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Dr. Kenneth Arinaitwe, Environmental and Analytical Chemistry Expert, (oakenneth@yahoo.co.uk) holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Makerere University with specialization in environmental analytical chemistry. His doctoral research project involved profiling organic chemical contaminants in the atmospheric and aquatic environments of Lake Victoria. He teaches in the Department of Chemistry at Makerere University. His research interests include prevalence and fate of organic chemical contaminants in the tropical environment, the dynamic relationship between climate change and environmental chemical pollution, emerging chemical contaminants in the environment and their effects on wildlife and human health. In addition to CIRCODU’s research activities, his other interests includeenvironmental risk/impact assessment, agriculture & food safety and water & sanitation. He holds a Masters degree in Chemistry from Makerere University and a Bachelor’s degree in Science with Education from Mbarara University of Science and Technology. A professional teacher, Kenneth has also previously taught chemistry in secondary school.  Kenneth previously served as a Program Coordinator on the Africa Executive Committee for World Academy (now Association) of Young Scientists (WAYS) and is associated with a number of professional bodies including the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), American Chemical Society (ACS) and Pan African Chemistry Network (PACN).

 

Dr.Denis Muhangi

Dr.Denis Muhangi

Dr. Denis Muhangi, Vice Chairman (denis.muhangi@gmail.com,
mdenis@covab.mak.ac.ug): He holds a Doctor of Philosophy from Makerere University having researched on Epidemiology of Africa Swine Fever in Uganda and the factors responsible for its persistence. From 2016-2018, Denis will be a Post-doctoral fellow under the Sida-Makerere University research collaboration 2015-2020 following on his doctoral research. He also holds a Master of Science in Veterinary Pathology and Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine, both from Makerere University. He also teaches at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB), MakerereUniversity. He is a member of Uganda Veterinary Association andAmerican Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV). He is also a proud  alumnus of Envirovet (an international ecosystem health program for young biologists, veterinarians, conservationists). In addition to research at CIRCODU, he has research interest in Wildlife pathology,and Wildlife diseases (Parasitology, infectious and noninfectious disease conditions). On wildlife pathology, he has participated in and has research interests in monitoring of Oil and Gas impacts on fauna in the Albertine Graben and studying mountain gorillas with the Gorilla Doctors

Mr. Joseph Ndemere Arineitwe

Mr. Joseph Ndemere Arineitwe

Mr. Joseph Ndemere Arineitwe, Director General (joseph.arineitwe@circodu.org): He is a Doctoral student focusing on gasification of non-woody biomass gasification for thermal applications. Joseph holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden and has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University. He has also obtained a Certificate in Energy Systems and Energy carriers in developing countries (solar, hydro, wind, biomass etc).

 

 

 

Ms. Juliet Kyayesimira

Ms. Juliet Kyayesimira

Ms. Juliet Kyayesimira, Secretary General (juliet.kyayesimira@circodu.org): She holds a Master of Science in Biology degree (Natural Resource and Environment) from Mbarara University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in science Education from Mbarara University.

Juliet is a doctoral student at Mbarara University of Science and Technology focusing on Indigenous Knowledge practices to enhance food security and adapt climate changes in the lake Victoria basin. Juliet has researched on restoration ecology – restoration potential of degraded areas for her Master thesis.

Juliet teaches at Kyambogo University. She has taught at Kampala International University (Western Campus) and a many secondary schools. She has also worked with Rukungiri Institute of Management and Accountancy as a Tutor.

 

Mr. Godfrey Muhwezi

Mr. Godfrey Muhwezi

Mr. Godfrey Muhwezi, Environemnatal Chemist and Emissions Expert
(godfrey.muhwezi@circodu.org, gmuhwezi2013@gmail.com): He is a graduate of MSc. Chemistry at Makerere University. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science with Education degree from Mbarara University of Science and Technology.  He currently teaches at Ndejje University Chemistry Department. Godfrey has also worked with International Centre for Research in Agro forestry (ICRAF) Kabale, Uganda as a researcher. He has interests in Environmental and natural products Chemistry. He has interest and expertise in emissions and indoor air pollution measurement Godfrey determined selected heavy metal concentration in milk from selected farms in Wakiso district for his Master’s thesis  Tel Number 077238471/0702495684

 

