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Anke Weisheit

BSc, MSc


Anke Weisheit is a Business development consultant. She is also a Task force Leader for the establishment of the Institute of Indigenous Knowledge (IIK) at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) in western Uganda and consults for the University on Programme/Project development, implementation and evaluation as well as strategic planning. Besides, Anke is an active Agriculture and Development consultant associated with both local and international Businesses and Development companies and Organizations.

Anke is a Committee Member of Mbarara University of Science and Technology and also the principal investigator for the Uganda Section of the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA).

Anke Weisheit has previously worked as National Project Coordinator for the Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Lake Victoria Research Initiative (VicRes), as a Technical Advisor for the Get out of Poverty (GOP) Initiative, Project Coordinator for the International Center for Research in Agro Forestry (ICRAF), Project Consultant for MAKO Herbalist Association and the National Agricultural Research Organisation of Uganda. Besides, she had short-term consultancy assignments with the Pan African Agribusiness and Agro-industry Consortium (PanAAC), the Mbarara UMSC Health Centre, the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, the Conservation Efforts for Community Development, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency and the German Technical Cooperation GTZ) among others.

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