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Sabiiti, Elly Nyambobo

Category: TWAS Fellows
Sabiiti is prof. of crop sciences and former dean, Fac. of Agriculture, Makerere U. (MU); vice pres., Uganda Natl. Acad. of Sciences (UNAS); pres., Assoc. of Uganda Professional Agriculturalists;Member TWAS Adv. Comm. on prizes in Agric. Sciences; 1st President for ASARECA Gen. Assembly, member, Chairman, Science education for Africa, memeber, Global Activities Committee/Intl. Oversight Council on IAP Science Education; and TWAS Research prof. After obtaining his PhD (U. of New Brunswick, Canada) in 1985, he served as a lecturer at MU and in various capacities at Ugandan and internatl. research institutions. His honours include: Fulbright Senior African Research Awd.; MU Innovations Awd.; Ntare School Lion's Awd.; Mbarara High School Old Boys Awd.; and Presidential Science, Education and Technology Excellence Awd. He is a member of 15 professional societies and fellow of UNAS and AAS.
First Names Elly Nyambobo
Surname Sabiiti
Nationality Uganda
Category Fellow
Year of Election 2001
Section 01-Agricultural Sciences
Keywords Pasture agronomy; grazing systems; range ecology; range degradation and restoration; crop waste recycling; feeds for livestock nutrition; biodiversity conservation; indigenous wild food plants; science education.