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Edward Mwesigwa
Consultant , ATC Consultancy Firm
Kampala, Uganda
I have Msc Degree in Development Economics from Bradford University UK, A Diploma in Agriculture and Economic Statistics from Washington Dc, Have a Post-graduate Diploma in Biometry University of Reading UK. Over 20 years of experience in carrying out baseline and Mid-term and End of Project Evaluation in Sub-Sahara Africa.

Competencies: Works with people from all background,establishes ownership
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
Professional Experience:
• Economist and Statistician with more than 25 years of relevant professional experience
• Extensive experience in the area of value chains, including evaluation, development and strengthening of existing value chains with the main focus of Agriculture Projects and linked sub-sectors
• Expert in trade and export promotion (on business, intra-business and policy level), enhancement of productivity and strengthening of competitiveness
• Broad experience in evaluation and monitoring of trade related projects and programmes, including assessment of best practices
• Experience in Capacity Building and Institutional Development ( Cooperatives, Farmer Organisations for both Input and Output Marketing, and Farmer Field Schools)
• Experience with conducting market analyses, market access studies and strategy formulation for market development and marketing strategies
• Strong skills in rural development, agribusiness and agricultural development
• Development of project design document/pro strategic plans and feasibility studies
• Extensive experience in working with intermediary organisations (farmers associations, exporters associations, agribusiness interest groups) in Eastern and Southern Africa, excellent knowledge of the context and key stakeholders
Institution (Date from – Date to) Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
University of Bradford, UK (1989-1990) MSc. Development Economics
University of Reading, UK (1988-1989)
Institute of Statisticians U.K (1989) Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistics
Graduate of Statistics
ISPC Bureau of Census Washington DC (1984-1985) Diploma in Agricultural Statistics
University of Dar-es-salaam Tanzania (1979-1982)
Diploma in Statistics

Affiliations and Achievements:
Further Training and skills development:
1985: The Field Training Phase of the International Statistical Training Program on Agricultural Statistics and Census in Montour County, Pennsylvania, by The Pennsylvania State University
1992: Certificate in Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Policy Analysis organised by FAO and the World Bank
2007: Certificate in Participatory Approaches in Designing, Implementing, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Programmes, Course by Uganda Management Institute (UMI)
2008: Certificate in Capacity Building and Leading Business Projects, the British Council Kampala-Uganda

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
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