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Programme Manager (Uganda), CGIAR System Organization

I'm an Agribusiness professional with a decade of experience in banking and finance, livelihood development, agri-enterprises development, and international agricultural research. I have expertly facilitated agribusiness programmes, projects, and research across Sub-Saharan Africa in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Somalia, working with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRSAT), Centenary Bank, and Caritas Kampala. I am the 2019 recipient of the Young Graduate Scholars Fellowship awarded by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South Africa, and the 2017 recipient of the TAGDev scholarship by the MasterCard Foundation and RUFORUM. I am a recipient of the RUFORUM Innovation Products to Markets (IPM-FAPA) award. I am passionate about the social protection of people in socially, economically, and environmentally fragile situations.


  • 2022–present
    Programme Manager (Uganda), Agriprineurship Alliance
  • 2019–2022
    Consultant, Global Research Program on Enabling Systems Transformation at ICRISAT-Nairobi, CGIAR System Organization
  • 2017–2017
    Customer Service Consultant, Centenary Bank
  • 2015–2017
    Agricultural Loans Officer, Centenary Bank
  • 2013–2015
    Project Officer, Caritas, Kampala


  • 2019 
    Gulu University, Master of Science in Agri-enterprises Development
  • 2013 
    Makerere University, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture


  • 2022
    Determinants of quality-based payments for livestock in conflict-prone areas of Kenya, Journal of Arid Environments
  • 2021
    Contextualizing private sector-led seed system development: The case of sorghum in Eastern Africa. , Outlook on Agriculture
  • 2021
    Effect of market information quality, sharing, and utilisation on the innovation behaviour of smallholder pig producers, Cogent Food & Agriculture
  • 2020
    Utilisation of labour among pig farmers in northern Uganda., African Crop Science Journal
  • 2019
    Determinants of innovation behaviour among pig farmers in Northern Uganda, African Journal of Rural Development

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Effects of complementary agricultural measures on transition readiness of cash transfer beneficiaries in Somalia - Consolidating a Transition Readiness Framework
    Funding Source:
    International Food Policy Research Institute