NAADS Governance

NAADS is under the general supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). The supreme governing body of NAADS is the Board of Directors.
The NAADS Board of Directors is appointed by the Minister of Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) and constituted as the governing body of NAADS.

The Board gives guidance on policy direction and strategies NAADS as provided for in the NAADS Act 2001. The Board also facilitates, supervises and supports the NAADS Executive in the implementation of the NAADS mandate and strategies.

Amongst others, the Board is specifically responsible for: formulation of policy guidelines, approval of budgets and action plans, monitoring implementation of plans and programmes, determining structure and establishing staffing levels and establishment of rules and procedures of NAADS.

At operational level NAADS has an established Secretariat which forms the organization’s Executive arm comprised of Five Departments to implement the Organization Mandate. The Executive Director (ED) heads the Secretariat andplays a leadership role at a strategic level working with the various Heads of Departments.

Board of Directors
The Board is charged with advising and giving guidance on NAADS policy and strategy at national level, as well as supervising and supporting the NAADS Secretariat as the national agency mandated to administer the NAADS/OWC Programme.

Mr. Kibirango G. Robert
Chairman of the Board of Directors & Member of the Finance & Administration Committee of the Board- National Agricultural Advisory Services. Read More

Mr. Robert Bariyo Barigye
(Member of the BOD and Member to the Audit Committee of the BOD – National Agricultural Advisory Services.  Read More

Ms. Rose Alitema Ayikoru
(Member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Programs Committee – National Agricultural Advisory Services

Mr. Sunday Emmanuel
Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee of the Board – National Agricultural Advisory Services

Ms. Winie Asege
(Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Programmes Committee of the Board, National Agricultural Advisory Services

Mr. Phillip Nyero
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Committee of the Board – National Agricultural Advisory Services

Mr. Tom Muhoozi
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Finance & Administration Committee of the Board- National Agricultural Advisory Services

BHP. Daniel Muwanga
Member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Board, National Agricultural Advisory Services

Prof. Arseni R. Semana
Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Programmes Committee of the Board, National Agricultural Advisory Services

Ms. Harriet Nankabirwa
Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Planning & Evaluation Committee of the Board,National Agricultural Advisory Services

Mr. Fred Mayanja
Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Planning & Evaluation Committee of the Board, National Agricultural Advisory Services


Finance and Administration Committee


Programs Committee


Audit Committee


Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Committee

NAADS Secretariat
Internal Audit
Finance & Administration
Planning Monitoring & Evaluation
Technical & Agribusiness Services
Procurement & Disposal Unit

NAADS Organizational Structure