Eng. Anke Weisheit

Co Founder and Chair Innovation & Business Management
Pharm-Bio Technology and Traditional Medicine Centre,
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda


Short Biography

Anke Weisheit (MSc) is an Agricultural Engineer, with more than 16 years of experience in tropical agriculture, value chain development and agri-business in Eastern and Southern Africa. Currently, she is a Co-founder and Chair Innovation and Business Management of the Pharm-Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine Centre at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda. She serves on the Board of Trusties of THETA Uganda as the Chairperson Programmes and Research Committee. Anke is also an External Expert to the European Commission Horizon 2020 and a Co-founder and Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Agribusiness Incubation Alliance of Uganda. Previously she served on the Uganda Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (UFAAS) board as a founding team member and has researched and consulted for the United Nations Development Programme, Wold Bank, World Health Organization, World Agroforestry Centre, and German Agency for International Cooperation among others.

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