Christopher Bendana is a Ugandan freelance journalist. His interests range from agricultural biotechnology, nutrition, and public policy to climate change, biodiversity, and conservation. He graduated with a bachelors degree of mass communication from Makerere University in 2010. Apart from The Christian Science Monitor, his writing has appeared in the Ugandan newspaper New Vision, Science, and a blog AllianceforScience hosted by Cornell University.
In 2018 Christopher was awarded best agricultural biotechnology reporter in Uganda by the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology, Uganda chapter and hence a finalist at the African level. He was also a 2017 World Federation of Science Journalists Rutter Foundation fellow. Christopher has reported from South Africa, Brazil, and the United States.