Dr. Robert Fungo (PhD., MSc., BSc. FST (MAK)

Nutritionist and Food Scientist

Department of Food Technology and Nutrition, School of Food Technology Nutrition & Bioengineering, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Makerere University.

Robert Fungo has a PhD in Applied Human Nutrition from Makerere University, Uganda. He is a Researcher and an Academician in the field of nutrition and food technology. He is a Lecturer at Makerere University. He teaches community nutrition and public health, biomolecules, food security and biochemistry courses to both under graduate and graduate students.

His professional interests include understanding the influence of local foods and food systems on the nutrition outcomes and food security of women and children in low and middle-income African countries (LMIACs).

He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles in reputable journals. He is the current President, of the Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS).


Dept. of Food Technology & Nutrition, Makerere University

P O Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda

Mobile: +256 772 446911

Email: rfungom@yahoo.com