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Morogoro
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Tanzania
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PERSONAL INFORMATION
Sex:                             Male
Date of birth:              1/12/1971
Marital Status              Married

CONTACT ADDRESSES
Department of Forest Mensuration and Management,
Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation,
P.O. Box 3013, CHUO KIKUU, MOROGORO, TANZANIA.
Mobile Phone No.: +255 765 815 265
Email: emmanuelnzunda@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
PhD (Ecological Science), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa - 2009.
MSc (Forestry), Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania - 2002.
BSc (Forestry), Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania - 1999.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
Involved in teaching, research, extension and consultancy services in forest resource assessment, GIS, remote sensing, ecology, biometry, biofuel, forest management planning,

WORK EXPERIENCE
July 2010 – to date:    Senior Lecturer/Researcher/Consultant, Department of Forest Mensuration and Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
July 2007 – July 2010:            Lecturer, Department of Forest Mensuration and Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
2002 – June 2007:       Assistant Lecturer, Department of Forest Mensuration and Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
2000 – 2002:               Tutorial Assistant, Department of Forest Mensuration and Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
1999 – 2000:               Research Assistant, Database establishment for hardwood and softwood plantations of Tanzania.

PUBLICATIONS

Chapters in Books

  1. Mndeme, A.H., Nzunda, E.F. and Luoga, E.J. (2012). Effect of land use planning on forest conservation in Kilosa District, Tanzania. In: Cruz, A.C.B. and Correa, R.E.G. (eds.), “Forest Management: Technology, Practices and Impact” Nova Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-62081-359-1 https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=29871
  2. Nzunda, E.F. and Mahuve, T.G. 2011. A SWOT analysis of climate change mitigation through REDD. In: Leal Filho, W. (ed.) 2011. Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa.  Springer Verlag, Berlin. Pp. 201-216  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22315-0
  3. Nzunda, E., Griffiths, M. and Lawes, M. 2011. Resprouting, Multi-stemming and the Persistence Niche: their role in the structure and dynamics of coastal dune forest. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN-10: 3844399704/ ISBN-13: 978-3844399707.

Papers in journals

  1. Nyinondi, R.S. and Nzunda, E.F. (2015). Newtonia buchananii Abundance and Distribution in Relation to Altitude and Human Disturbance: A study in Uluguru Nature Reserve, Tanzania. International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics. Available at http://www.ceser.in/ceserp/index.php/ijees/issue/archive or http://www.ceserp.com/cp-jour/index.php?journal=ijees&page=issue&op=archive
  2. Charles, R.L., Nzunda, E.F. and Munishi, P.K.T. (2014). Agroforestry as a resilient strategy in mitigating climate change in Mwanga District, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Global Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Health Sciences 3(2):11-17
  3. Nzunda, E.F., Griffiths, M.E. and Lawes, M.J. (2014). Resource allocation and storage relative to resprouting ability in wind disturbed coastal forest trees. Evolutionary Ecology. (DOI) 10.1007/s10682-014-9698-7.
  4. Mwainunu, E. J., Munishi, P.K.T. and Nzunda, E. F. (2013). The use of stand structure parameters for estimating carbon stock in Nilo Nature Reserve, East Usambara, Tanzania. Journal of The Tanzania Association of Foresters 12: 48-65
  5. Charles, R.L., Munishi, P.K.T. and Nzunda, E.F. (2013). Agroforestry as Adaptation Strategy under Climate Change in Mwanga District, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. International Journal of Environmental Protection 3 (11):29-38. Available at: http://www.ij-ep.org/Issue.aspx?Volume=3&Number=11&Abstr=false
  6. Nyenza, O.M., Nzunda, E.F.  and  Katani, J.Z. (2013).  Socio-ecological resilience of people evicted for establishment of Uluguru Nature Reserve in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 22:3, 190-203, DOI: 10.1080/14728028.2013.810405
  7. Nzunda, E.F. (2012).  Discrepancies between targets and achievements in industrial forest production and export in Tanzania. Forestry Studies in China 14:210-215 Available online -DOI: 10.1007/s11632-012-0307-y
  8. Nzunda, E.F.  and Lawes, M. J. (2011). Costs of resprouting are traded off against reproduction in subtropical coastal dune forest trees. Plant Ecology  212:1991–2001.
  9. Nzunda, E.F.  (2011). Sprouting, succession and tree species diversity in a South African coastal dune forest.  Journal of Tropical Ecology 27:195–203.
  10. Nzunda, E.F., Griffiths, M.E. and Lawes, M.J. (2008). Sprouting by remobilization of above-ground resources ensures persistence after disturbance of coastal dune forest trees. Functional Ecology 22: 577-582.
  11. Nzunda, E.F., Griffiths, M.E. and Lawes, M.J. (2008). Resprouting enhances seedling persistence in a subtropical coastal dune forest. African Journal of Ecology 46: 32-38.
  12. Nzunda, E.F., Griffiths, M.E. and Lawes, M.J. (2007). Multi-stemmed trees in subtropical coastal dune forest: survival strategy in response to chronic disturbance. Journal of Vegetation Science 18: 693-700.
  13. Nzunda, E.F., Griffiths, M.E. and Lawes, M.J. (2007). Resprouting versus turning up of leaning trees in a subtropical coastal dune forest in South Africa. Journal of Tropical Ecology 23: 1-8.
  14. Nzunda, E.F., Mbilinyi, B.P., Malimbwi, R.E., Kajembe, G.C. and Nduwamungu, J. (2007) Landscape-level forest structural pattern in the Udzungwa mountains, Iringa region, Tanzania: influence of topography. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 76: 102-109.
  15. Malende, Y.H.M.B., Nzunda, E.F., Malimbwi, R.E. and Shemwetta, D.T.K. (2001). Qualitative and quantitative assessment of the current growing stock of Mtibwa teak plantantion, Morogoro, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 74: 93-99.
  16. Sangeda, A.Z., Malende, Y.H.M.B., Nzunda, E.F., Malimbwi, R.E. and Scheer, L. (2001). Determination of suitable plot shape and plot size for estimation of off-forest tree resources in Machame, Moshi – Tanzania. Acta Facultatis Forestalis Zvolen - Slovakia XLIII: 287-294.

