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David Agole

Education

Ph.D. Candidate, Agricultural & Extension Education and International Agriculture & Development
Pennsylvania State University 

Background

Currently, David is a Fulbright scholar and Dual-Title Ph.D. Candidate in Agricultural and Extension Education and International Agriculture and Development at The Pennsylvania State University. He holds a Master’s of Science in Agricultural Extension Education from Makerere University. His research interests in capacity building span people with disabilities, youth, and women for household and community socioeconomic transformation in agriculture and education. David is pursuing his doctoral research in participation in capacity building and the implications for the wellbeing of young farmers with disabilities in Uganda and Pennsylvania. The need for this study is to make capacity building programming disability-inclusive for the benefit of all.

Having been raised in rural Uganda, East Africa, David has a passion and determination in working with rural communities to build their capacity for improved livelihood and wellbeing, in agriculture and education. David’s competencies are program and learning design and evaluation, curricula development, research, and delivering learning processes in formal, non-formal and informal settings. David is an Assistant Lecturer at Kyambogo University, and National Expert to the Teacher and Instructors Education Training (TIET) Project, and previously worked with National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) in Uganda as a Curriculum Development Specialist for Agriculture.