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Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Forest Biology,
PO Box 3010, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

Phone:
+255 23260 4944,
Miscellaneous Information:

3.0       SCHOOLS/COLLEGES ATTENDED

3.1       Ilboru Secondary School, Arusha (Tanzania)                                    1972-1975

3.2       Mazengo High School, Dodoma (Tanzania)                                      1976-1977

3.3       Forestry Training Institute Olmotonyi Arusha (Tanzania)                  1979-1981

3.4       Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro (Tanzania)                    1988-1990

3.5       Duke University, Durham North Carolina (USA)                                1993-1994

3.6       North Carolina State University, Raleigh North Carolina (USA)        1997-2001

4.0       ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

4.1       PhD. - Ecosystem Ecology and Climate Change, College of Natural Resources, North Carolina State University, USA, 2001.

4.2       Master of Environmental Management (MEM) – Natural Resource Ecology and Management - Duke University School of the Environment, North Carolina, USA - 1994.

4.3       Master of Forestry (MF) – Forest Resource Management, Duke University School of the Environment, North Carolina, USA -1994.

4.4       BSc. (Forestry) (Hon.), Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania - 1990

4.5       Diploma, Forestry (first class), Forestry Training Institute, Olmotonyi, Arusha Tanzania - 1981

           

5.0             OTHER TRAINING/QUALIFICATIONS/TRANSCRIPTS

5.1       Personnel Administration. Civil Service Training Centre, Dar-es-Salaam -1980.

5.2       Agroforestry Teaching. Forestry College, Lilongwe, Malawi - 1992.

5.3       Tree Improvement - National Tree Seed Centre, Morogoro, Tanzania - 1992

5.4       Tropical Managed Ecosystems - University of Costa Rica/Duke University School of the Environment - Costa Rica/USA -1993

5.5       Biodiversity Measuring and Monitoring. Smithsonian Institutions, Washington DC, USA - 1995

5.6       Tropical Biodiversity - University of Costa Rica/NC State University College of Natural Resources - Costa Rica/USA -1997

5.7       Wetland Delineation and Restoration - NC State University North Carolina USA, 1998


6.0     COMPUTER FAMILIARITY

6.1             Word Perfect, MS Word (all versions)

6.2             Spread Sheets and Data Processing (PC - ORD, Excel, SAS, Lotus, dBase,

                  Sigma Plot).

7.0       AREA(S) OF INTEREST

            - Ecosystem Ecology and Management

            - Climate Change and Forestry

- Climate Change and Ecosystem Services

- Vegetation Ecology and Mapping

            - Biodiversity Measuring and Monitoring

            - Wetlands Management

            - People-Natural Resource Interactions

              - Natural Resource Ecology and Management

            - Restoration Ecology

            - Quantitative methods in natural resource assessment

            - Ecological/Environmental Monitoring and Impact/ Risk Assessment

            - Watershed Management

            - Gender in Natural Resource Management

8.0       CURRENT JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

            Teaching, Research, Extension and Administration

9.0       PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

9.1       Posts Held at University Teaching and Administrative Career

            Tutorial Assistant                    December 1990 - June 1993

            Assistant Lecturer                   July 1993 - June 1996

            Lecturer                                   July 1996 – June 2002

            Senior Lecturer                       July 2002 – June 2005

            Associate Professor &

            Head of Department               July 2005 – June 2008

            Professor & Head of

Department                             July 2008 – June 2011

                                   

9.2       Previous Working Experience:

            Natural Resource Manager. Working as District Forest Officer, Mbeya Regional Directorate, Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Managing different types of forests and forest ecosystems, forest extension and education, planning and managing various rural forestry and environmental conservation projects (1981-1989)

10.0     MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

            Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF) - Member

            International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) - Member

            African Mountains Association (AMA) - Member

            Ecological Society for Eastern Africa (EcSEA) – Member & Treasurer

           

11.0     ACADEMIC AWARDS

11.1     First Year BSc. (For) Course 1988

            Best first year student prize award (Vice Chancellor)

            Best student prize in Forest Ecology (Prof. T. Pócs)


11.2     Second Year BSc. (For) Course 1989

            Best overall second year student prize award (Ministry of Natural Resource Tourism

            and the Environment - Tanzania)

            Best student prize award in Resource Assessment (East African Resource

            Assessment Centre, Nairobi, Kenya)

            Best student prize award in Forest Economics (Prof. K. Openshaw)

11.3     Third Year BSc. (For) Course 1990

            Best third year student prize award (Ministry of Agriculture - Tanzania)

            Best overall student prize award (Ministry of Agriculture - Tanzania)

Best student prize award in Forest Management Planning (Tanzania Wood Industries Corporation)

            Best overall student prize award in Wood Science (Tanzania Wood Industries                   Corporation)

11.4     USAID Jefferson’s Study Fellowship (1993) - USA

11.5     FAO Study Fellowship (1994) - USA

11.6     NORAD Study Fellowship (1997) - USA

11.7     Rockefeller Foundation’s African Dissertation Internship Award (ADIA) - 1999

12.0     MAJOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

  1. Wind Damage on Pinus patula stands in Southern Tanzania. Research carried out as a requirement for Partial fulfilment of BSc. Degree in Forestry of the Sokoine University of Agriculture (1990).
  2. Natural Forests and Environmental Conservation Problems in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. (1992).
  3. Effects of spacing and management regime on Leucaena fodder yield and soil nutrient removal at Mafiga, Tanzania (1992).
  4. An analysis of smallholder forestry potential for rural employment and income generation in Tanzania (1992)
  5. Epiphytic moisture storage in lowland and montane tropical rain forests at La Selva and Cero la Muerte, Costa Rica, Central America (1993)
  6. Variations in the hydrology of two river basins in the Usambaras of north-eastern Tanzania. Research work as a requirement for the Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry Degrees, Duke University, USA (1994).
  7. Natural Regeneration of Pinus patula as a potential method for establishment of forest plantations in Tanzania (1993)
  8. Carbon Storage and Sequestration potential by different land use systems and natural ecosystems in Tanzania.
  9. Landslides on the Uluguru mountain slopes and the design of potentially better soil and water conservation measures (1996).
  10. Rainfall partitioning, horizontal precipitation and interception in montane rain forests of western Uluguru mountain Tanzania (1995-2004).
  11. Human induced impacts on the hydrology and hydrologic systems of different landscapes in the western Uluguru Mountains (1995-2004)
  12. The Eastern Arc Mountain Forests of Tanzania: Their Role in Biodiversity, Water
  13. Resource Conservation and Net Contribution to Atmospheric Carbon. Research work as a requirement for the Ph.D. degree, North Carolina State University (1997 – 2001)
  14. Impacts of Selective Harvesting on Montane Rain forests in NE Tanzania (2004)
  15. Human utilization patterns, pressure and impacts on montane rain forests in northern and north eastern Tanzania (1996)
  16. Off-forest tree resources of Tanzania: their diversity and contribution to household forest product needs (1995 – 2007)
  17. Conflicts and conflict management between wildlife protected area management and local communities (2003)
  18. Sustainable water use in Arid and Semi Arid Regions of Tanzania. Case of Ukaguru and Ikowa Catchments in Morogoro and Dodoma Regions. (Funded by Water Resource Fund for Southern Africa – WARFSA) (2002 – 2006)
  19. Potentials and opportunities for local people participation in restoration and management of degraded watersheds (2003 – to date)
  20. Socio-economic, socio-cultural and livelihood factors that influence watershed and water resource management in the Uluguru mountains eastern Tanzania (2003 to date)
  21. Impact of Water Conservation Programmes on Land Use Patterns, Environmental Degradation and Occurrence of Human and Animal Diseases (Funded by Water Resource Fund for Southern Africa – WARFSA) (2003 – 2005)
  22. Utilization and Prioritization for Domestication of Mushrooms of the Lake Victoria Basin Wetlands for Food and Medicinal Applications. A Joint Research between Makerere University (Uganda), Kenyatta University (Kenya) and Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania) Funded by Inter-University Council for East Africa - IUCEA) (2003 to date)
  23. Wetland Systems in Tanzania; their ecological and socio-economic values (2002 to date)
  24. Assessment of recent vegetation shifts and evaluation of land-use changes within the Miombo woodlands of central Tanzania and in the Kagera savanna landscape of north-western Tanzania. Joint research project between the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (2002 to date)
  25. Ecological and Biodiversity Survey in The Kilombero Forest Project at Uchindile Kilombero District Tanzania (2006)
  26. Ecological and Biodiversity Survey in The Mufindi Forest Project at Mapanda Mufindi District Tanzania (2006)
  27. Assessment of the Biodiversity Values of the Mara River Swamp, Mara Region Northern Tanzania (2006 – 2007)
  28. Assessment of the hydrologic and land use/cover change for the Ruvu river (Uluguru) and Sigi river (east Usambara) watersheds and options for Payment for Watershed Services (PWS)
  29. Valuing the Arc – Assessment and Modeling of Carbon as an Ecosystem Service in the Eastern Arc Mountains Tanzania
  30. Afro-alpine 'sky islands': genetic versus taxonomic biodiversity, climate change, and conservation – climate change impacts on Afro-Alpine Ecosystems in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. Funded by NUFU (2007 to date)
  31. Integrating Livelihoods and Multiple Biodiversity Values in Wetlands Management Funded by NUFU (2007 to date)
  32. Quantifying the abundance, distribution and local use of indigenous plant species of the Somali-Masai regional center of endemism in East Africa Funded by Research Program on Sustainable Utilization of the Dryland Ecosystems – RPUSD (2005 to date)
  33. Assessment of Forest based Enterprises and Extent of Trade in Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania (2007 to date)
  34. Ecological and Biodiversity Survey in The Idete Forest Project of the Green Recourses Limited at Idete   Iringa, Tanzania (2008)
  35. Climate change and variability in Semi Arid Central Tanzania: Assessment of Farmer Responses, Adaptation and Coping Strategies to Rainfall Variability and the Role of Civil Societies in Enhancing Farmer Adaptations
  36. Linking Local Knowledge and Local Institutions for the Study of Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change: Participatory GIS in Northern Tanzania 2009 to date
  37. Managing the Eastern Arc Mountains for Carbon Credits and Emissions Trading 2006 to date
  38. Quantification and Mapping of Carbon Stocks and Plant Diversity in Different Land Cover Types in Tanzania 2010 to date
  39. Enhancing the Productivity and Utility of Homegardens through use of Proven Agroforestry Technologies in the Northern Highlands of Tanzania