Proceedings

  1. Nzunda, E.F. and Mahuve, T.G. 2010. A SWOT analysis of climate change mitigation through REDD. Pp 228-238 In Oguge, N.O., E. Omolo, and C. Lumosi, eds. 2011. Climate Change and Natural Resource use in Eastern Africa: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation. Proceedings of the 3rd Scientific Conference of the Ecological Society for Eastern Africa. Ecological Society for Eastern Africa, Regal Press, Nairobi, Kenya, 421 pp.
  2. Nzunda, E.F.  2004. Linking forest resources to institutions: theoretical and practical considerations. Pp. 58-68. In Shemwetta, D.T.K., Luoga, E.J., Kajembe, G.C. and Madoffe, S.S. eds. (2004). Institutions, Incentives and Conflicts in Forest Management: a perspective. Proceedings of the East African Regional IFRI Workshop, 12th – 14th, January 2004, Moshi, Tanzania. 148pp.
  3. Nzunda, E.F. 2003. Integrative forest research in East Africa: opportunities and challenges. Proceedings of the Forest Research for Sustainable Social and Economic Development in Eastern Africa Workshop, 17th ­ 18th November 2003, Nairobi, Kenya.
  4. Nzunda, E.F., Chunga, C.A., Maguo, A. Luoga, E.J., Mung’ong’o, C.G., Liwenga, E.T. and Midtgaard, F. (2014). Deforestation, forest degradation and restoration for Tanzania mainland between 2000 and 2009. Presented at CCIAM Principal Investigators (PI) Workshop, 17th – 19th February 2014 at the Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro and at CCIAM Writers Workshop, 20-21 February at the Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro.
  5. Rweyendera, P.R., Nzunda, E.F., Mung’ong’o, C.G., Liwenga, E.T., Luoga, E.J. and Midtgaard, F. (2014). A SWOT analysis of policies for regulation of population, agricultural, woodfuel and settlement dynamics as a means to achieve REDD+ in Tanzania. Presented at CCIAM Principal Investigators (PI) Workshop, 17th – 19th February 2014 at the Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro.
  6. Nzunda, E.F. and Mlagalila, H. (2013). A SWOT analysis of PFM as a component of REDD+ in Tanzania. Presented at the 14th Global Conference of the International Association for Study of the Commons (IASC), 3rd-7th June 2013, Kitafuji (Mt. Fuji), Japan.
  7. Nzunda, E.F., Silayo, D., Andrew, W.D., Kashaigili, J.J. and  Augustino, S. 2011. Effect of poverty on equity in Community-Based Forest Management in Mufindi District, Tanzania. Paper presented at REPOA 16th Annual Research Workshop, White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, 30-31 March 2011.
  8. Kashaigili, J.J. and Nzunda, E.F. 2010. Impact of bio-fuels on human development: a case study of Bagamoyo and Kisarawe districts in Tanzania. Ingeniería Sin Fronteras (ISF) Biofuels Conference, November 2010, Madrid, Spain.
  9. Nzunda, E.F. 2010. The place of arid and semiarid areas in Tanzania’s climate change initiatives. Presented at ICID+18 pre-conference workshop at the Sarova PanAfric Hotel, Nairobi. 9th-10th June 2010.
  10. Luoga, E.J. and Nzunda, E.F.  2009. Biofuel development and people’s rights and access to forest resources in Tanzania: Reflection on the CAPRi proposal. CAPRi Inception Workshop for the research project “Biofuel development and people’s rights and access to forest resources in Tanzania”, 12th - 13th November 2009, Bogor, Indonesia.

