Dr. John Patrick Kanahe Kagorora

Dr. John Patrick Kanahe Kagorora

Dr Kagorora is a senior lecturer at Mountains of the moon University

Dr Kagorora is a senior lecturer at Mountains of the moon University, Fort portal Uganda. He hold a BSc. Agriculture (Hons) from Makerere University Uganda and a PhD in Plant pathology from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom. He attended several other professional courses which included International course on intensive vegetable production under various growing conditions held in Israel; Postharvest horticulture training course held at the University of Phillipines at Los Banos; Harvest and post harvest technology of roots and tuber crops training course held at Kumasi, Ghana; Regional training of trainers course for Eastern and Central Africa on Agroforestry for community development held at Makerere University; Sub-regional workshop on control of mycotoxins in grains, roots and tubers held at the university of Botswana; 4th international seed technology course held at the official seed testing station for England and Wales, held at NIAB Cambridge, UK and identification of Aspergillus and Penicillium species training course held at the International Mycological Institute, Surrey England. Dr Kagorora has worked as an Agricultural officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries (MAAIF); as a Research officer in the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and as a Dissemination specialist with the international centre for research in agroforestry (ICRAF). In academia, Dr. Kagorora has supervised many students at both under and post graduate levels. He has several publications in plant pathology and natural resources management and has conducted many trainings for both professionals and farmers.

Dr Kagorora has undertaken several consultancies such as a baseline study for the synergy- climate change adaptation and mitigation in Uganda project for TRIAS vzw Wetstraat 89, Uganda; provide capacity support for promoting the upscale of horticulture production to Kyembogo farmers association and Kyenjojo district farmers association for SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation; training consultant to establish a farmer based pineapple wilt disease management mechanism using knowledge sharing and learning process in the Rwenzori region, Uganda for SNV; Agronomist on the team by the Ssemwanga centre Kampala to study the development of a sustainable and viable value chain for the promotion of the citrus marketing and increased earnings to rural farmers in Uganda for National Planning Authority Uganda (NPA).

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