Sabiiti Elly N.

Sabiiti Elly N. was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2006. As a fellow, Sabiiti Elly N. contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Agricultural & Nutritional Sciences

Prof Sabiiti obtained his M.Sc. in 1980 from MakerereUniversity (Uganda) and PhD in 1985 from the University of New Brunswick (Canada). He then joined MakerereUniversity and rose through the ranks to became full professor in 1998. His research interests include agricultural sciences, livestock farming and sustainable rangeland management. He has established the public university called “Gulu University”, vetted the establishment of Busoga University with Swedish Institutions and worked as member of the joint Commission for the setting up of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences in Uganda. He has been Head of Crop Science Department of the University, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry of Makerere University, National Coordinator of the Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine for the implementation of the SIDA project on dry-land husbandry. He has served as member of the Advisory Committee for the Pastoral Information Network Programmes. He is member of TWAS, Tropical Grassland Society of Australia. He has several national, regional and international awards and recognitions and has published 100 articles