PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Lazarus Pierentino Lugoi, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis “Modeling the potential for improved productivity in a rain-fed East-African agricultural system under climate change scenarios”, on 24 October 2018
Norwegian title of thesis:
«Modellering av potensiale for økt produksjon i et nedbørskontrollert østafrikansk jordbrukssystem under ulike klimascenarier»
Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
“Potential and vulnerability of the East African rain-fed farming systems – the role of climate-smart agriculture in advancing food security and climate resilience”
Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
24 October 2018 at 12:15 hrs at the auditorium JMU111, Soil Building, Fougnerbakken 3, 1432 Ås
First opponent: Professor Ingrid Öborn, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Second opponent: Dr Kennedy Okello Were, Kenyan Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Committee coordinator: Professor Trond Børresen, MINA, NMBU
Main supervisor: Dr. Åsgeir R. Almås, MINA, NMBU
Co-supervisor(s): Dr. Vegard Martinsen, MINA, NMBU, associate professor Yazidhi Bamutaze, Makerere University and professor emeritus Øystein B. Dick, RealTek, NMBU
The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2018:73, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1541-6.