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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).

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)

"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)