Shombe Ntaraluka Hassan

  Shombe Ntaraluka Hassan (Associate Professor)

  Department: Wildlife Management

  P.O. Box: 3073

  Phone: +255 23 2601376

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 Research Area: Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology, Human-Wildlife Interaction, Plant-Animal Interaction, Fire Ecology and Ecology general.

 


PERSONAL PARTICULARS:

Surname: Hassan

First and middle names: Shombe Ntaraluka

Date of birth: 25.3.1961

Place of birth: Mgaraganza village, Kigoma Rural, Kigoma Region


  Shombe Ntaraluka Hassan (Associate Professor)

  Department: Wildlife Management

  P.O. Box: 3073

  Phone: +255 23 2601376

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

 Research Area: Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology, Human-Wildlife Interaction, Plant-Animal Interaction, Fire Ecology and Ecology general.

 


PERSONAL PARTICULARS:

Surname: Hassan

First and middle names: Shombe Ntaraluka

Date of birth: 25.3.1961

Place of birth: Mgaraganza village, Kigoma Rural, Kigoma Region


Academic profile

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Qualification

Specialization

Year

Institution

Country

PhD

Biology

2007

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Norway

MSc.

Conservation Biology

1998

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU)

United Kingdom

BSc.

Zoology and Wildlife Ecology

1992

University of Dar-Es-Salaam (UDSM)

Tanzania

National Diploma

Beekeeping

1987

Tabora Beekeeping Training Institute

Tanzania

 

Publications

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Journal articles

 

Robert B Modest, Shombe N Hassan & Alfan A Rija (2016). Spatial metrics effect of forest fragmentation on forest bird abundance and site occupancy probability: the influence of patch size and isolation. Ostrich, 1-8. DOI: 10.2989/00306525.2016.1160961.

 

Robert B. Modest and Shombe N. Hassan (2016). Species Composition of Tropical Understory Birds in Threatened East African Coastal Forests Based on Capture Data. International Journal of Zoology, Article ID 1390364, 9 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1390364.

 

Alfan A. Rija, Abubakari S. Mgelwa, Robert B. Modest, and Shombe N. Hassan (2015).Composition and Functional Diversity in Bird Communities in a Protected Humid Coastal Savanna. Advances in Zoology. Article ID 864219, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/864219 , Article ID 864219, 7 pages.

 

R. Fyumagwa, S. Hassan, J. R. Kideghesho, E. M. Kohi, F. Magige, I. M. Mfunda,

A. Mwakatobe, J. Ntalwila, J. W. Nyahongo, V. Runyoro, and E. Røskaft (2015) Human rights and conservation of biodiversity considerations associated with roads in the Serengeti: response to Hopcraft et al. Conservation Biology, 2(3): 937–938. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12469

 

Alfan A. Rija, Ezekiel M. Goboro, Kuruthumu A. Mwamende, Abubakari Said, Edward M. Kohi and Shombe N. Hassan (2014). Activity Patterns and Fine Scale Resource Partitioning in the Gregarious Kihansi Spray Toad Nectophrynoides asperginis in Captivity. Zoo Biology 9999: 18

 

Alfan A. Rija, Abubakari Said, Kuruthumu A. Mwamende, Shombe N. Hassan, Seif S. Madoffe (2014). Urban sprawl and species movement may decimate natural plant diversity in an Afro-tropical city. Biodiversity and Conservation 23 (4):963–978 DOI 10.1007/s10531-014-0646-1

 

R. Fyumagwa, E. Gereta, S.Hassan, J.R. Kideghesho, E.M. Kohi, J.D. Keyyu, F. Magigie, I.M. Mfunda, A. Mwakatobe, J. Ntalwila, J.W. Nyahongo, V. Runyoro and E. Roskaft (2013). Roads as a threat to the Serengeti ecosystem. Conservation Biology 27(5):1122-1125

 

Shombe N. Hassan, Amina R.Salum, Alfan A. Rija, Robert Modest, Jafari R. Kideghesho and Pius F. Malata (2013). Human-induced disturbances influence on bird communities of coastal forests in eastern Tanzania. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology 3(1):48-64.

