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Department of Agricultural Extension Education

Faculty of Agriculture

Makerere University

P.O.Box 7062



Email: fbirungi@hotmail.com

Phone No: 256 782 354233

Fax No: 256 414 531641

Educational Background

  • PhD in Human community and resource development (Ohio State University)
  • MSc Agricultural Economics (Makerere University); and
  • BSc Agriculture (Makerere University)

Work experience

Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Extension Education (1993-to date)


  • Teaching in Extension Education courses
  • Supervising theses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Internship co-coordinator for Practical training in agricultural extension/education skills for undergraduate students
  • Supervision and Participation in outreach programs for 4th year student.
  • Chairperson for Task Force in the Faculty of Agriculture to incorporate gender aspects in the curriculum.

Social Scientist, National Cereals Program Uganda (1993-1999)


  • Instrument Developmen
  • Data Collection Management
  • Data Coding and Cleaning; Data Entry and Analysis
  • Report Writing, generation of study reports and presentation of results
  • Financial Management of project funds
  • Participated in the development of Uganda's Cereal program and formulation of national policies

Senior Research Associate, Women's Initiative in Development and Para-legal Activities Association (2002-to date)


  • Performed social-economic analysis for Women in Development and Para-legal Association, Mukono District
  • Developed strategies to enhance the rights of women and children in Uganda.
  • Conducted grass-root mobilization of low-income women in the community

Research interest

  • Innovation systems approach and market value chains
  • Community development and adult learning/education
  • Participatory and Action Research in Gender and Agricultural Development.

Specialized Leadership Studies Attended

  • Gender Disparities in Resource Allocation in Eastern Uganda.
  • Promoting the Leadership Potential for Women Professionals in the Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries
  • Status of Women Professional in Makerere University: A Basis for Career Advancement and Leadership Development for Women
  • Economic Empowerment to Small Business Women in Uganda. A Baseline Survey 1998 Organized by the CEEWA

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