Dr. Sarah Ssewanyana

Keynote presentation: Experiences with agricultural policy formulation and implementation: The Ugandan  perspective

Dr. Sarah Ssewanyana holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from University of Sydney, Australia; Masters in Science in Agricultural Economics from University of Manitoba, Canada; and a Bachelor of Statistics (Hons) from Makerere University. Since she was appointed Executive Director of EPRC in 2009, Dr. Ssewanyana has steered the Centre to be recognized as one of the globally renowned policy think tanks.

Dr. Ssewanyana has extensive research experience in poverty, food security, health, education and social service delivery and her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.

Prior to joining EPRC in March 2003, Dr. Ssewanyana was a lecturer at the Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics at Makerere University as well as a graduate external examiner at Uganda Management Institute, Makerere University and University of Sydney, Australia. She has served on various boards/committees and currently is a member of the: Uganda National Panel Steering Committee; Presidential Economic Council, Expanded Board of the National Planning Authority; and Uwezo National Advisory Committee.



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