justine.onyinge

justine.onyinge's picture
Title: 
Mr.
Full name: 
Justine Onyinge
First Name: 
Justine
Surname: 
Onyinge
Function: 
Field Liaison officer

History

Member for
2 years 4 months
Institute: 
IITA
Address: 
IFDC office, Kabale - Makanga Hill
City: 
Kabale
Country: 
Uganda
Mobile Phone: 
+256 775 018 594
Career: 

Mr Justine Onyinge is the N2Africa Field Liaison Officer for South Western Uganda, at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). He joined IITA in 2014. Justine is responsible for providing frontline support to IITA team working on research and dissemination activities for N2Africa Project. He has a strong soil science background, with over 5 years’ experience in agricultural research and 3 years’ experience in geospatial applications for resource mapping. He holds a Master’s degree in Geomatics and Natural Resources Evaluation from University of Florence, Italy and Bachelor’s degree of Science in Agricultural Land Use and Management from Makerere University, Kampala. He is a GIS technical person for soil mapping at National Agricultural Research Laboratories and has previously held teaching assistant and research assistant positions at College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University. His research interest is in Soil Science, Climate Change, simulation models, GIS and Remote Sensing. Justine is interested in working and networking with multidisciplinary teams that uphold projects aimed at enhancement of agricultural productivity and environmental sustainability for improved food security, sustainable livelihoods and better health of people in the society.