Dr. Rebecca Mutebi Kalibwani

Faculty Research and Publications Coordinator
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Dr. Rebecca Mutebi Kalibwani
Dr. Rebecca Mutebi Kalibwani

Rebecca is an Economist, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agriculture and Agribusiness, and Faculty Research and Publications Coordinator, at Bishop Stuart University (BSU), Mbarara.

She is Principal Investigator in a project of Youth Agribusiness Incubation at BSU, a project that nurtures youth agribusiness ideas, including climate smart agribusinesses, to ensure that they succeed in an open and competitive market, provide employment opportunities for young university graduates.

She is project local coordinator for the AgriSCALE project.   The Collaborative Action for Scaling Agri-entreprenuership and Industry Engagement in Food and Agribusiness Training in Sub-Saharan Africa (AgriSCALE) is an ERASMUS+ project funded by the European Union (EU), and implemented by a consortium of universities; 3 universities in Europe and 6 universities in SSA including BSU.

She has over the years been involved in project formulation, development, and evaluation on different undertakings.  Her research work includes work in agricultural production, agricultural value chain analyses, policy and institutions, and climate change. She has a strong background in both qualitative and quantitative research, good data analysis, with excellent writing skills. Download my CV here

  1. Ph.D. Economics, Makerere University (2018)
  2. MSc. Agric. Econ, Makerere University (1995)
  3. BSc. Agric, Makerere University (1984)
  4.  Dip. French Language Studies, Alliance Francaise de K’la (2011-2012)
  5. UACE – Gayaza High School (1980)
  6. Uganda Certificate of Education – Limuru Girls High School (1978)
  7. Primary Leaving Education – Gayaza Junior School (1974).

Kalibwani, R.M., Value-chain management of food crop enterprises in Uganda. Journal of Development Issues (JDI) Vol.4 No1 &2. pg 207-232. December – Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara. (2012). ISBN- 2077-4354

Kalibwani, R., Fungo B, Tenywa M, Tukahirwa J, Mutabazi S, Twebaze J, Nyamwaro S O, Kamugisha R, Nkonya E. 2013. Local Institutions in Southwestern Uganda: The role of IAR4D, African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AFJARE), Volume 8, No 3 pg 160-171 (September) – Special Edition (2013). ISBN- 1993-3738

J Bonabana-Wabbi, B Mugonola, S Ajibo, J Kirinya, E Kato, R Kalibwani, V Kasenge, S Nyamwaro, S Tumwesigye, W Chiuri, J Mugabo, B Fungo and M. Tenywa., Agricultural profitability and technical efficiency: the case of pineapple and potato in SW Uganda in African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AFJARE), Volume 8, No 3 (September 2013) – Special Edition (2013). ISBN- 1993-3738

Wanjiku C, R Kalibwani, SO Nyamwaro, E Birachi, MM Tenywa, R Buruchara, J R Mugabo, L Lubanga, S Mutabazi, M Majaliwa, B Nyamurinda, C Nyaboyisonga, S Mapatano, MA Ramazine, E Nkonya, AO Fatunbi, AA Adenkule., “ Policy and Institutional Framework of the Lake Kivu Pilot Learning Site” Chapter 5 in Adekunle, A A, A O Fatunbi, R Buruchara and S Nyamwaro (2013). Integrated Agricultural Research for Development: from Concept to Practice. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). (2013). ISBN- 978-9988-1-1639-0 (print)

Tukahirwa JMB, SO Nyamwaro, R Kalibwani, R Buruchara, MM Tenywa, K Karume, JM Mugabe, R Kamugisha, C Wanjiku, AO Fatunbi, AA Adekunle, “ Institutionalisation and Sustainability of Innovation Platforms” Chapter 4 in Adekunle, A A, A O Fatunbi, R Buruchara 6 and S Nyamwaro (2013). Integrated Agricultural Research for Development: from Concept to Practice. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). (2013). ISBN- 978-9988-1-1639-0 (print)

Buruchara, R, AA Adekunle, AO Fatunbi, MM Tenywa, J Mugabo, W Chiuri, SO Nyamwaro, M Majaliwa, JMB Tukahirwa, R Kalibwani., „Integrated Agricultural Research for Development: An Introduction. Chapter 1 in Adekunle, A A, A O Fatunbi, R Buruchara and S Nyamwaro (2013). Integrated Agricultural Research for Development: from Concept to Practice. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). (2013). ISBN- 978-9988-1-1639-0 (print)

Nyamwaro SO, R Buruchara, MM Tenywa, R Kalibwani, J R Mugabo, C Wanjiku, JMB Tukahirwa, B Nyamurinda, F Murorunkwere, I Kashaija, D Ndatira, S Mutabazi, M Kuule, K Karume, G Bikuba, P Mandefu, MA Ramazani, S Mapatano, B Wimba, Success Stories. Chapter 6 in Adekunle, A A, A O Fatunbi, R Buruchara and S Nyamwaro (2013). Integrated Agricultural Research for Development: from Concept to Practice. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) (2013). ISBN- N 978-9988-1-1639-0 (print)

Kalibwani, R, M., Mutenyo, J., Kato, E, Technical Efficiency of farming households in Uganda: Evidence from the national panel survey data, 2005-2010. Research Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Management. Vol. 3(8), pp. 380-392, August (2014). ISBN- 2315- 8719

Kalibwani, R.M, Mutenyo, J, Technological Change in Uganda‟s Agriculture sector between 2005-2010. Extended Abstract (ppg 381-385), Fourth RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference, 21-25 July 2014, Maputo, Mozambique. (2014).

Kalibwani, R. M, and Mutenyo, J., Technological Change in Uganda‟s Agriculture Sector between 2005-2010. African Journal of Economic Review (AJER), Issue 1, Vol. 4, January (2016).

Kalibwani, R.M, Twebaze,J.,Kamugisha, R., Tumuheirwe, H., Hilman, E., Tenywa, M.M., and Nyamwaro, S.O, “Can an Innovation Platform succeed as a cooperative society? The story of Bubaare Innovation Platform Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd.” Chapter 4 in Dror, I.,Cadilhon, J., Schut, M., Misiko, M., and Maheshwari, S. (Eds.) 2016. Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Development: Evaluating the mature innovation platforms landscape. ILRI, Routledge: New York. (2016). ISBN- 978-1-138-18171-7(hbk); 978-315-646-81-7 (ebk)

Kalibwani, R., Kakuru, M., Kamugisha, R., Twebaze, J., Hilman, E., Tumuheirwe, H., Tenywa, M.M., Nyamwaro, S.O., Mugabo, J., Buruchara, R., Fatunbi, O., Adekunle, A., Adoption of Soil Conservation through Collective Action in Southwestern Uganda. African Crop Science Journal., Vol. 25, 96th Issue Supplement, June 2017, pp 13-19. (2017).

Other publications in my CV: https://staff.bsu.ac.ug/download/14

  1. Agriculture Production
  2. Marketing
  3. Entrepreneurship
  4. Project Evaluation
  1. Youth Agribusiness Incubation Hub at BSU, funded by Mastercard Foundation and the Regional Universities Forum (RUFORUM)
  2. AgriSCALE – The Collaborative Action for Scaling Agri-entreprenuership and Industry Engagement in Food and Agribusiness Training in Sub-Saharan Africa (AgriSCALE) is an ERASMUS+ project
    funded by the European Union (EU), and implemented by a consortium of universities; 3
    universities in Europe and 6 universities in SSA including BSU