PARASITE MAPPING PROJECT
Objective: Establishment of effective and sustainable ecto- and endoparasite control programs for the benefit of small-scale rural livestock farmers in East and West Africa
Project Involvement: Researcher
Duration: October 2015 to December 2016
HEALTH OF AQUATIC RESOURCES: TRAHESA NORHED NORAD PROJECT 2014 – 2018
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), in collaboration with Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Makerere University (MU), University of Nairobi (UoN), University of Zambia (UNZA) and the University of Dar es Salaam’s Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) in Zanzibar is undertaking a collaborative research project entitled “Capacity Building for Training and Research in Aquatic and Environmental Health in Eastern and Southern Africa (TRAHESA)” The project is supported by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) under the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Building in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED).
The goal of the project is to strengthen education and research capacity in aquatic and environmental health in Eastern and Southern Africa. The intended outcome of the project is improved livelihood of fisheries dependent communities, and food safety and security without compromising environmental conservation. The project intends to achieve the above through training of human resources at both master and PhD levels while generating the information to fill the knowledge gap.
Project Involvement: PhD Student
Research Area: Iridoviruses and Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) in Fish
SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT AND SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER AND ITS MANAGEMENT CAPACITY ENHANCEMENT IN EAST AFRICA: RUFORUM PROJECT 2009 – 2012
Project Involvement: MSc Student
Research Title: Molecular epidemiology of Rift Valley fever and its socio-economic impacts in selected areas of Tanzania.