Nasser Kasozi

Abi Zonal Agricultural Research Institute, Uganda


Nasser Kasozi works with the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) of Uganda, an apex body for guidance and coordination of all agricultural research activities in the National Agricultural Research System in Uganda. Kasozi hold M.S. degree in aquaculture from Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, and B.S. degree in agriculture majoring in animal science from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Kasozi also possess a Diploma degree in fisheries management and technology from the Fisheries Training Institute, Uganda. In addition to those long training, Kasozi is a beneficiary of the Research Fellowship Training for Developing Country Scientists in India on a project titled Breeding Management Approaches of Carps with reference to broodstock diet and also a Vliruos scholarship on International Training Programme (ITP) on health management in aquaculture at Ghent University. Currently, Kasozi is Research Officer in charge of aquaculture and also Program Leader for Livestock and Fisheries Programme. Kasozi has worked for NARO since 2008. Kasozi is Principal Investigator for three projects which includes (1) Popularizing Quality Value Added Fish Products for Emerging Markets in Nest Nile Region of Uganda (2016-2017); (2) Developing and Promoting Low-Cost Captive Technologies for Alestes baremoze (Angara) Fish Species in Uganda under competitive grants scheme of the National Agricultural Research Organization (2014–2017); (3) Development of Technologies That Enhance Aquaculture Production and Marketing in the West Nile Agro-Ecological Zone (2011–2016) under National Agricultural Research Organization funded by the World Bank under the Agricultural Technology and Agribusiness Advisory Services project (ATAAS). Kasozi’s research interests include aquatic animal health, microbial community management, sustainable aquaculture nutrition, and reproductive biology of fishes.

Biography Updated on 19 August 2017