Makerere University is the leading university in Uganda and ranked the 4th best university in Africa and among the best 500 universities in the world. In East Africa, Makerere University is ranked the best University and the oldest in the region. Makerere University accounts for 3% of all publications from the African Continent. Makerere University has almost 90% of all publications from Uganda and has increased research output per college. Uganda ranks 5th among the African countries with high Impact research according to Scopus. Makerere University is a continental leader in agricultural sciences, crop research, educational and HIV research. It hosts regional graduate training programs in plant breeding and in agricultural and applied economics.