Professor Joseph Mukiibi was a Son to the Late Lukanga Simon of Kakindo Town Council, Kakumiro District.
He is survived by a widow, children and grandchildren.
• Kakindo Primary School
• Bukuumi Primary School
• St Edward S.S Bukuumi
• St Mary’s College Kisubi
• Makerere University College (then)
• University of St Andrews, Scotland (PhD)
• Consultant on Agricultural Research Projects in East andCentral Africa 2003-2015.
• Vice Chancellor, the African Rural University in Kagadi (Kibaale)
• Chief Agricultural and Forestry Research Advisor to the Republic of South Sudan 2010-2012.
• Founder Director General of the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) of Uganda 1998-2003
• Dean Faculty /College of Agriculture Makerere University 1982-1985.
• Head of Forestry Department and Head Crop Science 1972-1982.
Membership of Boards
• Chairman, Board of the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
• Chairman Agricultural Chemicals Board of Uganda
• Chairman Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa.
• Chairman forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
• Chairman Steering Committee of the Sub-Saharan Challenge Programme.
• Chairman KILIMO TRUST FOUNDATION.
• Member of the COMESA Panel of Experts on Agriculture Biotechnology in Eastern and Southern Africa (RABESA).
There will be a Requiem Mass at Rubaga Cathedral on Friday 05th March, 2021 starting at 10:00am.
Burial will take place at their ancestral home in Kakindo Town council, Kakumiro District on Sunday 07th March, 2021 starting with a Requiem Mass at 10:00am.