UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
AFRICAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS IN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND FOOD SUPPLY (ACESO)

Research and Consultancy

Among others the centre shall undertake research and consultancies in the following areas

  1. Agribusiness and food supply
  2. Supply sourcing strategies and market analysis
  3. Procurement expenditure analysis
  4. Supply chain resilience (SCR) Modelling
  5. Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  6. Sustainable products and workflows
  7. Sustainable Supply Chains
  8. Food Agricultural supply chains
  9. Technology and Innovation
  10. Information and ICT (IoT) use in food supply
  11. Return on Investment (ROI) Modelling
  12. Digitalization of agricultural supply chains
  13. Food supply chain costs management

Capacity Strengthening in Such areas as: 

  1. Agribusiness, and food supply
  2. Operation and resource management
  3. Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  4. Information and ICT in food supply
  5. Negotiation techniques
  6. Big data analysis with emphasis on food supply
  7. Scientific writing in sustainable management
  8. Food/Agricultural Supply chain costs management
  9. Humanitarian supply chain simulator(HSCS)

Delivery of Train-The-Trainers for professors and lecturers

  1. Creation or improvement of food/ agricultural Logistics Lab
  2. Conducting specific seminars in Agribusiness, ICT, and Logistics and Supply Chain Management by local and international guests
  3. Co-organization and delivery of conferences and symposiums
  4. Facilitation of access to electronic resources (e.g., eBooks, online library, e-journals)
  5. Participation in international conferences and summer Schools
  6. Networking activities and events