Our Academia Partners
The National Banana Research Program (NBRP) has a number of academia partnerships that work hand in hand with the program especially in student capacity building. Some of these include;-
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is one of the top public universities in Brisbane, Australia. The University has been working with NARO on both research and student capacity building for years.
The research on bio-fortified banana is a collaborative effort between Ugandan scientists at the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) and Australian scientists at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), to improve nutritional value of banana in Uganda.
Makerere University has been working with NARO on both research and student capacity building for years.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
Wageningen University & Research is a public university in Wageningen, Netherlands, specializing in life sciences with a focus on agriculture, technical and engineering subjects. It is a globally important center for life sciences and agricultural research.
Ghent University is a university in Belgium, offering a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences.
Cornell University is a private research university based in New York, that provides an exceptional education for undergraduates and graduate and professional students.
Busitema University is a public university in Uganda. Its main focus on the instruction of agricultural sciences, agricultural mechanization, and agribusiness.