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Sokoine University of Agriculture,
Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation,
Department of Forest Biology,
PO Box 3010, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

Phone:
+255232601376
Miscellaneous Information:

2.0 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

BSC (FOR) , University of Dar-es-salaam(1976)

Msc (Soil SCI) University of Wales(UK) (1980)

B.Sc. (For.) University of Dar-es-Salaam (1976                    Ph.D.  (For.) University of New Brunswick, Canada (1986)

3.0 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Canadian Forestry Service, Maritimes Forestry

Research Centre, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada (1986 – 1988).

           

4.0 POSTS HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY

Posts:

Programme Coordinator – Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation in Tanzania (CCIAM) 2009 –to-date

         Chairman, Faculty Senate Postgraduate Studies Committee (2006- 2011)

         Professor (2006 - to date);

           Associate Professor (2002 – 2006).

Head, Department of Forest Biology (1996 – 2002).

Senior Lecturer (1996 - 2002).          

Lecturer (August 1, 1991 – 1996).

5.0 PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:

Coordinator of Forestry Research, Ministry of Natural Resources & Tourism, Forest Division HQ, DSM, 1/10/1990 - August 1991.  

Soil Scientist and Head of Forest Ecology Section, Silviculture Research Centre Lushoto (1976 – 1990).

Acting Silviculturist (1976 – 1977).

      

6.0 EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

  • Chairman - Faculty PGSC of Senate (2002 - To date).

  • Member – Faculty Board of Forestry & Nature Conservation

  • Member - Soil Science Society of East Africa (1996 – To date).

  • Member - Tanzania Association of Foresters (Editorial Board TAF Journal).

  • Member – FORCONSULT Committee (2002 – 2010).

  • Member – Board of Forestry Training Institute, Olmotonyi (2005 – 2011).

  • Chairman: Tanga Forest Co., Ltd (2006 - 2011).    

  • Member – Africa Green Oils Ltd. (2007 -2010).    

  • Member - PANTIL Research & Farmer Empowerment Team (Natural Resources).

  • Member – TFCG/MJUMITA Project Advisory Committee on ‘Making REDD work for communities and forest conservation in Tanzania’ (2011 -2014).

  • Member - PAC - TFCG/MJUMITA ‘Transforming Tanzania’s Charcoal

                       Sector project (2013- todate).

  • Member: National Task Force on Climate Smart Agriculture Programme

       (February 2015 – to-date).

    7.0 AWARDS AND HONORS:

    Visiting Soil Scientist for 6 Months at SADC/ICRAF Research Project at Makoka, Malawi (1995).

    Postdoctoral - Research Fellow, Canadian Forest Service, Maritimes Research Centre, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

                           

