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Saul Daniel Ddumba

Daniel uses his interdisciplinary skills training to conduct research and examine policy issues linking climate change to a number of themes including forest management and deforestation, food production, water policy and management, health, infrastructure, industry, ecosystem functioning and gender. Daniel’s major career goals are to contribute to increasing food security and creating sustainable natural resources in developing countries. Daniel holds degrees from University of Reading (United Kingdom), Michigan State University (USA) and Makerere University (Uganda).

You are welcome to access Daniel’s CV here.

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

1. Saul Daniel Ddumba, Brad Hounkpati, and Bernice Waweru, 2015. Book Project, “The Future of African Agriculture:  Perspectives from the next generation of African scientists.” The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) will be editing a peer-reviewed book. The notion that every person should have a right to adequate food, health and education is still far from reality in most parts of Africa. With the exception of a few other developing regions, sub-Saharan Africa has the largest percentage of hunger and malnutrition. The population in this region is increasing steadily and is likely to be among the highest populations across the world in the next three decades. Read more.

2. Stabilizing sesame productivity in northern Uganda. January 2015 –  January 2018. Aim: Better exploit the nutritious seeds, quality oils and high export potential of sesame. Objective: Increase and stabilize productivity, income and food security for smallholder farmers. Method: Develop and promote technologies adapted to the climate and innovations to rise and stabilise sesame production. Read more.