Turyomurugyendo Robert Katemburura
Mrs Florence Ochieng
Vice Chairperson Board
Florence is a retired government civil servant. She worked with Ministry of Public Service and with the then Uganda Commercial Bank. She is now a subsistence farmer growing mostly food crops in varieties. Florence brings to CEGGI her experience with fellow communities on managing a mixed farming system of improved farming varieties, the indigenous crops, live stock farming and the entire food value chain from production to the market, which has improved community livelihoods.
Mrs Asha Fambe
Asha represents communities on the CEGGI Board. She is a small-scale farmer and a member of Tugar’re Ebyobuhangwa Women’s Group based in Kabaale – Buseruka in Hoima district – Western Uganda. The objective of the women farmers group is to revive and multiply the lost indigenous seeds. They practice agroecology farming system which gives them the leverage to control and own their seeds and reduce dependency on unreliable external seeds.