Other Publications

  1. Nzunda, E.F. 2012. Sampling and Estimation in Advanced Forest Resource Assessment: A Compendium of Theory and Examples. Department of Forest Mensuration and Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  2. Mwakalobo, A. B. S.; G. C. Kajembe; D. S. Silayo; E. Nzunda; E. Zahabu; S. Maliondo and D. N. Kimaro 2011 REDD Working Papers: REDD and sustainable development – perspective from Tanzania. IIED, London.
  3. Nzunda, E.F.  2008. Resprouting and multi-stemming and the role of the persistence niche in the structure and dynamics of subtropical coastal dune forest in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. PhD thesis. University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Available at: http://researchspace.ukzn.ac.za/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10413/76/Nzunda%20thesis.pdf?sequence=3
  4. Nzunda, E. F.  2002. Landscape-level structural pattern of forest patches in Udzungwa mountains, Iringa region, Tanzania. MSc thesis. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (CCIAM) Programme, June 2012 – 2014
  2. International Foundation for Science (IFS) 2010 – 2013
  3. Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) 2010 – 2013
  4. Lake Victoria Research Initiative (VicRes) 2010- 2012
  5. African Forest Research Network (AFORNET) of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) 2003-2005
  6. Udzungwa Mountains Forest and Woodland Management Project Biodiversity research grant: 2001-2002

CONSULTANCIES

  1. Luoga, E.J. and Nzunda, E.F. 2012. Management plan for Sokoine University of Agriculture Training Forest, Olmotonyi, Arusha, Tanzania.
  2. Nzunda, E.F. 2012. Forest management plan for implementation of a pilot REDD+ project for Masito Community Forest Reserve, Kigoma, Tanzania. Submitted to The Jane Goodall Institute Masito REDD+ Pilot Project, Kigoma, Tanzania.
  3. Kashaigili, J.J., Nzunda, E.F., Mwamakimbullah, R., Sirima, A., Shirima, D. and Mr. Peter J. Mkumbo, P.J. 2011. Spatial planning baseline focusing on the coastal forests of Tanzania for the Coastal Forest Project. A consultancy report submitted  to WWF-TPO, Dar es Salaam.
  4. Kashaigili, J.J. and Nzunda, E.F. 2010. Impact of bio-fuels on human development: a case study of Bagamoyo and Kisarawe districts in Tanzania. Submitted to Ingeniería Sin Fronteras (ISF), Madrid, Spain.
  5. Rwamugira, S., Nzunda, E.F. and others 2008. Uluguru Nature Reserve Management Plan. A management plan prepared for Uluguru Nature Reserve, Forest and Beekeeping Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  6. Kajembe, G.C., Kessy, J.F., Madoffe, S.S., Munishi, P.K.T. Tarimo, M. and Nzunda, E.F.  2003. Participatory Forest Management in Tanzania: district baseline studies. A consultancy report prepared for Forestry and Beekeeping Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania by FORCONSUL, Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  7. Nzunda, E.F. and Augustino, S. N. 2003. Assessment of vegetative diversity of forest management zones and their contribution to meet the needs of forest adjacent communities around Udzungwa mountains forests. A consultancy report submitted to MEMA-DANIDA project, Iringa region, Tanzania.
  8. Kajembe, G.C. and Nzunda, E.F.  2002. Nguru South Catchment Forest Reserve profile. A consultancy report submitted to CARE-Tanzania.

SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS’ RESEARCH PROJECTS


Degree Programme

Number of students supervised

Undergraduate programmes

20

Masters’ programmes

13

PhD programme

0