Position: Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences at Makere University (Uganda)
Dr. Walakira is a lecturer at Makerere University, Faculty of Social Sciences. He holds a PhD from the the University of Vienna in Social and Cultural Anthropology. He is a researcher on issues of children and youth. He has offered advisory services to several international organisations and local NGOs in East Africa (Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda) working with children. He holds a Masters in Development Studies (Human resources and Employment) from Erasmus Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Netherlands, A post graduate Diploma in Children and Youth (ISS) and A Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Makerere University. His research interests include: children and youth, children’s rights, child labour, HIV/AIDS, OVC, policy analysis, and micro projects analysis.