13.0     CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  1. Workshop on Ecological Monitoring for Biodiversity Conservation in East Usambara Rain Forests Tanzania. July 8-15 1996 (Resource Person)
  1. Tropical Forest Biodiversity Workshop, 6-11 March 1995, Arusha, Tanzania.
  1. Regional workshop on Forest Biodiversity and People Interactions- Development of a teaching manual on Forest Biodiversity and People Interactions for East African Universities. August 1995. Arusha, Tanzania.
  1. Training workshop for Rural Development May 1983 and June 1984, Iringa, Tanzania.
  1. Tree Improvement Course, November 1991, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  1. Agroforestry Teaching, Course, February 1992, Lilongwe, Malawi.
  1. Inter-University Council (East Africa) workshop on Agroforestry. May, 1992. Arusha, Tanzania.
  1. International Conference on Agriculture Research and Technology Transfer in Southern Highlands of Tanzania. October 5-10, 1992, Mbeya, Tanzania.
  1. Seminar on Economic Valuation and Economic Instruments in Forest and Environmental Management/Accounting 4-5, April 1995. Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
  1. Workshop on Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania. 25-27 March 1996. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  1. Regional Workshop on Environmental and Human Induced Impacts on Domestic Water Resources and Water Quality in Eastern Tanzania. August, 1996, Morogoro, Tanzania (Resource Person).
  1. Workshop on Research Project Proposal Writing. 19th – 23rd November 2001, ESAMI, Arusha
  1. African Mountain High Summit Conference, 5-11 May 2002, Nairobi Kenya
  1. African Mountain Association Conference 18-25 July 2002, Moshi, Tanzania
  1. Regional Workshop on Implementation of Capacity Building Strategies for Forest Certification in East Africa 4-8 November, 2002
  1. Workshop for the Development of National Environmental Education Strategy. 10th - 12th September 2003
  1. 4th WATERNET/WARFSA Annual Symposium. "Water, Science, Technology and Policy Convergence and Action by All". Gaborone, Botswana 15th -17th October 2003.
  1. Environmental Education (EE) Course Development Workshop. 10th - 12th December 2003. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro Tanzania
  1. Teaching Methodology Course. 20th -23rd May 2003. SUA Morogoro Tanzania
  1. Workshop on Ruaha+10 - Ten Years of Drying up of the Great Ruaha River. 11th –

12th December 2003, Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro Tanzania

  1. Clean Development Mechanism Project Development Course. 16th June - 12th July 2003. Online Course offered by the Earth Council Learning Center for Sustainable development and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Carbon Market Programme.
  1. Planning Workshop for the Ruvuma - Selous Miombo Area Programme. 24th - 26th November 2003 Mtwara
  1. Lake Victoria Research (VicRes) Annual General Meeting Jinja, Uganda 4th - 9th May 2004
  1. Workshop on Operationalisation of Research Proposals and Presentation of Progress Report for Projects Funded by AICAD
  1. African Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 9th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands 3rd – 9th April 2005, Arusha Tanzania
  1. 2nd Scientific Conference on Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania. Implications of Climate Change Moshi Crane Hotels Moshi 23-26 2006
  1. Workshop on Assessment of Vegetation shifts and land use changes within savannah landscapes and Miombo woodlands of north western and eastern central Tanzania Morogoro Tanzania 22-23 August 2005
  1. National Awareness Workshop on Integrated Ecosystem Assessment. 28th June – 1st July 2005, Mkonge Hotel Tanga
  1. Tanzania Association of Foresters Annual General Meeting 17-18th November

2005 Karimjee Hall Dar es Salaam

  1. Workshop on setting criteria for ecosystems assessment 15th-16th, December 2005. Belinda Hotel Dar es salaam
  1. Scientific Conference on Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania: Implications of Climate Change. 23rd – 26th January 2006
  1. Second National Agroforestry and Environment Workshop. 14th – 17th March 2006, Mbeya Tanzania
  1. Scientific Conference on Biodiversity in Inhabited Landscapes of Eastern Africa. 19th – 21st July 2006, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  1. Inception Workshop on the Tanzania Chapter of the Nile Basin Initiatives Applied Training Project. 7th – 8th August 2006
  1. International Conference on Ecosystems Changes and Implications on Livelihoods of Rural Communities in Africa 18th – 20th October 2006, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  1. The First Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms 25th - 29th October, 2006. Makerere University Kampala Uganda
  1. Ecosystem Service Mapping and Valuation Workshop:, NCEAS, Santa Barbara California USA, April 23-27 2007
  1. Inaugural Conference towards an Ecological Society for Eastern Africa. Integrating Environmental Sustainability and Development in East Africa. The National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi 3 – 4 May 2007
  1. Training Workshop14th -18th May 2007, Amani Nature Reserve, Muheza Tanga
  1. Follow-up Workshop on Kihansi Spray Toad Captive Breeding Program October 24 – 25, Bagamoyo Tanzania
  1. Workshop on Eastern Arc Mountains – Future Scenarios 6th - 7th of September 2007 Markham Hotel, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  1. Ecological Society for Eastern Africa (ESEA) Maiden Scientific Conference. 22 – 23 May 2008. Hotel OASIS, Morogoro, Tanzania
  1. Participatory Forest Management (PFM) Research Workshop, 15th-16th December, 2008, Morogoro Hotel Morogoro
  1. Climate change and African forests: Eastern Africa” November 18-20, 2009, Nairobi, Kenya
  1. Governance and Management of Ecosystem Services in Africa under Scenarios of Change” May 25-27, 2009, Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
  1. United Nations Frame Convention on Climate Change COP 15, Copenhagen Denmark 8 – 18 December 2009
  1. Theory and Use of Regional Climate Models. International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste Italy. May 31st to June 11th 2010
  1. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Governing Board Meeting. Suwon City the Republic of Korea. October 10th - 15th October 2010.
  1. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Governing Board Meeting -Buenos Aires Argentina - September 24 to October 7, 2011
  1. Low Carbon Earth Summit Dalian, China 18th – 26th October 2011.
  1. First Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) and Lead Author (LA) Meeting for development

of the IPCC Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands - 29thOctober - 3rd November 2011.

  1. International Conference “Food Security in the light of Climate Change and

Bioenergy” Tanzanian challenges for policy-science interfaces in a nutshell 5th to 7thDecember 2011. Livingston Beach Resort, Bagamoyo, Tanzania 

  1. The 1st Annual CHIESA Project Meeting - Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa 15th–20th April 2012. Uhuru Hotel & Conference Center, Moshi.
  2. Adaptation Futures: 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation 29th – 31st May 2012, Arizona, USA
  3. GBIF Governing Board Meeting Lillehammer Norway 16th – 22nd September 2012
  4. Second Lead Authors Meeting of the “2013 Supplement to the IPCC Guidelines for the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories – Wetlands” (Wetlands Supplement Zimbabwe 13nd – 18th February 2012
  5. Workshop on Capacity Building and Skills Development in Forest Based Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, organized by the African Forest Forum - Nairobi Kenya 11-17 November 201
  6. GMO Options in Agriculture to Climate Change Adaptation. Giraffe Hotel – Dar Es Salaam 6th – 7th December 2-12
  7. Social-ecological dynamics of East African landscapes in temporal, spatial and social perspectives - Beachcomber Hotel, Dar es Salaam 17th -19th September 2012
  8. NUFU Programme Workshop on Dissemination of Research Results 17th October 2012, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  9. Joint SADC & EAC Regional Training of Trainers Course on Ecosystem Functions & IWRM Harare Zimbabwe. 8th -12th July 2013.
  10. 20th GBIF Governing Board Meeting (GB20) and Annual Science Meeting Berlin Germany 4th to 10th October 2013.
  11. IPCC Coordinating Lead Authors, Review Editors and Fourth Lead Authors Meeting for the Development of the Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands Supplement Manaus, Brazil 20th to 24th May 2013
  12. Training Workshop on Integrated Freshwater Ecosystems Management, Kigali 17th -19th December 2013
  13. Ad-Hoc Expert Group Meeting on the Fifth Issue of the Sustainable Development Report for Africa. Addis Ababa Ethiopia 4th – 6th December 2013
  14. Professional Training “TEEB for Water and Wetlands”, Kampala/Uganda, 25-27 November 2013
  15. Training on Strengthening Farmer Groups Trainers Workshop Arusha Tanzania 15thto 18thFebruary 2014

