Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Rural innovations, Makerere University-Uganda, Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics, Makerere University-Uganda, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Agricultural Economics option), Makerere University-Uganda.

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Publications

Daniel Micheal Okello, Irine Akite, Francis Atube,Stephen Wamala Kalule and Duncan Ongeng . (2022) . Examining the relationship between farmers’ characteristics and access to agricultural extension: Empirical evidence from northern Uganda . The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 29(4), pp. 439-461
Ashaba Anthony, Drake Patrick Mirembe, Robert Tumusiime, Daniel Ogenrwot . (2019) . A Rule Induction Attribution Selection Algorithm for Intrusion Detection Systems. International Journal of Technology and Management . International Journal of Technology Management, 4(1)

Projects

Supervision


Master’s Degree Students

Student Name Thesis Title Remarks
Grace Madraa Effects of market governance structures on performance of the soybean supply chain in northern Uganda MSc. awaiting graduation 2023, Gulu University, Uganda
Douglas Otoo Drivers of facilitating agricultural innovations among extension workers: a case study of northern Uganda MSc. awaiting examination results 2023, Gulu University, Uganda
Prossy Anyango Uptake-Commercialization Nexus for Improved Sweet Potato Varieties in the Informal Seed Supply in Acholi Sub Region MSc. awaiting examination results 2023, Gulu University, Uganda
Helvi Kaufiwetu Unoovene Effect of University Community Engagement on Entrepreneurial Orientation of Smallholder Farmers MSc. completed 2022, Gulu University, Uganda
Dick Cune Midamba Resource – Use Efficiency for Optimizing Farm Plans for Tobacco growing Households in Kiryandongo District MSc. completed 2022, Gulu University, Uganda
Mustaf Takoy Determinants of choice tomato supply channel in Gulu Town markets MSc. completed 2022, Gulu University, Uganda
Esther Joseph Cheyo Commercialization of Groundnuts farmers participating in the Producer Co-operative in Omoro District MSc. completed 2022, Gulu University, Uganda
Juliet Ochama Competitiveness and Profit efficiency of Smallholder Sesame Producers in Northern Uganda MSc. completed 2021, Gulu University, Uganda
Walter Amuko Influence of Market Information
on Entrepreneurial Orientation of Smallholder Honey Producers in Lira District
MSc. completed 2021, Gulu University, Uganda
John Mugonya Economic Drivers of Pig Value Chain Functional Upgrading in Gulu District MSc. completed 2019, Gulu University, Uganda
Peter Gabriel Korsuk Evaluating User-Acceptance of Solar Dryers among Okra Farmers in Northern Uganda MSc. completed 2019, Gulu University, Uganda
Nancy Acan Drivers of Borrowing Intentions among Smallholder Farmers in Gulu and Amuru Districts MSc. completed 2018, Gulu University, Uganda
Toma Zozimo Productivity and Technical Efficiency of Smallholder Sunflower farmers in Oyam District MSc. completed 2018, Gulu University, Uganda
Tony Ojok Adoption of Modern Bee-keeping Technologies by Smallholder Farmers in Otuke District MSc. completed 2017, Gulu University, Uganda
Rachael Nangobi Determinants of Collective Marketing and Marketable Surplus of Sorghum in Oyam District MSc. completed 2017, Gulu University, Uganda
Irene Akidi Determinants of Market Participation for Smallholder Indigenous Chicken Farmers in Gulu District MSc. completed 2016, Gulu University, Uganda

PhD Degree Students

Student Name Thesis Title Remarks
Alice Atimango The market potential of gene edited foods in Uganda PhD in Progress, Gent University, Belgium
Jessiecca Apili Actor interactions and adaptation to climate change among smallholder farmers in Northern Uganda PhD in progress, Gulu University, Uganda

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Profile of project works

No. Project Title Role Duration Remarks
1 Training Agribusiness and Food Systems Scientists for African Agriculture [TAFSA] Project Team member 2021- 2025 Funded by European Union; Consortium includes University of Eduardo Mondlane University of Mozambique, University of Pretoria (South Africa), Makerere University (Uganda) & University of Abomey Calvi (Benin) & Gulu University (Uganda)
2 Transforming African Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development [TAGDev] Project Team Member 2016 – 2024 Funded by The Mastercard Foundation; Consortium includes Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), Egerton University (Kenya), & Gulu University (Uganda)
3 Creating Inclusive and Sustainable Food Systems in Refugee Hosting Contexts in Sub Saharan Africa [ECOFOOD] Project Team Member 2023 – 2026 Funded by the Norwegian Research Council; consortium includes Ruralis (Norway), Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Sokoine University (Tanzania) & Gulu University (Uganda)
4 Partnership for Education in Refugee-Host Contexts: Joint learning towards food security and sustainable development in Uganda [NORPART] Project Team Member 2022 – 2025 Funded by the Norwegian Research Council; consortium includes Norwegian University of Life Sciences, African center for Research (Uganda), Makerere University (Uganda) & Gulu University (Uganda)
5 Skilling in Agribusiness for Youths [SAY] Project Project Team Member 2022 – 2023 Funded by The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands through Association of Volunteers for International Service [AVIS] – Uganda
6 Commercialization of Sweet potato planting Materials in Northern Uganda Principal Investigator 2013 – 2016 Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates through the Natural Resources Institute [NRI]
7 Strengthening University Outreach and Agri-entrepreneurship for community transformation in Northern Uganda Project Coordinator 2014 – 2019 Funded by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity in Building in Agriculture [RUFORUM]
8 Transforming Universities in Eastern Africa to stimulate Pro-Poor Agri-Enterprises Development Using the Value Chain Analysis and Round Table Approaches to Post-graduate Training Project Coordinator 2012 – 2013 Funded by Ford Foundation
9 Promoting farm based micro-enterprise development in Arua and Adjumani districts Project Team Member 2018 Funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations