Magara Siragi Luyima
Magara is a Natural Resource Economist, Researcher and Policy analyst with 10 years’ experience in extractives governance, budget advocacy, project management, as well as policy analysis. He holds a Master’s degree in Economic Policy Management-EPM (Natural Resource and Environmental Economics bias) from Makerere University, and Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Economics and Geography. He also attended the Extractives Governance course with Petrad in Norway. He has also previously served as a part-time lecturer of Natural Resource and Environmental Economics and Economic Policy at Kampala International University, Islamic University in Uganda, Ndejje University among others.
Magara is currently a CSO representative to the Multi-stakeholder Group of Extractives Industries Transparancy Initiatiove (EIT)I in Uganda. Before joining Oxfam as the Extractive Industries’ Co-ordinator, Magara worked as a Budget Policy Specialist focusing on Energy and Mineral Development sector/Water and Environment Sector at Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG). At the same time he was a Team leader of Petroleum Revenue Management Thematic Group of the Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas (CSCO).