On 23rd October 2019, the Development Corridor Partnership (DCP) Project Team at the Sokoine University of Agriculture together with the Project Leader from UNEP-WCMC, Prof. Neil Burgess and an Advisor to the Project, Ms. Christine Tam, held its project progress meeting in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism seminar room. The meeting among others discussed the project progress to-date and received presentations from PDRAs and RAs who involved in the project. The DCP Tanzania team is doing its research in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) with the aim of building capacity among researchers, practitioners, government and private sector actors to deliver sustainable development corridors. This includes increasing availability of the best tools and analyses and the skill to use them.
Prof. Pantaleo K. Munishi (Co-Principal Investigator) opening the meeting by welcoming project team to have active participation for the betterment of project.
Prof. Neil Burgess (Principal Investigator) update on DCP project progress across other consortia members
Mr. Nyemo Chilagane (PDRA) (one with blue shirt) presenting research progress and expected outputs from his research topic titled “Modelling Land use/cover transformation and their influence on water resource in the SAGCOT”
Ms. Farida Mayowela (Research Assistant) (the first from left) presenting research progress and expected outputs of her research topic entitled “Spatio-temporal diversity and abundance of fish and its contribution to community livelihoods in Little Ruaha River Catchments Iringa Tanzania”
Ms. Vaileth Mashauri (Research Assistant) (at the centre) presenting research progress and expected outputs of her research topic titled “Influence of tree farming on provisioning ecosystem services and community livelihoods in Mufindi District”
Prof. Japhet J. Kashaigili (Co-Principal Investigator) presenting DCP project progress for SUA Team and the Work plan
Prof. Neil Burgess (Principal Investigator) compiling the contribution of the project to various institutions of Tanzania
Group photo of the Development Corridor Partnership (DCP) Project Team of Tanzania
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