Curriculum Vitae Summary
I hold a Master’s of Science Degree with a bias in Agro ecology from Uganda Martyrs University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the same University. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Makerere University, a Diploma in education majoring in Agriculture from Kyambogo University, a Diploma in Agriculture from Bukalasa Agricultural College and a Certificate in Agriculture from the same institution. I also hold a certificate in computer applications.
Other trainings include; Molecular marker technology for plant analysis and breeding at Bangor University in UK, Project planning and Management at Kenyatta University, Client-Oriented breeding for scientists, and scientific paper writing organized by EU-ACP Capacitate East Africa project.
I am currently working as a Research Assistant /Crop Agronomist at Rwebitaba ZARDI since 2012 to date. I have good experience in field, factory and laboratory works. I have worked with plantation and factory workers as a field manager and later factory manager at Kakonde Tea Estates since 1995, and a trainer of farmers and students in Agriculture as an Agriculture trainer at Mbuye Farm School since 2000.
My technical competences include: Computer applications i.e ms word, ms excel, ms access, ms power point presentations and ms internet explorer; report writing, proposal writing, data entry and data analysis by the statistical computer programs (Genstat, SPSS, NTSYC Pc). Am also well versed with laboratory work including the general set up of a laboratory, working with different laboratory equipment and reagents and risk assessments for work with hazardous chemicals.
Other competencies include; Very good verbal and written communication skills, adjusting easily to different work situations, work oriented as an individual and as team player, motivated by challenges, good interpersonal skills and good analytical skills.