Ben Lukuyu
Animal Nutritionist Researcher
Country representative International Livestock Research Institute


Ben Lukuyu is an animal nutritionist researcher specializing in feeds and forages for more than 20 years. He has a wealth of experience in livestock production systems, developing and implementing sustainable innovations to improve livestock value chains. Ben’s research work is dedicated to productivity enhancing research projects aimed at transforming animal nutrition research outputs into wider use by various actors in livestock value chains. His interest gradually expanded to integrating livestock in smallholder crop livestock production systems. He has worked collaboratively with institutions of higher learning, international and local research organizations, government departments, not-for-profit organizations, private sector, community based organizations. Also worked extensively with smallholder farmers in East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, India and Pakistan. Currently ILRI’s country representative in Uganda.