|Name:||William Mulokozi Rugumamu|
|College/School/Division:||College of Social Sciences|
|Role:||Professor of Geography|
|Current Summarised CV:|
Date of birth: 25th November 1949
Place of birth: Bukoba, Tanzania
Professional Appointment: Professor of Geography
Marital Status: Married to Professor Costancia P. Rugumamu (Ph.D.); Children, Three (3) Jullie (daughter), Victor (son) and Gilbert (son)
2. University Education
2.1 Degree Certificates
(i) PhD (Soil Resource Survey and Evaluation for Land Use Planning, 1988 University of Dar es Salaam. Tanzania.
(ii) M.Sc. (Pedology, Soil Survey & Land Use Planning) 1978 University of Reading, England.
(iii) M.A. Geography (Agricultural Land Use Planning) 1976 University of Dar es Salaam.
(iv)B.A. Geography, (Hons) 1974 University of Dar es Salaam.
2.2 Post-graduate short courses
(ii) Remote Sensing for Disaster Management, United Nations European Space Agency.Vienna , 1995.
(iii) Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) Clark University, Worcester, USA. 1993.
(iv) Land Resources Evaluation and Management, University of East Anglia, England 1984.
(v) X-Ray Analysis of Soil Minerals. Technical University of Berlin, Germany.
(vi) Management of Arid Lands. Moscow State University, USSR-UNEP Programme. 1981.
(vii) Remotely Sensed Environmental Data Analysis. Regional Remote Sensing Facility, Nairobi, Kenya. 1980.
3. University of Dar es salaam Career
2001-2019 : Professor of Geography, University of Dar es Salaam,
1995 -2001 : Associate Professor.
1993/94 : Senior Fulbright Scholar, Clark University, Worcester,
Massachusetts; Researcher World Resources Institute, Washington. DC .
1988 - 1993 : Senior Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam.
1980 - 1988 : Lecturer
1976 - 1980 : Assistant Lecturer
1974 - 1976 : Tutorial Assistant
Coordinator MA (GEM) Programme
Member Department Management Committee
Member MSc(GIS) Programme Management Committee
Patron, Association of Geographers and Environmental Managers (AGEM)
Patron, Geographical Association of Tanzania
Member of the UDSM Research Ethics Committee
Deputy Chairperson, Tanzania National Committee of the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE)
Chairperson, Parents Committee, Kibangu Primary School, Kinondoni District.
Associate Dean, Research, Publication and Consultancy, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Member Senate Research and Publications Committee
Member Faculty Board, Arts and Social Sciences
Chairman, Languages of Tanzania Project, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Board Member University Consultancy Bureau
Member of the African Deserts and Arid Lands Committee (ADALCO)
Chairperson National Committee for International Union for Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources (IUCN)
Member National UNESCO Board
5. Courses Taught and Specialisation
GE 240 Earth Resources
GE 348 Environmental Disaster Management
GE 351Land Evaluation for Development Planning
GE 249 Geography Field Work
GE 399 Dissertation Writing
GE 636Integrated Natural Resources Management in Developing Countries
GE 623 Environmental Disasters and Human Development
GE 624 Research Methods. (Soft Skills)
GE 625 Gender and Resources Management
GE 701 Biophysical Environment
GE 704 Orthodox and Contemporary Physical Geography
GE 714 Land Use Planning and Management
Supervising & Completed Thesis & Dissertations
2015 Fred SimonThe role of higher education institutions in promoting productivity of the oil and gas projects in Tanzania PPM
2018 Rafik T. The Impact of HakiElimu Capacity Building Projects on Improvement of Academic Performance in Selected Schools: A Case in Kilwa District, Tanzania PPM
Development Authority Kinondoni Municipality Tanzania. PPM
2016 K. Kahigi K. Resource Mobilization in Community Based Organizations: A Case Study of Faith VICOBA in Kinondoni MunicipalityTanzania PPM
2019 Bagambilana R. F. Assessment of Farmers’ Perceptions of Climate Change and Attendant Adaptation in Semi-Arid Lowlands of Mwanga District Tanzania. Ph.D.
