CURRICULUM VITAE

1.         PERSONAL PARTICULAR

  1. 1.1
  1. 1.1.1.Personal Particulars

1.         Name                                                   David Gongwe Mhando

2.         Sex                                                      Male

3.         Date of birth                                        July 22nd. 1967

4.         Place of birth                                       Dar es Salaam

5.         Tribe                                                    Bondei

5.         Marital status                                      Married

6.         Nationality                                          Tanzanian

1.1.2 Postal address;

David Gongwe Mhando,

Associate Research Professor,

Colleague of Social Sciences and Humanities

Sokoine University of Agriculture,

Post Box 3035,

MOROGORO. TANZANIA.

Fax/Telephone 255-23-2604279 (office)

Mobile Phone: +255-787-074407/773-074407

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David Gongwe Mhando, who holds a PhD (Area Studies) from Kyoto University, Japan, is a Associate Research Professor at the Collage of Social Sciences and Humanities, Sokoine University of Agriculture. Prof. Mhando has researched and published on rural livelihood, especial small holder’s coffee growers in Kilimanjaro region, Mbinga District in Ruvuma region and Mbozi District in Mbeya region. Among consultancies and researches he has conducted and published include: coffee value chain and warehouse receipt systems in Kilimanjaro and Ruvuma regions; cassava value chains in Coast region; feasibility study on introduction of Biogas technology in Mbinga and Mbozi Districts; small holder’s dairy farmers in Njombe Region (value chains) and climate Change adaptation among small holders in Mbinga and Nyasa Districts in Ruvuma region, Tanzania.. Prof. Mhando is also involved in research on orange and spices production and marketing in Tanga and Morogoro regions, respectively. Prof. Mhando’s teaching and research interests focus on value chain analysis, rural development and livelihood strategies, farmer’s institutions (groups and cooperatives), group’s dynamics (formations and management). Currently, he is a National Coordinator of two JICA’s funded projects in Tanzania as well as a research team member of the Timber Rush project in Sothern Highlands, funded by DANIDA.

  1. 1.2ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

q  University of Dar es Salaam   BA (Sociology) (2nd. Class –Hons)   1993

q  University of Dar es Salaam               MA (Development Studies)                            1995

q  Kyoto University        `                       PhD (Area Studies      )                                   2005

  1. 1.2.1Thesis and Dissertation

1.2.1.1 Mhando, D.G. (2005): Farmers Coping strategies with the changes of coffee marketing systems after economic liberalisation: The case of Mbinga District, Tanzania (PhD Thesis).

1.2.1.2 Mhando, D.G. (1995). Environmental degradation in Tanzania: The case of Deforestation and Forestry management in three villages on the periphery of Dar Es Salaam City. (MA Dissertation).

  1. 1.2.2JSPS Post Doctorate Research Fellowship: 2011 November 2011 to November 2013

Graduate School for Asian and African Areas Studies, Kyoto University, Japan, Funded by the Japanese Science for Promotion of Sciences (JSPS)

J JSPS BRIDGE Fellowship: October 1 to November, 2016; Kyoto University, Japan

  1. 1.3EMPLOYMENT RECORD
  2. 1.3.1SOKOINE UNIVERSITY

1.3.1.1 Academics

q  Research Assistant                                                      2000-2001

q  Assistant Research Fellow                                          2001-2005

q  Research Fellow                                                         2005- 2010

q  Senior Research Fellow                                              July, 2010-2015

q  Associate Research Professor                                     July 2015 to date

1.3.1.2 Administration

Head, Socio-Economy Section, SUA Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (July, 2005-to-March, 2016)

  1. 1.3.2INADES FORMATION TANZANIA (1996-2000)

Job Title: Senior Trainer

  1. 1.4WORK EXPERIENCE

1.4.1 Summary of Teaching, Research and consultancy Experience

  1. Teaching
    1. Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness: Principles of Agricultural Development
    2. and Institute of Development Studies: Cooperatives and Rural Development for undergraduate students as well as Research Methodology at undergraduate and Post graduate levels)
  1. Research
    1. I have been involved in carrying out several research programs at the SCSRD and the Sokoine University at large. Area of Research interest is rural livelihoods, especial stallholders coffee farmers in Kilimanjaro, Ruvuma and Mbeya regions
    2. .Besides, I have conducted researches and under the sponsorship of AICAD, REPOA, Swiss Peace and COSTECH
  1. Training graduate students
    1. Supervised several postgraduate students at the Development Studies Institute Sokoine University of Agriculture.
    2. Training post Graduate students on Research Methodology course
  2. Supervision of PhD students
  3. External examiner:The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business ScienceRepublican of South Africa