14.0     PUBLICATIONS

14.1     Journal Papers

  1. 14.1.1Published Papers
  1. Linn M. Bjørvik, Svein Dale, Gudmund H. Hermansen, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi & Stein R. Moe 2015. Bird flight initiation distances in relation to distance from human settlements in a Tanzanian floodplain habitat. J Ornithol (2015) 156:239-246 DOI 10.1007/s10336-014-1121-1
  2. Deo D. Shirima, Ørjan Totland, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Stein R. Moe 2015. Relationships between tree species richness, evenness and aboveground carbon storage in montane forests and miombo woodlands of Tanzania. Journal of Basic and Applied Ecology http://www.elsevier.com/locate/baae
  3. Deo D. Shirima, Ørjan Totland, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Stein R. Moe 2015. Relationships between tree species richness, evenness and aboveground carbon storage in montane forests and miombo woodlands of Tanzania. Basic and Applied Ecology 16 (2015) 239–249
  4. Godgift Swai, Henry J. Ndangalasi, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi and Deo D. Shirima 2014 Carbon stocks of Hanang forest, Tanzania: An implication for climate mitigation. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 6(3), pp. 90-98, DOI: 10.5897/JENE2013.0418, http://www.academicjournals.org/JENE
  5. Shelukindo H. B, Semu E., Msanya B. M., Singh B. R. and Munishi P. K. T 2014 .Predictor variables for soil organic carbon contents in the Miombowoodlands ecosystem of Kitonga forest reserve, Tanzania. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 4 (7), pp. 222-231.
  6. Wilbard A. Ntongani, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Stein R. More, Japhet J. Kashaigili 2014. Local Knowledge on the Influence of Land Use/Cover Changes and Conservation Threats on Avian Community in the Kilombero Wetlands, Tanzania. Open Journal of Ecology, 2014, 4, 723-731 http://www.scirp.org/journal/oje http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oje.2014.412062
  7. Thomas C. Sawe, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi and Salim M. Maliondo 2014. Woodlands

degradation in the Southern Highlands, Miombo of Tanzania: Implications on conservation and carbon stocks

  1. Catherine A. Masao Abel Gizaw Rosalı´a Pin˜ eiro Felly M. Tusiime Tigist Wondimu Ahmed A. Abdi Magnus Popp Galina Gussarova Ka°re A. Lye Pantaleo Munishi Sileshi Nemomissa Christian Brochmann 2013. Phylogeographic history and taxonomy of some afro-alpine grasses assessed based on AFLPs and morphometry: Deschampsia cespitosa, D. angusta and Koeleria capensis. Alpine Botany
  2. Nanjiva G. Nzunda, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Japhet J. Kashaigili, Geofrey E. Soka3 and Joel F. Monjare 2013. Land use and vegetation cover dynamics in and around

Kagoma Forest Reserve in Tanzania Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 5(8), pp. 206-216

