Minister of State for Environment
Government of Uganda
Kitutu Kimono Mary Goretti is the Ugandan Minister of State for Environment and the Woman Member of Parliament of Manafwa District, Uganda. She is a professional holding a PhD in science and an Msc in Environment Systems Analysis and Monitoring. Her first degree was in Geology and Chemistry and she also has a Post graduate Diploma in Education.
Her work experience spans in the areas of Environment information systems and management to carry out environmental assessments, geotechnical assessments, disaster and vulnerability assessments and environmental monitoring. She has a high experience in the use of remote sensing and GIS skills. She has various environmental modeling skills.
She has participated in activities with international organizations such as the United Nations, IGAD, AU, EAC. She has coordinated activities in government at National and local government levels. For example she also coordinated the preparation of the environmental sensitivity atlas for the Albertine Graben in Western Uganda. She also coordinated the implementation of the Environmental Monitoring Plan for the Albertine Graben for oil and gas activities. She has carried out vulnerability assessments in Eastern Uganda.