The Role and Contribution of Plant breeding and Plant Biotechnology to Sustainable Agriculture in Africa.

– Denis Kyetere –

 

Denis T. Kyetere is the Executive Director of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) since 2012. Before joining AATF he was the Director General of Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) for six years. His leadership and management experience spans across various regional organizations, networks, projects and committees including the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), Eastern and Central Africa Maize & Wheat Research Network (ECAMAW) and Coffee Research Network (CORNET) where he served as Chairperson. Denis holds a PhD from The Ohio State University, MSc from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth College – all in Genetics and Plant Breeding and BSc (Hons) in Botany and Zoology from Makerere University, Uganda.