    8.0 PUBLICATIONS

    1. Selected Published Papers

  1. Maliondo, S.M.S. & H.H. Krause. (1985). Genotype-soil fertility interaction in the growth of black spruce progeny from Central New Brunswick.       Canadian Journal of Forest Research 15:410 - 416.
  2. Maliondo, S.M.S. 1988. Possible effects of intensive harvesting on continuous productivity of forest lands. Forestry Canada Information Report M-X-171. 26p.
  3. Maliondo, S.M.S.; Mahendrappa, M.K. & Van Raalte, G.D. (1990). Distribution of biomass and nutrients in some New Brunswick stands: Possible implications of whole tree harvesting. Forestry Canada Information Report M-X-170.
  4. Maro, R.S.; Chamshama, S.A.O.; Nsolomo, V.R. & Maliondo, S.M.S. 1993. Soil chemical characteristics in a natural forest and a Cupressus lusitanica plantation at West Kilimanjaro, Northern Tanzania. Journal Tropical Forest Science 5: 465 - 472.
  5. Mhando, M.L., Maliondo, S.M.S. & Mugasha, A.G. (1993). Early response of Eucalyptus saligna to fertilizer and land preparation methods in Sao Hill, Tanzania. Forest Ecology and Management 62: 302 - 311.
  6. Chamshama, S.A.O, Maliondo, S.M.S. & Mackengo, G. (1994). Early performance of Faidherbia albida intercropped with maize in Gairo, Tanzania. Journal Tropical Forest Science 7: 220 - 229.
  7. Lulandala, L.L.L.; Munishi, P.K.T. & Maliondo, S.M.S. (1995). Effect of spacing and management regime on Leucaena fodder yield and nutrient removal in alley cropping systems in Tanzania. International Tree Crops Journal 8: 129 - 137.
  8. Mhando, M.L., Maliondo, S.M.S. & Mugasha, A.G. (1993). Early response of Eucalyptus saligna to fertilizer and land preparation methods in Sao Hill, Tanzania. Forest Ecology and Management 62: 302 - 311.
  9. Mussa, W.; Maliondo, S.M.S. & Msanga, H.P. 1996. Effect of seed scarification on germination of Acacia polyacantha seed. Pp 217 –222 In IUFRO (ed.) Innovations in Tropical Seed Technology. ISBN 87-982428-3-0.
  10. Maliondo, S.M.S. & Chamshama, S.A.O. (1996). Role of intensive silviculture on increasing forest plantation productivity in Tanzania. Faculty of Forestry Record 63:55-65.
  11. Mvena, Z.S.K.; Mgeni, A.S.M. & Maliondo, S.M.S. (1998). The socio-economic significance of agricultural microenvironments: Case of Mtatangwi dam and Mdube Valley in Dodoma rural district, Tanzania. Faculty of Forestry Record 67: 213-220
  12. Chamshama, S.A.O; Mugasha, A.G.; Klovistad, A.; Haveraaen, O. & Maliondo,S.M.S. (1998). Growth and yield of maize alley cropped with Leucaena leucocephala and Faidherbia albida in Morogoro, Tanzania. Agroforestry Systems 40:215-225.
  13. Maliondo, S.M.S., Mbaga, P.H., Sabas, E., Pederson, A. and Madoffe, S.S. (1998). Growth and nutrients variation between Grevillea robusta provenances in Tanzania. South African Forestry Journal 183: 66-71.
  14. Munishi, P.K.T.; Norden, L.G.; Maliondo, S.M.S.; Maganga, S.L.S.; Chingonikaya, E.E. & Kway, S.E. (1998). Landslides on Mlali and Kikundi watersheds of Western Uluguru, Morogoro, Tanzania: The need for better soil and water conservation practices. Faculty of Forestry Record 67: 168-175.
  15. Maliondo, S.M.S., Malimbwi, R.E., Temu, R.P.C., Edward, C. and Zahabu, E. (2000). Fire impact on population structure and diversity oftree species in West Usambara Camphor zone forest. Journal Tropical Forest Science 12(3): 472-481.
  16. Maliondo, S.M.S., Hakizimana, J., Malimbwi, R.E., Tairo, V.E., Kaoneka, A.R.S. (2001). Aboveground biomass of Grevillea robusta at Lushoto in the West Usambara.       Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 74:25-29.
  17. Lulandala, L.L.L., Maliondo, S.M. & J. Elkana, (2000). The effect of rainwater harvesting on the establishment and early growth of Pinus patula at the Shume Forest Project, Lushoto, Tanzania. Forestry and Nature Conservation 3: 551 –   558.
  18. Mtui, E.B., Maliondo, S.M.S., Chamshama, S.A.O., Nsolomo, V.R., Msanya, B.M. and Mhando, M.L. (2003). Early response of second rotation Pinus patula stands to nitrogen and phosphate fertiliser at Sao Hill Forest Plantations, Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 17(1):76-86.
  19. Maliondo, S.M.S.; Abeli, W.S.; Ole Meiludie, R.E.L.; Migunga, G.A.; Kimaro, A.A. and Applegate, G.B. (2003). Tree species composition and potential timber production of a communal miombo Woodland in Handeni district, Tanzania. Journal of   Tropical Forest Science 17(1):104-120.
  20. Mwang'ingo, P. L.; Teklehaimanot, Z., Maliondo, S.M.S. and Msanga, H. P. (2003). Storage and pre-sowing treatment of recalcitrant seeds of African sandalwood (Osyris lanceolata). Seed Science & Technology 32: 547-560.
  21. Mwihomeke, S. T.; Mwangingo, P.; Maliondo, S.M.S.; Mathias, S. and Chamshama, S.A.O. (2004). Comparative growth performance of different Casuarina species and provenance at Lushoto in the West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. South African Forestry Journal 200:39-49.