1.4.2 Areas of Teaching and Research Interest (under graduate Programmes)

    1. Cooperatives and Rural development
    2. Sociology
    3. Development Studies
    4. Research Methodology
    5. Gender and Development
    6. Agricultural Development
    7. Community Development

1.4.3 Area of Teaching and Research Interests (Post Graduate Programes)

    1. Research methodology
    2. Cooperatives and Development

 

  1. 1.5RESOURCE PERSON
    1. Initiation and management of farmer’s organisations (formation, management and strengthening)
    2. Livelihood analysis and diversification
    3. Cooperatives and Rural Development
    4. Gender and Development
    5. Rural Development Strategies
    6. Participatory Approaches
    7. Organisational Development and capacity assessment
  1. 1.6MEMBERSHIP IN COMMITTEES/BOARDS

1.6.1 Board of SUA Centre for Sustainable Rural development                    (2005 – to-March 2016)

  1. 1.7AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
S/N Award/Scholarship Sponsor/Donor Purpose Duration
1.7.1 SAREC, Sweden Swedish Government

MA Degree at University of

Dar es Salaam

1993/95
1.7.2 Japanese Ministry of Higher Education, MOMBUKAGUSHO Japanese Government Doctoral Degree, Kyoto University, Japan 2001/2005
1.7.3 Research Grants African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) A study on livelihood strategies and diversification opportunities among coffee farmers in Mbinga 2006
1.7.4 Research Grants Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) A study on obstacles and opportunities of diversification among small holders coffee farmers in Mbinga District 2008
1.7.5 Research Grants

COSTECH

Project

Use of Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge Systems on Seasonal Climate Forecasting for Enhancing Community Adaptation to Climate Variability in Mbinga District, Tanzania

2010-
1.7.6 Research Grants Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA A study on the role of Warehouse Receipt System on Farmers’ Income: the case of Coffee Farmers in Mbinga District Tanzania 2010-2011
1.7.7 Sabbatical Leave Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Post Doctorate research fellow at the Graduate School for Asian and African Area Studies. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan November 2011-2013
  1. 2.0PUBLICATIONS
  1. 2.1Published Papers

2.1.1 Journal articles

2.1.1 Mhando, D.G; Itani, J: Farmers’ Coping Strategies to a Change in Coffee Market after Economic Liberalisation: The Case of Mbinga District, Tanzania, African Study Monograph, Supplementary Issue No. 36: 39-58 March, 2007.

2.1.2 Mhando, D.G; Itani, J: Post Economic liberalisation coping strategies after introduction of one licensing system in Tanzania: A case of The Matengo coffee growers in Mbinga District, Journal of Population Studies and Development, Vol. 14 Nos. 1&2: 41-58, 2008. ISBN 9856-0027

2.1.3: Mhando, D. G; Nindi, S.J; Temu, A. A: Obstacles and opportunities of livelihood diversification among smallholders coffee farmers in Mbinga district, Tanzania. Rural Planning Journal, Volume 10 No 2 (2008).

2.1.4 Mtengeti, E.J; Phiri, E.C; Urio, N,A; Mhando, D.G; Mvena, Z. Forage Availability and its quality in the dry season on smallholders dairy farms in Tanzania. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A-Animal Sciences, 58:4, 196-204, 2008.

2.1.5 Mdegela, R.H, Ryoba, R.. Wetlesen, A and Lorken T., Phiri, E.C.J.H., Urio, N.A., Mtengeti, E.J., Mhando, D.G., Mvena, Z.K., Singh, B. (2009). Prevelance of Mastitis and Quality of Milk in Smallholder Dairy Farmers in Tanzania. South African Journal of Veterinary Association 80: 163-168

2.1.6. Mhando, D. G; Nindi, S.J; Chuma, E. (2009): Women Involvement in Hawking Trade: A Unique Livelihood Strategy in Moshi Municipality, Tanzania, Loyola Journal of Social Science, Vol. XX111, No.2: 157-166, July-December, 2009.