2018 Muhindo Eliabu Maghambu Land Tenure Regimes and Dynamics of Land Use Practices in Bukonzo County, Uganda PhD
2018 Benedict B. Msilanga. Assessment of Maize Yield and Yield Gaps for Improving Household food Security and Alleviating Poverty in the Southern Highlands, Tanzania. Ph.D
2016 Evarist Fundisha Assessment of Traditional Environmental Knowledge Systems applied to Climate Change and Variability Adaptation and Mitigation in Rombo District Tanzania PhD
2014 Evaristo Haule Coping mechanisms in the vicinity of Oldonyo Lengai, Tanzania Ph.D
2008 Bambati Hambati Managing settlements in informal areas in Mwanza city. Tanzania Ph.D
2007 Donald Antony Water Resources Management in Semiarid Northwestern Tanzania. Ph.D.
2014 Kaisi Juma. Effect of migrants in land use pattern in Kiwangwa Division, Bagamoyo District, Tanzania. M.A.
2014 Nassania Yessaya Impact of land acquisition on people’s livelihoods in Loliondo Division, Ngogrongoro District TanzaniaM.A
2011 Ndunguru F.D Reducing Motor cycle based disasters in Kinondoni Municipality Dar es salaam City Tanzania. M.A
2011 Andrea M.KAssessment of the 2010 flood disaster in Kilosa district Tanzania. M,A
2010 Sylivester Mbumbe The role of traditional environmental knowledge systems in rural water supply in Nyela ward Arusha region. Tanzania M.A
2010 Hajji Mussa Impact of seaweed farming on the environment and poverty in Pemba, Zanzibar. M.A
2010 Layla Ali Salum. Vulnerability of Coastal Communities to the Impact of Climate Change and Variability in Zanzibar(M.A)
2009 Julius Mapanje Effects of Community-based Coastal Resources Management in Tanzania (M.A)
2007 Haule, E. The Role of traditional Environmental Knowledge Systems in earthquake Disaster Management in Ludewa District, Tanzania. M.A.
2007 Makupa, E.E. Effectiveness of Community Forest management in Kidegemsitu and Mandumbulu Forests in Mufindi District, Tanzania. M.A.
2006 Hegga, S.S. Community-based Management of Fragile Aquatic Ecosystems in Tanzania: The Case Study of Mzinga Wetland in Metropolitan Dar es SalaamM.A.
2006 MoshyV. H.The Role of Environmental Knowledge Systems in Coastal Resources Mnangenetmin Tanzania: The Case of Mbweni ward, Dar es Salaam. M.A.
2004 Mambo, M.J.Soil Nutrient Flow Dynamics in the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro: A Case Study of Machame North Ward Hai District, Tanzania. M.A.
2003 Hambat, H. The Role of Environmental Knowledge Systems in Land Resources Conservation and Management in Tanzania: A Case of Kainam Village, Mbulu District. M.A.
2001 Mbutta, C.F. Assessment of Environmental Knowledge Systems in
Sustainable Land Management in Tanzania: A Case Study of Mang’ula Ecosystemin the Kilombero Valley. M.A.
2001 Mushy, R.B. Effects of Gender Relations on Arable Land Management in Rural Areas: A Case Study of Moshi District, Tanzania.M.A.
1995 Mwombeki R. M. Population, Environmental Degradation and Poverty : A Case Study of Iramba District, Tanzania M.A.
Land Resources Management
Environment and Sustainable Human Development
Hazards and Disasters: Building Resilience
Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons and Environmental Management
Traditional Environmental Knowledge Systems and Social and
Gender and Resources Management
At the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM):
At National and International Levels
District;Arusha Region) 2002
(ix) Rehabilitation and Sustainable Development of Uprooted People in
Arusha Municipality, Tanzania. Christian Council of Tanzania 2001
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Sustainable Dar es Salaam Project (SDP). 1997.
(x) Organisation of Donor Round-table for Resource Mobilisation to Support Local Communities' Initiatives in Refugee Affected Areas in Kigoma Region. Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and UNDP Dar es Salaam, March 1996.
(xi) Reconstruction and Development of Kigoma Region: Assessment and Identification of Initiatives for Sustainable Development Programmes in the Refugee Affected Areas in Kigoma Region, PMO & UNDP Dar es Salaam. August - November 1995.
