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Evelyn Komutunga

Dr. Everline Komutunga is Senior Research Officer (Agro-meteorologist) and currently the Head of Soil Environment and Agrometeorolgy program at NARL. She has a PhD in Meteorology from University of Nairobi, an MSc in Agronomy from the University of Nottingham UK and a BSc in Geography from Makerere University. She previously worked as a Coordinator of rain-fed farming systems in the Districts of Mbarara,Kiruhura, Isingiro, Ntungamo,Ssembabule, Rakai and Ibanda. She has coordinated a number of national and regional collaborative research projects on Agro-meteorology where she has served as Principal Investigator. The projects include: USAID, GIZ, Rockefeller Supported projects, Africa Centre for Technical studies supported project, F.AO, IMATAC World Vision. Etc. She has carried out a number of consultancies for various firms like RUFORUM, ARCC, NARO strategy Frame work Climate Change Champions etc and she has published widely.

Research Unit: Soils, Agrometeorology & Environmental Program
Designation: Senior Research Officer
Qualification: PhD
Publications:

Omondi, Philip Aming'O., et al. "Changes in temperature and precipitation extremes over the Greater Horn of Africa region from 1961 to 2010." International Journal of Climatology 34.4 (2014): 1262-1277.

Mubiru, D. N., Komutunga, E., Agona, A., Apok, A., & Ngara, T. (2012). Characterising agrometeorological climate risks and uncertainties: Crop production in Uganda. South African Journal of Science, 108(3-4), 108-118.

Research Interest:
  • Climate Change
  • Soil fertility
  • Biodiverity
  • Carbon Sequestration
Telephone: +256-414-567649
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