Assoc. Prof. Rose B. Namara
Assoc. Prof Rose B. Namara
Namara is an Associate Professor of Development Management at Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and is currently the Chief of Institute Research and Innovation Centre. Namara teaches Postgraduate, Masters and PhD programs at UMI, supervises graduate research and is an external examiner in many African Universities. Namara is a national Gender and equity budgeting trainer, a member of the National Monitoring and Evaluation Technical working group under the Office of the Prime Minister, an M&E mentor with 3ie Washington, DC, as well as a member of the Uganda Evaluation Association. She has served as a member of the editorial board and a reviewers of numerous journals.
Namara has over 25 years of experience in development work and offering consultancies in diverse fields such as; Project design and programming, corporate/strategic planning, poverty and gender analysis and targeting, public policy and governance, social research, organizational development, and monitoring and Evaluation. She has spent a large part of her career offering technical support to non- governmental organizations, private sector institutions, government departments and international organizations.
- A Doctorate of Philosophy in Development Studies, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, The Hague, The Netherlands
- Master’s Degree in Women and Development Studies (MA) majoring in Evaluation and Review of Public Policies, Projects and Programmes and Development Strategies and Rural Poverty, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, The Hague, The Netherlands
- Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (BA) Degree, majoring in Sociology and Social Administration, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
- Certificate of Merit in Project Planning and Management, Institute of Adult and Continuing Education, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
- Gender and social inclusion,
- Social policy analysis and implementation,
- Community participation,
- Civil society/movement engagements,
- Development cooperation and financing
- Development evaluation.
- Quality implementation framework in central to effectiveness of led policy in Uganda
- Redeem policy implementation in Uganda by tackling the political question
- Declare corruption a crime against humanity
- Improving quality of Uganda decentralization by enhancing stakeholder participation
- Local government capacity: a critical ingredient to improving the quality of Uganda’s decentralization
- Improving the quality of decentralization in Uganda: some lessons on fiscal decentralization
- The special question of urban refugees in Uganda: emerging policy concerns
- Policy Recommendations to Improve the Quality of Public Service in Uganda
- Agricultural transformation and commercialization: private sector led contract can balance production and marketing services
- Namara R. B. (2017). Are the evaluations conducted by the office of the prime minister in Uganda gender responsive? A paper presented at the 8th AfrEA International Conference 2017, Kampala, Uganda, March 2017.
- Prisca Kobusingye, Uganda Martyrs University; Thesis title: “Characteristics of Contemporary Small Scale Entrepreneurs in the Informal Manufacturing Sectors and the Prospect of Turning the Youth into Entrepreneurs. Case Study: Central Region Uganda”. Examination