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Faculty Administration

Dean Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

 

Names Dr. Rosemary Bulyaba
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Tel: +256751410882,+256789495326

Dean's Bio

Dr. Rosemary Bulyaba is The Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Uganda Christian University (UCU), Mukono. She holds a BSc. in Agribusiness Management (2012) degree from Makerere University Kampala, MSc. in Crop Production and Physiology (2015) and PhD in Crop Production and Physiology (2019) from Iowa State University, USA. She graduated from Makerere University with First class Honors. Rosemary was a graduate research fellow under the legume Innovation lab funded by USAID through Michigan State University while pursuing her PhD at Iowa State. She received Iowa State’s graduate research excellence award in 2019 for her research work on production, management and utilization of legumes including cowpea, soybean, common bean, and lablab. She is also the recipient of various American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA, CSSA and SSSA) awards for research presentation and the Bean Improvement Cooperative (BIC) and Iowa Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Professional   Development Program awards. She was a leader in International Friendship Connection (IFC) at Cornerstone Church of Ames (2015-2019). She also served as a agronomy senator on the Graduate and Professional Student Senate at ISU (2017) and also led the International Student Graduate Learning Community at ISU (2017-2018).  Rosemary is a member of the Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture, member of UFAAS and has also been a member of ASA, CSSA and SSSA. She currently teaches several courses on agronomy, gender for sustainable agricultural development, scientific presentation skills among others and manages the agricultural demonstration and training site in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at UCU.

Refereed publications and research

Bulyaba, R., A.W. Lenssen, K. J. Moore, and O. Semalulu. Limestone application effects on common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) yield and grain iron and zinc on a Ferralsol soil in Uganda. African Journal of Agricultural Research, AJAR Vol.16(12), pp. 1652-1664 doi: https://doi.org/10.5897/AJAR2020.14932

 Bulyaba, R., D. M. Winham, A. W. Lenssen, K. J. Moore, J. D. Kelly, M. A. Brick, E. M. Wright and James. B. Ogg. 2020. Genotype by location effects on yield and seed nutrient composition of common bean. Agronomy 10(3), 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10030347

Rosemary Bulyaba and Andrew W. Lenssen. 2019. Effect of leaf removal on grain legume yield and nutritional composition of harvested leaves. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment 2:180015 doi:10.2134/age2018.06.0015

Rosemary Bulyaba and Andrew W. Lenssen. 2017. Influence of bradyrhizobium inoculation and fungicide seed treatment on development and yield of cowpea, lablab, and soybean. Crop, Forage, and Turfgrass Management. Volume 3, doi:10.2134/cftm2017.01.0007

Faculty Heads of Departments

John Livingstone Mutyaba
Head Department natural resources economics & agribusiness
Ms. Sheila Namuwaya
Head Agricultural and Biological Sciences-
Dr. Stephen Kashub Tumwesigye
Head Food and Nutritional Sciences

Academic staff

Name Position and responsibility Area of specialization
Dr. Steven Tumwesigye Kashub
 
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Head Of Department and senior lecturer (Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences Material Science and Engineering, Nanotechnology ,Food Value Chains,Development of Biodegradable Plastics for Broad Use,Development of Iron and Zinc Supplements,Development of Plant Bioactive, Compound Extraction System, Carbohydrate Polymers and Biochemical Engineering
Ms. Sheila Namuwaya
 
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Head of Department and Senior lecturer (Department of Agriculture) Geographical Information System, Climate Change & Adaptation, Land degradation & Conservation, Land use planning, Natural Resource Management, Integrated

Dr. Rosemary Bulyaba

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Dean Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Agribusiness, Legume research, Crop production and management, Food and nutrition security,Plant Physiology,Sustainable cropping systems

Dr. Elizabeth Kuteesa

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Senior Lecturer Agricultural economics, Gender, Extension services, Curriculum development, Monitoring and Evaluation,Food security enhancement

Dr. Ssali William Mamiima

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Senior Lecturer Food Policy Development and Review,Technology Sourcing, Research Management, Food Legislation, Food And Nutrition Security, Food Standards, Food Fortification, Fish Processing

Dr. John Livingstone Mutyaba

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Head of Department and Senior lecturer (Department of Natural Resources Management and Agribusiness) Agricultural Economics, Econometrics, Crop Science, Project management

Dr. Martin Mutumbuka

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Senior Lecturer Flavor Chemistry, Baking Science, Food Business Development and Marketing, Nutritional Value Addition

Dr. James Higenyi

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Senior Lecturer Animal Health and Production, Animal Products Processing and Value Addition,Food Safety, Epidemiology, Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Animal Health Investigations, Field Diagnostics Such as Pathological, Parasitological and Serological, Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis

Prof Michael Masanza

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Senior Lecturer Entomology, Production Ecology, Resource conservation, Crop science, Agronomy, Scientific communicatioN, Research ethics and design

Dr. Catherine Ndagire

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Lecturer Principles and Practices of Food Science and Technology, Food Product Development and Optimization of Processing Conditions, Food Analysis, Principles and Practices in Applied Human Nutrition, Project Management

Dr. Rachael Namuli

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Senior Lecturer • Animal Health and Production • Epidemiology • Field Diagnostics Such as Pathological, Parasitological and Serological • Agricultural Extension Methods • Agricultural Information System • Rural Development

Dr. Ssepuya Geoffrey

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Senior Lecturer • Insect rearing technology. • Laboratory experiment design • Mycotoxins

Dr. John Jagwe

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Senior Lecturer • Agricultural Economics • Econometrics • Agriculture information systems • Agricultural Finance

Dr. Sseremba Godfrey

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• Crop Science • Plant breeding • Data statistics • Bio informatics • Agronomy

Ms. Nakyewa Brenda

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Lecturer • Economics• Agribusiness • Mathematics • Socio-Economics and Gender Analysis

Mr. Francis Kuloba

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Lecturer • Agricultural Economics • Applied econometrics • Agriculture and rural development • Production economics • Food security

Ms. Nanyanzi Mary

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Lecturer • Agronomy • Soil science • Sustainable agriculture • Cooperative management • Agriculture and Rural development

Ms Doris Ngonzi

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Lecturer • Dietetics • Dairy Product Development. Microbiology

Ms. Nahamya Kabod Pamela

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Lecturer • Plant breeding • Plant biotechnology • Crop agronomy • Disease and pest management

Ms. Ruth Buteme

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Lecturer • Plant breeding and seed systems • Integrated Crop Management • Sustainable cropping systems • Crop health management systems • Project Management • Community engagement methodology

Dr. Mary Naula Owor

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Senior Lecturer • Literature review and critical analysis, • Organizational leadership and management • Pedagogy

Dr. Dan Makosa

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Senior Lecturer • Agricultural Marketing • Agricultural Value Chain • Agricultural Policy • Project Planning and Management • Monitoring & Evaluation • Production economics • Farm Management

Dr. Muzaale Francis

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Senior Lecturer • Veterinary medicine • Animal and human anatomy • Animal and human physiology • Animal husbandry

Mr. Mupuya Ronald

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Teaching assistant/ demonstrator

Mr. Kucel Newton

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Teaching assistant/ demonstrator

Ms. Linnet Muyawa

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Lab Assistant

Ms. Wesigye Jacqueline

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Lab Technician