(xii) Organisation of Donor Round-table for Resource Mobilisation to Support Local Communities' Initiatives in Refugee Affected Areas in Kagera Region. PMO & UNDP Dar es Salaam, December, 1994.
(xii) Resource Person, Tanzania Disaster Management Training Workshop. Arusha, 12-16 September 1994 and Zanzibar, 21-23 September 1994 PMO & UNDP.
(xiii) Managing the Sustainable Growth and Development of Dar es Salaam. Environmental Profile of Metropolitan Area. HABITAT-UNDP, Dar es Salaam, April - June 1992.
(xiv) Environmental Impact Assessment of the Sitalike - Kilimatinde Road in Rukwa Region, Tanzania. National Engineering Design Company, (NEDCO) July 1992.
(xv) Agricultural Sector Development Programme Review of Tanzania for 1992-1997, January-February 1991, UNDP-FAO.
(xvi) Assessment of the Impact of the 1990 Floods on the Economy and Ecology of Lindi and Mtwara Regions. 1990, PMO and National Environment Management Council, (NEMC).
(xvii) A Framework for Projects Formulation to Halt Environment Degradation and Declining Food and Energy Yields in the Southern African Sub-region, June 1990 UNEP Nairobi.
(xviii) Environmental Resources Survey of Three Pilot Villages and One Stock Raising Zone in Semi-arid Areas of Tanzania for Desertification Control Programme. AMCEN-ADALCO Programme. July 1988, UNEP, Nairobi.
(xix) Impact of the All-weather Road on the Development of Kilombero District. October November, 1987. Swiss Development Corporation.
(xx) Land-use in Mwanza Municipality and its Environs: May - June, 1982. Sumar Varma Associates. Dar es Salaam.
(xxi) Appraisal of Dodoma Land Rehabilitation (HADO) project in Kondoa District, Sept. 1978, Forestry Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. 25 pp.
7. Membership of Professional Societies
(i) Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Research (CODESRIA) 2002
(ii) Centre for the Study of Forced Migration (CSFM), University Dar es Salaam, 2000.
(iii) Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) of the World Conservation Union (IUCN). 1996.
(iv) Eastern Africa Environmental Network (EAEN) Nairobi. 1995.
(v) Organization for Social Science Research for Eastern and Southern Africa. (OSSREA) Addis Ababa 1991.
(vi) World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Ankeny, Iowa, 1989.
(vii) Institute for Africa Alternatives, (IFAA) London, 1989.
(viii) Tanzania Association for Advancement of Science and Technology, 1989.
(ix) Southern African Universities Social Sciences Conference. 1988.
(x) African Participatory Research Network, 1988.
(xii) East African Technology Policy Study Network 1988.
(xiii) African Deserts and Arid Lands Committee, UNEP Nairobi 1987
(xiv) East African Soil Science Society, 1980.
(xv) Association of Agricultural Engineers, Tanzania, 1979.
(xvi) Soil Science Society, Reading, 1977.
(xvii) Geographical Association of Tanzania, 1974.
8 Extra-Curricular and Other Activities
(i) Focal Person for the Eastern Africa Environmental Network, Nairobi (EAEN).
(ii) Chairman of the Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) Tanzania Committee of the World Conservation Union
(iii) Chief Editor, Journal of the Geographical Association of Tanzania.
(iv) Ex-Official, Research, Publication and Consultancy Committee- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
(v) Chairman, African Deserts and Arid Lands Committee (ADALCO), Eastern and Southern African Subregion of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN).
(vi) Coordinator of the University Teaching and Learning Programme Committee. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
(vii) Member of the Editorial Board of Utafiti Journal (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University Dar es Salaam).
(viii) Member of the Tanzania Atlas Committee.
(ix) Reviewer for the Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review
(i)Joshua Kibira University College of Makumira University
(ii)Department of Geography State University Zanzibar 2011
(iii) Department of Geography Morogoro Moslem University 2005- 08
(iv) Department of Geography, Moi University, Kenya 2004-07
(v)Department of Soil Science, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania, 1991; 1992; 1994, 2003.
(vi)Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land PlanningSUA, 1992; 1999;
(vii)Department of Geography, Environmental Science and Planning, University of Swaziland 2004-06
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