Johnny Mugisha (PhD)

Professor of Economics

Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics, School of Agricultural Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Johnny Mugisha is a Professor of Agricultural Economics in the Department of Agribusiness and Economics, Makerere University. He graduated from Makerere University with BSc. Agriculture and MSc. Agricultural Economics, and Justus-Liebig University Giessen in Germany with a PhD. He has been doing applied research in the discipline of socio-economics at farm, household and market levels including agricultural technology adoption, urban waste utilization, biogas production and utilization, agricultural resource optimization, value chain studies and impact assessment. He has won and successfully implemented collaborative research and capacity building grants from various donors and development partners including Sida, MasterCard Foundation, RUFORUM, German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV), EU and African Union Commission (AUC). He has over 60 publications in various refereed journals, and has supervised and mentored over 80 graduate students. With his graduates, he has founded an organization called “The Johnny Mugisha Foundation” ( He is the former Dean of the School of Agricultural Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University. He is a reviewer for various journal publishers, external examiner for various Universities and a member of various academic associations.

Contact Information

Makerere University, Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics

P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256 773 155 702