Category: Stories from Our Alumni
[RUFORUM-GTA]Yes, It is possible to finish a PhD in three years at Makerere University!
My name is Sonnie Rose Kesselly, a 2023 graduate from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-Engineering, Makerere University, Uganda. I am a Liberian and a Lecturer at the College of Agriculture and Forestry in the University of Liberia. I began my PhD Journey in February of 2020…
[TAGDev Story] Making wine from Fruits – A one-stop shop for Refreshments in Gulu
Gulu, which recently gained city status, has become a lucrative business center with enormous potential for those who dare to exploit it. Juliet Ochama, a TAGDev scholar, is one of those who has taken up the mantle to capitalize on this market potential through her business “Nectar Point.” Ochama is a former TAGDev scholar who…
[TAGDev Story] Fostering Long-term Agricultural Supply Chains for Smallholder Farmers
Finding the right market for grains at the right price is difficult, especially in farming communities in Northern Uganda. Meet Robine Okello, a TAGDev scholar who studied Agri Enterprise Development at the Master’s level at Gulu University. He is currently a volunteer at the African Union Commission in Ethiopia, where he is in charge of…