National Development Plan 3

In line with the 3rd National Development Plan (NDP III), 2021/21 – 2024/25, Shafiq carries out impact research in a bid to contribute to improving the quality of life of Ugandans with an overall goal of helping transform Uganda from a Peasant to a Modern and Prosperous Country within 30 years.

Digital Transformation, Innovation, technology development, and transfer are key priority areas of the National Development Plan of the Ugandan government, therefore, the research Shafiq carries out is aimed at accelerating these key priority areas.

Research Grants and Scholarship Awards

  1. Carnegie Corporation of New York Scholarship 2020-2021: Project Title- Supporting Early Career Academics at Makerere University (SECA). Run in partnership with the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training of Makerere University. Research project title: A model for quality assessment of e-services in resource-constrained environments: The case of Uganda. Research website:, Supervisor: Dr. Aminah Zawedde, Mentor: Prof. Gilbert Maiga. Student research costs award: