About AGT Laboratories:
AGT Laboratories is the first private company in Uganda to use biotechnology thru tissue culture techniques for micro propagation of different crops on a commrecial basis.
AGT Laboratories is currently the biggest tissue culture laboratory in East and Central Africa with the capacity to produce up-to 10 million plantlets per year (depending on the type of crop).
Directors of AGT Laboratories:
Mr.Erostus W.Njuki-Nsubuga.(MSc Agric; MBA Int.Marketing)
| Mr. Nsubuga is the proprietor of AGT Group and he is the Chairman and Chief Executive. Mr.Nsubuga is a Swedish citizen born in Uganda. He is an entrpreneur with vast experience in international marketing in Africa, Asia and Europe. He has worked for 10 years for Ericsson AB Telecommunication company in Stockholm, Sweden as Sales and Marketing Manager for Africa and Asia. He Pioneered in setting up the first Mobile Cellular Telecommunication Network in East and Central Africa, Celtel - now Airtel Uganda, where he worked as Sales and Marketing Director for 5 years. He is the pioneer of Mobile World International BV, a Dutch company dealing in distribution of Mobile Cellular telecommunication products for different network operators in Africa where he worked as Managing Director for 3 years. Mr.Nsubuga has other responsibilities and some of them are: He is the: The Chairman of Uganda Biotechnology and Biosafety Consortium (UBBC): Chairman of Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation (BUCADEF): Chairman of Swedish-Ugandan Business Association (SUBA): Chairman of Tissue Culture Business Network (TCBN) in East and Central Africa: He sits on the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on Business Competortiveness in Uganda unter the Presidential Investors Round Table (PIRT) 2015-2018: He sits on CICS committee under the Ministry of Finance in Uganda: He is a Board Member of the newly constirtuted organization "The European Business Forum (EBF) in Uganda. He was the: Chairman of National Crop Research Resources Institute (NACRRI) in Uganda 2006 - 2009: Chairman of Presidential Investors Round Table (PIRT) Agribusiness in Uganda, advising the President of Uganda on Agricultural Business Investments in the country 2007 to 2010: and others .
|Prof. Julius Y.K. Kitungulu Zake:
| Prof. Zake is a renown soil scientist and has been a lecturer at Makerere University in Uganda for over 40 years. He's now retired and works as a private consultant at different organisations and institutions. He's a Chairman and boardmemember of different national and international organisations and institutions including: Chairman of Africa 2000 network; Chairman Katikiro advisory committee on Agriculture; Director research and developmenT -National Union of Coffee Agribusiness and Farm Enterprises(NUCAFE) in Uganda.He's a fellow member of Uganda national academy of science and others.
|Prof: Micheal J.S Magambo:
| Prof. Magambo is a crop scientist and has done research work at various institutions including tropical pesticide institute(TPRI) Arusha in TZ, Tea research institute in Kericho Kenya, and has been a lecturer at Kenyatta unversity in Nairobi Kenya and Makerere university - Uganda for 35 years. Prof. Magambo is now retired and he's private consultant for different organisations and institutes on Agriculture.He is a fellow member of many national and international professional organisations.