  22. Munishi, P.K.T., Shear, T.H., Wontworth, T., Temu, R.P.C., Maliondo, S.M.S. (2004). Sparse distribution of patterns of some plant species in two afromontane rain forests of the eastern arc mountains of Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 75:74-84.
  23. Munishi, P.K.T., Maliondo, S.M.S., Temu, R.P.C. and Msanya, B.M. (2004). The potential of Afromontane rain forests to mitigate carbon emissions in Tanzania. Journal of the Tanzania Association of Foresters 10:14-25.
  24. Mkangwa, C.Z., Semoka, J.M.R. and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2004). Improvement in Tephrosia vogellii biomass and quality due to application of Minjingu phosphate rock   to Ferralsols of different pH. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 22(1): 57-67.
  25. Andrew, S.M.; Maliondo, S.M.S.; Mtika, J.; Msanga, J.P. and Nsolomo, V.R. (2004). Growth performance of Azadrachta indica provenances in Morogoro, Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 16(3):328-335.
  26. Mwang’ingo, P.L., Teklehaimanot, Z., Lulanadala, L L.L. and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2006). Propagating Osyris lanceolata (African Sandalwood) through air-layering: Its potential and limitations in Tanzania. South African Forestry Journal 207.
  27. Mkagwa, C.Z., Maliondo, S.M.S. and Semoka, J.M.R. (2007). Enhancing Nutrient Accumulation of Tephrosia vogelii Fallow through Minijingu Phosphate Rock Application on Acidic P Deficient Ferralsol of Eastern Tanzania. Discovery and Innovation Journal 19(1&2):59-66.
  28. Silayo, D. A., Maliondo, S.M.S., P.R. Gillah, Migunga, G.A., Matovelo, J.A.; Mvena, Z.K.S. & Munishi, P.T.K. (2008). Potentials and limitations of bio-fuel production in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 78. 14-24.
  29. Silayo, D.A., Katani, J.Z., Maliondo, S.M.S. and Tarimo, M. C. T. (2008). Forest-based bioenergy production in Tanzania. Research and Development for Sustainable of Semiarid Miombo Woodlands in East Africa. Working papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute, 98: 115 – 124. http://‌www.‌metla.‌fi/‌julkaisut‌/working‌papers‌/2008‌/mwp098.‌htm
  30. Migunga, G.A., Maliondo, S.M.S., and Silayo, D.A. (2008). Reduced Impact Logging in Miombo Woodlands, Tanzania. Proceeding of the Mpingo Conservation Project, Morogoro Tanzania.
  31. Silayo, D. A., Maliondo, S.M.S., Gillah, P.R, Migunga, G.A., Matovelo, J.A., Mvena, Z.K.S. & P.K.T. Munishi (2008). Potentials and limitations of bio-fuel production in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 78. 14-24.
  32. Pardo, M.T., Almendros, Kileo, E., Maliondo, S.M.S. and Msanya, B.M. (2008). Cultivation-induced effects on soil organomineral matrix and their bearing on crust development on two soils formations from Tanzania. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 39(1&2):39: 65-81.
  33. Mwakalobo, A.B.S., Kajembe, G.C., Silayo, D.S., Nzunda, E., Zahabu, E., Maliondo, S.M.S. and Kimaro, D.N. (2011). REDD and sustainable development – A perspective from Tanzania. IIED REDD Working Paper. 21p.
  34. Maliondo, S.M.S. and Lupala, Z.J. (2011). Forest soils and their relationship to forest productivity. In L. Nshubemuki, S.S. Madoffe, S.A.O. Chamshama, S. Bakengesa and C. Balama (ed.) Proceedings of a Workshop on Insect Pests, Diseases and Soil Problems in Forest Plantations held in Kibaha, Tanzania – 3rd – 4th February 2011.
  35. Mtengeti, E.E., Semoka, J.M.R. and Maliondo, S.M. (2012). Assessment of maize response to Minjingu phosphate rock and triple superphosphate applied under different P-application strategies in a Ferralsol in Tanzania. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 58: 1–16.
  36. Maliondo, S. M. S., Mpeta, E. J. and Olson, J. (2012). Climate Change and Food Security in Tanzania: An Analysis of Current Knowledge and Research Gaps and Recommendations for a Research Agenda. iAGRI REFERENCE BACKGROUND PAPER.
  37. Kilawe, C.J; Maliondo, S.M.S; Jonas, E.F and Amanzi, N.S (2013). Survival and Growth of Three Years Pure and Mixed Tree Species Forest Stands in The Coastal Tanzania. Journal of Tanzania Association of Foresters 12:82-89
  38. Richard, J, Madoffe, S.S. and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2014). Assessment of Factors for Declining Regeneration and Death of East African Camphor in Moist Mountainous Forest of Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 26(4):495-502.
  39. Richard, J., Madoffe, S.S. and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2014). Do forest disturbance and heart rot in East African Camphor explain the declining regeneration and death of the species? (Accepted Journal of Tropical Forest Science).
  40. Kilawe, C.J., Silayo, D.A, Mertz, O, Maliondo, S.M.S., Thomsen, T. (In press). The Change in Shifting Cultivation in the Kilosa District, Tanzania: Trends and Driving Forces. Human Ecology 

