Dear Partners, Members and Friends
The Uganda Landcare Network (ULN) chairperson Dr. Francis Byekwaso passed on 27th March, 2017. He was a special team leader hence his departure left ULN with big gap to fill. Francis had a passion on Landcare initiatives with a wealth of experience through his veterinary medicine, extension, monitoring and evaluation profession. His involvement at government a senior level in Uganda and internationally specifically links with Landcare programmes in Australia and South Africa provided an excellent insight to landcare in Uganda. ULN will for ever remain indebted for the great contribution and support.
In accordance with ULN constitution, Uganda Landcare Network (ULN) General Assembly convened on 20th April 2017 and elected Dr. Joseph Mary Mulema as the new Chairperson of ULN.
Joseph is a seasoned plant molecular biologist currently working with CABI as the Plantwize Regional Support Manager, Africa. He brings on board unique competences including partnership building across scales, networking and elevating the needs, potentials and opportunities of farmers to regional and international attention. Joseph has a passion to build strong viable institutions and publishing to inform wide audiences. He is committed to Landcare principles and determined to lead ULN to greater heights
Please join me welcome Joseph to the landcare family and wish him the best as the new Chairperson of Uganda Landcare Network