Fredrick J. Muyodi

Dipl. Educ., B.Sc. Educ., MSc., PhD 
Associate Professor and Deputy Principal, College of Natural Sciences

Address: Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences, School of BioSciences, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.

Telephone: +256 414 531 902 (Office), +256 772 474 231 (Mobile). Fax: +256 414 531061.


Nationality: Ugandan.

Expertise and Research Interest: Fredrick Muyodi is a Natural Scientist specialized in Water Resources Management with special interest in Hydrobiology, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Water Quality, Aquatic and Environmental Health and Microbiology with over fifteen years’ experience. He has acquired expertise and experience in scientific research, technology and innovations development in the above mentioned areas. Has recently been involved in a number of scientific studies and consultancies in climate change impacts, adaptation, mitigation and resilience in natural resources management at national and regional levels (Uganda, East Africa, Horn of Africa / IGAD levels), Oil and Gas exploration & production in Uganda especially with regard to impacts on natural resources. Some of the most recent outputs as a Consultant include the report on ‘Microbiologically influenced corrosion of concrete and steel’ for the Karuma Hydropower Project and the ‘State of the Water Resources Report 2014/15 for Uganda’ for the Ministry of Water and Environment, Republic of Uganda. He holds a PhD in Water Resources Management & Environmental Health, an MSc in Applied Microbiology (Biosciences) specializing in Wastewater Treatment, a Bachelor of Science with Education (BSc. Ed) (Biology & Chemistry), a Diploma in Education (specializing in Biology, Chemistry and Education). Additional qualifications include: Certificate in Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Planning, Management and Governance (McGill University, Canada), Certificate in Doctoral (Graduate) Supervision and Mentorship, Certificate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) (Makerere University); Certificate in Project Conceptualization and Preparation (International Foundation for Science [IFS], Stockholm, Sweden); United Nations Certificate (Online) in Basic Security in the Field – Staff Safety (United Nations Department of Safety and Security, Health, and Welfare) and a Certificate in Pedagogical Skills in Higher Education (from Makerere University). He is a Certified Environmental Health Practitioner by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) of Uganda.

He has coordinated many research and development projects at national and regional levels. The latest project is the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project Phase Two (LVEMPII) and built human capacity in demand driven research projects providing solutions to community problems; trained fisher communities in post-harvest technologies aimed at improving livelihood and engaged Primary and Secondary school pupils / students in ecosystem conservation activities through Music, Dance, Drama and Tree planting. 

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