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Second Call for Applications to pursue Bachelor of Community Development and BSc. Applied Agricultural Extension

Published on 12th October 2020

The department is happy to welcome all who have been selected to join our Department for the degrees of Bachelor of Community Development and BSc. Applied Agricultural Extension. We encourage prospective students with multiple admissions to confirm their readiness to join our Department by logging into their SUA application account (click here), and confirm. The students are required to confirm from 9th to 17th October, 2020.

Meanwhile, we encourage those who have not been selected to join other degree programs to apply to the degree offered at our department. The second application window has been open since 12th October 2020. The window will remain open until 18th October 2020. The department still has a number of slots for interested applicants. The Department's degree programs include BSc. Applied Agricultural Extension with an admission capacity of 400 students (with around 50% filled), and a Bachelor of Community Development with an admission capacity of 500 students (with around 40% filled).

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Call for Applications for Undergraduate Programmes offered in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development

Published on 5th October 2020

The first application window closed. However, the second window will be open from 12th to 18th October 2020. The department still has a number of slots for interested applicants. The Department will offer two degree programs in the Academic Year 2020/2021. The degree programs include BSc. Applied Agricultural Extension with an admission capacity of 400 students, and a Bachelor of Community Development with an admission capacity of 500 students.

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Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management through the Process Approach: Experience from UMADEP Project of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Published on 5th October, 2020

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The Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development congratulates Prof. A.Z. Mattee, and Dr. I.M. Busindeli who in collaboration with Dr. E.T.N. Malisa have published an article titled, “Promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management through the Process Approach: Experience from UMADEP Project of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania.” The article has been published in the Tanzania Journal of Agricultural Sciences (2020) Vol. 19 No. 1, 44-52.

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Factors Influencing Use of Improved Postharvest Storage Technologies among Small Scale Maize Farmers: a Case of Kilolo district, Tanzania.

Published on 5th October 2020

Ahmed KyaruziThe Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development congratulates Dr. A.K. Ahmad, Dr. G.L. Shausi who in collaboration with Mr. J.K. Twilumba have published an article titled, “Factors Influencing Use of Improved Postharvest Storage Technologies among Small Scale Maize Farmers: a Case of Kilolo district, Tanzania.” The article has been published in the Tanzania Journal of Agricultural Sciences (2020) Vol. 19 No. 1, pages 11-21.

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Can Local African Communities Be Empowered Through Participatory Budgeting?

May 2018 passportPublished on 5th October 2020

The Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development congratulates Dr. R.M. Madaha who has published an article titled, “Can Local African Communities Be Empowered Through Participatory Budgeting?.” The article has been published in the International Journal of Social and Administrative Sciences (2020) Vol. 5, No. 2, 74-93.

Call for 2020 TSAEE Conference and Papers

Published on 28th September 2020

The Tanzania Society of Agricultural Education and Extension (TSAEE) is a professional association with membership from across academia,  Civil Society, public servants, the general public, and individuals. It regularly meets on annual basis to deliberate on policy and technological issues related to extension services and farmer empowerment. In its annual meeting in 2019, it drew an audience of 500 participants from many districts in Tanzania with support from partners including; Members (extension officers), Sokoine University of Agriculture, PORALG, Ministry of Agriculture, One acre fund, and Farm Radio. This year the conference will be held from 7th to 8th December 2020 in Dodoma. It is planned to be attended by representative extension officers from all regions and districts in Tanzania, Agriculture Sector Lead Ministries (ASLM), Sokoine University of Agriculture and Civil Society Organizations, farmers and pastoralists. The overall theme of the conference is the Contribution of Agricultural extension towards industrialization in Tanzania. Details of the conference including contact persons and fees can be accessed by clicking [here]

Appointment of Chairpersons for Different Departmental Committees

24th July 2020

The Head, Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development has appointed chairpersons of different departmental committees for a three years term. The chairpersons will serve from Academic Year 2020/21 to 2022/2023. The appointed chairpersons are:

  • Dr. Siwel Y. Nyamba, Departmental Postgraduate Studies Committee
  • Dr. Joshua Kidudu, Departmental Undergraduate Studies Committee
  • Mr. Respikius Martin, Departmental Research and Publication Committee
  • Dr. Sylvester C. Haule, Departmental Income Generation Committee
  • Dr. Rasel Madaha, Departmental Website Content Committee
  • Mr. Kenneth M. Mapunda, Field Practical Committee
  • Ms. Joyce D. Mwakatoga, Outreach and Publicity Committee

All staff in the Department wish them good luck in their new assignments.

Appointment of Representatives to Committees under the College of Agriculture

20th July 2020

The Head, Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development has appointed Departmental Representatives to the Committees under the College of Agriculture for three years term. The representatives will serve from Academic Year 2020/21 to 2022/2023. The appointed representatives are:

  • Dr. Siwel Y. Nyamba, College Postgraduate Studies Committee
  • Dr. Joshua Kidudu, College Undergraduate Studies Committee
  • Mr. Respikius Martin, College Research and Publication Committee
  • Dr. Sylvester C. Haule, College Income Generation Committee
  • Dr. Rasel Madaha, College Website Content Committee
  • Dr. Gosbert L. Shausi, College Quality Assurance Committee
  • Mr. Kenneth M. Mapunda, College Field Practical Committee
  • Ms. Joyce D. Mwakatoga, College Outreach and Publicity Committee

All staff in the Department wish them good luck in their new assignments.

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