 

Alfan A. Rija, Kuruthumu A. Mwamende, Shombe N. Hassan (2012). Notes on Feeding Habits of Spider Nephila sp in an Acacia Woodland Stand, Kenya. Journal of Biological Research 1(3): 59-62

 

Farida Said Salehe and Shombe N. Hassan (2012). Socio-economic Effects of Schistosomiasis on Irrigation Rice Growers in Morogoro, Tanzania. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 2(3): 395-406.

 

Farida S. Salehe, M.M.A. Mtambo, A.K.P.R Tarimo, A.Z. Mattee and Shombe N. Hassan (2012). Schistosomiasis: A comparative study of its socioeconomic consequences in different types of irrigation schemes in Tanzania. Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science 1(8):240-249.

 

Shombe N. Hassan (2011). Influence of early dry season fires on primary production in western Serengeti grasslands, Tanzania. Open Journal of Ecology 1(2): 24-34

 

Shombe N. Hassan & Alfan A. Rija (2011). Fire history and management as determinant of patch selection by foraging herbivores in western Serengeti, Tanzania. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 7(2):122-133

 

Alfan A. Rija, Kuruthumu A. Mwamende and Shombe N. Hassan (2011). The aftermath of environmental disturbance on the critically endangered Coffea kihansiensis in the Southern Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Tropical Conservation Science 4(3):359-372.

 

Mariki, S. B., Hassan, S. N., Maganga, S. L. S., Modest, R. B. and Salehe, F. S. (2011). Wildlife-based domestic tourism in Tanzania: experiences from Northern tourist circuit. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management  4(4):62-73

 

Alfan A. Rija and Shombe N. Hassan (2010). Population density estimates of some species of wild ungulates in Simanjiro plains, northern Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology 49(3):261–388.

 

Robert B. Modest, S.L.S Maganga, Shombe N. Hassan, Sayuni B. Mariki and Michael Muganda (2010`). Population Structure and Exploitation of Three Commercial Tree Species in Nguru ya Ndege Forest Reserve, Morogoro – Tanzania. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management 3(3):41-48.

 

Shombe N. Hassan, Graciela M. Rusch, Håkan Hyttbornn, Chistina Skarpe & Idris Kikula (2007) Effects of fire on sward structure and grazing in western Serengeti, Tanzania. Africa. Journal of Ecology 46 (2): 174-185.

 

Hassan, S.N. (2007) Impacts of space use by humans on the large mammal species diversity in the Kwakuchinja – Mbugwe wildlife corridor, northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 76: 134-143

 

Songorwa, A.N, Ndibalema, V.G., Hassan, S.N. & Mwakilema, W. (2006) The Status of Trails and Visitors’ Hiking Experiences with Mweka and Marangu Routes on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. UONGOZI Journal of Management and Development Dynamics Vol. 18 (1): 27-43.

 

Kideghesho, J.R., Nyahongo, J.W., Hassan, S.N., Tarimo, T.C., and Mbije, N.E. (2006) Factors and ecological impacts of wildlife habitat destruction in the Serengeti ecosystem in northern Tanzania. African Journal of Environmental Assessment and Management 11: 917-932.

 

Hassan, S.N., Ndibalema, V.G. & Niima, Q.S. (2004) Wet season abundance and distribution of riparian birds in Morogoro Manicipal, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 75: 17-25.

