Name
Name R Ochago
FirstnameRobert
Emailrobert.ochago@wur.nl

Job details
DescriptionExterne medewerker
OrganizationDepartment of Social Sciences
Organization UnitBusiness Management & Organisation
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Visiting addressHollandseweg 1
6706KN, WAGENINGEN
Building/Room201/5069
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OrganizationDepartment of Social Sciences
Organization UnitBusiness Management & Organisation

Biography

Robert Ochago a PhD Candidate at  Wageningen University and Research in Netherlands. Before joining the PhD program, Robert worked as Program Officer-Private Public Partnerships and Market Access and Gender with Sasakawa Africa Association-Uganda; Gender, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist at International Livestock Research Institute. Ochago also served as teaching assistant at the department of crop production and management, Busitema University.

Robert’s research focuses on design, management, and implementation of learning strategies relevant to address wicked problems in food and Agriculture. His project is part of a bigger one called Developing Value Chain Innovation Platforms to improve Food Security in East and Southern Africa (VIP4FS). 


Expert Profile
Expertise
Abilities
  • 1. Working with and forging partnerships from research to development continuum
  • 2. Household and group methodologies
  • 3. Formal and informal communication skills for agrarian development i.e. Audience analysis and mass media message design, delivery through several channels and evaluation strategies. Communication and negotiation and use of cordon and VHF radios.
  • 4. Gender policy and strategy development
  • 5. Gender capacity assessment for partners from research to development continuum.
  • 6. Team leadership skills, ability to work in cross cultural and insecure environments.
Social media
  Robert Ochago on Google Scholar Citations
  Robert Ochago on Linkedin
  Robert Ochago on ResearchGate

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Projects

Developing Value Chain Innovation Platforms to improve Food Security in East and Southern Africa (VIP4FS). This Australian funded project seeks to understand how innovations platforms can be used and strengthened to improve social capital and income among farming communities.


Education

Robert Ochago is currently, a PhD Candidate at Wageningen University & Research in The Netherlands. Robert Ochago holds a Msc. and a Bachelor's degree (Agriculture Extension Education) from  Makerere University and National Diploma in Animlal Husbandry from Bukalasa Agricultural College,Uganda. 

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