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M.Sc. Robert Asiimwe


PhD Student


Institute for Agricultural Policy and Market Research

Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

Senckenbergstraße 3

D-35390 Gießen


Zeughaus, Room 433 (4th floor, right-hand corridor)

Tel +49 641 / 99 37023

Fax +49 641 / 99 37029



Short CV


Research and Qualifications
since 03/2023 –
Research Assistant at the Institute for Agricultural Policy and Market Research, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Management, Justus-Liebig University Giessen


M.Sc. Agricultural and Applied Economics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


B.Sc. Agriculture, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


Professional Experience
05/2022-03/2023 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resources Economics, School of Agricultural Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


Senior Research Associate-Impact Assessment, Alliance of Boiversity International and International Centre for tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda.


Programme Associate-Data Analysis, United Nations World Food Programme, Kampala, Uganda.


complete CV


Research Interests

  • Demand Analysis
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Livestock Economics


Selected Publications

Egeru, A., BBosa, M.M, Siya, A., Asiimwe, R. and Mugume, I. (2022). Micro-level analysis of climate-smart agriculture adoption and effect on household food security in semi-arid Nakasongola District in Uganda. Environmental Research: Climate 1 (2022) 025003.

Bunyangha, J.; Muthumbi, A.W.N.; Egeru, A.; Asiimwe, R.; Ulwodi, D.W.; Gichuki, N.N.; Majaliwa, M.J.G. Preferred Attributes for Sustainable Wetland Management in Mpologoma Catchment, Uganda: A Discrete Choice Experiment. Land 2022, 11, 962. 10.3390/land11070962

Asiimwe, R., Salamula, J.B., Namaalwa, J., Diiro, G.M., and Egeru, A. (2022).  Factors determining intensity of camel adoption in semi-arid northeastern Uganda. African Crop Science Journal, 30(s1) pp. 185 – 196. DOI: 10.4314/acsj.v30is1.13S

Asiimwe, R., Ainembabazi, J.H., Egeru, A. et al. (2020). The role of camel production on household resilience to droughts in pastoral and agro-pastoral households in Uganda. Pastoralism 10, 5(2020).