  1. Nzunda, NG Munishi, PKT Soka, GE and Monjare, JF 2013. Influence of Socio-Economic Factors on Land use and Vegetation Cover Changes in and around Kagoma Forest Reserve in Tanzania. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management Vol. 6 No.5 480 - 488
  2. Willcock, S., O.L. Phillips, P.J. Platts, A. Balmford, N.D. Burgess, J.C. Lovett, A. Ahrends, J. Bayliss, N. Doggart, K. Doody, E. Fanning, J. Green, J. Hall, K.L. Howell, R. Marchant, A.R. Marshall, B. Mbilinyi, P.K.T. Munishi, N. Owen, R.D. Swetnam. E.J. Topp-Jorgensen & S.L. Lewis. 2012. Towards regional, error-bounded landscape carbon storage estimates for data-deficient areas of the world. PLoS ONE 7(9):e44795. DOI: 10.1371
  3. Marshall, A.R., S. Willcock, P.J. Platts, J.C. Lovett, A. Balmford, N.D. Burgess, J.E. Latham, P.K. Munishi, R. Salter, D.D. Shirima & S.L. Lewis. 2012. Measuring and modelling above-ground live carbon storage and tree allometry along an elevation gradient. Biol. Conserv. 154: 20-33.
  4. Green, J.H.M., N.D. Burgess, R.E. Green, S.S. Madoffe, P.K.T. Munishi, E. Nashanda, R.K. Turner & A. Balmford. 2012. Estimating management costs of protected areas: a novel approach from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania. Biol. Conserv.150: 5-14.
  5. Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Ruwa-Aichi P. C. Temu and Soka G. Plant communities and tree species associations in a Miombo ecosystem in the Lake Rukwa basin, Southern Tanzania: Implications for conservation. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(2), pp. 63-71, February 2011
  6. Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Nice N. Wilfred, James S. Nshare, Stein R. Moe, Deo D. Shirima and Halima H. Kilungu 2011. Valley Bottom Wetlands Can Serve for Both Biodiversity Conservation and Local Livelihoods
  7. Brendan Fisher, Simon L. Lewis, Neil D. Burgess, Rogers E. Malimbwi, Pantaleo K. Munishi, Ruth D. Swetnam, R. Kerry Turner, Simon Willcock and Andrew Balmford (2011). Implementation and opportunity costs of reducing deforestation and forest degradation in Tanzania. Nature and Climate Change Vol. 1:161-164.
  1. Olemako, T.R., Munishi,P.K.T., and Kadigi, R.M.J 2011. Critique of decentralized Political Structures in Water Resource Management in Tanzania: The Case of Pangani River Basin. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, WIT Press Vol. 146 341 - 354 UK. ISBN: 978-1-84564-516-8 eISBN: 978-1-84564-517-5
  2. Bakengesa, S., Munishi, P. K. T., S., Navrud, S 2011. Climate Change Impact on Wildlife Hunting in Kilombero Ramsar, Site Tanzania. International Journal on Climate change Strategies and Management. Emerald
  3. Siima Bakengesa, Pantaleo Munishi and Stale Navrud 2011. Potential Climate Change Impacts on Direct Economic Values From Wildlife in the Kilombero Ramsar Site, Tanzania. Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa. Climate Change Management. 33-53, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22315-0_3
  4. Felister Mombo, Stijn Speelman, Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Joseph Hella, Munishi Pantaleo and Stein Moe 2011. Ratification of the Ramsar convention and sustainable wetlands management: Situation analysis of the Kilombero Valley Wetlands in Tanzania. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Vol. 3(9), pp. 153-164, 2 September, 2011.
  5. Deo D. Shirima, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi , Simon L. Lewis , Neil D. Burgess, Andrew R. Marshall, Andrew Balmford, Ruth D. Swetnam, Eliakimu Mnkondo Zahabu 2011. Carbon storage, structure and composition of miombo woodlands in Tanzania’s Eastern Arc Mountains. African Journal of Ecology Volume 49, Issue 3, pages 332–342, September 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01269.x
  6. Halima, K. Hassan and Munishi, KT Pantaleo 2011. Contribution of Wetlands to Household Income and Food Security in the Nyumba Ya Mungu Wetland System, Northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and nature Conservation 79(2) 98-108.
  7. Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Ruwa-Aichi P. C. Temu and Soka G. Plant communities and tree species associations in a Miombo ecosystem in the Lake Rukwa basin, Southern Tanzania: Implications for conservation. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(2), pp. 63-71, February 2011
  8. Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Nice N. Wilfred, James S. Nshare, Stein R. Moe, Deo D. Shirima1 and Halima H. Kilungu 2011. Valley Bottom Wetlands Can Serve for Both Biodiversity Conservation and Local Livelihoods
  9. Olemako, T.R., Munishi,P.K.T., and Kadigi, R.M.J 2011. Critique of decentralized Political Structures in Water Resource Management in Tanzania: The Case of Pangani River Basin. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, WIT Press Vol. 146 341 - 354 UK. ISBN: 978-1-84564-516-8 eISBN: 978-1-84564-517-5
  10. Bakengesa, S., Munishi, P. K. T., S., Navrud, S 2011. Climate Change Impact on Wildlife Hunting in Kilombero Ramsar, Site Tanzania. International Journal on Climate change Strategies and Management. Emerald
  11. Siima Bakengesa, Pantaleo Munishi and Stale Navrud 2011. Potential Climate Change Impacts on Direct Economic Values From Wildlife in the Kilombero Ramsar Site, Tanzania. Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa. Climate Change Management. 33-53, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-22315-0_3
  12. Felister Mombo, Stijn Speelman, Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Joseph Hella, Munishi Pantaleo and Stein Moe 2011. Ratification of the Ramsar convention and sustainable wetlands management: Situation analysis of the Kilombero Valley Wetlands in Tanzania. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Vol. 3(9), pp. 153-164, 2 September, 2011.
  13. Deo D. Shirima, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi , Simon L. Lewis , Neil D. Burgess, Andrew R. Marshall, Andrew Balmford, Ruth D. Swetnam, Eliakimu Mnkondo Zahabu 2011. Carbon storage, structure and composition of miombo woodlands in Tanzania’s Eastern Arc Mountains. African Journal of Ecology Volume 49, Issue 3, pages 332–342, September 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01269.x
  1. Halima, K. Hassan and Munishi, KT Pantaleo 2011. Contribution of Wetlands to Household Income and Food Security in the Nyumba Ya Mungu Wetland System, Northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 79(2) 99-108.
  2. , S. Mringi, D. D. Shirima and S. K. Linda 2010. The role of the Miombo Woodlands of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania as carbon sinks. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 2(12), pp. 261-269, December 2010
  3. Neil D. Burgess, Bruno Bahane, Tim Clairs, Finn Danielsen, SØren Dalsgaard, Mikkel Funder, Niklas Hagelberg, Paul Harrison Christognus Haule, Kekilia Kabalimu, Felician Kilahama, Edward Kilawe, Simon L . Lewis, Jon C. Lovett, Gertrude Lyatuu, Andrew R . Marshall, Charles Meshack, Lera Mile s, Simon A.H. Milledge, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Evarist Nashanda, Deo Shirima, Ruth D. Swetnam, Simon Willcock, Andrew Williams and Eliakim Zahabu 2010. Getting ready for REDD+ in Tanzania: a case study of progress and challenges. Oryx, 44(3), 339–351
  4. Mapping socio-economic scenarios of land cover change: A GIS method to enable ecosystem service modelling. Journal of Environmental Management 92 (2011) 563-574
  5. Munishi PKT & Shirima D. 2010. Carbon Stocks in the Uluguru and Chome Nature Reserves, Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania. Report submitted to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism 44 pp
  6. Ezekiel E. Munishi PKT, Hulme PE. 2009. Relative Role of Disturbance and Propagule Pressure on the Invasion of Humid Tropical Forest by Cordia alliodora (Boraginaceae) in Tanzania. BIOTROPICA 4(2) 171-178
  7. Munishi, P.K.T. Ngaga, Y. & Soka G 2008. Socio-Economic, Socio-Cultural and Livelihood Factors influencing the Potential for Local People Participation in Water Resource Management in the Uluguru Mountains Eastern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation (78 ) 43 – 53
  8. Nduwamungu, J., Munishi, P.K.T, Bloesch, U., Hagedorn, F. and Lulu, K. (in press) Recent Land Cover and Use Changes in Miombo Woodlands of Eastern Tanzania Tanzania Journal of Forestry & Nature Conservation (78) 54 - 64
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  10. (40)
  11. (41)Munishi PKT, Shear, TH Wentworth T & Temu RPC 2007. Compositional Gradients in Plant Communities in Submontane Rain Forests of Eastern Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 19 (1): 35-45
  12. Munishi PKT, Olila D., Kabasa J.D., Kisovi, I., and Andrew S.M. 2007. Preliminary Observations on the Species Composition and Distribution of Indigenous Wild Mushrooms in the Lake Victoria Basin Wetlands, Musoma Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 76:80 – 87
  13. Engola, APO, Eilu, G,Kabasa JD, Kisovi L. Munishi PKT and Olila D. 2007. Ecology of Edible Indigenous Mushrooms of the Lake Victoria Basin (Uganda). Research Journal of Biological Sciences 2(1): 62-68.
  14. Olila D., Kyeyune, G., Kabasa J.D., Kisovi, L. and Munishi PKT. 2007. Assessment of Potential for Domestication of Termitomyces microcarpus. An indigenous Edible and Medicinal Mushroom from the Lake Victoria Basin. Agricultural Journal 2(5): 627-631
  15. Kabasa J. D., Olila D, Okethwangu D, Munishi, PKT. and Kisovi, I. 2006. Nutritive and Nutriceutic Potential of Indigenous Bubaala Mushrooms Termitomyces microcarpus from the Lake Victoria Basin. The African Journal of Animal and Biomedical Science 1 (1): 92-96
  16. Engola, A.P.O., Eilu, G., Kabasa, JD, Kisovi, L., Munishi PKT and Olila, D 2006. Ethnomycology and nutraceutical potential of indigenous edible mushrooms of Rakai district, Uganda. The African Journal of Animal and Biomedical Science 1 (1): 71-79
  17. Munishi PKT, Soka, G.E., Kingazi, S.P., and Mbije, N.E. 2007. Attitudes of Local Communities Towards Biodiversity Conservation in the Uluguru Rain Forests of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Journal of the Tanzania Association of Foresters Vol 11, 1-10
  18. Luhende, R. Munishi, PKT. Malimbwi R.E. and Nyadzi, G. 2007. Biomass, Litter Fall, and Aboveground Productivity of Australian Acacias Grown in Rotational; Woodlots at Tumbi Tabora, Western Tanzania. Journal of the Tanzania Association of Foresters 11: 125 – 133.
  19. Munishi PKT, Philipina F., Temu RPC, and Pima N. 2008. Tree species composition and local use in agricultural landscapes of west Usambaras, Tanzania. Afr. J. Ecol., 46 (Suppl. 1), 66–73
  20. PKT Munishi, S.M. Andrew, D. Ollila, J.D. Kabasa, and L. Kisovi. 2008. Distribution and Nutritional Potential of Four Wetland Indigenous Termitomyces Mushrooms of Musoma Tanzania. Journal of African Affairs Vol.23 171- 195. Institute of African Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul Korea
  21. Munishi, PKT., and Shear, TH 2005. Canopy Interception and Rainfall Partitioning in two Afromontane rain forests of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania Journal of Tropical Forest Sciences 17(3):355-365.
  22. Kusiluka, LJM. Karimuribo ED, Mdegela RH, Luoga EJ, Munishi PKT, Mlozi MRS and Kambarage DM 2005. Prevalence and impact of water-borne zoonotic pathogens in water cattle and humans in selected villages in Dodoma Rural and Bagamoyo districts, Tanzania. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 30:818-825
  23. Madoffe S., Munishi PKT Burges N. 2005. How disturbed by Human Activities are the Eastern Arc Mountain Forests? The Arc Journal (19) 13-15
  24. Madoffe S. Munishi PKT, Burges N. 2005. How well Managed are the Eastern Arc Mountain Forests? The Arc Journal (19) 22-23
  25. Burges N. Kilahama, F. Madoffe S, Munishi PKT 2005. What are the main threats Facing the Eastern Arc Forests and How Serious are they? The Arc Journal (19) 16-17
  26. Munishi, PKT. and Shear, T. (2004) Carbon Storage of two Afromontane rain forests in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Forest Science16(1): 78-93
  27. Munishi, PKT., Shear, TH., Wentworth, T., Temu, RPC.,Maliondo, SMSparse distribution patterns of some plant species in two afromontane rain forests of the eastern arc mountains of Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry & Nature Conservation
  28. Munishi PKT, Maliondo, SM, Temu RPC, Msanya, B. (2004). The Potential of Afromontane Rain Forests to Mitigate Carbon Emissions in Tanzania. Journal of Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF) (10): 14-25
  29. Munishi, P.K.T., O’Kting’ati, A., Monela, G.C. & Kingazi, S.P (2004). Small holder forestry for employment, income generation and rural development in Tanzania. Journal of Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF) (10): 49-63
  30. LJM Kusiluka, MRS Mlozi, Munishi, PKT, ED Karimuribo, EJ Luoga, RH Mdegera, and DM Kambarage (2004). Preliminary observations on accessibility and utilization of water in selected villages in Dodoma and Bagamoyo districts, Tanzania. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Journal( 29) 1275 – 1280
  31. Munishi, P.K.T. Chamshama, S.A.O. Nsolomo V.R. 2001. Bryophyte Biomass and

Water Storage Capacity in Rain Forests in Costa Rica. Tanzania Journal of Forestry

and Nature Conservation 74:30-38.

  1. Munishi, P. K. T., Norden L G., Maliondo S. M., Maganga, S. L., Chingonyikaya, E.

E., and Kway, S. E. (1998). Landslides on Mlali and Kikundi watersheds, western

Ulugurus, Morogoro Tanzania: The need for better soil and water conservation practices. Faculty of Forestry Records, 67:168-176. Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro Tanzania

  1. Lulandala, L.L.L., Munishi, P.K.T. Luhende, R. 1996. Survival and growth of Eucalyptus alba, Eucalyptus crebra, and Eucalyptus melanophloia at Igwata, Mwanza, Tanzania. Faculty of Forestry Records, 63:67-73. Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro, Tanzania
  2. Munishi, P.K.T. Lulandala, L.L.L. Chamshama, S.A.O., Luoga, E.J., 1996. Natural regeneration of Pinus patula stands: potential for plantation establishment at Kiwira, southern Tanzania. Faculty of Forestry Records, 63:34-40. Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro Tanzania.
  3. Luoga, E.J. Hoen, F.H. Munishi, P.K.T. (1996). Prospects of Private Forest Plantations in Tanzania. A case of Tanganyika Wattle Company (TANWAT), Njombe. Faculty of Forestry Records No. 63:140-148. Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro Tanzania.
  4. (66)Munishi, P.K.T. and Chamshama, S.A.O. (1994). A study of Wind Damage on Pinus patula stands in Southern Tanzania. Forest Ecology and Management. 63:13-21
  1. 14.1.1.1Publications since Last Report
  1. Linn M. Bjørvik, Svein Dale, Gudmund H. Hermansen, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi & Stein R. Moe 2015. Bird flight initiation distances in relation to distance from human settlements in a Tanzanian floodplain habitat. J Ornithol (2015) 156:239-246 DOI 10.1007/s10336-014-1121-1
  2. Deo D. Shirima, Ørjan Totland, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Stein R. Moe 2015. Relationships between tree species richness, evenness and aboveground carbon storage in montane forests and miombo woodlands of Tanzania. Journal of Basic and Applied Ecology http://www.elsevier.com/locate/baae
  3. Deo D. Shirima, Ørjan Totland, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi, Stein R. Moe 2015. Relationships between tree species richness, evenness and aboveground carbon storage in montane forests and miombo woodlands of Tanzania. Basic and Applied Ecology 16 (2015) 239–249
  4. Godgift Swai, Henry J. Ndangalasi, Pantaleo K.T. Munishi and Deo D. Shirima 2014 Carbon stocks of Hanang forest, Tanzania: An implication for climate mitigation. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 6(3), pp. 90-98, DOI: 10.5897/JENE2013.0418, http://www.academicjournals.org/JENE
  5. Shelukindo H. B, Semu E., Msanya B. M., Singh B. R. and Munishi P. K. T 2014 .Predictor variables for soil organic carbon contents in the Miombowoodlands ecosystem of Kitonga forest reserve, Tanzania. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 4 (7), pp. 222-231.
  6. Wilbard A. Ntongani, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Stein R. More, Japhet J. Kashaigili 2014. Local Knowledge on the Influence of Land Use/Cover Changes and Conservation Threats on Avian Community in the Kilombero Wetlands, Tanzania. Open Journal of Ecology, 2014, 4, 723-731 http://www.scirp.org/journal/oje http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oje.2014.412062
  7. Thomas C. Sawe, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi and Salim M. Maliondo 2014. Woodlands

degradation in the Southern Highlands, Miombo of Tanzania: Implications on conservation and carbon stocks

