Patrick Okori

Job Title: 
Executive Secretary

Prof. Patrick Okori joins RUFORUM from International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) where he was the Deputy Director of the Global Research Programme on Accelerated crop Improvement and Principal Scientist for Groundnut Breeding. He was the Country Representative for Mozambique and Malawi. Before joining ICRISAT, he served as an Associate Professor at Makerere University in Uganda, in the School of Agricultural Sciences where he was also the Dean. Patrick joins our management team with vast experience in agricultural research for development, training, strategy and management