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Cohort III

 

Akech Violet

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Associate, IITA, Uganda

Research Topic: Inheritance of finger millet blast resistance in F2 wild X culitivated


Arinaitwe Ivan Kabiita

Country: Uganda

Position: Research scientist, banana program, NARL, Uganda

Research Topic: F2 banana diploid population for MAS against weevil resistance


Chelangat Murenju Doreen

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Assistant, sweet-potato program, NaCRRI, Uganda

Research Topic: Breeding for stem maggot resistance in bean


Molly Allen

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Scientist, Mukono-ZARDI, Uganda

Research Topic: Breeding for CBSV resistance and Beta Carotene in Cassava


Namara Mercy

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Scientist, soybean program, Makerere University, Uganda

Research Topic: Evaluation of soya bean germplasm for resistance to soya bean webworm and seed yield potential


Chemutai Job Alunga

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Scientist, Coffee program, NARO, Uganda

Research Topic: Resistance to ear rot by F. moniliforms, S.maydis and A. flavus


Susan Akello

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Scientist, Rce program, NaCRRI, Uganda

Research Topic: Inheritance of aroma quality and other grain quality traits among Ugandan rice landraces crossed with introduced aromatic rice lines


Bonny Micheal Oloka

Country: Uganda

Position: PhD student, North Carolina State University, USA

Research Topic: Characterization of rice germ-plasm in Uganda and breeding for resistance to Rice Yellow Mottle Virus Disease


Stella Bigirwa

Country: Uganda

Position: Graduate Fellow, MaRCCI , Uganda

Research Topic: Use of molecular markers to determine level of genetic variability in the maize seed value chain in Uganda


Bruno Awio

Country: Uganda

Position: Assistant Cowpea Breeder, MaRCCI, Uganda

Research Topic: Participatory and performance approach in selection of bean varieties for climate change adaptation in Uganda: case study of Hoima and Rakai districts


Kankundiye Lydie

Country: Rwanda

Position: Research Scientist, RAB, Sweet-potato program, Rwanda

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to maize stem borer and maize weevil in selected inbred lines


Uwera Emma

Country: Rwanda

Position: Research Scientist, RAB, Rwanda

Research Topic: Resistance to Fusarium and Pythium in Uganda from wild relatives


Emilio Susan Ayot

Country: South Sudan

Position: Research Scientist, maize program, Min. of Agric., S. Sudan

Research Topic: Assessing the performance of the locally adapted inbred lines with the exotic to form synthetic maize varieties in Uganda


Gadet Rek Gabriel Joshua

Country: South Sudan

Position: Research Scientist, Min. of Agric., S. Sudan

Research Topic: Characterization of genetic variance for performance of cassava population for adaptation in high altitude areas in Uganda


Kim Peter Dak Kim

Country: South Sudan

Position: Research Scientist, Min. of Agric., S. Sudan

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to Anthracnose in selected sorghum genotypes in Eastern Uganda


Laku Nancy LinoLoro

Country: South Sudan

Position: PI of AGRA funded G.nuts breeding program, Min of Agric, S. Sudan

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to leaf spot and rosette virus disease in South Sudan selected landraces groundnut


Ochaya Felix Francis

Country: South Sudan

Position: Research Scientist, Min. of Agric., S. Sudan

Research Topic: Inheritance of Resistance to Brown Spot in Upland Rice in Uganda


Ubor William Anderea

Country: South Sudan

Position: Research Scientist, Min. of Agric., S. Sudan

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to sesame gall midge in selected genotype in Uganda


Belarmino Amadeu Faife Divage

Country: Mozambique

Position: Research Scientist, legume program, IIAM, Mozambique

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to common bacterial blight (Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli) disease and yield of common bean


Mutua Peter Mwololo

Country: Kenya

Position: Breeder, Drylands Seeds, Kenya

Research Topic: Resistance to Smut in selected Sorghum


Marco Martin Mwendo

Country: Tanzania

Position: Research Scientist, Rice Program, Min. of Agric. Tanzania

Research Topic: Inheritance of Resistance to Brown Spot in Upland Rice in Uganda