Nsajigwa Emmanuel Mbije

  Nsajigwa Emmanuel Mbije (Senior Lecturer)

  Head of Department:

  P.O Box: 3073

  Phone: +255 784 797 425

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  Research Interest: Mine ecology and Ecosystem Management.

 

 

 

 

 


Biography:

Dr. Nsajigwa Emmanuel Mbije works as a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Wildlife Management of the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. Holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Marine Biology and Ecology from the University of Dar es Salaam and PhD on ecosystem management from University of Haifa in Israel. Trained as an ecologist, he has vast experience in research and consultancies both at local and international level. Among others he has been involved in development of Bagamoyo collaborative Marine management areas, Mtwara and Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park, Kinondoni Conservation Area Management plans and Tanga Coelacanth Marine Park.  As a full time University lecturer he teaches various courses among them are Introduction to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems, Ichthyology and Marine Biology and Ecology.


  Nsajigwa Emmanuel Mbije (Senior Lecturer)

  Head of Department:

  P.O Box: 3073

  Phone: +255 784 797 425

  Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Research Interest: Mine ecology and Ecosystem Management.

 

 

 

 

 


Biography:

Dr. Nsajigwa Emmanuel Mbije works as a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Wildlife Management of the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. Holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Marine Biology and Ecology from the University of Dar es Salaam and PhD on ecosystem management from University of Haifa in Israel. Trained as an ecologist, he has vast experience in research and consultancies both at local and international level. Among others he has been involved in development of Bagamoyo collaborative Marine management areas, Mtwara and Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park, Kinondoni Conservation Area Management plans and Tanga Coelacanth Marine Park.  As a full time University lecturer he teaches various courses among them are Introduction to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems, Ichthyology and Marine Biology and Ecology.


Academic profile

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.Sc. General - UDSM, Tanzania
  • M.Sc. Marine Biology - UDSM, Tanzania
  • PhD. Restoration Ecology- Haifa University, Israel
     
    Research interest:
  •  Marine ecology and ecosystem management.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Mbije, N.E, Rinkevich, B., and Spanier, E. (Submitted) Population genetics parameters of the emerging corallivorous snail Drupella cornus in the northern Gulf of Eilat and Tanzanian coastlines based on mitochondrial COI gene sequences  

Pallangyo, J., Msanya, B. and Mbije, N.E. (Submitted) Contribution of selected herbivores’ dung on the soil organic carbon and nitrogen in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Journal of Applied Soil Ecology.
Kileo L., E.Kideghesho J. R. and Mbije N.E. (Submitted). Land use changes along Saadani-Wami-Mbiki wildlife corridor and their implications to conservation. Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation.
Mdete, J. and Mbije, N.E. (Submitted) Implications of wildlife management areas in biodiversity conservation and community livelihoods: A case of Mbomipa Wildlife management area in Iringa, Tanzania

Chauka, L.J., Mbije, N. E., Kangwe, S. J. (2016) Seasonal fluctuations in
photochemical efficiency of Symbiodinium that differ in bleaching susceptibility. WIO Journal of Marine Science 14 (1/2) 2015 1-9.

Mbije, N.E, Rinkevich, B., and Spanier, E. (2013) An initial attempt at restoring denuded, post-bleached reefs in Tanzania. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 128: 41-51.
    Mbije, NE,  Rinkevich B. (2013) Anthropogenic impacts on coral reefs and their effect on fishery of Kilwa district, Tanzania. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management 6 (5).
Mbije, N.E.,  (2012) The decline of coral reefs’ fishery in Kilwa district, Tanzania and its implication on livelihood and coping strategies. Rural
Planning Journal 4(2).

Mbije, N.E., Rinkevich, B., and Spanier, E. (2010) Testing the First Phase of the  Gardening Concept' as an Applicable Tool in Restoring Denuded Reefs in  Tanzania. Ecological Engineering 36 (5): 713-721.
Mulungu, L.S., Makundi, R.H., Massawe, A., Machangu, R., and Mbije,  N.E. (2008) Diversity and distribution of rodent shrew species associated with variations in altitude on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Mammalia 72 :
178 – 185.
Tarimo, M., Mokiti, F. T., Mdegela, R. H., Kideghesho, J. R. and Mbije, N.E. (2008). Occurrence of human Rift Valley Fever (RVF)disease in Dodoma Region between February and April 2007 and its management implications. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 78: 111-123.
Munishi, P.K.T., Soka, G.E., Kingazi, S.P. and Mbije, N.E. (2007) Attitudes of Local Communities Toward Biodiversity Conservation in the Uluguru Rain Forests of the Eastern Arc Mountains , Tanzania.  Journal of the Tanzania Association of Foresters, 11 (December): 1-10.