Mr. Atuyamba Alexander

Mr. Atuyamba Alexander

Mr.Atuyamba Alexander Agro Ecological Farming Systems Specialist. (alexander.atuyamba@circodu.org and alexatuyam@yahoo.co.uk)  Alexander holds a Degree in Organic Agriculture from Uganda Martyrs University and a Diploma in Forestry from Nyabyeya Forestry College Masindi Uganda. Currently, Alexander is finalizing with a Master’s Degree in Agro Ecology from Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi. Currently, alexander is engaged with Centre for Intergraded Research and Community Development Uganda (CIRCODU) on research activities in the Energy, Environment and public health sectors. Alexander’s first assignment was with the National Agricultural advisory services (NAADS) as a Service Provider; the major roles were to mobilize farmer community groups and convey skills in fruit production right from seed collection, raising nurseries, planting and general management. Alexander worked with a European Union /Norwegian, a commercial forestry funded project-Saw log Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) as a Forestry Plantations Officer for 7 years. The major roles played included; Mobilize and advise SPGS supported communities and commercial tree growers in forestry silviculture, Rigorous review of forest management plans of applicants to select those who meet criteria, continuous review of tree planting guidelines to match them with Ugandan growing environment and carrying out inspection visits to clients and subsequent writing of field technical inspection reports with recommendations for financial grant payment. Email: alexander.atuyamba@circodu.org;alexatuyam@yahoo.co.uk, Tel: +256774111459.

 

Mr. Fred Isabirye

Mr. Fred Isabirye

Mr. Fred Isabirye, Field Manager (fisabirye08@gmail.com ): he holds a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property(MIP) of Africa University and also a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Mechanical Engineering(BSc MEC) of Makerere University. Fred teaches
at Kyambogo University in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and also works with Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board (UBTEB) as examiner in charge.
He has worked with Kakira Sugar Works (Ltd) as a Shift Engineer

 

 

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Mr. Ongom Daniel

Mr. Ongom Daniel, Information Technology Manager (danonongom@gmail.com) is a dependable person with high professional integrity. He Holds a Honors degree in Information Technology and Computing From Kyambogo University and a Diploma in Computer Science from Uganda Institute of Information and communications Technology.  He has knowledge and experience in Computer Networking, Data Collection and Entry, Network Transmission , Computer Programming, Software Development, Web Applications, Development and Maintenance of Database Systems, use of the Mobile or Online M&E system(s), Website Design and Maintenance, Installation of Windows Server Software and Software Analysis. Tel +2567751269993/+256701101532

 

 

 

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Bukare Agnes Arengi

Bukare Agnes Arengi: Research Associate CIRCODU(arengib@gmail.com). She has experience in monitoring and evaluation, Research and Data analysis, Proposal development and writing, Program design, Project implementation and report writing, financial management and administration. She has also participated in activities related to advocacy in Gender Equality, Human rights, Policy work with media houses, Schools and local communities and ICT application in governance. Currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Development studies, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Uganda Christian University, Uganda Diploma in Business Studies from Uganda College of Commerce Tororo and a certificate in Administrative law from LDC- Makerere University.

 

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Kaala Priscilla


Office Administrator
r (priscillakaala@gmail.com).She holds a bachelors degree of Human Resource Management from Makerere University. She holds a certificate in Business Process Outsourcing. She is highly motivated with excellent customer care skills, effective communication, and analytical, interpersonal skills with attention to detail. She is also a team player, computer literate and hardworking person. Lastly she is a very social and open minded person who loves God.

 

 

 

 

Goodchild Isingoma Yonah

 Good child Isingoma Yonah

Goodchild Isingoma Yonah, Transports Assistant (jona.isingoma@circodu.org): Holds a certificate in secondary education and holds a driving permit CM & B. He holds certificates in competence driving from Ministry of works, certificate in safety observation and corrective action from Tullow Oil and a certificate in defensive driving from Automobile Association of Uganda. He has worked at Cash Farm Uganda as a field assistant and at Rweboha Religious Community as an agricultural manager .He has also worked as a driver at Gate 1 Travel, Mineral Services Ltd, East African Diary and Food Limited and Anifarm Creameries.

 

 

 

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 Okello Muzamil

Security Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eunice Kyomuhendo

 Eunice Kyomuhendo

Office Assistant

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