Tumwesigye Wycliffe is currently the Head of Department, Department of Agriculture, Agribusiness and Environmental Sciences and a Lecturer.
He is a doctoral student at the African Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture & Biodiversity Conservation, Haramaya University. He holds a Master of Science in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation from ITC, University of Twente, Enchede, Netherlands and a Master of Science in Biology from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda.
He previously taught in a number of Schools such as Kitabi College of Conservation And Environmental Management (KCCEM), Huye, Rwanda (Senior Lecturer and Head of Department for Wild Life Management); Ntare School, Mbarara, Uganda (Education officer and House teacher); Ruyonza School, Bushenyi, Uganda (Education Officer, Head of Department Chemistry and Library).
- Doctoral student at the African Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture & Biodiversity Conservation, Haramaya University. Dire Dawa, Ethiopia Website: https://climatesabc.haramaya.edu.et/
- MSc in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation. ITC, University of Twente, Enchede, Netherlands. AE Enschede, The Netherlands, Website: http://www.itc.nl/. Thesis: Effect of land use change and slope position on soil organic carbon, Kitabi watershed, South Rwanda. (2009 to 2011)
- MSc in Biology. Mbarara University of Science and Technology. Thesis: Socioeconomic status and potential use of Cissus adenocaulis in the treatment of gastrointestinal worms in cattle, Ngoma Sub-County, Ntungamo District, South Western Uganda. (2005 to 2008)
- BSC/Education (Biology/Chemistry). Makerere University. Thesis: The Effect of Pedagogical Strategies on ‘O’ Level Biology Performance 55
- Aturihaihi, C., Tumwesigye, W., Opio, F. & Beyihayo, G. A. (2023). Attitude and the Practice of Climate-Smart agriculture among Smallholder Farmers in Isingiro District, Southwestern Uganda. East African Journal of Agriculture and Biotechnology Knowledge. 6, 82–97.
- Emmanuel, B., Wycliffe, T. & Goretty, N. M. (2023). Contribution of Dry Spell Adaptation Technologies to Crop Productivity in Isingiro Town Council, Isingiro District, Uganda. African J. Clim. Chang. Resour. Sustain. 2, 67–83.
- Turyasingura, B., Tumwesigye, W., Abraham, A., Tumushabe, J. T. & Akatwijuka, R. (2023). A literature review of climate-smart landscapes as a tool in soil-water management in Sub-Saharan Africa. Int. Res. J. Multidiscip. Technovation 10–18
- Aturihaihi, C., Opio, F., Tumwesigye, W. & Beyihayo, G. A. (2023). Smallholder Farmers’ Coping Strategies to Perceived Climate Change and Variability in Isingiro District, Southwestern Uganda. African J. Clim. Chang. Resour. Sustain. 2, 51–67
- Emmanuel, B., Wycliffe, T. & Goretty, N. M. (2023). Diversity of the On-Farm Crop Dry Spell Adaptation Technologies, African Journal of Climate Change and Resource Sustainability, 102–116.
- Ngabirano, M. J., Kazibwe, F., Bahati, R., & Waswa, B. L., Wycliffe T. (2022). Factors associated with the uptake of Covid-19 vaccines: A cross-sectional study among the students of Bishop Stuart University.
- Ngabirano, M. J., Kazibwe, F., Bahati, R., & Waswa, B. L., Wycliffe T. (2022). Prevalence of the uptake of Covid-19 vaccines: A cross-sectional study among the students of Bishop Stuart University in South-western Uganda.
- Tumwesigye Zephrine., Wycliffe Tumwesigye., Fina Opio., Chloe Kemigabo., and Boaz Mujuni. (2022) ‘The Effect of Water Quality on Aquaculture Productivity in Ibanda District, Uganda’, Aquaculture Journal, 2(1), pp. 23–36.
- Twesigye, N., Twinamatsiko, M. and Tumwesigye, W. (2022) ‘Utilisation of Biodegradable Solid Waste To Boost Crop Production Among Farmers in Mbarara City, South Western Uganda’, American Journal of Agriculture, 4(1), pp. 47–57.
- Wambi, W., Otienno, G., Tumwesigye, W., & Mulumba, J. (2021). Genetic and genomic resources for finger millet improvement: opportunities for advancing climate-smart agriculture. Journal of Crop Improvement, 35(2), 204–233. https://doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2020.1808133Tumwesigye, W., Aschalew, A., Wilber, W., Atwongyire, D.,
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye, Nagawa, G. M& Ndizihiwe, D. (2019). Climate Smart Agriculture for Improving Crop Production and Biodiversity Conservation: Opportunities and Challenges in the 21 st Century – A Narrative Review. Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science. 8(5), 56–62.
- Tumwesigye, W., Aschalew, A., Wilber, W., & Destra, A. (2019). Impact of Climate Change on Food Systems: A Narrative Review. Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science, 8(4), 50–55.
- Daniel, N., Emmanuel, A., Douglas, N., & Wycliffe, T. (2019). Utilization of Medicinal plants in treating livestock diseases around Queen Elizabeth national Park, western Uganda. International Journal of Herbal Medicine 7(2), 4–7.
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye., Doreen Atwongyeire., Peninah Ayebare., Daniel Ndizihiwe. (2018). Climate Smart Soil and Water Conservation Practices: A Way Forward for Increasing Crop Production Among Smallholder Farmers in Southwestern Uganda, International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 2018; 6(2): 28-37.
- Tumwesigye, W., Rugerinyange, L., Hakizimana, C., Atwongyeire, D., Nagawa, G., Ndizihiwe, D. (2018). Strengthening Conservation of Owl- Faced Monkeys (Cercopithecus Hamlyni) in the Albertine Rift Region (ARR), International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management 2018;3(4), 58–65.