Mbije, N.E., Katani, J., Mokiti, T. and Chingonikaya, E. (2007) Tourism Industry and its Negative Effects on Mount Kilimanjaro Ecosystem. RuralPlanning Journal 9(1): 60-75.

Kideghesho .JR., Nyahongo J.W., Hassan S.N., Tarimo T.C., Mbije N.E. (2006) Factors and Ecological Impacts of Wildlife Habitat Destruction in the Serengeti Ecosystem in Northern Tanzania. AJEAM-RAGEE: 917-32.

Kideghesho .JR., Nyahongo J.W., Hassan S.N., Tarimo T.C., Mbije N.E. (2006)  Constraints in implementing benefit-based Approaches as Strategy for Conserving Wildlife in Western Serengeti. AJEAM-RAGEE: 917-32.

Songorwa, A.N. and Mbije, N.E.J. (2005) Contribution of Community Conservation Approaches to Solving Problems of Poaching and Encroachment in Protected Areas in Tanzania. Uongozi: 17 (2) 43 – 60.    
Mbije, N.E.J, Wagner, G.M., Francis, J., Ohman, M.C. and Bergman, K. (2002).Patterns in the distribution and abundance of hard corals around Zanzibar Island.
Ambio 31 (7-8): 609-611.
Muhando, C.C., Kuguru, B.L., Wagner, G.M., Mbije, N.E.J. and Öhman, M.C. (2002). The Environmental Effects on the Distribution of Corallimorpharians in
Tanzania. Ambio 31 (7-8): 558-561.
Obura, D., Mbije, N., Church, J., Ngowo, R., King A. and Nur, M. (2006) Ecological Status of Coral Reefs of the Mnazi Bay - Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park, Tanzania. Proceedings of 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, Okinawa, Japan. June 28-July 2, 2004. 1077-1086 pp
Wambura, J.M., Nkombe, P.P., Mbije, N.E., and Tarimo, M.T.C. (2005) The Role of Mindu Dam Resources in the livelihood Improvement in Morogoro Urban Area. Proceedings of National Environment management Council (NEMC) Workshop, Dar es Salaam.
Songorwa, A.N., Rwiza, M. and Mbije, N.E. (2005) Domestic Tourism in Tanzania: A Failure, Success or Progressive Endeavour? Proceedings of the Fifth
TAWIRI Scientific Conference, 1-3 December 2005, Impala Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania, pp. 30-44.     
Mbije, N.E.J., Katani, J., Barandagiye, N., Tarimo, M.T.C., Abdallah, J.M. and Mombo, F. (2005) Wildlife-Local Communities Interaction in Areas Adjacent to
National Parks- A Case Study of Doma and Mikumi Villages in Kilosa District.
Proceedings of 5th TAWIRI Scientific Conference 1-3 December 2005, Impala Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania, pp. 45-66.
Wagner, G.M. and Mbije, N.E. (2001) Management and Conservation of Dar Es Salaam Marine Reserve. Paper presented at the International coral reef Initiative Conference: Regional ICRI workshop for Indian Ocean 26 – 28, November 2001, Maputo, Mozambique
Mohammed, S.M., Muhando, C.A., Wagner, G.M., Mbije, N.E, Jiddawi, N.S., Mohammed, N. and Verhij, E. (2001) Status of Coral Reefs of Tanzania. Paper presented at the International coral reef Initiative Conference: Country Report (Tanzania); Regional ICRI workshop for Indian Ocean, 26 – 28, November 2001, Maputo, Mozambique.
Wagner, G.M., Salum, I.S., Mrema, W.S. and Mbije, N.E. (2001) Natural and artificial recruitment/restoration of coral and positive impacts of restoration on
fish abundance in the Dar es Salaam marine Reserve System. Paper presented at the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Scientific Symposium, 21-26, November 2001, Karimjee Hall, Dar Es  Salaam,  Tanzania.

 

Students Supervision

STUDENTS SUPERVISION:

 

 

Research&Consultancy

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY:              

SN

PROJECT

CLIENT

PERIOD

1.

