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Adolph Nyamugama

Title
Dr.
First name
Adolph
Last name
Nyamugama
Gender
Male
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
UN languages spoken

English

Spanish

Chinese, Simplified

Other Languages Old
Shona
Job function
Researcher
Division
Geo-information Science, Institute for Soil Water & Climate (ARC-ISCW)
Name of Organisation
Agricultural Research Institute
Nature of Organisation
Research Insttitute
Street Address Organisation
Agricultural Research Council
600 Belvedere St Arcadia 0083 Pretoria South Africa
City Organisation
Pretoria
Post code Organisation
0083
Country Organisation
South Africa
Telephone number
0123102582
Email
Nyamugamaa@arc.agric.za
adolph.nyamugama@gmail.com
Work experience
Phase 1: OF DESERTIFICATION, LAND DEGRADATION AND DROUGHT (DLDD) LAND COVER MAPPING IMPACT INDICATOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION (UNCCD;
Phase 2: OF DESERTIFICATION, LAND DEGRADATION AND DROUGHT (DLDD) LAND COVER MAPPING IMPACT INDICATOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION (UNCCD ) (Current running)
- Climate Change Collaboration Centre project title” The impact of climate change on crop and range land productivity ,through determining the mitigation capacities of humans, animals and crops through the application of climate smart agricultural practices (current running);
- Monitoring land use cover changes and Fragmentation dynamics in the subtropical thicket of The Eastern Cape Province South Africa;
- Drought Monitoring for Umlindi Newsletter (Leader) (current running);
- Sent2 Agric System demonstration for South Africa;
- Crop Estimation and Yield modeling (current running);
- Land cover change dynamics and carbon sequestrations.
In all projects I have worked with people from diverse backgrounds and gender
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Geography –Specializing Application of GIS and remote sensing in environmental monitoring 2013)
Number of Publications
10
Publication titles
1. A Nyamugama and V Kakembo Estimation and monitoring of aboveground carbon stocks using spatial technology. South African Journal of Science. 2015; Volume 111 issue (9/10) Article 2014- 0170.
2. A Nyamugama and V Kakembo. Monitoring land Cover Changes and Fragmentation dynamics in the subtropical thicket of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa .South African Journal of Geomatics (2015) Vol 4 No 4 page 351-368.
3. A. Nyamugama and Du Qing yun Design and Implementation of framework of mobile GIS based on phone terminal for environmental monitoring (Journal of Wuhan University for Geo-Spatial information science [Quarterly])1 March 2005 VoL 8. Issue 1 page 45.
4. A Nyamugama Gombiro and F Masaraneyi. The application of Mobile GIS in disaster notification information management Vol 9 No2 (2006) Journal of sustainable development in Africa.
5. *Kamusoko and A Nyamugama. Towards Sustainable urban planning in 21st Century: Mapping urban land use/Cover in Harare, Zimbabwe using Geo-spatial Technology. (2008)Urban Planning in the 21st Century Nova Publishers (pp. 177-128).
Awards
1. ARC Excellence award (Drought monitoring system).
2. Sentinel 2 Agriculture project manager for South Africa
3. The Working for Land Reference Group committee member
Other activities
1. Registered member for African Association of remote sensing for environment 2013 –present.
2. GISSA Gauteng Member Geographical information system South Africa
3. Reviewer for the South African Journal Geomatics
4. Reviewer for ISPRS Congress-present
5. External Department of Environmental science University of Kwa-Zulu natal and UNISA