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Our team

 George Micheal Sikoyo Executive Director
George holds a Master of Science degree in Ecological Economics from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry and Diploma in Education from Makerere University, Uganda. He has over 25 years of progressive responsibility in research, promotion, coordination and facilitation of governance, management and implementation of
climate change, conservation and natural resource management programmes in
eastern and greater horn of Africa.
His core competences include: programme/project management; policy analysis and advocacy; wildlife enterprise for local development; transformation of markets for forestry products and other natural resources; integration of biodiversity into impact assessment; community outreach; sustainable and
climate smart agricultural (CSA) practices, resilient food systems, and market driven agricultural value chains; biodiversity governance; rural development and standards for sustainable and market access.
He has experience working in donor funded assistance projects and multi-sectoral projects including agricultural development in leading regional and international organizations in Eastern Africa.

This include African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS); African Wildlife Foundation (AWF); World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
He has had an opportunity to work and consult for regional economic communities (RECs); i.e. Lake Victoria Basin Commission; i.e. an institution of the East African Community (EAC) and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). George joined METGE in July, 2021.
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 Micheal Sunday Programme Manager
Michael joined METGE in early 2018 and holds a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Gulu, Nothern Region, Uganda. Prior to joining METGE he worked with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).  He has taken on management of the various project officers in organisations supported by us. He is working to introduce high-value monitoring and evaluation tools to the programme, using digital systems.
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Joanita Mbabazi
Marketing and Communications Manager

Joanita holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communications from Makerere University, Kampala. Before joining METGE, Joanita worked with Monitor Publication Limited as sub-editor at the Supplements desk.

After finishing University, she joined the USAID-SAFE programme and worked as a graduate Communications Personnel. This was a five-year development programme that ended in 2017. It sought to strengthen the Government of Uganda's capacity with respect to peace building and conflict mitigation.

 Joanita has a five years’ experience working in media as a free-lance field reporter for Monitor Publication Limited, NTV Uganda and KTV.

Joanita joined the METGE team in January 2021

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Judith Mutenyo
Project Officer
Judith holds a BSc in Agricultural Land Use and Management from Makerere University.  Before joining METGE, she worked with Vi Agroforestry for 10 years and has extensive experience in agroforestry, sustainable agricultural land management, VSLA and gender mainstreaming. She has worked with different farming communities in central and western Uganda.
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lorna Lucile Alum
GESI & Safeguarding Officer

 

Lorna Lucille holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Social Administration from Uganda Christian University. Prior to joining METGE I worked with Plan International under Child Protection programming.

I have more than five (5) years experience working in Safeguarding, Gender mainstreaming and Child Protection programmings in Humanitarian/ emergency responses with World Vision International-Uganda and Plan International.

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Hellen Alupo
Finance Officer

Hellen is contracted from Blue Bolt to undertake the accounting work for the business. She is a degree holder in Project Planning- including Entrepreneurship and Accountancy - from the Uganda Christian University, Mukono. Her specialist role has been in audit work and she has been with METGE since January 2018.

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Joyce Kimono
Office Manager

Joyce qualified as a Social Worker from Uganda Martyrs University, and joined METGE in March 2018. Before that she held two volunteer social work posts, specialising in work with both adults and children.

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Godmercy Kamende
Assistant Project Officer - Beekeeping 

Godmercy holds a diploma in bee keeping from Nyabyeya Forestry College, and a certificate in Sustainable Agriculture from Bukalasa Agricultural College.

He has worked as an agricultural  advisory service provider under NAADS and a field manager in malaika honey - a social enterprise specialising in bee keeping, with the mission of enriching lives and saving the environment.

Godmercy has also held roles as an apiculture contractor and lead trainer of NGOs like the Chimpanzee Trust, Uganda Wildlife Society and the Jane Goodall Institute, whose primary work is in conservation of wildlife,  education and research across several countries.

Godmercy joined the METGE team in January 2021

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Milton Satya
Office Assistant 

Milton joined METGE in April  2018.