Our Partners

UPBA was founded by National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank in conjunction with International Livestock Research Institute and BOKU (Initially funded by Austrian Development Agency).

The National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) was established by Animal Breeding Act 2001, under the ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) with a mandate to oversee and spear head animal breeding activities in the country. NAGRC &DB has; imported different pig breeds (Landrace, Large white cambrough and different boar lines), initiated and fostered formation of pig breeders association in an endeavor to improve pig genetics in the country.

Other Implementing Partners

The National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) was established by Animal Breeding Act 2001, under the ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) with a mandate to oversee and spear head animal breeding activities in the country

Name: Dr.Charles Lagu,PhD

Position: Executive Director, NAGRC&DB

Address: P.O BOX 183, Entebbe, Uganda.

Tel: +256 772 953232

Email: nagrc.dbuganda@gmail.com

Name: Nakajubi Esther (Animal Scientist/Breeder)

Position: Programmes Officer Non ruminants (piggery) NAGRC&DB

Address: P.O BOX 183, Entebbe, Uganda.

Tel: +256(0)772476854

Email: magnakajubi@gmail.com

Other Implementing Partners

Contact:

Dr. Karen Marshall

Role:

ILRI project lead / livestock production and genetics

Contact 2: 

Dr. Emily Ouma

Role:

Local project coordinator / economist

Contact:

Prof. Dr. Johann Sölkner

Role:

BOKU project lead / animal genetics and breeding