Drake Patrick Mirembe (PhD)

ICT& Management Consultant, Innovations & Cyber Security Specialist, Data Scientist, Business & Technology Entrepreneur, Christian & Farmer

Integrating ICT in commercial Production of Quality Sweet Potato Planting Material in Uganda

Integrating ICT in commercial Production of Quality Sweet Potato Planting Material in Uganda

Project Description:

The project is focusing on “Integrating ICT in Commercial Production of Quality Sweetpotato Planting Material in East Africa (ICOPSEA)”. The project is a consortium of 6 East African partners in including 2 universities (Makerere University; Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology), 2 research institutes (Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute, Tanzania; Rwanda Agricultural Board) and 2 private laboratories (MIMEA International Kenya Ltd; SENAI Farm Supplies Ltd).

The funding has been provided by the Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa; www.bioinnovate-africa.org) Programme, a regional initiative currently operational in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

Organisation / Company: Makerere University

Project Year: 2018