Born: 8th August 1946, Kabale Hospital
Died: 26th December 2020, at Mulago Hospital
Wife: Georgina Juliet Oryem Hakiza
Fred Mugisha, Priscilla Uwamahoro Mwandha, Derek Ngoga
Andrew Mwandha, Lydia Ninsiima Mugisha, Phiona Nanozi Ngoga
Crystal Abigal Mwandha, Jasmine Keza Mwandha, Kyra Angel Mwandha, Cynthia Mahoro, Lauryn Mutesi, Abraham Ryan Hakiza, Hezekiah St. John Kwibutsa
Studied at Nyarusiza Primary School, Kisoro
Kigezi High School O’ Level
Makerere College School A’ Level
Makerere University – BSC Agriculture
Birmingham University UK – MSC Plant Breeding
Ohio State University – PHD in Plant Breeding
J.J. Hakiza was a seasoned Agriculturalist whose whole career was with the Ministry of Agriculture and the National Agriculture Research Organization (NARO) up to retirement. He worked with Kawanda Research Station; Namulonge Research Station; Kigumba Research Station and later Kalengyere Research Station in various capacities as a Plant Breeder; Senior Research Officer and later as Officer-in-charge at the Research Stations. He also supervised Research work for Master’s degree students in the field of Agriculture and contributed to national research projects on Maize and Irish Potato variety improvements.
There will be a Funeral Service at St. Francis Chapel Makerere on Tuesday 29th December, 2020 at 02:00pm.
Burial will take place at their home in Nalusuga, Kasangati on Wednesday 30th December, 2020 at 12: noon.