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Cohort 2

Diana Namayanja, Uganda

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Diana is a research scientist specialised in livestock entomology at the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and based at the National Livestock Resources Research Institute (NaLIRRI). Her research interests are on productive insects; honeybees, stingless bees, and insects for food and feed. She has previously worked as an entomology lecturer at the Nyabyeya Forestry College in Uganda. She holds a master’s degree in Zoology (Entomology), a post graduate diploma in Education (PGDE), and a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences (Zoology and Botany), all from Makerere University. She has also received training in beekeeping for poverty alleviation at Ghent University in Belgium, that has enhanced her capacity in apiculture research.