 

2.1.7. Mhando, D. G, Nindi, S.J: Ganja, S. (2009) An analysis of Gender Based participation in the context of participatory Development approaches: The case of Kongwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania. Tanzanian Journal of Population Studies and Development, Vol. 16 No II, 2009. ISBN 9856-0027

 

2.1.8. Mhando, D. G. Nindi, S.J. Ganja, S. (2010). Coffee Trap: An assessment of Potential Poverty Risk for Coffee Farmers in Mbinga District, Tanzania. Eastern and Central African Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development, Volume 7, 2010, 96-117

2.1.9: Mntambo, B.D; Mattee, A. Z; Mhando, D.G. (2010). Accessibility and utilisation of agricultural information among women farmers: The case of Korogwe District, Tanzania. Tanzanian Journal of Population Studies and Development, Vol. 17 No 1and 2, 2010:64-81. ISBN 9856-0027

 

2.1.10. Nindi, S. J., Mhando, D. G and Nkwera, E. F. (2011). The Role of Forest Resources on Poverty Reduction: The Case of Timber Trading in Mufindi District, Tanzania, International Journal of Ecology and Development, Winter 2011, Volume 8, W1, 62-75

2.1.11 Nindi, S. J.; Mhando, D. G. and Kayombo, A. J. (2011). The Role of Quality Obstetric Care Services on Reducing Maternal Mortality in Rural Areas of Tanzania, East African Journal of Public Health, Volume 8, Number 4. December 2011: 286-93

2.1.12Mhando, D. G; Nindi, S. J; Mwanakatwe, E, O (2012). The role of Non-Governmental Organizations on HIV/AIDS mitigation in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania: Huria Journal, Volume XII MS52, October, 2012: 76-93

2.1.13. Mhando, D.G; Haller, T; Ludi, E; Mbeyale, G: (2013). Adaptation to changes in the coffee value chain and price changes among coffee producers in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, African Study Monographs, 34 (1): 27-56, March, 2013 : http://www.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/asm/normal/asm_34-1.html

 

2.1.14 Mntambo, B. D: Mhando, D.G: (2013). Gender challenges on accessibility and utilisation of energy sources: a case study of Mvomero District, Tanzania. International Journal of Ecology and Development, (2013), Volume 25, Issue 2: 32-48

 

2.1.15. Mhando, D. G; Mntambo, B, D; Ganja, S. K; Gongwe, A.G. (2013). Opportunities and constraints: Warehouse Receipt system for Coffee production and Marketing in Mbinga District, Tanzania. The Journal of Korean African Studies, August. 2013. Vol 36: 179-216

 

2.1.16. Mhando, D.G; Ganja, S. K; Monyo, E. (2013). The Dilemma of Members of Farmers’ Cooperatives after Liberalisation of Domestic Coffee Marketing: The Case of Moshi and Rombo District, Tanzania Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, Volume 2, No.1, 2013:61-80 (ISSN 1821-7427)

 

2.1.17. Nindi, S. J., and Mhando, D. G. (2013). Dynamics of Juvenile Delinquency and Crimes in Arusha Municipality, Tanzania: an Agenda for Development". Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, Vol.2 No.1, 2013: 16-32. (ISSN 1821-7427)

2.1.18. Nindi, S. J., Mhando, D. G., Mahonge, C. P. I. and Itani, J. (2014). Land cover change and the role of farmer groups in environmental conservation and livelihood improvement: the case of Mbinga District, Tanzania. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue I: 240-256. February, 2014. ISSN 2249-2496

2.1.19. Mhando, D. G (2014). Conflict as Motivation for change: The Case of Coffee Farmer’s Cooperatives in Moshi, Tanzania. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue. 50, 2014, 137-154. http://jambo.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/kiroku/asm_suppl/abstracts/pdf/ASM_s50/Mhando.pdf

2.1.20. Mhando, D. G (2014). Unstable Local Producer’s Institutions and Failure to Utilize Competitive Factor: The Case of the Tanzania Coffee Industry, Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, Special Issue, Vol. 3Nos 1&2, 2014, 61-74 (ISSN 1821-7427)

2.1.21 Mhando, D.G. (2014). Dynamics of Indigenous organisations: The Sengu Gathering of the Matengo People of Mbinga District, Tanzania. International Journal of Education and Research, Vol. 2 No. 12, December 2014, 265-282. ISSN: 2201-6740

