Marsy Asindu

Marsy Asindu

 Marsy Asindu holds a master of Agribusiness management degree from Makerere University, B. Voc Agriculture degree from Kyambogo University and PGD Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Management Institute, Kampala, Uganda. He is an active member of the African Association of Agricultural Economists and The African Potato Association. Initially, He worked with the local government as an Agricultural Advisory Service Provider for livestock and later upgraded to a Research Fellow attached to the International Potato Center. Moving on, he became a Food security and livelihoods assistant for Norwegian Refugee Council. In 2018, he was recruited as an M&E consultant with Bioversity International to aid implementation of three core projects including the Banana Agronomy project, BXW management scaling project and banana value chain upgrading project. This was supplemented by additional research work relative to economics of Biotechnology. Alongside NARO and Natural Resources Institute (NRI), he implemented the NUTRI-PLUS and RTB-Foods projects for CIP. Early 2020, he received a PhD fellowship to study "Ex-ante Social and Economic Impact Assessment of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) Control Options in Livestock Production Systems in Uganda" under the BMZ funded project titled BUILDUganda. His PhD study will be undertaken at Kiel University with field work in Uganda