   

 

Shombe N.Hassan (2010) Prescribed Burning and Management of Wildlife Protected Areas in Africa. In: Conservation of Natural Resources-Some African and Asian Examples (Eds: E. Gereta and E. Roskaft). Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim. ISBN 978-82-519-2601-0. Page 288-307

 

Shombe N.Hassan (2010) Interactions of Fire, Forage Resources and Herbivores in an East African Savannah Ecosystem. In: Conservation of Natural Resources-Some African and Asian Examples (Eds: E. Gereta and E. Roskaft). Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim. ISBN 978-82-519-2601-0. Page 308-323

 

E.H. Masenga, R.D. Lyamuya, E.E. Mjingo, H.Shombe, J. Kashaigili and E. Roskaft (2011). Distribution and population status of African wildog (Lycaon pictus) in the Loliondo Game Controlled Area, Tanzania. In: Proceedings of the 8th  TAWIRI Scientific Conference, Arusha, Tanzania. December 6th – 8th 2011, pp 369-377.

 

Jafari, R. Kideghesho & Shombe N. Hassan (2003) The challenges of managing biodiversity in Tanzania. In: Proceedings of the 4th TAWIRI Scientific Conference, Arusha, Tanzania, December 4th – 6th 2003, pp 12-40.

 

Shombe N. Hassan & Ndibalema, V.G. (2003) Beekeeping in Lake Rukwa Basin, Tanzania: its connotation on biodiversity conservation and the way forward. In: Proceedings of the 3rd TAWIRI Scientific Conference, Arusha, Tanzania. December 4th – 6th 2003, pp 362-373.

 

N. Shombe-Hassan, Kideghesho, JR., NdibalemaVGN and Kahana, LWT. (2000). Towards transforming wildlife from a liability to an asset: An experience of Tanzania. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Wildlife Conservation in the New Millennium, College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka Tanzania, 13-15 December, 2000. Vol. 1: 1-13.

 

Ndibalema, V.G., Maganga, S.L.S., Kideghesho, J.R. & N. Shombe-Hassan (2000) Wildlife management training in the new Millennium in Africa: With emphasis to Tanzania. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Wildlife Conservation in the New Millennium, College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka Tanzania, 13-15 December, 2000. Volume 1: 1-15.

 

Kideghesho J.R. Shombe-Hassan, N. Maganga, S.L.S. & Ndibalema, V.G. (2000) Participatory land use planning as an entry point in safeguarding the Kwakuchinja Wildlife Corridor, Tanzania. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Wildlife Conservation in the New Millennium, College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka Tanzania, 13-15 December, 2000. Volume 2: 1-12.

 

 

Robert B. Modest and Shombe. N. Hassan. Contrasting preference of vertical floristics structures in two sympatric greenbul species differeing in susceptibility to environmemntal degradation. Submitted to Animal Conservation Journal

 

Shombe N. Hassan; Joyce E. Kombe; Sayuni B. Mariki; Jumanne M. Abdallah; Alfan A. Rija; and Farida S. Salehe. Biodiversity and Conservation (review in progress).

     

            

 

Shombe N. Hassan (2003) Ecological role of prescribed fire in management of wild lands. A paper presented to PhD students at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

 

Shombe N. Hassan (2000) Management of birds: Issues and concerns of live bird trade in Africa. A paper presented at a seminar as part of evaluation process for employment at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania.

 

Kideghesho J.R. Shombe-Hassan, N. & Porokwa J. (2000). Can Tarangire survive? Tanzania Wildlife Magazine 18, 10-17

 

Shombe N. Hassan. (2000). The conservation status of the Kwakuchinja-Mbugwe Wildlife Corridor in the last two decades. Tanzania Wildlife Magazine 16, 12-15

 

Shombe N. Hassan. (1999). Captive programme and re-introduction as tools of conservation. Tanzania Wildlife Magazine 14, 21 - 23

 

Shombe N. Hassan (1998) Vegetation survey of a woodland of international importance on the isle of Mull, Scotland.

 

Shombe N. Hassan (1998) Assessment of space use of the Kwakuchinja Wildlife Corridor in northern Tanzania, by both wildlife and residents. MSc. Dissertation, Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K.

 

Shombe N. Hassan, Reginald T. Mwaya and Hamisi Kironge (1997) A checklist of birds found on Mweka campus.

