Monday, 21 November 2016

MONDAY, 21 November 2016

0800-0900

REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS CONT’D

SESSION 1: OPENING CEREMONY AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS - VICTORIA BALL ROOM

Chair: Dr. Yona Baguma

Rapporteurs: Dr. Paul Mugabi  and Mr. Kefa Atibuni

0900-0910

Welcome remarks by Director General, NARO

0910-0920

Remarks by Vice Chancellor, Makerere University

0920-0930

Remarks by Chairperson, NARO Council

0930-1000

Keynote address : Relevance of current agricultural research in socio-economic transformation by Dr. Martin Fowler,  Agriculture and livelihoods advisor USAID

1000-1030

Discussion

Discussant: Dr. Piet van Asten, IITA

1030-1040

Remarks by Hon. Minister, MAAIF

1040-1100

Official opening by The  Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Uganda

Guided tour of Exhibitions and Posters - Chief guests

1100-1140

HEALTH BREAK AND GROUP PHOTOGRAPH

SESSION 2: PARALLEL SESSIONS

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

Sub-Theme 3: Closing the gender gap in agricultural transformation

Sub-Theme 4: Strengthening enabling environment for agricultural transformation

SIDE EVENT

Hall : Victoria Ball Room

Chair: Prof. Patrick Rubaihayo

Rapporteur: Dr. Moses Biruma and Dr. Frank Kagoda

Hall: Majestic

Chair: Prof. Margaret Mangheni

Rapporteur: Ms. Christine Elong and Ms. Victoria Mbigidde

Hall: Royal

Chair: Prof. Johnny Mugisha

Rapporteur: Ms. Susan Nimusiima and Mr. Fred Yikii

Hall: Regal

Chair:Dr. George Lukwago

Rapporteur: Dr. John Adriko and Idd Ramadhani

Plant Breeding

Gender  and socio-econ

Policy and extension

NARO CGS

1140-1155

Multi-locational evaluation and release of micronutrient dense bean varieties in Uganda

 Nkalubo et al.

 

Factors affecting women and men participation in common bean marketing in Uganda

Nanyonjo et al.

Drivers and barriers of gender responsive research: an institutional analysis of Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization

Mangheni et al.

Genetic diversity of traditional goats in Uganda:  MtDNA sequence divergence and perspectives of smallholder farmers

Masembe et al.

1155-1210

Breeding for adaptability of highland maize hybrids in south western Uganda

Kagoda et al.

The socio-economic factors influencing honey production in Uganda

 Otim et al.

Institutional Determinants of Credit Utilization: the Case of Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Soroti District, Uganda

Alio et al.

Antibacterial activity of Lactobacillusspp and Lactococcusspp isolated from various parts of Pebbly Fish, Alestes baremoze

 

Kato et al.

1210-1225

Reaction of transgenic

sweetpotato lines expressing

 siRNAs to sweetpotato virus

disease

Ssemakula et al.

Socio-economic factors affecting cocoa farming in Uganda

Wabomba et al.

Actor diversity and interactions in the development of Banana Hybrids in Uganda: Implications for technology uptake

 Sanya et al.

Management options for the pineapple heart rot disease in Uganda

Chelimoet al.

1225-1240

Distribution of orange-fleshed sweetpotato genotypes in Uganda

Yadaet al.

Bamboo resource utilization as a source of household incomein South western Uganda

Kalanzi et al.

Participatory selection of mungbean genotypes in eastern and northern Uganda

 Mbeyagala et al.

Development of a biological mycotoxin-binder for improving the safety of livestock feeds and animal productivity

Nakavuma et al.

1240-1255

Characterization of cowpea accessions for key agronomic traits in Uganda

Asega et al.

Determinants of dietary diversity in rural households in Uganda

Bashaasha et al.

Establishing a functional seed system for cassava in Uganda: Implications for vegetative propagated crops

Pariyo et al.

Efficacy of diatomaceous earth on Ascaridia galli and on feed conversion in laying hens

 Isabirye et al.

1255-1310

Combining ability of highland and mid-altitude maize inbred lines for adaptation to transitional elevation in Uganda.

Isingoma  et al.                

Exploring diversity in smallholder agricultural systems in Uganda and implication for technology adoption

Kabiri et al.

Phenotypic integrity of inbred lines and hybrid maize for comparative analysis of distinctness and stability

 Ayesiga et al.

Developing control strategies for brucellosis in the cattle corridor

Tumwine et al.

Discussion

Discussion

Discussion

Discussion

1310-1400

HEALTH BREAK: LUNCH

1400-1500

SESSION 3: GUIDED TOUR OF EXHIBITIONS AND POSTERS

SESSION 4: PARALLEL SESSIONS

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

Sub-Theme 3: Closing the gender gap in agricultural transformation

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

SIDE EVENT

Hall: Victoria Ball Room

Chair:  Maxwell Otim

Rapporteur: Mr. Mujib Nkambo and Mr. Laban Musinguzi

Hall: Majestic

Chair: Dr. Benon Ssekamate

Rapporteur: Dr. Michael Otim and Dr. Stanley Nkalubo

Hall: Royal

Chair: Dr. John Stephen Tenywa

Rapporteur: Dr. Onesmus Semalulu and Mr. Josephat Musinguzi

Hall: Regal

Chair:Dr. Jessica Nakavuma

Rapporteur: Dr. Kato Drago and Dr. Gabriel Tumwine

Fisheries

Entomology

Agronomy and soil science

NARO CGS

1500-1515

Growth and survival of Barbus altianalis larvae and juveniles in captivity

Aruho et al.

Efficacy trials of three bio- pesticides on the false codling moth infesting hot pepper in Uganda

Nankinga et al.

Effect of different forms of bio-slurry on the performance of cabbage and maize in south western Uganda

Turyagyenda et al.

Refocussing on the ongoing work

1515-1530

Socio-economic and sustainability consequences of the decline of large fish species in Ugandan lakes

Nakiyendeet al.

Dynamics of black coffee twig borer damage on Robusta coffee in Uganda

 Kagezi et al.

Response of pure versus mixed banana varietal stands to banana weevil infestation

Mulumba et al.

1530-1545

The Development of Gillnet mesh size Regulation on Lake Victoria: A case of the Nile perch fishery, Uganda

Mpomwenda et al.

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Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of sweetpotato weevils to volatile compounds from sweetpotato plants

 Otema et al.

Effect of spacing  of drainage channels and hydro physical properties on discharge of a wetland in central Uganda

 Samanya et al.

1545-1600

A review of the diversity of aquatic organisms of food importance in rice based ecosystems, opportunities for Uganda

Lulijwa et al.

Susceptibility of six mango varieties to Bactrocera invadens Drew, Tsuruta and White (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Uganda

Aool et al.

Evaluation of soil fertility amendment options for improved maize productivity in Lake Victoria crescent, Uganda

Sseruwu et al.

Discussion

Discussion

Discussion

SESSION 5:PLENARY- VICTORIA BALL ROOM

Chair: Prof. Margaret Mangheni

Rapporteur: Dr. Ruth Kabanyolo and Ms. Josephine Nakanwagi

1600-1630

Key note address: Strategies for enhancing engagement of women and youth in agriculture for socio-economic transformation by Dr. Peace Musimenta, Undergraduate programcoordinator CHUSS, Makerere University

 

1630-1700

Discussion

1700-1900

NETWORKING SESSION

 



 

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