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Prof Johnny Mugisha: Leading Researcher in Sustainable Crop Production Systems
Professor at  Makerere University,  Uganda

🌱🔬Johnny Mugisha is a distinguished Ugandan Agricultural Economist holding the position of Professor at Makerere University. Born on October 17, 1964, he earned his PhD from Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany, in 1999, with a focus on the impact of structural adjustment policies on the Ugandan agricultural economy.Throughout his academic journey, Mugisha has been actively involved in teaching and research. He has held various roles at Makerere University, progressing from Assistant Lecturer to his current position as Professor in the Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics.🌍🌾

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓
👨‍🎓 Education:
  • PhD in Agricultural Economics from Justus-Liebig University, Germany (1999)
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from Makerere University (1994)
  • B.Sc. Agric. (2nd Class Honours-Upper Division) from Makerere University (1991)
🏫 Professional Position:

Professor at Makerere University, Department of Agribusiness & Natural Resource Economics (Since April 2013)

👨‍🏫🎓 Academic & Administrative Roles:

Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences (2013–2021).Deputy Director, Environment Development Initiative (EfD) Makerere Centre (2019–Present).Head, Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics (2008–2013). 🌱🔍

🔬 Research Experience:

Leading projects on food diversity, sustainable agriculture, and rural development.PI on projects like EVaPoSIL and Making Potato Value Chain Enhance Productivity

Research Focus 🌱🔬

Johnny Mugisha’s extensive research spans agricultural sustainability, economic analysis, and the impact of external factors on local economies. His work in smallholder farmers’ typologies in seed potato production reflects a dedication to understanding and improving agricultural practices. Additionally, he explores the socioeconomic effects of COVID-19 on fresh food market vendors and delves into the economic analysis of insecticide use among cassava growers. Mugisha’s studies on potato growth factors, intercropping arrangements, and dietary patterns in Uganda showcase a holistic approach to agriculture, nutrition, and environmental sustainability. His work embodies a commitment to enhancing livelihoods, biodiversity, and food systems in Uganda.🌱👨‍🔬

Johnny Mugisha | Sustainable Crop Production Systems

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