Tonny Odokonyero joined EPRC in September 2013. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Makerere University. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Research Methods & Skills from Maastricht University. Tonny has also pursued a course on Technical Approaches for Conducting Impact Evaluations, under the collaborative training program of International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), Regional Centres for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR), and University of the Witwatersrand.

Before joining EPRC, Tonny worked with Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation as a Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, where he was involved in the design and implementation of different evaluation projects (baseline studies, mid-term evaluations, and impact evaluations) including data management and analysis. He has also worked in the financial sector (banking and social security fund).

At EPRC, he is a Research Analyst attached to the Sectoral department.

Tonny Odokonyero: publications

Fish as a priority commodity for Agro-Industrialization

This paper provides a justification for refocusing attention towards further development of the fish sub-sector through a transformative agro-industrialization pathway. 

Limited health insurance coverage amidst upsurge of non-communicable diseases in Uganda

This brief uses the 2016/17 Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) and the World Development Indicators (WDI) to show the extent of health insurance coverage for non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

How the Government can support the processing of  cassava for value addition

This study looks at the production and productivity of the cassava value chain  and spells out policy actions government can implement to unlock the cassava sub-sector potential. 

Harnessing Floating Cage Technology to Increase Fish Production in Uganda

This study finds that aquaculture has tremendous potential to stir growth of the fishery industry in Uganda as well as generate employment.To enable country take advantage of this opportunity, innovations capable of overcoming supply side constraints will play a critical role. 

Universal Health Coverage in Uganda: The Critical Health Infrastructure, Healthcare Coverage and Equity

The study reviews Uganda’s progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and analyzes the status of the critical health infrastructure (including health workforce) needed to attain sustained progress towards UHC.  Key findings reveal that progress towards UHC improved marginally, but overall healthcare coverage index remains low and disparities in coverage across regions and socio-economic strata remained. 

Tonny Odokonyero

Tonny OdokonyeroResearch Analyst


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