The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI) under its policy guidance. The Chairman of the NARO Governing Council, hereby, invites suitably qualified Ugandans to apply for the following vacant positions at NARO Secretariat, Entebbe, and at Public Agricultural Research Institutes listed below:

  Job Title Location Posts
1 Deputy Director General Research Coordination NARO Secretariat Entebbe 1 Post
2 Director of Research, National Agricultural Research Laboratories NARL- Kawanda 1 Post
3 Director of Research, Kachwekano Zonal 

Agricultural Research and Development Institute

KAZARDI- Kachwekano – Kabale 1 post
4 Director Corporate Services NARO Secretariat Entebbe 1 Post
5 Director Finance and Accounts NARO Secretariat Entebbe 1 Post
6 Director Human Resource NARO Secretariat Entebbe 1 Post

Application Procedure:

The interested applicants should submit a hard copy of the application specifying the position he/she is applying for with a detailed curriculum vitae prefaced with a statement of not more than 250 words explaining why he or she considers oneself a suitable candidate for the job. He/she should provide names, day-time telephone numbers, e-mail and physical addresses of 3 (three) respectable referees who are able to provide a candid opinion on his/her professional abilities, personal attributes and suitability for appointment to the position applied for. The application letter, CV, photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials should be submitted to the undersigned to reach him not later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday May 29th 2023


The Director General,  
National Agricultural Research Organization, 
Plot 11-13, Lugard Avenue
P.O. Box 295, 

This advert can also be viewed on NARO website at