Ms. Prudence Kemigisha

Lecturer, Department of Environment & Livelihoods Support Systems

BIOGRAPHIC DATA:

Names                         :           Prudence Byambwenu Kemigisha  

Date of Birth               :           17th June 1975

Sex                              :           Female

Nationality                  :           Ugandan

Contact Address         :           Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Box, 1410, Mbarara  

Telephone                    :           +256 773146271/+256 703189433

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Next of Kin                 :           John Byambwenu Kyamutetera (Husband)

Contact Address         :           Mobile, +256 772870817

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EDUCATION PROFILE:

1.      PhD in Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, 2021.  

2.      Master of Development Studies (MADS), Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 2010.

      Bachelor of Arts – Honours First Class (Development Studies), Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 2006.

4.      Diploma in Education- Class two (Business Education), Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo, 1996.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND OTHER RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Coordinator:  FIS Students Community Twinning Project (STP) 2019 to date

2.      MUST REC member 2019 to date

3.      FIS representative on the MUST Quality Assurance Committee- 2016-2019

4.   Member on the following FIS committees: Academic & Quality Assurance, STP Internship & Community Engagement, Public Relations and Marketing.

5.      Students’ Results Coordinator, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies (FIS), Mbarara University of Science and Technology, June 2014 to December 2016.

6.      Lecturer (Civil Society Organizations and Development, Development Studies-DVS, Poverty Analysis Tools and Techniques, Human Resource Management), Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) – March 2014 to date 

7.  Part–time Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Development Studies, MUST. (NGOs and Development, Development Studies Service Course)2006 -2014

8.      Tutor, Nyamitanga Business and Secretarial College (NBSC), 2011-2014

9.      Deputy Principal/Tutor, Nyamitanga College of Business Studies (NCBS), 1998 to 2011

      Caretaker Head teacher/Teacher, St. Paul’s High School Rushooka 1996 to 1997

 

POST GRADUATE STUDIES RESEARCH SUPERVISION:

Masters Students Supervised to Completion

1.      Gloria Arlene Ininahazwe, “Women Entrepreneurship and Socio-economic Development of Households in Mukaza Commune-Bujumbura –Burundi”. MA Development Studies, MUST. (Completed 2021)

2.      Nyakato Clare, “Teachers’ motivation and students’ Academic Performance-a Case of Mixed Government Secondary Schools in Rubirizi District” MA Development Studies, MUST. (Completed 2021)

3.      Tinkasimire Ambrose, “Integrated Farming and Food Security in Rural Areas of Bushenyi District”. MA Development Studies MUST. (Completed  2019)

4.      Loice kasande, “Government Interventions and Poverty Reduction in Rural Communities: A case Study of NAADS Programme in Bumbaire Sub-county, Bushenyi District”. MA Development Studies, MUST. (Completed 2017)

5.      Maria Gorette Kabasiita,Motivation and Staff Turnover in Organizations: a Comparative Study of Bishop Stuart University and Mbarara University of Science and Technology” MA Development Studies MUST. (Completed 2015).

       Post Graduate Diploma Students Supervised to Completion

1.      Elias Matsiko, “Village Health Teams and Health Service Delivery in Uganda. A Case Study of Bugamba Sub-county, Mbarara District.” PGD Development Studies, MUST. (Completed 2016)

2.      Bwengye Emmanuel Kabateraine,The Impact of Poverty on Access to Maternal Health Services by Women in Mbarara Municipality, a case of Kamukuzi Division”, PGD Project Planning and Management. (Completed 2016)

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS AND PRIZES WON

1.      Platform of Health, Environment and Food Security (HEFS) PhD Completion Grant (SRS), 2016 which was offered Feb to April 2017.

2.      Next Generations Social Sciences Research Council (SSRC) in Africa:

·         PhD Scholarship for Research Dissertation, 2014.

·         PhD Scholarship Award for Proposal Development, 2013.

3.      DAAD Scholarship ( PhD, 2010-2013)

4.      NUFFIC Scholarship  (MA, 2007-2009)

 

5.      Dalhousie Prize ( Best student in DS, Faculty of Development Studies, MUST,2005)

 

COURSES/WORK SHOPS/ CONFERENCES ATTENDED (Certificates of Participation received)

 

  1. Responsible Conduct of Research workshop organized by MUREEP (2020).
  2. MUST Annual Research Dissemination Conferences (2010, 2011,2014, 2015, 2018, 2019)
  3. Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa workshop for PhD research dissertation  held in Accra, Ghana (July, 20-26, 2014)
  4. Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa workshop for PhD proposal development in Accra, Ghana (July, 1-5, 2013)
  5. DAAD Scholars training workshop organized by DAAD Uganda and DAAD Nairobi from Makerere University (October, 7-11, 2012)
  6. Research Management Training Course organized by the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University and SIDA at MUST (11-14, August 2011)
  7. Globalization Seminar 2007organised by Uganda Martyrs-Nkozi, The University of Wisconsin-Riverfalls and Mbarara University of Science and Technology at UMU- Nkozi and MUST(18-30, June, 2008)

PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS:

1.      Prudence Kemigisha,Towards the POST- 2015 Development Agenda: The performance of Food security Policies and Strategies in Uganda as a case of Sub-Saharan AfricaMbarara University of Science and Technology, 11th Annual Research Dissemination Conference in December 2015.

2.      Prudence Kemigisha, Gender Inequality in land ownership and control: Implications on household food security in Uganda’. Presented at the University of Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania in August 2015.

Prudence Kemigisha, “Attitudes and perceptions of adolescents towards reproductive health and sexually transmitted diseases in Birere sub-county, Isingiro district” at presented at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, 8th Annual Research Dissemination Conference in December 2012.

RESEARCH PROJECTS CARRIED OUT

1.      Covid-19 pandemic and increased rates of gender based violence in Uganda:  a case of Ibaare Sub-county, Bushenyi district. Completed in 2021

2.      Women land rights and household food security in Bushenyi district, Uganda. (PhD project completed in 2019)

3.      Mapping tea farmers with un-weeded gardens under the Garden Store Approach in Kigezi Region (OWC Commissioned Research. Co-reseachers: Ronald Twongyirwe, Barbara Naggayi, Hannington Odongo, Rogers Bariyo, Charles Muchunguzi & Viola Nyakato). Completed in January 2017

4.      Power relations within the tea and fruit sub-sectors in Uganda: Where is the farmer? A Case of the South–Western Region (OWC Commissioned Research. Co-reseachers: Ronald Twongyirwe, Barbara Naggayi, HanningtonOdongo, Rogers Bariyo, Charles Muchunguzi& Viola Nyakato). Completed in 2016

5.      Attitudes and perceptions of adolescents towards reproductive health and sexually transmitted diseases in Birere sub-county, Isingiro district (Faculty Research. Co-researcher; Neema Murembe), Completed in 2012

6.      Integrating indigenous knowledge in local government food security strategies in Bumbaire Sub-county, Bushenyi Distrcit. (MA Thesis) Completed 2009

 

7.      Traditional food security practices among rural households in Bumbaire sub-county, Bushenyi district. (Undergraduate Dissertation) Completed in 2005.

 

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