Technology Scaling Specialist
Tel: +255 789 230 100
Station: Tanzania (Morogoro)
Haroon Sseguya is the Technology Scaling Specialist of Africa RISING. Haroon, from Uganda, obtained his PhD in Sociology and Sustainable Agriculture (2009) from Iowa State University (ISU), USA. He has an MSc degree in Agricultural Extension Education (2001) and BSc (Hons) from Makerere University, Uganda.
Before his appointment, he was a Lecturer and Coordinator for Graduate Programs at Makerere University, Department of Extension and Innovation Studies. He was also a technical advisor (Agricultural Extension, Monitoring and Evaluation) for a livelihoods improvement program jointly implemented by ISU and Makerere University (2009-2014) in Kamuli district, southeast Uganda. He worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Department of Sociology, ISU (2005–2009); Assistant Lecturer (2001–2005) at Makerere University, Department of Agricultural Extension/Education; Research Assistant (2000–2001) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Uganda; and Field Agricultural Extension Officer (1998–2000) at Mukono District Local Government, Uganda.