Women's day 2017 medal for contribution towards the livelihood  of the smallholder farmers in Uganda

Best Scientist in promoting & disseminating Agric Research Technologies 2006-2016

 

 

Dr. Jolly Kabirizi participated in the 2014 Best Farmer Award Competetion which lasted one year (March 2013 to September 2014. A total of 1986 farmers from all districts of Uganda participated in the competition. Jolly emerged as one of the best 20 farmers and was awrded a certificate. She has continued to train smallscale farmers on improved dairy cattle production.
Dr. Kabirizi was also awarded a certificate for the “Best Livestock research scientist” in the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) in 2013. 

 

Other Awards

  1. Field tour of the smallholder dairy farming systems in Ethiopia, 1996 (Funded by World Bank/Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries).
  2. Certificate of recognition for improving dairy cattle productivity in Masaka district and rural livelihoods (2004)
  3. Certificate of recognition for improving dairy cattle productivity in Masaka district and rural livelihoods (2004) Given by the farmers in Masaka district.
  4. Best oral presenter (Certificates and books and money).
    • Conference on “Regional Symposium on livestock revolution: Challenges and opportunities” at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Headquarters, Conference Hall, Nairobi, Kenya from 15th to 18th March 2004.
    • International workshop on “Enhancing the contribution of small livestock to the rural livelihoods of resource poor communities”, Hotel Brovad, Masaka, 15 to 19th November 2004.
    • Best poster presentation during “The Innovation African Symposium”, held at Munyonyo Resort Hotel, Kampala, Uganda, 20th to 23rd November 2006.

5. Promotion from Research Officer 11 to Senior Research Officer (2006).

6. Fellowship awarded by Gender and Diversity Programme funded by Rockefeller Foundation’s Africa Regional Program to enhance scientific and leadership skills for women in East Africa (2006 to 2008).

2011-2012

Best oral presenter (Certificates and books and money)

  • Conference on “Regional Symposium on livestock revolution: Challenges and opportunities” at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Headquarters, Conference Hall, Nairobi, Kenya from 15th to 18th March 2004.
  • International workshop on “Enhancing the contribution of small livestock to the rural livelihoods of resource poor communities”, Hotel Brovad, Masaka, 15 to 19th November 2004.
  • Best poster presentation during “The Innovation African Symposium”, held at Munyonyo Resort Hotel, Kampala, Uganda, 20th to 23rd November 2006 Promotion from Research Officer 11 to Senior Research Officer (2006) Fellowship awarded by Gender and Diversity Programme funded by Rockefeller Foundation’s Africa Regional Program to enhance scientific and leadership skills for women in East Africa (2006 to 2008). A 5-day study visit to the Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences (DIAS) Research Centres at Flakkebjerg and Foulum and The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, 19th to 22nd August 2006. An award and certificate from Dr, Rahab Ngumba, Director, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya for an excellent poster presentation during the “Innovation Africa Symposium”, 20th to 23rd November 2006 at Munyonyo Resort Beach Hotel.
  • An award of US $ 2,000 for one of the best innovative case studies “Integrating forage legumes in smallholder cereal crop-livestock farming systems: Impact on feed and animal production and household income” under “Developing technology and innovation Africa: focus on agriculture and food industry” The case study was sponsored by World Bank and DANID hpp/info.worldbank,org/etools/does/library/243693
  • A cash award of US $ 1,500 and certificates of merit as one of the 5 top winners of the “All Africa Young Professionals and Women in Science Competition Finals held at Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The competitions were sponsored by RUFORUM/CTA/ NEPAD/FARA/ATPS/AGRA. The title of the presentation was “Participatory testing of forage legume innovations with women farmers in Masaka district, Uganda: impact on fodder availability, animal performance and household income. http://ruforumsecretariat.blogspot.com/ and http://knowledge.cta.int/en/Dossiers/CTA-and-S-T/ACP-women-and-S-T/Women...

"Top 5 Winners of the 2009 “All Africa Women in Science Competition”

NARO Council Award for being one of the outstanding NARO research scientists, Award ceremony was held at the, Golf Course hotel, 29th February 2012 Special award for a paper “Improving smallholder dairy production systems through participatory evaluation of climate change adaptation technologies and innovations” presented during the 8th Eastern and Southern Africa Dairy Association (ESADA) Dairy science conference and exhibition, 24th to 27th April 2012, Kenya Participated in the 3rd All-Africa Wide Womenand Young Professionals in Science Competition. The paper “Kabirizi et. al. 2012. Improving livelihoods of resource-poor smallholder mixed farmers through promotion of appropriate climate adaptation strategies in RCA region is one of 20 papers selected out of 316 papers from 32 countries for the finals to take place in 2013 in Ghana. All semi-finalists will be funded to attend the 3rd RUFORUM Biannual conference, 26th to 28th September 2012 in Uganda An award from the International Hunger Project, USA for servicing The Hunger Project Uganda as a Board member for 10 years (2010-2011)

 

 

 

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