14.2     Papers Presented and/or Published in Conferences, Workshops Proceedings and other Meetings

  1. Pantaleo KT Munishi, Halima Kilungu, Emanuel Japhet, George Bulenga, Hamidu Seki Luther L Lulandala, Deo Shirima and Stein R Moe 2014. Adoption Status of Improved Agroforestry Technologies among Farmers in Moshi Rural District, Tanzania. Paper presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop on Challenges of Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Up-Scaling of Innovations. 27-28th March, 2014, Nashera Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania
  1. Pantaleo K.T Munishi, Halima H. Kilungu, Emanuel Japhet, George Bulenga, Hamidu Seki, Luther L Lulandala Deo Shirima and Stein R Moe 2014. Challenges to Adoption of Agroforestry Technologies in Moshi Rural Districts, Tanzania. Paper presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop on Challenges of Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Up-Scaling of Innovations. 27-28th March, 2014, Nashera Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania
  1. Lupala, I.P., Lulandala, L.L.L., Bulenga, G.B, and Munishi, P.K.T 2014. Constraints and interventions required for scaling up homegardens agroforestry systems and technologies in Moshi District, Tanzania. Paper presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop on Challenges of Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Up-Scaling of Innovations. 27-28th March, 2014, Nashera Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania
  2. Pantaleo KT Munishi, Halima Kilungu and Charles L. Richard 2013. Climate Change Mitigation through Homegarden Practices – A Potential Additional Livelihood Option in Mwanga District. Paper Presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop Morogoro Tanzania
  3. Pantaleo KT Munishi, Halima Kilungu, Emanuel Japhet, George Bulenga, Hamidu Seki, Luther L Lulandala Deo Shirima and Stein R Moe 2013. Constraints to adoption and Improvement of Homegardens as Agroforestry Technology in Mwanga District Northern Highlands of Tanzania. Paper Presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop Morogoro Tanzania
  4. Lulandala L.L.L., Munishi, P.K.T, Temu, R.P.C., Stein, M., 1Shirima, D.D., Japhet, E. Lyamchai, C.J. and Kilungu, H 2013. Enhancing the Revival of Homegardens for Improved Utility and Productivity through the use of Proven Agroforestry systems and technologies in the Northern Highland areas of Tanzania. Paper Presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop Morogoro Tanzania
  5. PKT Munishi 2013. Freshwater Ecosystems and Climate Change Adaptation/ Mitigation in the Great Lakes Region. Paper Presented at the Training Workshop on Integrated Freshwater Ecosystems Management, Kigali 17th -19th December 2013
  6. Pantaleo KT Munishi, Halima Kilungu, Emanuel Japhet, George Bulenga, Hamidu Seki Luther L Lulandala, Deo Shirima, and Stein R Moe 2013. Potential Agroforestry Technologies for Improving Productivity in Homegardens of Mwanga District, Tanzania. Paper Presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop Morogoro Tanzania
  7. Pantaleo KT Munishi, Scola K. Ponera, Thomas Smucker, Edna W. Smucker, Halima H. Kilungu, Adolf Mascarenhas, Benjamin Wisner, Abubakar Muna and Daniel Wainer 2012. Interaction between Indigenous and External Knowledge in Influencing Local Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts in the North Pare Mountains, Tanzania
  8. PKT Munishi
  9. Munishi PKT, S. Ngowi, Scola P. 2010. Climate Change and Variability in Semi Arid Central Tanzania: Assessment of Farmer Responses, Adaptation and Coping Strategies to Rainfall Variability and the Role of Civil Societies in Enhancing Farmer Adaptations. Paper Presented in a Symposium on Adaptation to Climate Change in East Africa: Challenges and opportunities for Social Science Research Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya 18th – 20th Nov. 2010
  10. PK T Munishi, Neil Burgess, Andrew Balmford; Taylor Rickets Shadrack Mwakalila Ruth Swetnam, Nasser Olwero, Simon Wilcock Deo Shirma, Simon Lewis, Jon Lovett, Andrew Marshall 2009. Assessment, Valuation, Mapping and Monitoring Carbon Stocks at Sub-Regional Level Tanzania. Paper Presented at the UNFCCC COP 15. Copenhagen, Denmark 8 -18 December 2009
  11. Taylor Ricketts, Andrew Balmford, Neil Burgess, Guillermo Mendoza, Pantaleo Munishi, Shadrack Mwakalila, Erik Nelson, Nasser Olwero, Mathieu Rouget, Heather Tallis, and Sue White. 2008. Valuing the Arc: Mapping ecosystem services in a Tanzanian center of endemism. Paper presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA), 3 – 8 August 2008, 104 C, Midwest Airlines Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  12. Linda S.K. Ntikha O. A. Muyungi R. and Muheto R. (2008). Current Vulnerability and Adaptation to Potential Increase in Climatic Hazards and Associated Risks for Selected Sectors in Tanzania. A paper presented at the Regional RPSUD Workshop, on Climate Change - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia:14th - 19th July, 2008.
  13. PKT Munishi, Mringi S. Linda SK (2008). The Role of the Miombo Woodlands of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania as Carbon Sink. A paper presented at the Regional RPSUD Workshop, on Climate Change - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: 14th - 19th July, 2008.
  14. Munishi PKT and Maliondo SM 2008 Opportunities and Challenges for Carbon Markets in the Forestry Sector in Tanzania Paper presented at a lessons learnt workshop for PANTIL held in Dodoma 2008
  15. , L. Mbwambo D. Shirima1 & E. Edward (2008). Forest Based Enterprises and Extent of Trade in Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in Iringa and Mbozi, Southern Highlands of Tanzania
  16. , F. Philipina, R. P. C. Temu, and N. E. Pima 2006. Tree Species Composition, Diversity and Local Use in Agricultural Landscapes of North Eastern Tanzania. Paper Presented at a Scientific Conference on Biodiversity in Inhabited Landscapes of Eastern Africa. 19th – 21st July 2006, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  1. Munishi PKT, Temu RPC, Kessy JF, Sitoni D. and Majenda M. 2006. Ethnobotany and Local Use of Indigenous Species in Representative Sites of the Somali-Masai Phytochoria in Northern Tanzania. In Nikundiwe AM, and Kabigumila JDL (Eds.) Drylands Ecosystems: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Natural Resource Management. Proceedings of the Sixth RPSUD Workshop Held at Impala Hotel, Arusha Tanzania June 7-9 2006
  2. Munishi P. K. T., Mkiramweni E. N., Temu R. P. C. and Nancy Pima 2006. Indigenous Knowledge and Technology in Medicinal Use of Plant Resources in the South Pare Mountains North Eastern Tanzania. Paper Presented at the First COSTECH Scientific and Technological Conference 24th - 26th May 2006, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  3. Munishi PKT, Philipina F. and Temu RPC. 2006. On Farm Tree Resources and Farmer Motives for On-Farm Tree Retention and Management in Bumbuli Ward, Lushoto District Western Usambaras Tanzania. In Cjamshama SAO, L. Nshubemuki, S. Iddi, RE Swai, Ml. Mhando, E. Sabas, C. Balama, L. Mbwambo, and MA Mndolwa (Eds). Proceedings of the Second National Agroforestry and Environmental Workshop: Partnerships and Linkages for Greater Impact in Agroforestry and Environmental Awareness 14th – 17th March 2006 Mbeya Tanzania. 188 – 198.
  1. Munishi, P. K. T, Hermegast A. and Mbilinyi, B. P 2006. The impacts of changes in vegetation cover on dry season flows in the Kikuletwa river catchment, northern Tanzania: Statistical analysis and local people perceptions. A paper Presented at the International Conference on Ecosystems Changes and Implications on Livelihoods of Rural Communities in Africa 18th – 20th October 2006, Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  2. Munishi, P.K.T., Olila, D., Kabasa, J. D., Kisovi, I. & Andrew, S. M. 2006. Ecology and Indigenous Knowledge of Wild Mushrooms in the Lake Victoria Basin Wetlands Musoma, Tanzania: Implications for Conservation. A paper Presented the First Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms 25th - 29th October, 2006. Makerere University Kampala Uganda
  3. Munishi PKT, Mhagama M, Muheto R and Andrew SM 2005. The Role of Urban Forestry in Mitigating Climate Change and Performing Environmental Services in Tanzania. A paper presented at the 2nd Scientific Conference on Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania. Implications of Climate Change held at Moshi Crane Hotels Moshi 23-26 2006
  4. , O. A. Ntikha, R. Muyungi, R Muheto and Andrew, SM (2006). Current Vulnerability and Adaptation to Potential Increase in Climatic Hazards and Associated Risks for Selected Sectors in Tanzania. A paper presented at the 2nd Scientific Conference on Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania. Implications of Climate Change held at Moshi Crane Hotels Moshi 23-26 2006 Moshi
  5. Munishi PKT, Madoffe S, Burges N 2005. Assessment of Forest Condition in the Eastern Arc Mountain Forests of Tanzania. A paper presented at a National Awareness workshop on Integrated Ecosystem Assessment, 28th June – 1st July 2005, Tanga
  6. Munishi PKT and Kigula JJ 2005. Forests and Water – Friends or Enemies: Hydrologic Implications of Deforestation /Afforestation: A Review. Paper Presented at the Tanzania Association of Foresters Annual General Meeting 17-18th November 2005 Karimjee Hall Dar es Salaam
  7. Munishi, PKT, and Kilungu, H. (2004). The contribution of wetlands to household income and food security: A case study of “Nyumba Ya Mungu” wetland system in northern Tanzania Paper Presented at the Meeting of the National Wetlands Working Group (NWWG) 30 July 2004, Dar es Salaam
  8. , Z.S.K. Mvena, G.C. Kajembe, E. Semu, and S.M. Maliondo (2003). Conflicts and Conflict Management in the Use of Water Resources: A case study of Ikowa and Masenge Catchments in Dodoma and Morogoro Tanzania. Proceedings of the 4th WATERNET/WARFSA Annual Symposium. "Water, Science, Technology and Policy – Convergence and Action by All". Gaborone, Botswana 15th -17th October 2003.
  1. Munishi, P.K.T., Shear, T.H., and Temu, R.P.C. 2003. Household level impacts on forest resources and the feasibility of using market based incentives for sustainable management of the forest resources of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania
  2. Munishi, P.K.T., Mandalo, S., and Temu, R.P.C. (2002). The healing forests of the Uluguru mountains: Ethnobotany and ethnopharmacological aspects of plant biological resources in the Uluguru mountain forests, eastern Tanzania. Paper Presented at the African Mountains Association (AMA) Conference 19-25 July. 2002. Moshi, Tanzania.
  3. Munishi, P.K.T. Maliondo, S. M., Msanya, B. Malimbwi, R.E. 2000. Biomass and Carbon Storage of a Montane Rain Forest Ecosystem in Northern Tanzania. Proceedings of the first University-wide Scientific Conference held at the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), SUA from 5th - 7th April, 2000 pp. 478-493.  
  4. Maliondo, S.M.S., Munishi, P.K.T., Chamshama, S.A.O., and Nsolomo, V.R. 2000. Soil Water Energy Relations in Forest Stands of Pinus patula, Eucalyptus saligna, and Pine-Eucalyptus Mixture at Sao Hill Forest Plantation Project, Tanzania. Proceedings of the first University-wide Scientific Conference held at the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), SUA from 5th - 7th April, 2000 pp. 504-512.  
  1. Munishi, P.K.T. 1996. Measuring and Monitoring Changes in Plant Communities and Related Human Impacts. In Newmark, D.W. (ed.) Proceedings of a Workshop on Ecological Monitoring for Biodiversity Conservation in the East Usambara Rain Forests of Tanzania. July 8-15. University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
  2. Munishi, P.K.T. and Temu, R.P.C. (1992). The Natural Forests and Environmental Conservation in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. In J.A. Ekpere, D.J. Rees, K.P. Mbwile and N.G. Lyimo (Eds.). Proceedings of an International Workshop on Agricultural Research, Training and Technology Transfer in the Southern Highlands o Tanzania: Past Achievements and Future Prospects. Uyole Agricultural Centre, Mbeya, Tanzania. 405 – 412
  3. Munishi, P.K.T. (1993). The importance of Bryophyte communities in a low land tropical rain forest at La Selva, Cost Rica. Tropical Managed Ecosystems, Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) Durham, NC USA 1993.
  4. Munishi, P.K.T. (1993). Climatic changes on Coto Bruce, Las Cruses, Costa Rica: Evidences from meteorological data and statements on climatic and environmental changes. Tropical Managed Ecosystems, Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). Durham, NC USA.

