Joseph is a senior Lecturer of Agricultural Extension and a holder of a PhD in Drylands Resources Management from the University of Nairobi. He is involved in research on the Production and Management of Fragile Ecosystems in Eastern Africa. His training and research has focused on extending models and innovations that encourage uptake of innovations to conserve endangered ecological resources and climate change adaptation.

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  • PhD Drylands Resources Management- University of Nairobi, 2018
  • PGD Teaching and Learning in Higher Institutions of Learning – Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda Martyrs University, 2011
  • Msc Environment and Development – University of Reading

Research Interests

  • Fragile Ecosystems Management and Conservation
  • Innovations and Diffusions of Agricultural Technologies
  • Alternative feed resources – insects as food and feed
  • Agro ecology
  • Seed saving
  • Organic Agriculture



Sarah Mayanja, Mwende, J., Kwikiriza, N., Okello, J., Hareau, . (2024) . Farmers’ intentions to adopt Triple S for sweetpotato seed conservation . International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, [online] Volume 22(1). Available at:
Fall, A.F Nakabonge, G Ssekandi, J Founoune-Mboup, H Badji, A Ndiaye, A Ndiaye, M Kyakuwa, P Anyoni, O.G Kabaseke, C . (2023) . Combined Effects of Indigenous Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) and NPK Fertilizer on Growth and Yields of Maize and Soil Nutrient Availability . Sustainability, [online] Volume 15. Available at:
Bienvenu Akowedaho Dagoudo Charles Ssekyewa Silvère D. Tovignan Joseph Ssekandi Pius M. Nina . (2023) . Agroecological Business Model: A Pillar Stone for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems . International Journal of Current Science Research and Review, 06(1)
Khady Ngom Grace Nakabonge Joseph Ssekandi Bienvenu Dagoudo Akowedaho Issa Baldé and Kandioura Noba . (2022) . Diversity of Basidiomycetous Macrofungi from Mpanga Forest in Mpigi District, Central Uganda . Annual Research & Review in Biology , [online] Volume 37(10), pp. 24-56. Available at:
Beckie Nantongo Joseph Ssekandi Ablaye Ngom Birane Dieng Ndongo Diouf Jules Diouf Kandioura NobaKandioura . (2022) . Predicting the adoption of multiple climate-smart agriculture technologies in Tambacounda and Kolda, Senegal , pp. 163-172 . Available at:
Lubega G, Falcão MP, Ssekandi J Ribeiro NS . (2022) . Characterizing the Dependence on Non-timber Forest Products Among Communities Living Around Forest Conservation Areas in Marrupa-Mecula Corridor, Niassa Special Reserve, Niassa Province of Mozambique . Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, [online] Volume 5(july 2022). Available at:
Fall AF, Nakabonge G, Ssekandi J, Founoune-Mboup H, Apori SO, Ndiaye A, Badji A and Ngom . (2022) . Roles of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on soil fertility: contribution in soil physical, chemical, and biological properties improvement Journal: Frontiers in Fungal Biology, section Fungi-Plant Interactions . The journal n Frontiers in Fungal Biology, [online] Volume . Available at:
Mario Paulo Da Silva Falcao Lubega Gerald Joseph Ssekandi Natasha Ribeiro . (2021) . Evaluating the Effect of Non-Timber Forest Products on Rural Livelihoods in Macula-Marrupa Corridor Niassa Special Reserve, Mozambique: Implication for Income and Food Security . Available at:
H. Naigaga, J. Ssekandi, A. Ngom, G. Seremba, . (2021) . Ethnobotanical knowledge of home garden plant species and its effect on home garden plant diversity in Thies region of Senegal . Environment, Development and Sustainability, [online] Volume 23(2). springer Switzerland : , pp. 7524–7536 . Available at:
S. Apori, J. Byalebeka, M. Murongo, . (2021) . Effect of co-applied corncob biochar with farmyard manure and NPK fertilizer on tropical soil . Resources, Environment and Sustainability , [online] Volume . Available at:
Gideon K. Muli, Samuel O. Apori1, Joseph Ssekandi, Marius Murongo, Emmanuel Hanyabui . (2021) . Effect of linear view approach of weed management in agro-ecosystem: A review . African Journal of Agricultural Research, [online] Volume 17(2), pp. 17(2), 238-246.. Available at:
Hellen Naigaga, Joseph Ssekandi & Godfrey Sseremba, Ablaye Ngom, Mame Samba Mbaye & Kandioura Noba . (2020) . Ethnobotanical knowledge of home garden plant species and its effect on home garden plant diversity in Thies region of Senegal . Environment, Development and Sustainability, [online] Volume . Available at:
M. W. Adidja1*, J. Mwine1, J. G. M. Majaliwa1 andJ. Ssekandi . (2019) . The Contribution of Agro-ecology as a Solution to Hunger in the World: A Review , pp. 1-22. Available at:
Joseph Ssekandi, Mburu John and Wasonga Oliver . (2017) . Assessment of mobility dynamics and re-settlement outcomes of land evictees in Uganda’s oil exploration areas; the case of Hoima and Buliisa Districts . Global Advanced Research Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, [online] Volume 6(3), pp. 047-054. Available at:
Ssekandi, J. , Mburu, J. , Wasonga, O. , Macopiyo, L. and Charles, F. . (2017) . Effects of Post Eviction Resettlement on Land-Use and Cover Change in Uganda’s Oil Exploration Areas . Journal of Environmental Protection, [online] Volume 8(10), pp. 1144-1157. Available at:


Egerton University, Pwani University, Gulu University, Uganda Martyrs University, University of Abomey Calavy, National University of Agriculture, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II (IAV) January, 2021
MB Mayada, MF Murongo, M Nassuuna-Musoke, J Mwine, J Ssebuwufu, J Muwanga-Zake, J Ssemakula, Matabaro Wivine Adidja, JGM Majaliwa, Joseph Ssekandi, V Ogemah, J Kato, Charles Owuor, M Waswa, Moses Osiru, E Adipala, R Mwima, S Uwituze, Sylvia Chindime, E Sebuliba, CL Kizza, Freedom King, M Walangalulu, K Karume, R Jean, A Egeru, P Nampala, JB Salamula, D Aleper, J Namaalwa, E Okalany, Ekwamu Adipala, ES Swai, AC Treydte, M Kimanya, G Shirima, E Sauli, R Ochieng, E Afutu, M Biruma, PR Rubaihayo, MV Madola, NM Syano, VO Wasonga, M Nyangito, G Kironchi, Ronald Kityo, H Makuma-Massa, M Paul Nampala October, 2016


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