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== PATRICK MUSINGUZI - CURRICULUM VITAE [[ PERSONALITY BACKGROUND]] First name: Patrick Family name: Musinguzi Nationality: Ugandan Date of birth: 6th November 1981 Place of birth: Hoima Sex: Male Marital status: Married Highest qualification: M.Sc. (Soil Science) Current occupation: Teaching Assistant Institution: Makerere University Contact address: Department of Soil Science Makerere University P. O. Box 7062 Kampala – Uganda Contact telephone: +256-77-4068824 (Mobile) Email:

CAREER OBJECTIVE To be a problem solving oriented professional in areas of agriculture and other related disciplines effecting change among the affected, while ensuring sustainable development in the utilization of the environment for a healthy, wealthy and happy society.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Duration Institution Qualification 2004 – 2006 Makerere University M.Sc. (Soil Science) 2001 – 2004 Makerere University B.Sc. (Agric. Land-use and Management) (1st Class) 1999 – 2000 Makerere College School UACE 1995 – 1998 Sir Tito Winyi Senior

                             Secondary School                           UCE (First grade)

1981 – 1987 Duhaga Boys’ Primary School PLE (First grade)

EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE • April 2008 to date: Teaching Assistant, Department of Soil Science, Makerere University • April 2007-April 2008 - Research Assistant, Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development Project, Government of Uganda • February 2006-Feb 2007: Administrator, Soil Science Society of East Africa • January 2005–December 2006: Research Assistant, Department of Soil Science, Makerere University. • January 2004-2006: Part time Instructor, Soil Science Department, Makerere University in soil microbiology, land degradation, soil morphology and pedology, land use planning, soil survey and land evaluation, and GIS in land use management. • January 2005 to date: Consultant with Commercial Land Use and Agricultural Development Partners (U) Ltd

CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOPS ATTENDED • A National workshop on ‘Utilization of Agro-Inputs, A key to the Prosperity for all Program in Uganda’ held at Hotel Africana on 23rd January 2009. Worked as Secretary, Organizing committee. • RUFORUM Biennial meeting on building scientific and technical capacity through graduate training on 23rd-27th April 2007 in Mangochi- Malawi. Presented a paper. • 23rd Soil Science Society of East Africa Conference in Masaka-Uganda from 20th to 24th November 2006. Presented two papers • 2nd Networking Symposium on Innovations in Agricultural Advisory Services in Sub Saharan Africa at Hotel Africa-Kampala from 24th to 27th September 2006 • 9th Annual Graduate Workshop on the theme: ‘Transforming Knowledge into Practical Skills’ on 1st-2nd September 2006. Presented a paper • 7th Bi-annual African Crop Science Society Conference held at Imperial Resort Hotel, Entebbe from 5th – 9th December 2005 with theme “The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Agriculture in Africa”. Presented a poster • 8th Annual Graduate Workshop on the theme “Generating Demand Driven Technologies; The Role of Graduate Students” on 27th-28th September 2005. Chaired the organizing committee.

RESEARCH STUDIES • Development of a model that optimizes water/nutrients in banana (done with Government of Uganda banana project) • 2004-2006 (MSC. THESIS): Improving field pea productivity through soil and weed management on bench terraces of south western Uganda • 2003-2004 (BSC. DISSERTATION): Impact of tillage methods on yield of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) on a Feralsol at MUARIK

PAPER PUBLISHED/POSTERS PRESENTED • Strategic nutrient management of field pea in southwestern Uganda. Forwarded to African Journal for Food Nutrition, Agriculture and Development. Awaits publication • Paper: Improving field pea productivity through tillage & weed management on bench terraces of southwestern Uganda. Soil Science Society of East Africa. Proceeding of 23rd Annual Conference 2006. • Paper. Adopting soil fertility management technologies for enhanced nitrogen fixation in south western highlands of Uganda. African Crop Science Journal. • Poster. Enhancing crop yield through integrated nutrient management in Uganda.

MEMBERSHIP TO ORGANIZATION/ASSOCIATIONS/NETWORKS • Africa Crop Science Society • International Union of Soil Scientists (IUSS) • Soil Science Society of East Africa • African Network for Soil Fertility Research (AfNet), which is affiliated to Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility (TSBF)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Computer packages such as MS Word, Excel, Access, MS Projects, Internet, PowerPoint, Publisher and Photo Editor. • Data analysis using SPSS and Genstat computer packages. • Good interpersonal relations and management skills, with a high belief in team work. • Personal command with a self driven motivation and able to work independently with minimum supervision. • Better presentation, communication and negotiation skills.

LANGUAGES • English- Excellent • French- Fair

HOBBIES • Reading Scientific journals/publications • Teaching and learning • Watching soccer • Reading Bible • Making friends • Debating

REFEREES 1. Prof. Mateete Bekunda Soil Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture Makerere University P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda Tel. +256772430752 Email:

2. Dr. Drake Mubiru National Agricultural Research Organisation Head, Soil Research Unit Tel. 256782415843

3. Dr. John Stephen Tenywa Soil Science Department P.O. Box 7062, Kampala Tel. +256772487404