Dan Kisauzi

About me

DR Dan Kisauzi is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine from Makerere University Uganda, an Advanced Diploma in Animal Nutritional Physiology from the FAO Faculty, Copenhagen and a PhD in Animal Physiology from the University College Dublin, His career spans 35 years - the first fifteen years of which were university teaching and research (Makerere University; University College Dublin; University of Nairobi; University of Zambia). During this time he was active at the international level in the development of veterinary education curricula. He was a founder member of the World Association of Veterinary Educators in which he was the Vice President for Africa. He has sat on the Education Committees of the World Veterinary Association and the Commonwealth Veterinary Association. He has been a member of the Expert Consultation on veterinary education of the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization. When he left university teaching and research he joined Uganda’s National Agricultural Research Organization (www.naro.go.ug/) where he worked as the head of the planning, monitoring and evaluation unit for seven years before setting up his own consultancy firm (www.nida.or.ug) focusing mainly on institutional development for research, extension and rural development organization. He has undertaken over 40 consultancies in the areas of institutional development, agricultural innovation systems development and monitoring and evaluation for a wide range of rural development projects. In the area of agricultural extension he was the lead national consultant for the design of phases 1 and 2 of Uganda’s National Agricultural Advisory Services (www.naads.or.ug/). Most recently he was contracted by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (www.fara-africa.org/)  which is the lead agency for implementation of Pillar IV of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (http://www.nepad-caadp.net/ ) to manage the process of establishing the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (www.afaas-africa.org/).