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Welcome to MaRCCI

Makerere Regional Center for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI), an African Regional Centre of Excellence for Crop Improvement, is supported by a grant from World Bank (2017-2022) and builds upon Makerere University’s highly respected PhD and MSc training in plant breeding that was initiated as a regional programme by RUFORUM in 2008.

AGRA has provided the primary support for the MSc programme.

MaRCCI is a unit in Makerere University’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES).

Our Vision: An African continent free from hunger and malnutrition


MaRCCI, an African Regional Centre of Excellence for Crop Improvement provides various services including the following.


At MaRCII we go to great lengths to identify impressive new talent self starters with specific skills set to produce truly amazing results.