Brenda Boonabaana

Dr Brenda Boonabaana

Position Title
Lecturer in Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism, Makerere University

  • ALL-IN Principal Investigator

Brenda Boonabaana has provided her expertise on gender to several international and national development agencies. She is also an associate coordinator and trainer for the Gender Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) project, a five-year Makerere/Cornell University project training agricultural scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa to be gender responsive in their research activities. Boonabaana is a Fellow of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) under the GAAP2 project that has rolled out tools for measuring women’s empowerment in agriculture (WEAI/A-WEAI/Pro-WEAI). She holds a Ph.D. in gender and tourism from the University of Otago and a M.A. in land use and regional development from Makerere University.