Richard Malingumu

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Principal investigators
Based In
Arua, Uganda

Richard Malingumu is an Assistant Lecturer of Soil Science in the Department of Environmental sciences at Muni University in Arua, Uganda. He holds a MSc in Soil Science from Makerere University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from Uganda Management Institute, a BSc in Agricultural Land use and Management from Makerere University, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Farming Systems and Rural Livelihoods from Wageningen University and Research (WUR).

He previously worked as a Senior Research Assistant for five (5) years in the International Institute of tropical Agriculture (IITA), Uganda. Before leaving IITA to join Muni University in 2020, he worked in the Banana Agronomy Project in Uganda & Tanzania. His areas of research interests are: Soil fertility and Chemistry, Soil conservation and erosion control, Soil classification and mapping, Land use and planning. He has published three Journal articles, one conference proceeding and one technical brief and three research reports. Richard is currently pursuing a PhD in Soil Science, focusing on organic, organo-mineral and microbial optimization of phosphorus in black soldier fly frass fertilizer.