14.2.1  Proceeding Papers Since Last report

  1. Pantaleo KT Munishi, Halima Kilungu, Emanuel Japhet, George Bulenga, Hamidu Seki Luther L Lulandala, Deo Shirima and Stein R Moe 2014. Adoption Status of Improved Agroforestry Technologies among Farmers in Moshi Rural District, Tanzania. Paper presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop on Challenges of Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Up-Scaling of Innovations. 27-28th March, 2014, Nashera Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania
  1. Pantaleo K.T Munishi, Halima H. Kilungu, Emanuel Japhet, George Bulenga, Hamidu Seki, Luther L Lulandala Deo Shirima and Stein R Moe 2014. Challenges to Adoption of Agroforestry Technologies in Moshi Rural Districts, Tanzania. Paper presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop on Challenges of Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Up-Scaling of Innovations. 27-28th March, 2014, Nashera Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania
  1. Lupala, I.P., Lulandala, L.L.L., Bulenga, G.B, and Munishi, P.K.T 2014. Constraints and interventions required for scaling up homegardens agroforestry systems and technologies in Moshi District, Tanzania. Paper presented at the EPINAV Annual Scientific Workshop on Challenges of Public Private Partnership for Sustainable Up-Scaling of Innovations. 27-28th March, 2014, Nashera Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania

15.0     SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

  1. Editor in Chief – Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation July 2005 – June 2011
  2. Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) IPCCC Supplement Guidelines for national Greenhouse Gas Inventories – Wetlands

16.0     COMMITTEE/PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Member, Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF)
  2. Member, African Mountain Association (AMA)
  3. Member, National Committee for Tanzania Biodiversity Information Facility (TanBIF)
  4. Member, National Wetlands Working Group (NWWG)
  5. Member, National Adaptation Program of Action for Climate Change (NAPA)
  6. Member, Project Steering Committee (PAC) – Valuing the Arc Project

17.0     RESEARCH PROJECTS, RESEARCH GRANTS AND CONSULTANCY

17.1     Research

  1. Coordinator for a project on Enhancing Tanzanian Capacity to Deliver Short and Long Term Data on Forest Carbon Stocks across the Country. A collaborative Project between Sokoine University of Agriculture, WWF, and University of York – A pilot REDD Project Funded by the Royal Norwegian Government
  2. Piloting REDD in the Pugu – Kazi Mzumbwi Forest Resrves. A Colaborative Project between WCST, Sokoine University of Agriculture and EMNET. A Pilot REDD Project Funded by the Royal Norwegian Government
  3. Team Leader for a Research Project on Assessment and Mapping Carbon and Biodiversity in Different Land Cover Types in Tanzania. Funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy through SUA - CCIAM program 2010 to date
  4. Team Leader for Research Project on Afro-alpine 'sky islands': genetic versus taxonomic biodiversity, climate change, and conservation – climate change impacts on Afro-Alpine Ecosystems in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. Funded by NUFU (2007 to date)
  5. Team Leader for Research Project on Linking Local Knowledge and Local Institutions for the Study of Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change: Participatory GIS in Northern

Tanzania. Funded by NSF (2010 to date)

  1. Team Leader for a research Project on Managing the eastern arc mountain forests for carbon credits and emission trading. Funded by the Eastern Arc Mountain Conservation Endowment Fund (EAMFCEF)
  2. Team Leader for Research Project on Integrating Livelihoods and Multiple Biodiversity Values in Wetlands Management Funded by NUFU (2007 to date)
  3. Team Leader in a Research Project on Quantifying the abundance, distribution and local use of indigenous plant species of the Somali-Masai regional center of endemism in East Africa Funded by Research Program on Sustainable Utilization of the Dryland Ecosystems – RPUSD (2005 to 2007)
  4. Team Leader for a Research Project on Climate change and variability in Semi Arid Central Tanzania: Assessment of Farmer Responses, Adaptation and Coping Strategies to Rainfall Variability and the Role of Civil Societies in Enhancing Farmer Adaptations 2007 to date. Funded by STAR-PACOM
  5. Team Leader for a research project on Assessment of Forest based Enterprises and

Extent of Trade in Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. (2007 to 2008). Report submitted to Client

  1. Team Leader for a team of scientists in a Research Project on Catchment Forest Management. Ecology, Hydrology and Socio-economic aspects 1993 - 2002.