2.1.22. Nindi, S. J., Mhando, D. G., Mahonge, C. P. I. and Itani, J. (2014). The Potential of Rural Farm Families in Resource Management in Tanzania: Journal of Institute of African Studies in Korea, Vol. III, 2014

  1. 2.2Proceedings

2.2.1 Urio, N.A; Mtengeti, E.J; Phiri, E; Mhando, D,G; Mvena, Z; Ryoba, R; Mdegela: Small holders Dairy production Under Dairy-maize-Rice Integrated cropping Systems in Njombe and Mvomero Districts: Constraints and Opportunities for Intensification. Proceedings of the First Annual PANTIL Research Workshop held in Morogoro, 27-29 September, 2006

2.2.2 Mtengeti, E.J. Kiliaki, H.M.A Urio, N.A. Phiri, E.C.J.H. Mhando, D.G.,Singh B.R. and Magne Mo (2008). Effect of Harvesting Frequency on Productivity of Mixed Grass-Legume Fodder Gardens on Smallholder Dairy Farms in Mvomero District, Tanzania. . In: Food and Energy Crises: Contribution and Challenges for Agricultural and Climate Change Research. In: Transforming Livelihoods of Smallscale Farmers: Contribution of Agricultural and Natural Resources Research under PANTIL (Batamuzi, E.K., Gimbi, D.M. Kurwijila, L.R. eds). Proc. Of the 2nd Annual PANTIL research workshop,7-9 October, 2008 2008, St Gaspar Conference centre, Dodoma. Pages 135-141

2.2.3 Mtengeti, E.J., Phiri, E.C.J.H, Urio, N.A., Mhando, D.G., Mvena, Z., Ryoba, R.,Mdegela, R., Mbwile, R., Magne Mo, Singh, B. R., Wetlesen, A. and Lørken, T. (2007). Availability and quality of feeds in the dry season on smallhoder dairy farms in Turiani Division, Mvomero district. In: Poverty Reduction; The Role of Agricultural and Natural Resources Research. (E.K. Batamuzi, D.M. Gimbi, J.P. Hella, Tarimo, A.J.P., Mwaseba, D.L. eds): Proc. Of the 2nd Annual PANTIL research workshop, 15-17 October 2007, Morogoro, Pages 133-141

2.2.4 Mdegela, R.H., Ryoba, R. Karimribo, E.D., Phiri, E.C.J.H., Urio, N.A., Mtengeti, E.J., Mhando, D.G., Mvena, Z.K., Lorken, T., Reksen, O., Magne Mo., Wetlesen, A. and Singh, B. (2007). Studies on prevalence of mastitis and milk quality in smallholder dairy farming sector in Mvomero and Njombe districts, Tanzania. In: Poverty Reduction; The Role of Agricultural and Natural Resources Research. (E.K. Batamuzi, D.M. Gimbi, J.P. Hella, Tarimo, A.J.P., Mwaseba, D.L. eds): Proc. Of the 2nd Annual PANTIL research workshop, 15-17 October 2007, Morogoro, Pages 142-150

  1. 2.3Book(s)/chapters in a book

2.3.1 Ludi E, Amsalu A, Chiuri W, Haller T, Mbeyale G, Mhando D. (2011). Sustainable livelihoods for coffee producers in East Africa: Is producing speciality coffee a way out of poverty? In: Wiesmann U, Hurni H, (Eds). Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 505–524: ISBN: 978-3-905835-31-1

2.3.2. Nindi, S. J & Mhando, D.G. (2011). Adaptation to Climate Change and variability |among smallholder’s farmers in Tanzania. In Walter Leal Filho (ed.) Climate change and the sustainable use of water resources. Springer Heidelberg Dordrecht London. ISBN 978-3-642-22265-8

2.3.3 Mhando, D. G. (2012). Coffee Trap: An assessment of Potential Poverty Risk for Coffee Farmers in Mbinga District, Tanzania.     LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG: ISBN 978-3-8473-4438-4

  1. 2.4Papers Accepted for Publication

2.4.1 Mhando, D,G Urio, N.A; Mtengeti, E.J; R; Mdegela: Small holders Dairy production Under Dairy-maize-Rice Integrated cropping Systems in Njombe and Mvomero Districts: Constraints and Opportunities for Intensification. Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences

