Pamela Wairagala

Pamela Wairagala

Communications and Knowledge Management Senior Officer

I am a Communications practioner with over 15 years' experience in the areas of internal and external corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, media relations, brand management as well as development of information, education and communications (IEC) materials. 

I have developed and led the implementation of IEC and stakeholder engagement strategies for institutions in various sectors including biomedical research, environment and health. 

I am passionate about communictions and knowledge management and their role in fostering involvement, empowerment and social development. 

My Projects


Boosting Uganda’s investment in livestock development

My Blog Posts


Uganda biobank to promote access to livestock samples and data

BUILD project’s Joseph Nkamwesiga wins inaugural FAO award for research on goat plague

PPR epidemiology to inform risk-based control in Uganda

Open Data Kit to improve livestock disease surveillance and reporting in Uganda

The status of pig welfare in selected districts of Uganda: implications for health and productivity interventions


FeedCalculator app and Good Manufacturing Practices and Quality Assurance Handbook to improve animal feed in Uganda


AMR team hosts media café to commemorate 2021 World antimicrobial awareness week

Meat inspectors refresher training to promote food safety in Uganda

BUILD Uganda launches quarterly newsletter

A gendered assessment in the production and use of feeds and forages: Insights from intensive and extensive livestock production systems in Uganda

Stakeholders call for more collaboration in Rift Valley fever surveillance and control in Uganda

Improving food safety in Uganda: Piloting the nudge theory to change risky practices amongst Uganda’s pork handlers


1.5million vaccine doses procured to tackle PPR in Uganda

BUILD’s Velma Kivali wins ‘Women in Livestock Research’ category in the 2021 CapDev Grand Challenge