Thursday 24 November, 2016

THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER, 2016

SESSION 16: PLENARY-VICTORIA BALL ROOM

Chair: Dr. Rosette Nabumba

Rapporteur: Dr. Ollen Wanda and Damalie Akwango

0830-0900 Keynote address: Does evaluation of research of agricultural initiatives contribute to socio-economic transformation in sub-Saharan Africa by  Dr. Madina Guloba, Senior ResearchFellow, Economic Policy Research Center
0900-0930 Discussion
SESSION 17: PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

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

 

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

 

 SIDE EVENT

 

 

 

 

Hall: Victoria Ball Room

Chair:Dr. SudiqMugerwa

Rapporteur:Dr. Mwanja Tenywa andMr. Vianny Natugonza

Hall: Majestic

Chair:  Dr. Arthur Makara

Rapporteur: Dr. Jerome Kubiriba and Dr. Geoffrey Arinaitwe

Hall: Regal

Chair:Dr. Jessica Nakavuma

Rapporteur: Dr. Japheth Magyembe and Ms. Christine Elong

 

Land use , climate change and Fisheries

Breeding and biotechnology NARO CGS
0930-0945

Promotion of conservation and prospecting value of medicinal plant species in Uganda

Adriko et al.

Quantifying resistance, tolerance and susceptibility following duo infection of Cassava Brown Streak Viruses

 Okul et al.

Soliciting ideas for additional support – continuation

0945-1000

Prophylactic agents for fish diseases in Uganda: Screening potential phytobiotics

Walakira et al.

Morphological characterization of cassava germplasm in Uganda

 Nakabonge et al.

 
1000-1015

Physico-chemical and extrusion properties for commercially potential common beans

Natabirwa et al.

Evaluation of the adaptability of different cassava genotypes and selection for adaptation in highland areas of Uganda

Ntivuguruzwa et al.

1015-1030

Parklands, pasture lands, paddy rice fields and coffee gardens as existing or potential agricultural socio-ecological production land scapes

Olupot

Propagation of Carissa edulis medicinal species using stem cuttings and its on farm and on station domestication in Uganda

Abigaba et al.

1030-1045

Aflatoxin sequestering potential of Ugandan bentonites and diatomaceous earth

Nviiri et al.

Characterization of indigenous Brachiaria germplasm in Uganda using microsatellite markers

Namazzi et al.

1045-1100

Effects of Bujagali hydropower dam construction on fish communities along a section of the upper Victoria Nile in Uganda

Nkalubo et al.

Estimation of heterosis in new quality protein maize hybrids for desirable traits

Ayiga-Aluba et al.

  Discussion Discussion
1100-1130 HEALTH BREAK

SESSION 18: PLENARY- VICTORIA BALL ROOM

Chair: Dr. Andrew Kiggundu

Rapporteur: Ms. Damalie Akwango and Ms. Susan Nimusiima

1130-1145 Position paper: The use of ICTs for Agricultural transformation
1145-1200 Competitive Grant Scheme in the National Agricultural Research Organisation: Implementation and achievements by Mukalazi and Magyembe
1200-1215

Inspiring youth to focus on agribusiness for wealth creation: Experience with adopting improved feeds and feed management innovations by Nambatya

 

  Discussion
1200-1300 SESSION 19:  GUIDED TOUR OF EXHIBITIONS AND POSTERS
1300-1400 HEALTH BREAK: LUNCH

SESSION 20:PLENARY

Chair: Dr.Yona Baguma

Rapporteur: Dr. Daniel Waiswa and Dr. Anne Kazibwe

Panel Moderator: Dr. Lilian Byarugaba

1400-1430 Keynote address: Repositioning the research agenda to achieve African Agricultural Transformation by  Dr. Ambrose Agona, Director General, NARO
1430-1500 Discussion
1500-1600 Conference Debate

SESSION 21: CLOSING CEREMONY

Chair: Prof. Bernard Bashaasha

Rapporteur: Dr. Daniel Waiswa and Dr. Sam Oketch

1600-1615 Closing remarks by Director General, NARO
1615-1630 Closing remarks by the Vice Chancellor, Makerere University
1630-1700 Official closing address by the Minister of AgricultureAnimal Industry and Fisheries
1700-1900 EVENING FUNCTION: AWARDS CEREMONY AND DINNER

 

 

 

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