- Atwongyeire Doreen., Ssekandi Joseph., Tumwesigye Wycliffe., Ndihiziwe Daniel., Nagawa Goretty. (2018). Land Use Practices in the Rural and Urban Sub Catchments of River Rwizi, Western-Uganda; Their Effect on Its Ecological characteristics, International Journal of Energy and Environmental Science, 2018; 3(2): 45-50.
- , Johnson, Gershom. Atukunda, Wycliffe. Tumwesigye. (2020). International Journal of Research Publications Organizational Commitment and Performance of Health Centres IV workers in Greater Mbarara, Southwestern Uganda. 3578(1).
- Daniel, N., Wycliffe, T., Doreen, A., David, B., Charles, M., Martin, A., & Rebecca, K. 2018). Acacia Trees Enhance Soil Nitrogen That Influences Grass Crude Protein In African Rangelands, Research Journal of Ecology, 2018, 5(3), 1–9.
- John E. Wasige J., Thomas A. Groen., Bana M. Rwamukwaya., Wycliffe Tumwesigye., Eric M. A. Smaling & Victor J. (2014). Contemporary land use/land cover types determine soil organic carbon stocks in south-west, Rwanda. Journal Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 100(1): 19–33.
- Safari D. Mulongo., Byarugaba, D., & Tumwesigye, W. (2012). Impact of human Activities on the Quality of Water in Nyaruzinga Wetland of Bushenyi District,Uganda, Int. Res. J. Environment Sci. 2012; 1(4),1–6.
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye., John Wasige; Groen, T. (2015). Effect of land use change and slope position on soil organic carbon in Kitabi watershed Rwanda, Journal of Scientific and Innovative Research, 2005; 4 (5) 213-217.
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye., Murokole, J., Lejju, B.J., Isharaza, W., Safari,D. (2012). Anthelminthic potential of Phytolacca dodecandra and Albizia antihelmintica in calves, Case of Mbarara District, Journal of Scientific and Innovative Research 2015; 4 (3) 146-152.
PUBLISHED MSc DISSERTATIONS
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye (2015). Land use change and slope positions affect soil organic carbon, Kitabi watershed, South Rwanda. Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN: 978-3-659-67545-4.
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye (2015). Socio Economic Status and Potential Use of Cissus adenocaulis as cattle de-wormer, Ntungamo Rubaare. Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN: 978-3-659-75408-1.
- Journal of Cogent Food & Agriculture, https://doi.org/10.1080/23311932.2022.2163577
- Journal for Scientific and Technical Review Forest and Environment of the Congo Basin ISSN 2409-1693; https://pfbc-cbfp.org/news_en/items/
- American Journal of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) ISSN: 2575-3762 (Online); http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/eeb
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye, Goretty Nagawa (2018). MSc in Climate change and Food security accredited by NCHE for implementation.
- Wycliffe Tumwesigye (2018). Conservation and Natural Resources Management accreditation by NCHE for implementation.
- Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP). Granted by ITC, University of Twente (September 2009 to March 2011).
Annual Monetary Value:€11640
Study supported: MSc in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation specializing in Natural Resources management. The research focus was on the Effect of land use change and slope position on soils organic carbon in Kitabi watershed Rwanda.
- The African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD). Granted by Mbarara University of Science and Technology. (September, 2005 to Septmeber, 2008)
Award’s Annual Monetary Value: $3800
Study supported: MSc in Biology. The research focus was on “Socioeconomic status and potential use of Cissus adenocaulis in treatment of gastrointestinal worms in cattle, Ngoma sub-county, Ntungamo District, Uganda“.
GRANTS WON AND IMPLEMENTED
2020-2021: Linking Innovative Sustainable Bio-organic Farming Techniques (iSOFT) to youth employability and product value addition in Uganda.
2017-2018: Linking REDD+ Intervention to Policy, Management and Conservation of Kibale Forest National Park (KFNP), Uganda, funded by Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara, Uganda.
2016-2017: Climate Smart Soil and Water Conservation Innovations towards Increasing Crop Production in South Western Uganda, funded by Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara, Uganda.
2016-2017: Assessing the Effect of Anthropogenic Activities on Water Quality of River Rwizi-Western Uganda, funded by Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara, Uganda.
2016-2017: Impact of Nitrogen Fixing Acacia Sieberiana on Soil Nitrogen and Nutritional Quality of understorey Graminaceae Species in African Savannas: Case Study of Lake Mburo National Park, funded by Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara, Uganda.
2004-2006: The African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) for poverty eradication in Ngoma Sub County, Western Uganda, funded by AICAD.
2014-2015: Impact of Community Conservation Interventions on Park Preservation: Case studies from Nyungwe NP, Kibira NP and Kahuzi-Beiga NP funded by RNCEAR.
2013-2014: Transboundary conservation of Cercopithecus hamlyni, Apalis argentea, Phodilus prigoginei, and their habitat: Case of Nyungwe-Kibira ecosystem funded by Rufford Small Grant Foundation.
2012-2013: Assessment and monitoring of fauna and avian species in Nyungwe-Kibira protected areas, supported by WCS Rwanda.
2019-2023: Multi-actor Partnerships for Implementing NDCs with 100% Renewable Energy for All in the Global South.
2020-2025: Inclusive Rural Development intended partnership with Universities in Western Region, Uganda.
2019-2024: Innovative learning and co-creation of teaching methodology for scaling entrepreneurship in food and agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa (AgriSCALE).