Kabale University’s Prof Basheka appointed to head Uganda’s country office of the African Supply Chain Institute
Professor Benon C Basheka, a lecturer at Kabale University has been appointed the country head for the African Institute for Supply chain Research.
This appointment was made earlier in July 2020 by the President and CEO of the African Institute Supply chain Research who doubles as the Vice President for East Africa.
The Institute was established in 2018 with a mission of being a center of excellence in supply chain management research in Africa.
The establishment of the institute was motivated by the fact that globally, research into the supply chain has received great interest across industry, government, and the research community.
The appointment is a demonstration of his professional standing in procurement and supply chain management. Professor Basheka is a fellow (FCIPS) of the Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply (UK).
He represented the African continent at the CIPS congress in London for three years from 2013 to 2016. He has also in his academic career undertaken research works in procurement.
His publications are widely used by students and practitioners undertaking procurement and supply chain management training and research.
Professor Basheka lectures on the Procurement specialization of the MBA Programme at Kabale University.