© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Dorothy Nampanzira

RISE Degree 

PhD in Livestock Nutrition from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

RISE Network(s) 
Current Position 

SIDA-SAREC Postdoctoral Fellow

Lecturer, Department of Livestock and Industrial Resources, Makerere University


Dr. Nampanzira's doctoral research was on improving the productivity of small East African goats using native browse species.

She specializes in ethnomedicine and anthropology. She teaches, conducts research, and does community outreach.

Special Accomplishments 

2016 SIDA-SAREC Postdoctoral Research: "Enhancing utilization of F. natalensis by goats using bamboo wood ash and charcoal"

2015 Co-Principal Investigator on Regional University Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Research Project: "Enhancing productivity of traditional goat phenotypes among small holder farmers of Uganda"

Carnegie Next Generation of African Academics: Grants for Data Collection (2011) and Thesis Completion (2014)

2013 IFS Individual Research Grant: "Developing high-value rations for indigenous meat goats based on some native browse species for small holder farmers"

2011 DAAD In-Country Scholar

Completed Degree 
January 2016