Henry Massa Makuma

Job Title: 
Program Officer, Grants

Mr. Henry Massa Makuma (Ugandan) is the Program Officer, Grants at the RUFORUM Secretariat where he recently joined (March, 2015). His role is to engage and guide researchers and grantees in implementing grants awarded. Henry holds a BSc. Environment and MSc. Environment and Natural Resource Management both from Makerere University. He was funded by RUFORUM for his MSc studies were he focused on projection of future climate changes and livestock mobility in Uganda. Henry has over 8 years of work experience in the field of environment, natural resources management, project management and capacity building. Prior to joining RUFORUM, Henry worked as a consultant with Environmental Survey, Information, Planning and Policy Systems International for over 5 years and initiated a number of programs on climate change and agriculture including a think tank on gender and climate change and an Info-Shop and Library dealing in dissemination of geo-spatial data. He was also involved in research, advocacy, writing and policy engagements. Henry has authored and co-authored a number of publications and reports on environment, agriculture, monitoring and evaluation. He has participated in several consultancies in natural resources, climate change sciences, geographic information systems, remote sensing, project evaluations, and environment impact assessments among others. His research interests include climate change, environment impact assessment, mapping and capacity building.