 

Shombe N. Hassan (1992) Feeding ecology of Cattle Egret (Ardeola ibis) at the campus of University of Dar-es-Salaam. BSc. Dissertation, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

 

 

Students Supervision

STUDENTS SUPERVISION:

 

Research & Consultancy

CONSULTANCIES:

Title

Client

Personnel

Dates

Dry Season Fauna Baseline Assessments for the proposed Nyanzaga Gold Mining Project in Sengerema District, Mwanza Region, Tanzania

OreCorp Tanzania Limited (OreCorp) on behalf of the Project Proprietor (PP), Nyanzaga Mining Company Limited.         

1.Shombe N.Hassan,

2. Nsajigwa E. Mbije

3. Samwel Sikombe

3th to 10th August 2016

Wet season Fauna Baseline Assessments for Niobium Mining Project of Panda Hill, Mbeya Rural District, Mbeya Region, Tanzania

Panda Hill Mining Pty Ltd.

1. Shombe N. Hassan

2. Nsajigwa E. Mbije

3. Samwel Sikombe

7th-17th April 2015

Wet season Fauna Baseline Assessments for Nachu Graphite Mining Project in Ruangwa District, Lindi Region, Tanzania

 

Digbywells Environmenta

1. Shombe N. Hassan

2. Nsajigwa E. Mbije

3. Samwel Sikombe

8th-20th April 2015

Dry season Fauna Baseline Assessments for Nachu Graphite Mining Project in Ruangwa District, Lindi Region, Tanzania

 

Digbywells Environmenta

1. Shombe N. Hassan

2. Nsajigwa E. Mbije

3. Samwel Sikombe

17 to 28th December 2014

Dry season Fauna Baseline Assessments for Niobium Mining Project of Panda Hill, Mbeya Rural District, Mbeya Region, Tanzania

Panda Hill Mining Pty Ltd.

1. Shombe N. Hassan

2. Nsajigwa E. Mbije

3. Samwel Sikombe

5-17 September 2014

Facilitator: Stakeholders’ Meeting to Discuss The Draft Regulation on Mining of Oil, Gas and Uranium) in Game Reserves in Tanzania

Wildlife Division, Tanzania

1.Shombe Hassan

2. Rose Kicheleri

3.Alfan Abeid Rija

8-9.04.2013

Survey of mammals and birds at Anglo Gold Ashanti, Geita Region

Geita Gold Mine, Geita, Tanzania

1. Shombe Hassan

2. Emmanuel Mbije

3. John Wambura

12-17.03.2013

Field lectures to course participants in Amani Nature Reserve, Tanga,Tanzania

Tropical Biology Association

Shombe N. Hassan

7-25 August 2011

Visiting Lecturer

Tumaini University, Iringa College, Tanzania

Shombe N.Hassan

January 2011

Ecological survey of the Idete Forest Project of Green Resources Limited (GRL), Tanzania

Green Resources Limited, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

1. P.K.T. Munish

2. Shombe Hassan

3.Deo Shirima

4.John Wambura

October 2008

Forest inventory and botanical survey of Nyanganje Forest Reserve

Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT), Tanzania

1.Malimbwi, E. R.

2.Luoga, E.J.

3.Shombe N. Hassan

January 2002

Forest inventory and botanical survey of Kimboza  Forest Reserve

Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism (MNRT), Tanzania

1.Malimbwi, E. R.

2.Luoga, E.J.

3.Shombe N. Hassan

January 2002

Apiculture in Lake Rukwa Basin Integrated Project

CIC/Rome Lake Rukwa Basin, Mbeya office, Tanzania.

1.Shombe N. Hassan

2.Vedasto G. Ndibalema

December 2001

Ornithology course (lectures, laboratory demonstrations and exercises, and field practical).

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania.

1. Shombe N. Hassan

March 2000

Assessment of klipsringer population on Bessi hill in Mwada village, Babati District, Tanzania

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Arusha office, Tanzania.

1.Thadeus M. Binamungu

2.Shombe N. Hassan

August 2000