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Celse Sebakwiye

Associate Lecturer


Celse Sebakwiye is a PhD Researcher in the food system governance field and Associate Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of the Western Cape (UWC). In 2020, he graduated with a Masters Degree in Development Studies from UWC. He is very much acquainted with human and capacity development studies. Currently, he accomplished two works under review for publication: “Analysis of labour markets and migration trends: Empirical evidence from Cape Town” and “The implication of government food policies on rural household food consumption: Empirical evidence from the Mayaga region, Rwanda”.

In addition, he presented the work on migration entitled “Migration and Xenophobia in South Africa: Reflections on refugees and asylum seekers” in the Xenophobia and Migration Seminar Series at the University of Johannesburg. Also, he is an accomplished coder and programmer, and enjoys using his skills to contribute to the exciting technological advances. He completed the computer and data science programme from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2022.

His research interests are food system governance, land governance, migration and development, sociology, civil society and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), Marketing and Project Data Management, and Programming Machine Learning: From coding to Deep Learning.