8.2 Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Reports Papers

  1. Mahendrappa, M.K., Van Raalte, G.D. & S.M.S. Maliondo (1989). Forest Biomass and Nutrient Inventories in New Brunswick. Pp. 301 - 308. Proceedings of the 7th Bioenergy R&D. Seminar held in Ottawa during

    April 24 - 26, 1989, Energy, Mines and Resources, Canada.

  2. Lulandala, L.L.L. & S.M.S. Maliondo (1991). Management of land resources under Agroforestry. Paper Presented at the SADCC Seminar on "Applied Research in Conservation and Environment" held during 1 - 4 October, 1991 Maseru, Lesotho.

  3. Lulandala, L.L.L. & S.M.S. Maliondo (1991). The role of Agroforestry in animal production. Paper Presented at the Animal Production Society Conference held during 24 - 26 October 1991 Arusha Tanzania.

  4. Abeli, W.S. & S.M.S. Maliondo (1992). Silvicultural management and harvesting operations in forest plantations in Tanzania. Proceedings of to the IUFRO Meeting on Silvicultural and Harvesting Operations in Tropical Forests held in Malaysia in October 1992.

  5. Lulandala, L.L.L. & Maliondo, S.M.S. (1993). Agroforestry in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Pp. 395 - 404. In: Ekpere, J.A.; Rees, D.J.; Mbwile, R.P. and Lyimo, N.G., Proc. Intern. Conf. Agric. Res., Train. and Techn. Transfer in the Southern Highland of Tanzania: Past Achievements and Future Prospects, October 5 - 9, 1992, Mbeya, Tanzania.

  1. Maliondo, S.M.S., Chamshama, S.A.O.; Nsolomo, V.R. Mhando, & M.L. (2000). Early response of second rotation Pinus Patula to Nitrogen and Phosphate fertilizer at Sao Hill and Shume Forest Plantations – Tanzania. In SUA University Wide Research Conference. April 2000, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  2. Maliondo, S.M.S.; Munishi, P.KT.; Chamshama, S.A.O.; Nsolomo, V.R. & Mhando, M.L. (2000). Soil water energy relations and nitrogen mineralisation in forest stands of Pinus patula, Eucalyptus saligna and Pine-Eucalyptus mixture at Sao-Hill Forest Plantation Project, Tanzania. In SUA University Wide Research Conference. April 2000, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  3. Munishi, P. K. T.; Maliondo S.M.S.; Msanya, B. M. & Malimbwi, R.E. (2000). Biomass and carbon storage of a tropical montane rainforest ecosystem in northern Tanzania. In SUA University Wide Research Conference. April 2000, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  4. Mkangwa, C.Z., Semoka, J.M.R. and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2001). Response of Tephrosia vogelii to Minjingu phosphate rock application on a Ferralsol of varying soil pH. Proceedings of 8th AFNET Conference, 7th –10th May 2001, Arusha-Tanzania.
  5. Tairo, V.E.; Maliondo, S.M.S.; Msanya, B.M. and Semoka, J.M.R. (2001). Growth and foliar nutrient concentration of Eucalyptus saligna seedlings in fertilized soils from Sao Hill forest plantations. Paper presented at Soil Science Society of East Africa, 2nd to 7th December 2001, Moshi, Tanzania.
  6. Mkangwa, C.Z., Semoka, J.M.R. and Maliondo, S.M.S. 2001. Performance of Tephrosia vogelii grown on a P-deficient Ferralsol amended with Minjingu phosphate rock. Proceedings of 19th Conference of Soil Science Society of East Africa, 2nd to 7th December 2001, Moshi, Tanzania.
  7. Munishi, P.K.T., Maliondo, S.M.S., Temu, R.P.C. and Msanya, B.M. 2002. The potential of Afromontane rain forests to mitigate carbon emissions in Tanzania. Proceedings of Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF) Workshop 23 –25th October 2002, Moshi, Tanzania.
  8. Mkangwa, C.Z., Semoka, J.M.R. and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2002). Nutrient accumulation of 22-month old Tephrosia vogelii planted on a P-deficient Ferralsol applied with Minjingu Phosphate Rock. Proceedings of 20th Conference of Soil Science Society of East Africa, 2nd to 6th December 2002, Mbale, Uganda.
  9. Pardo, M.T., Lopez-Fando, C. Kileo, E, and Maliondo, S.M.S. (2007). Influence of cultivation on Cd sorption by Southern by South African soils. In Changing in a Changing World: the Soils of Tomorrow. 5th International Congress of the European Society of Soil Conservation, Palermo, June, 25 – 30, 2007.
  10. The 1st Writer’s Workshop, 28-30th January 2013 held at Palm Tree Village Resort, Bagamoyo
  11. Oslo REDD+ Exchange 2013 Conference held in Oslo, Norway 29 – 30th October 2013.

