Coordinating Team

PABRA is coordinated by a core team of CIAT scientists and support staff.

Our main office is at the Ugandan National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL) in Kawanda, Kampala, and our team is located across Eastern and Southern Africa.

Meet PABRA’s Coordinating Team:

Robin Buruchara
CIAT Regional Director, Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

Jean-Claude Rubyogo
Seed Systems Specialist
Arusha, Tanzania

Boaz Waswa
Program Coordinator, CIAT Africa Coordination Office
Nairobi, Kenya

Clare Mukankusi
Bean Breeder
Kampala, Uganda

Rowland Chirwa
Bean Breeder & Coordinator, Southern Africa Bean Research Network (SABRN)
Lilongwe, Malawi

Rodah Zulu
Nutritional Facilitator
Lilongwe, Malawi

Eliud Birachi
Market Economist
Nairobi, Kenya

Valentine Aritua
Virologist
Kampala, Uganda

Enid Katungi
Economist
Kampala, Uganda

Rachel Muthoni
M&E Specialist
Kampala, Uganda

Enoch Maereka
Seed Business development specialist
Lilongwe, Malawi

Mercy Lungaho
Nutrition Specialist
Kampala, Uganda

Innocent Obilil
Database Officer
Kampala, Uganda

Samuel Ocung
Projects Officer
Kampala, Uganda

Leeta Emanuel                                                             Fred Kato
Research Assistant – Impact assessment                      Research Assistant – Pathology
Kampala, Uganda                                                               Kampala, Uganda

Winnyfred Among                                                      Warren Arinaitwe
Research Assistant – Bean Breeding                              Research Assistant – Pathology
Kampala, Uganda                                                                Kampala, Uganda
Sulaiman Sebuliba                                                      Moses Ojara
Field Technician                                                                  Spatial Analyst
Kampala, Uganda                                                                Kampala, Uganda

Sarah Nassozi                                                               Godwill Abiti
HR & Administration Officer                                            Procurement Assistant
Kampala, Uganda                                                                Kampala, Uganda

Susan Atare                                                                    Samuel Bakulama
Accounts Assistant                                                               Finance Assistant
Kampala, Uganda                                                                 Kampala, Uganda

CIAT Offices with PABRA presence:

  • Kenya: P. O. Box 823-00621, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tanzania: P. O. box 2704, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Uganda: Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute, P.O. Box 6247, Kampala, Uganda
  • Malawi: Chitedze Agricultural Research Station, P.O. Box 158, Lilongwe, Malawi

For more information about PABRA or to contact us please use our contact form.