Thelma Alkongo

Institution: 
NARO
Country: 
Uganda

Thelma Alkongo is a gender advisor for Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) and the East Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (EAAPP). She has worked as well with AfricaRice, and as a lead researcher for a gender analysis of the rice value chain for NARO. She has a graduate diploma in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from the Uganda Management Institute; a PhD in Agricultural Policy, Gender and Rural Development from the University of Reading; and an MSc in Entomology from Makerere University. Thelma is a mentor for the GREAT year-1 participant team “Increasing the quality and quantity of potato production in south western agro ecological zone.”