  1. 2.5Papers/Manuscripts Submitted for Publication

2.5.1 Nindi, S. J., Wimbo, O.J. and Mhando, D. G. (2012). "Antiretroviral Therapy Programme on Control of HIV Transmission in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania: A Challenge for Development". A manuscript submitted to the East African Journal of Public Health

2.5.2 Mhando, D. G., Nindi, S. J., Mbeyale, G. L. and (2013). Withering Coffee Cultivation among Smallholder farmers? A comparative Perspective on Kilimanjaro and Ruvuma Regions, Tanzania". A manuscript submitted to the Journal of African Study Monographs, Kyoto University, Japan

  1. 2.6Research Papers/Writing

 

2.6.1 Mhando, D. G; Mbeyale, G. (2010). An Analysis of the Coffee Value Chain in the Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania, NCCR North-South Dialogue, No. 27

The aim of the study was to assess coffee production, livelihood dynamics, and the coffee marketing chain at the two villages in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

2.6.2 Mhando, D. G; Ganja, S. K; Swai, F Coffee Trap: An Assessment of Potential Poverty Risk for Coffee Farmers in Mbinga District, Tanzania, REPOA, June, 2010

 

This study investigated why coffee growers in Mbinga District, Tanzania, have persistently continued to cultivate coffee amidst decrease in coffee price and increase in production costs. It also examines the limits for as well as possible alternatives for diversification to reduce risk associated with challenges of coffee production.

 

2.6.3 Cassava Value chain: Unlocking market Opportunity for Small scale Cassava Farmers in Tanzania: A baseline study of value chain in Mkuranga and Morogoro Rural Districts, Tanzania

2.6.4 Mhando, D.G; Mntambo, B; Ganja, S: The Benefits of Warehouse Receipt System on Farmers’ Income: the case of Coffee Farmers in Mbinga District Tanzania, ( A research report Submited to REPOA, January, (2011)

This study assessed how WRS has developed transparent and efficient marketing system within the framework of a liberalized market to increase benefit and income of smallholder coffee producers. Specifically, this study assessed, firstly, how WRS has assisted farmers to access credits from formal financial institutions and promote the establishment of their own organisations. Secondly, examined understanding and accessibility of WRS among small-scale farmers. Thirdly, assessed how the use of WRS has assisted small scale farmers to increase their income and alleviate poverty. Lastly, assessed how farmers have managed to avoid trick and cheats done by unfaithful PCBs who offered them low prices, regardless of the higher price fetched at the auction

2.6.5 Christopher Coles and Mhando, D. G (2010): Kilimanjaro Coffee Value chain Case Study: producer Benefits from Fair trade and Free market channels. Report to be submitted to ODI, UK)

This study was a detailed diagnostic analysis of the value chain, beginning with an overview of the Tanzanian coffee industry. It introduces the value chain participants and explains its functioning. The study provides an analysis of the institutional and governance framework it examines returns to chain actors from different economic activities

2.6.6. Mhando, D. G (2014). Unstable Local Producer’s Institutions and Failure to Utilize Competitive Factor: The Case of the Tanzania Coffee Industry

This study was conducted during Post-Doctoral Programme, financed by the Japanese Society for Promotional of Science, (JSPS) at Kyoto University, between 2011 and 2013. The main objective was to examine the challenges facing Tanzanian Institutional in utilising our competitive factor in Global Coffee Industry.

2.6.7 BIO- FEASIBILITY/MARKET INTELLIGENCE STUDY FOR 4S@SCALE PROGRAMME IN TANZANIA

The main objective of this study was to determine socio-economic feasibility and market potential for installation of bio-digesters and utilisation of bio-slurry among coffee farmers. Specifically, the study aimed at determining; the demographic and socio-economic profile (family composition, income source, farm area, major crops, number of coffee trees and area under coffee, coffee production and sales); on farm diversification potentials of biogas plant; the household energy source for cooking, heating and lighting; the potential for installation of bio-digesters; the manure management practice in the area as related to chemical fertilisers; the relevant actor landscape in relation to bio-gas digesters; the relevant business enterprise (micro and small) landscape for marketing, installation and quality assurance possibilities for bio-digesters; the relevant landscape of financing institutions such as local SACCOs, MFIs and MFBs, groups; the cost of installing bio-digesters compared to the benefits from energy and bio-slurry application