The project looked into the potential of the catchment forest to regulate water flow, vegetation inventory plant community patterns and plant diversity in the catchment forests and human induced impacts on the functioning of the catchment forests. This project was funded by the Norwegian Agency for International Co-operation (NORAD) through Sokoine University of Agriculture. Planned for continuation and expansion of the project to address issues related to the general context of watershed management in relation to mobilizing local initiatives in restoration and management for improved rural livelihood Will include assessment and mapping of riparian ecosystems in selected areas to assess their condition and health, assessment of water-related livelihoods and constraints to watershed management, use of forest filter vegetation in farmlands for conservation of water quality and quantity

  1. Team Leader for a team of scientists in a research project on carbon sequestration and storage potential of different land use systems and ecosystems in Tanzania 1996-2002. A quantification of carbon storage in montane forest ecosystems woodlands and urban ecosystems was done. This project was funded by the Norwegian Agency for International Co-operation (NORAD) under SUA. Planning for an extension of the project to address the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Small Holder Forestry. To include mapping of small holder forests in selected regions and assessment of the contribution of the practice of forestry by small holders to carbon emission mitigation and related socio-economic and rural development impacts 1996 - 2002.
  2. Team Leader for a research project on Mobilizing Local Initiatives in the Restoration and Conservation of Degraded Watersheds Using Forest Filter Vegetation (2003 - 2008). Assessment of the socio-economic factors that contribute to water resource degradation, the health of riparian ecosystems and design approaches to the restoration and conservation of riparian ecosystems in collaboration with the local communities using forest filter vegetation. The project is funded by the African Institution for Capacity Development (AICAD) Nairobi Kenya 2002 - 2005.
  1. 17.2Consultancies
  1. Team member on a consultancy to review available information on climate vulnerability of biophysical (i.e., soil, water, and biological resources) and socio-economic (i.e., human health, livelihoods, products, trade and development) systems in moist tropical forests and woodlands and savannahs in Eastern and Southern Africa Client African Forest Forum 2012
  2. Interpretation of High Value Ecosystems and Natural Ecosystems in Tanzania. Client – Rain Forest Alliance 2012
  3. Team Leader for a consultancy work on Quantification and Valuation of Carbon Stocks in the Uluguru and Chome Nature Reserves, Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania
  4. Team Leader for a consultancy work on Ecological Monitoring in the Forest Projects of Green Resources Limited (GRL) Tanzania (May 2009) – Report submitted to Client
  5. Team Leader for a consultancy work on Ecological Survey in the Idete Forest Project of Green Resources Limited (GRL) Tanzania (November, 2008) – Report submitted to Client
  6. Team leader in assignment on Evaluation and Documenting Lessons Learnt for The WWF Project On ‘Improving Natural Resource Use on the Eastern Side of Udzungwa National Park, Tanzania’. July – August 2009. Assigned by WWF Tanzania Program Office
  7. Team Member in an assignment on Evaluation of the Quality of the Services of the Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC) on two projects ‘Development and Implementation of an Integrated Management Plan of Kilombero Valley Flood Plain Ramsar Site’ and ‘International Technical Assistance in Natural Resource Management. Worked with ECORYS of the Netherlands as a National Expert under assignment by the Belgium Government. September 2009.
  8. Team Member for a consultancy work on Training Needs Assessment for Wetlands. The objective is to undertake training needs assessment and development of a national training programme for sustainable wetlands management in Tanzania. Client MNRT – Wildlife Division) 2008 - Report submitted to Client
  9. Team member for a consultancy work on the development and implementation of an action orientated and elaborative wetlands communication education and public awareness (CEPA) strategy. The objectives are to develop prioritized and elaborated action oriented wetlands CEPA activities to include the mode of implementing and justification of each activity, clear outputs for each activity and implementing agency and detailed budget break down and timeframe for each activity. Client MNRT – Wildlife Division)
  10. Team member for a consultancy work on assessment of the extent and status of the resources and functions of wetlands in Iringa and Mbeya regions. The main objective is to provide a thorough and updated knowledge base on the extent and functions of wetlands in Iringa and Mbeya Regions that can provide guidance to sustainable wetland management interventions and measures. Client MNRT – Wildlife Division)
  11. Team member on a consultancy work to Develop Community Based Eco-Tourism at Two Selected Wetlands In Mbeya and Iringa Regions. The major objective is develop an eco-tourism plan that can demonstrate that eco-tourism can be a socially responsible and an environmentally sustainable income generating activity for local communities in wetlands in Tanzania
  12. Team Leader for a consultancy work on Ecological Survey in the Mufindi Forest Project at Mapanda Mufindi District Tanzania. Conducted ecological surveys in the plantations belonging to the Green Resource Ltd to assess the biodiversity and biodiversity categories in the different types of natural vegetation and plantations which indirectly portray ecological attributes including, including plant species, their values, community types, keystone species/rare/endemic species, wildlife resources and types/rare or endangered species and wildlife habitats. Further assessed fire as an environmental factor in biodiversity conservation and assessed water resources in relation to ecology of the area. Client – Green Resource Ltd Mafinga, Iringa 2007
  13. Team Leader for a consultancy work on Ecological Survey in the Kilombero Forest Project at Uchindile Kilombero District Tanzania. Conducted ecological surveys in the plantations belonging to the Green Resource Ltd to assess the biodiversity and biodiversity categories in the different types of natural vegetation and plantations which indirectly portray ecological attributes including, including plant species, their values, community types, keystone species/rare/endemic species, wildlife resources and types/rare or endangered species and wildlife habitats. Further assessed fire as an environmental factor in biodiversity conservation and assessed water resources in relation to ecology of the area. Client – Green Resource Ltd Mafinga, Iringa 2006
  14. Team Leader for a Consultancy Assignment on Assessment of the Biodiversity Values of the Mara River Swamp, Mara Region Northern Tanzania. Reviewed, identified and updated available data and information on biodiversity of the Mara swamp, identified stakeholders involved in biodiversity related conservation work or having activities that impact the swamp’s biodiversity and also identified causes of loss of biodiversity, assessed the impacts of social and economic activities on biodiversity and the links between socio-economic activities of the local communities and biodiversity, Identified quantifiable biodiversity benefits and describe the economic values of biodiversity goods that can not be quantified, collected data about market prices, purchases and sales of biodiversity goods and services of the swamp and where market prices did not reflect the value of biodiversity goods and services, applied other techniques for their valuation, identified possible causes of loss of biodiversity and recommend measures to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss, identified ongoing and potential opportunities for biodiversity conservation including the use of indigenous traditional knowledge and recommend sustainable utilization of biodiversity goods and services, identified and assessed economic instruments which can provide incentives for biodiversity conservation and recommended capacity building measures for local communities and other stakeholders regarding biodiversity conservation and recommend measures to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss. Client-WWF Tanzania Program Office (2006 – 2007)
  15. Team Member for a consultancy assignment on Valuation and Registration of Fixed Assets for Forestry and Beekeeping Division (FBD) Tanzania. The main objective of the assignment was to identify, valuate and register all FBD assets including forest resources. Undertook the task of identifying the FBD forest resources in 14 regions, inventory and determination of the Total Economic Value (TEV) of the FBD forest reserves in the 14 regions. Client – Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Forestry and Beekeeping Division Dar es Salaam 2006
  16. Team Member in a consultancy assignment on Hydrologic and Land Use/Cover Change Analysis for the Uluguru (Ruvu River Basin) and East Usambara (Sigi River Basin) Watersheds. The objective of the assignment was to undertake detailed hydrological analysis of the Ruvu and Sigi River basins in relation to land use/cover change to provide guidance on what and where the Payment for Watershed Services initiative should be focused within the upper catchments based on maximizing the buyers’ return on investment in terms of their particular interests in improving watershed services providing technical recommendations (for landuse change) on the size of the upper catchments that would need to be involved in the process of land use/NRM change to deliver the desired change in flows and/or sediment load within the Ruvu and Sigi River to alleviate the problems of deteriorating water quality and quantity in the two basins. Client – WWF/CARE, Dar es Salaam Tanzania 2006.
  17. A Team Member for a consultancy assignment on development of Extension material and Concession Arrangement Action Plan for Implementation of National Awareness Campaign On Participatory Forest Management (PFM) and Private Sector Involvement (PSI) in Forest Management in Tanzania. Undertook a study of current knowledge on PFM and PSI of the stakeholders in forest management and prepared Action Plan for Concession Process and Communication Strategy for Private Sector involvement in Forest Management. Client - Client – Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Forestry and Beekeeping Division Dar es Salaam 2006
  18. Team Member for a consultancy on Participatory Forest Management (PFM) Baseline Assessment in Tanzania: District Baseline Studies. Conducted a study in 23 districts in Tanzania to provide systematic PFM related baseline and assessment of the natural resource endowments and the institutional characteristics and capacity of each district, identify possible benchmarks for PFM progress monitoring and identify scope for tangible short and long term economic gains to communities choosing to implement PFM. Client – Forestry and Beekeeping Division Dar es Salaam. 2003
  19. Team Member for a consultancy work on Forest Conditions Assessment. Carried out training on forest condition assessment methodology to forestry staff from 28 districts in Tanzania and conducted field assessment of forest conditions (Disturbance, Threats, and Management Effectiveness in 28 forest Reserves of the Eastern Arc Mountains. Client - UNDP Dar es Salaam.
  20. Team Leader for a consultancy on Preparation of the National Wetlands Management Strategy. Being carried out under the assignment by Wildlife Division Dar es Salaam 2005 to date
  21. Team Leader for Research Project on Utilization and Prioritization for Domestication of Mushrooms of the Lake Victoria Basin Wetlands for Food and Medicinal Applications. A study of the ecology of the Mushrooms of Lake Victoria Basin Wetlands and assessment of their potential for domestication and utilization for food and medicinal purposes. Funded by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) under the VicRes Program 2003 to date.
  22. Team Leader for a Consultancy on Preparation of an Issue Paper for the Development of National Wetlands Strategy for the Division of Wildlife Ministry of Natural resources and Tourism (2004). Prepared an Issue Paper that will be used in the preparation of the Wetland Management Strategy for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Tanzania.
  1. Team Leader for Consultancy work on Compilation of the Status Report for Tanzania Wetlands Methodologies. IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa 2004
  2. Team Member for a consultancy on interpretation and field verification of vegetation cover maps for the Lake Rukwa Basin in Chunya District Mbeya Region. This task involved assessment and ground control of the TANRIC cover maps for the Lake Rukwa Basin Woodlands in Chunya District. It also involved detailed analysis of plant communities, indicators species, species associations to determine their spatial patterns and physiographic factors that affect their distribution and local people knowledge and utilization of plant resources for inclusion in management planning of the woodlands. Done under assignment by the CIC/Rome Lake Rukwa Integrated Project Mbeya - 2002. Worked as a consultant - Vegetation Ecology and Mapping.
  3. Team Member for a Consultancy Assignment on Vegetation Description and Mapping in the Eastern Arc Mountains. Survey and analysis of plant community patterns and species associations in the Eastern Arc Mountains. The task involved an inventory, survey, analysis and mapping of the distribution patterns of plant communities and species in three forests of the eastern Arc Mountains (Mazumbai /Baga, Kisima Gonja, and Uluguru North Forest Reserves). The task also involved the analysis of topographic and edaphic (soil) factors that influence the distribution of different vegetation communities, indicator species analysis and analysis and mapping of individual species distribution. Done as a part of a PhD Dissertation, NC State University College of Natural Resources, USA (1997-2001). Research Grant from the Rockefeller Foundation USA, and Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania (1999)
  4. Team Leader in a consultancy assignment on Environmental Education for Primary Schools - Tandahimba District Southern Tanzania. Prepared teaching materials/modules and organised a workshop on Environmental Education in Tandahimba District Mtwara Region for teachers, agriculture and natural resources managers. This task was done under assignment by the District Based Education Support Program (DBESP), Mtwara Region April 2003.