Consultancy services on providing expertise and training on

coral reef monitoring at three sites in marine parks and reserves in mainland Tanzania

 

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

August-September, 2016

2.

Dry Season Fauna suvery for Coal mining and power generation at Mbeya coal mine to power project.

 

Kibo Mining PLC

September, 2016

3.

Wet Season Fauna suvery for Coal mining and power generation at Mbeya coal mine to power project             

 

Kibo Mining PLC

July, 2016

4.

EIA-Dry season Fauna assessment for Nyanzaga Gold mining project Sengerema, Mwanza region Mine.

 

MTL Consulting Company Ltd

 

June, 2016

5.

Provision of Consulting Services to Undertake A Follow-up Baseline Surveys in 8 Nature Reserves and 1 National Park in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania”

 

Eastern Arc Mountain Conservation Endowment Fund (EAMCEF)

March, 2016

6.

EIA-Wet season Flora and Fauna baseline assessment for Mbeya Cement, Mbeya (Lafage).

 

SGS Tanzania Ltd. for Lafarge Global Cement factories

April, 2015

7.

EIA-Dry season Fauna assessment for

Niobium mining project of Pandahill, Mbeya

Rural District, Mbeya region Mine

 

MTL consulting Company Ltd

March, 2015

8.

EIA-Wet Season Flora and Fauna specialist

wet season survey for Shanta Gold Mine

 

SGS Tanzania Ltd. for Shanta Gold Mine

 

January, 2015

9.

EIA-Dry season Fauna assessment for

Niobium mining project of Pandahill, Mbeya

Rural District, Mbeya region Mine

 

MTL consulting Company Ltd

October, 2014

10.

EIA-Flora and Fauna specialist dry season

survey for Shanta Gold Mine.

 

SGS Tanzania Ltd. for Shanta Gold Mine

August, 2014

11.

EIA-Dry season Flora and Fauna baseline assessment for Mbeya cement, Mbeya

 

SGS Tanzania Ltd. for Lafarge Global Cement factories

November, 2014

12.

EIA-Survey of mammals and birds at the Anglo-Gold Ashanti Operations in Geita Region, Tanzania.

 

MTL Tanzania for Anglo-Gold Ashanti, Geita

January 2014

13.

EIA- Annual third party flora and fauna survey at Buzwagi Gold Mine

 

Buzwagi Gold Mine

November, 2013

14.

EIA-Annual third party flora and fauna survey at Buzwagi Gold Mine

 

Bulyankhulu Gold Mine

December, 2013

15.

Flora and Fauna Survey at Geita Gold Mine, Geita

Geita Gold Mine Ltd

March  2013

16.

Flora and Fauna Survey at Tulawaka Gold Mine, Biharamuro District

Barrick/Pangea Gold Mine Ltd

November 2012

17.

Flora and Fauna Survey at Buzwagi Gold Mine, Kahama District

Barrick/Pangea Gold Mine Ltd

August 2011

18.

Bird Fauna Survey at Buzwagi Gold Mine

 

Barrick Gold Mine Ltd.

November 2011.

19.

Baseline Surveys of 8 Nature Reserves and 1 National Park in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania”. Project Area includes; Amani, Nilo, Chome, Magamba, Mkingu, Uluguru, Udzungwa Scarp and Kilombero Nature Reserves and Udzungwa National Parks.

 

 

 

20.

Annual Third Party Fauna Survey at Tulawaka Gold Mine

Barrick Gold Mine Ltd.

June 2010.

21.

Bagamoyo Coast General Management Plan  Development

 

USAID/Tanzania Coastal and Management Partnership (TCMP)

May - June 2007/ June 2008/June 2009.

22.

Biodiversity and socio-cultural values survey of Nyautwa wetland

Sustainable Wetland Management Programme  (SWMP)

 

March 2007

23.

Ecological Survey and evaluation of fauna

found at Tulawaka Mining Area in

Biharamuro Forest Rreserve.

 

Barrick Gold Mine Ltd.

May – June 2006

24.

Assessment and Monitoring of Coral Reefs of Mnazi Bay and Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park

 

Mnazi Bay and Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park/GEF/IUCN

October 2003 – February 2004

25.

BenthicProtected Area Planning for Kinondoni District

 

Kinondoni Integrated Coastal Area Management/Sida (KICAMP)

January-June, 2002