  1. 2.7Extensions Materials/Reports

2.7.1: Production of a Video based on the Project called Unlocking market opportunities for Small scale Cassava farmers project

2.7.2: Mhando, D. G. (1998) Jinsi ya Kuhifadhi Mazingira yako (How to Protect Your Environment). INADES Formation Tanzania/DONET, AMREF, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

2.7.3 Mhando, D.G (1997): Jinsi ya Kuanzisha na Kuendeleza Mitandao ya Wakulima (How to Initiate and Strengthen Farmers Network), INADES Formation/DONET, DCT printing Unit, Dodoma, Tanzania

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES AND PROGRESS

SN Theme of the Research Programme(s) Donor Position Progress
1 Integrated Dairy production system for improving livelihoods of small scale dairy farmers in Mvomero and Njombe District. Under PANTIL programme, Sokoine University of Agriculture NORAD, Norway Government Researcher

2nd year completed

4 manuscripts submitted for publications

2 Diversification of Livelihoods in responses to changes in Policy and market forces: A case of coffee farmers in Mbinga district African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) Assistant Project leader

Research completed, report submitted and One journal article published

3 Analysis of coffee Value chain among the Chagga in Kilimanjaro Swiss government Senior Researcher 1 Paper submitted for publication and other 2 are still in daft form
4 Opportunities and obstacles of diversification among Small Scale coffee farmers in Mbinga District, Ruvuma Region holders Research on Poverty Alleviation   (REPOA) Principal researcher Final report submitted, and 2 manuscripts submitted for publication
5

Unlocking market opportunities for small scale cassava farmers in Tanzania

Internal Development Research Centre (IDRC) Researcher Completed
6

The Role of Warehouse Receipt System on Farmers’ Income: the case of Coffee Farmers in Mbinga District Tanzania

Research on Poverty Alleviation   (REPOA) Principal researcher Completed
7

Use of Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge Systems on Seasonal Climate Forecasting for Enhancing Community Adaptation to Climate Variability in Mbinga District, Tanzania

COSTECH Researcher Completed
8

Up-scaling and Out-scaling Technologies for Enhancing Integrated Dairy Production System in Njombe District

EPINAV Researcher In the final Phase
9 Revitalising African economies JICA Researcher and coordinator On going
10 Timber Rush DANIDA Researcher Just started
  1. 3.0EXTENSION OUTREACH PROGRAMMES

3.1       Upgrading of cassava production and markets (Cassava value chain project) in Mkuranga and Morogoro Rural Districts (October, 2008 to 2010).

3.2       Improving the livelihoods of coffee farmers through dissemination of production, and marketing information, and improving the quality and income of coffee farmers in Mbinga and Kilimanjaro (2005 to 2010)

3.3       Integrating dairy production system for improving livelihoods of small scale dairy farmers in Mvomero and Njombe District (2005 to 2009).

  1. 4.0TEACHING/ CONSULTANCY

4.1 Undergraduate

5.1.1. Teaching activities

  • DS 206: Cooperatives and Rural Development
  • DS 300: Social Science Research

5.1.2: Supervision of Research

5.2 Post Graduate

5.2.1 Teaching activities

Nil

5.2.2 Supervision of Research (MA Rural Development)

  1. Main Supervisor of Master Dissertation titled: NGOs on HIV/AIDS Mitigation in Morogoro Municipality. (Enedy Otto Mwanakatwe, 2007).
  2. Main Supervisor of Master Dissertation titled: Factor Contributing to Women Involvement in the Marching Trade in Moshi Municipality. (Eliezer Shukran Methuselah Chuma, 2007).
  3. Main supervisor for Masters Dissertation titled: Gender Participation Analysis in the context of participatory approaches in community projects implementation: A case of Kongwa District (Ganja, Shigela), 2008
  4. Main supervisor for Masters Dissertation titled: Contribution of warehouse Receipt system in poverty alleviation among the farmers in Babati District (Marco, Paul: 2009).
  5. Main supervisor for Masters Dissertation titled: Coping Mechanisms of Orphans in Geita District, Tanzania, (Silas, Losinyaari, 2009)
  6. Main supervisor of a Master Dissertation titled: Performance of Agricultural marketing cooperatives societies in the alternative marketing channels: The case of Moshi and Rombo Districts in Kilimanjaro Region. (Monyo, 2010)
  7. Main supervisor of a Master Dissertation tittle: socioeconomic impacts of Dairy Cattle cooperatives on Households level in Rungwe District (Mogha Malima, 2012)
  8. Main supervisor of a PhD thesis titled: Effectiveness of WRS scheme in enhancing coffee production and marketing environment; the case of Mbinga District, Tanzania. (Matei Mapunda, 2012)

