Sylvia Nalubwama is currently an Assistant Lecturer at Makerere University where whse teaches, conducts research and community outreach, and performs administrative roles. Prior to her position as an Assistant Lecturer, Sylvia was a Subcounty National Agriculture Advisory Delivery Services (NAADS) coordinator and Veterinary Officer within the Nakaseke Local Government where she drew workplans and budgets, coordinated NAADS, monitored animal health and disease treatment and trained farmers.
Sylvia is a PhD student in Animal Science at the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. As a PhD student she identifies how organic pineapple farmers can add value to pineapple wastes to improve their incomes and environmental management by converting the wastes into livestock feed. She received her master’s degree in Animal Production from Larenstein University of Professional Education in the Netherlands and her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine from Makerere University in 2000.
By participating in the ELP, Sylvia hopes to gain more knowledge on environmental issues that can be used to design strategies for the development of the organic agriculture systems in Uganda and Africa. The Beahrs ELP will also expose Sylvia to elements of leadership and ways to reduce poverty and social conflict through environmental policies. The knowledge gained at the ELP will give Sylvia the opportunity to share and teach students and farmers.