9.0 RESEARCH PROJECTS & PROGRAMMES

    1. Growth and Yield of Second Rotation Stands of Pinus patula in Tanzania: Effects of Various Silvicultural Treatments (Project Leader) - Funded by NORAD – (1996 – 2002).

    2. Assessments and Monitoring of Carbon Pools, Fluxes and Sequestration Potential In different Landuse Systems/Ecosystems in Tanzania (Project Leader) Funded by NORAD – (1996 – 2002).

    3. Role of Microenvironments in Agricultural Development of HADO Areas in Dodoma. Funded by NORAD – (1996 – 2002).

    4. Impact and Fate of Pesticidal Proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis spp. In Tropical Soils and Waters as Influenced by Interactions with Clays (MICROBE) - Funded by European Union – (1998 - 2001).

    5. Use of Indigenous N2-Fixing CYANO-Bacteria for Sustainable Improvement of SOIL Biogeochemical Performance and Physical Fertility in Semiarid Tropics (CYANOSOILS) (Project Leader) - Funded by European Union – (2002-2005).

    6. Ozone bio-monitoring project in Southern Africa (2007). Funded By Air Pollution Network for Africa (APINA)

    7. Impact of Fire on the Soil in Relation to Regeneration of Miombo and Savanna Woodlands of the Semi-Arid and Drylands Ecosystem of Tanzania and Ethiopia (2007).

    8. Poverty and sustainable development impacts of REDD architecture; Options for equity, growth and the environment A joint proposal to NORAD.

    9. Coordinator of Muti-Institutional ‘Programme on Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation’ CCIAM in Tanzania.

    10. Agricultural innovation for smallholder farmers through locally adapted Conservation Agriculture (CA) for improved food security, in the context of climate change – Funded by IAGRI (2012 -2015).

  1. CONSULTANCIES
    1. SIDA Funded Agroforestry Training of extension staff from the Ministries of Agriculture and Natural Resource & Tourism on agro-forestry (1990).

    2. SADDC Training of Forestry Personnel from SADCC region on Research Methods (1994).

    3. Sustainable land Management – Kilimanjaro Region (2006).

    4. Preparation of Wetlands Management Country Issue paper (2005).

    5. Preparation of National Strategy for Wetland Management (2006)

    6. Inventory of Sandal Wood Resource in Tanzania (2004).

    7. Revegetation Assessment and Landscape Functional Analysis of Geita Goldmine –ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (2006).

    8. Preliminary Report on the Spring Well Drying in Endulen - Ngorongoro Conservation Area (2006).

    9. Situation Analysis of Large Scale Biofuels Production in Tanzania (2008).

About Ecosystems and Conservation

The Department of Ecosystems and Conservation is one of the Seven departments in the College of Forestry,Wildlife and Tourism, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) located in Morogoro Region, Tanzania.