Nassib Mugwanya is a 2015 Cornell Alliance for Science Fellow, currently working as an outreach officer at Uganda Biosciences Information Center (UBIC), a communications hub for public agricultural research at the National Crops Resources Research Institute. Previously, Nassib worked as a research assistant on the Biosciences for Farming in Africa Project (B4FA), as well as an assistant instructor of agricultural communication in the Department of Extension and Innovation Studies, Makerere University. Nassib’s interest is in communicating agricultural science in a way that empowers smallholder farmers. He has been widely involved in grassroots campaigns geared toward creating an enabling policy environment for biotech crops in Uganda. Nassib has a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, and a master’s in agricultural extension education from Makerere University.