Esau Tugume

Esau Tugume is the Research Associate at BRAC Uganda’s Independent Evaluation and Research Cell (IERC). He is a multidisciplinary researcher and Agronomist with an extensive background in program evaluation and development in agriculture, livelihoods, youth economic empowerment, and skills development. He has authored scientific articles in agricultural production and co-authored economics articles in peer reviewed economics journals.

Previously, Esau worked on various evaluation studies including Engaging Youth in Agriculture through Tenancy Contracts, Firm Technology Adoption, Investment in Training in MSMEs in Uganda, Skills for Youth Employment in Uganda, and Job/Skills Demand Assessment in Refugee Host Districts in Uganda, among others.

Esau held a Visiting Research Fellowship in Fall 2019 at the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), University of California-Berkeley. His main research interests include agriculture, food systems, rural development, labor markets, and MSME Development.

Esau holds a Master of Science in Agro Ecology from Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda and a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Mountains of the Moon University, Fort Portal, Uganda. He holds a Certificate in Applied Impact Evaluation awarded by CEGA-UC Berkeley, a Certificate in Program Evaluation awarded by IZA-UKAID, and a Certificate in Scientific Data Management from Uganda Martyrs University.

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