18.0     Student Supervision

(a)        Undergraduate

Bangi, Barnabas C

The Effects of Soil Tillage on Soil Carbon Sequestration in Wasa Village, Iringa Region, Tanzania

Damiano, Charles K          

Assessment of Avifauna Species Composition, Abundance and Diversity in and Around Lake Katavi in Katavi National Park Tanzania

Gervas Deogratias

Status and Management Challenges of Urban Wetland Ecosystems at Mtoni (Kizinga River) in Dar es Salaam City Tanzania

Nkonomagaka Oscar B

Assessment of Avifauna Composition Along Topographic Gradient in The Udzungwa Mountains Tanzania

Hussen Paulina

Agro Biodiversity and Resilience to Climate Variability in Karatu District, Arusha-Tanzania

Simwanza Imani Y.

Tree Species Composition And Carbon Sink Potential in The Miombo Woodlands of Momba District, Mbeya.

Yona P. Gadiye

A Comparative Analysis of Avifauna Composition and Diversity in Agro-Ecosystems and Undisturbed Forest Ecosystems of Mto Wa Mbu, Monduli District.

Amanda K. Liberati

Assessment on the Contribution of Wetlands to Village Economy Through Fisheries in Kilombero River

Asnath Abel

The Role Of Nduruma River Wetland To The Livelihoods Of Local Communities Through

Agriculture.

Chacha, Diana J.

Local Awareness and Perceptions on Forest Management for Carbon Credits as a

Sustainable Forest Management Option at Kitulangalo Forest Reserve, Morogoro Tanzania

Kabadi Juma

Influence of Rainfall Patterns on Tree Carbon   Stocks Forest Ecosystems

Lazaro, Mosses

Opportunities And Challenges For Initiating Ecotourism In The Wami-Mbiki Wildlife Management Area, Tanzania

Lyimo, Paulo J

The Role of Homegardens as a Carbon Sink: A Case Study of Marangu Village, Moshi in Kilimanjaro

 

Melkizedec Goodluck

The Impacts Land Use on Anthropod Populations in Kibosho Ward Kilimanjaro Region

 

Tesha, Joachim S

Assessment of The Values, Threats and the Existing Conservation Strategies in the Usangu Wetlands, Tanzania

Upendo Salla

Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on Water Availability in Udzungwa Mountains National Park

 

(b)       Postgraduate

MSc. Students - Research in various areas of Natural Resources Management

1      Msumi, Stephano

Abundance And Distribution Of Opuntia Vulgaris An Alien Invasive Plant In Serengeti National Park

2      Yusuph, Mohamed    

Potential of Peri-Urban Wetland Ecosystem to Local Community Livelihoods In Shinyanga Municipal Council

3      Bruno S. Mallya.

Contribution of Trees towards Conservation of Biodiversity in the Amani Nature Reserve

4      Prisca Mtabayanje.

Water Consumption by Jatropha curcus, Moringa oleifera and Eucalyptus saligna in Mpanda District Tanzania

5      Scola Ponera.

Interaction between Indigenous and External Knowledge in Influencing Climate Change Adaptation by Local Communities in North Pare Mountains

4    Japhet Emanuel

Stand Structure and Carbon Storage in Natural Forests of Nilo Nature Reserve

4      Francis Laswai

Carbon Storage Potential in grassland Ecosystems of the eastern Arc Mountains

5    Elisha Felician

Potential of Grazing Land for Carbon Sequestration: Case Study, Kongwa District

6    Husna Nzinyangwa Msagati

Estimation of carbon stock for above ground tree biomass in smallholder forests in the

Southern highlands, Tanzania

 

7    Corodius Thomas          

Contribution of woodland degradation on carbon dioxide emission in the Miombo Woodlands

 

8    Mwampashi, Yohane

Carbon stock estimation of the three most dominant tree species in wet Miombo of Mbozi

District

9    Beda Goodluck

Carbon storage potential of two coastal forests in Kisarawe District, Tanzania

(c)  PhD Students - Research in Various Areas of Natural Resources Management

 

Mrs. Hilda Ngazi            Assessment of the potential of rotational woodlots and Ngitrii systems in carbon sequestration and soil fertility improvement in Meatu district, Tanzania (Continuing)

Teresia R. Olemako      Assessment of Wetland Related Livelihoods along the Pangani River Wetlands System, Tanzania (Continuing)

Siima S Bakengesa       Economic Valuation of the Kilombero Wetlands in Tanzania (Continuing)

Wilbard Ntongani                    Effects of Land Use Changes on Bird Communities in the Kilombero Floodplains Ramsar site, Tanzania (Continuing)

Hamza Katety                The dynamics in the plant species biodiversity of the Kilombero river flood plain wetlands Tanzania (Continuing)

Catherine Massao                  AFLP Genetic Diversity analyses and Conservation Implications of Afro-alpine giant lobelias (Continuing)

Alfred Chitiki                   Implications of Ecological Gradients and Climate Change on Tree Species Diversity and Distribution Patterns in the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania (Continuing)

Sylvester Robert            Modeling Spatial and Temporal Changes in Forest Carbon due to Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Miombo woodlandsof the Ruaha - Rukwa Rift Agro-ecological zone of Tanzania

Deo Shirima                   Modeling Plant diversity and above ground carbon stocks in Woody Vegetation Types in Tanzania

Samora Macrice            The influence of human disturbance and environmental factors on species composition and functional structure of a tropical fresh water wetland systems

(d) Undergraduate Teaching

  1. FBL 302–Integrated Watershed Management
  2. FBL 212–Wetlands Conservation and Management
  3. FBL 207–Ecological Impact Assessment and Environmental Planning
  4. FBL 208–Climate Change and Natural Resources
  5. FBL 304–Ecological Restoration
  6. FBL 102–Fundamentals of Ecology
  7. WLM 212–Wetlands Conservation and Management
  8. FBL 104–Integrated Ecosystem Management

(e)        Supervision of Field Practicals

FBL102           –          Fundamentals of Ecology 2nd Semester BSc Forestry August

2014

WLM 212                   Wetland Management and Conservation 3rd Semester BSc Wildlife

Management August 2014 - Kilombero  


(f)        Postgraduate Teaching

MN 606: Ecology and Tropical Biology – MSc. MNRSA

FO 612: Tropical Vegetation and Plant Ecology – MSc Forestry

WM 616: Wetlands Management and Conservation - MSc WLM

WM 610: Biodiversity Conservation – MSc. WLM

WM 606: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation – MSc WLM

FBE 606: Assessment and Mapping of Ecosystem Services

FBE 601: Research Methods in Ecosystem Sciences

FBE 204: Aquatic Ecosystems and Stream Ecology

FBE 605: Ecosystem Valuation and Environmental Accounting

FBE 612: Weather and Climate

FBE 613: Gender, Ecosystem Management and Climate Change

FBE 616: Ecosystem Modeling

FBE 617: Forest Restoration in Landscapes

FBE 618: Wetland Ecosystems

19.0     COUNTRIES VISITED AND LANGUAGES

(i)         Countries:

            Zambia            1990 – Studies

            Malawi             1992 (Short Course)

            USA                1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001 – Studies

           Costa Rica      1993, 1997 – Short Course, Studies

            Kenya              2002, 2003 – Conference/Workshop

            Botswana        2003 – Symposium

            Uganda           2004, 2006 – Conference, Symposium

            Denmark         2005, 2009– Workshop

            USA                1993, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2012 - Studies/Conference/Workshops

            Uganda           2008, 2013 – Workshop

            Ethiopia           2008 – Workshop

Norway           2008, 2009, 2012        Conference

Italy                 2010 – Workshop

South Korea    2010 – GBIF Governing Board Meeting

UK                   2010, 2012 –Conference

China               2011, 2014 – Conference

Argentina         2011 – GBIF Governing Board Meeting

Japan              2011 – IPCC Meeting

Ethiopia           2011 – Project Workshop

Scotland          2012 – IPCC Conference

Brazil               2013 – IPCC Conference

Rwanda           2013 – Conference

India                2014 GBIF Governing Board Meeting and Science Symposium

            Germany         2013 Conference

(ii)        Languages

            Can fluently speak and write English and Kiswahili

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.