5.3 Teaching Materials

5.3.1 Mhando, D. G and Raymond Salanga: Compendium for Bachelors Degree Students of Cooperatives and Rural Development Course (RD 206). 79 pages, Produced by Mzumbe Book Project, Morogoro, Tanzania

5.3.2 Mhando, D. G. Training manual for groups leaders in Eastern and Central Africa, Africa, ASARECA Project, 25 pp

5.4 Consultancy/ Short Course Service Load

  1. Capacity assessment of the Kinyangiri Area Development Programme, World Vision, Dodoma, February 5-12, 2007
  2. Analysis of Coffee Value Chain in selected villages in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Swiss Peace
  3. Training of farmers in groups initiation, management and strengthening,

5.5 Seminars/Conferences Attended

S/N Theme of the workshop Organiser Place Held Dates
1 Contemporary perspectives on African Moral Economy Mombusho, Japan

University of

Dar es Salaam

August, 2005
2 Concepts and Perceptions on African ways of rural development Centre of Excellence, Japan Dar Es Salaam December 2005
3 Community Empowerment and networking programmes in Tanzania AICAD Kibaha, Tanzania March 2006
4 Main streaming gender at the University Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro, Tanzania May 5, 2006
5 National Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture

Sokoine University, Morogoro,

Tanzania

May, 9-10, 2006
6 Final Evaluation Workshop AICAD Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture, Nairobi, Kenya November 11-14, 2007
7 Writers workshop PANTIL Arusha 14-18 April, 2008
8 Inception workshop of the Cassava Value Chain analysis International Development Research Centre (IDRC) SUA, Morogoro November, 2008
9 Writers workshop PANTIL Arusha 23-28 February, 2009
10   Graduate School for Asian and African Areas Studies, Kyoto University, Japan Kyoto, Japan 7-19 March, 2009
11 14th. Annual Researcher Workshop REPOA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 1st-2nd. April, 2009
12 Workshop on Local government strategies in improving Cassava Production Internal Development Research Centre (IDRC Mkuranga, Tanzania, 15-16, October, 2009
13 Stakeholders Workshop Internal Development Research Centre (IDRC) Morogoro, December, 2009
14 Writers Workshop PANTIL programme, Sokoine University of Agriculture Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania March, 2010
15 Annual researchers workshop REPOA Silver sands Hotel, Dar Es Salaam April, 2010
16 Human Resources Capacity Building for institutional Management in Tanzanian Universities

Tanzanian Commission for University

(TCU)

Mzumbe University, Morogoro, Tanzania August, 2010
17 Human Resources Capacity Building for Institutional Management in Tanzanian University Tanzanian Commission for University Mzumbe University, Morogoro, Tanzania 20-23 February, 2011
18 Innovation systems and value chains analysis EPINAV Morogoro, Tanzania 9th-10th. June, 2011
19 Research report writing skills REPOA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 27th. June- 1st. July, 2011
20 The Future of Local Knowledge in Africa ZAIRAICHI Kyoto University, Japan 14th-15th. June, 2013
21 The challenges of smallholders coffee farmers in global Market. The case of Tanzania JICA JICA International Centre 24th. September, 2013
22 African Potential for Conflicts Resolutions Japanese Society for Promotion of Science Kyoto University, Japan 4th.-6th. October, 2013
23 International Workshop on 'Livelihood and Landscape Management in Trans-Indian Ocean Perspective with Special Reference to Tanzania, Indonesia and Vietnam   Kyoto, Japan 21st.-26th November 2015

6: Specific Attributes

  • Ability to work in multicultural environment
  • Ability to manage team work and team spirit
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Ability to work and live with people of low cadres such as small scale farmer.

Our Contacts

College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH)

Sokoine University of Agriculture

P.O. Box 3035, Chuo Kikuu,, Morogoro, Tanzania.

Phone: +255(0)23-2604360, 4758, Ext. 4404-05

E-mails: cssh@suanet.ac.tz; timberrush@suanet.ac.tz