Khaiat,Min. Mary Karoro Okurut, Amb.Stephanie , Prof. Eria Hisali, Dr Wana Etyem and Martha Muwanguzi during the launch in Freedom square
Anena came to participate in the exhibition at about 11.00a.m after receiving a call on short notice that very morning.
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) was participating in the event by exhibiting her technologies and innovations.
Anena, because of the short notice just picked two small banana suckers and a few bottles of different tissue culture material and packed in a black polythene bag at Kabanyolo and boarded a taxi to Makerere.