DEST Research projects and their leaders

NO.1

Title PROJECT TITLE: Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture and Water Resources in the Greater Horn of Africa (ECAW). IDRC Grant Number 106552-001
Project leader Henry Mahoo
Collaborating researchers

Prof. Henry F. Mahoo (TZ)

Prof.SizaTumbo (TZ)

Mr.KwenaKizito (KE)

Dr.Imad-eldin A. Ali Babiker (SUD)

Prof. Faisal M. A. El-Hag (SUD)

Mr.HabtamuAdmasu (ETH)

Mr.FitihAdeme (ETH)

Dr.Khamaldin D. Mutabazi (TZ)

Prof. Filbert B. Rwehumbiza (TZ)

Prof. Boniface Mbilinyi (TZ)

Dr. Frederick C. Kahimba (TZ)

Duration November 2011 to March 2015
Sponsor IDRC
Project output to date:
  1. Research (results of experiments, innovations, products, IPs, impacts)
SWMRG. (2014). Water Resources in Wami River sub-Basin: Drivers of Change and Future Flow Projections. Policy Brief. National Consultation on Water in the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Phase II. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 13-14 March, 2014.
ii) Publications in journals and Book chapters
  1. Mourice, S.J., C.L. Rweyemamu, S.D. Tumbo, and N. Amuri. 2014. Maize cultivar Specific Parameters for Decision support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT) Application in Tanzania. American Journal of Plant Sciences 5: 821-833.
  2. Mourice, S.J., S.D. Tumbo, C.L. Rweyemamu, and N. Amuri. 2014. Modeling potential rain-fed maize productivity and yield gaps in the Wami River sub-basin, Tanzania. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Soil & Plant Science. DOI 10.1080/09064710.2014.976252.
  3. Mnimbo, T. S., Mbwambo, J., Kahimba, F. C., and Tumbo, S. D. 2015. A gendered analysis of perception and vulnerability toclimate change among smallholder farmers: The case ofSame District, Tanzania. Climate and Development 1-10. DOI:10.1080/17565529.2015.1005038.
  4. Magboul et al. 2015. Assessment of climate change and variability in Butana region, Sudan. Journal of Natural Resources and Environment (JONRES) submitted and reviewed for resubmission with minor revisions.
  5. Abdelmalik et al. 2015. Agro-pastoralists’ Perceptions on the Impact of Climate Change on Browse Trees and Shrubs Cover in the Butana Region, Sudan. Sudan Academy of Sciences Journal. Special Issue (Climate Change) Volume 11 (in press).
  6. Ali-Babiker et al. 2015. The status of science-based research in influencing climate change policies, plans, and strategies in Sudan. Sudan Academy of Sciences Journal. Special Issue (Climate Change) Volume 11 (in press).
  7. Magboul et al. 2015. Impact Assessment of Climate Change on the Livelihoods of Pastoral Communities in Sudan’ Butana Region: A Multidimensional Tradeoff Analysis. Sudan Academy of Sciences Journal. Special Issue (Climate Change) Volume 11 (in press).
  8. Ali-Babiker et al. 2015. Changing Climate and Farming Productivity in the Drylands of Eastern Sudan. Special Issue (Climate Change) Volume 11 (in press).
  9. Khatir et al. 2015. Evaluation of Climate Change Effects on the Growing Season in Butana Region and North Kordofan, Sudan. Special Issue (Climate Change) Volume 11 (in press).
  10. Barnabas Msongaleli, Filbert Rwehumbiza, Siza, D. Tumbo, and Nganga Kihupi. Impacts of climate variability and change on rainfed cropping for both sorghum and maize: implications for food security policy in Tanzania. Accepted in the Journal of Agricultural Sciences.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Frank Joseph Wambura, Preksedis Marco Ndomba, Victor Kongo, Siza Tumbo. Uncertainty on runoff projections under changing climate in wami river sub-basin. Submitted to Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. Ndomba, P.M. (2014). Stream flow Data Needs for Water resources Management and Monitoring Challenges: A case Study of Wami River Subbasin in Tanzania. In Nile River basin. Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  2. Kizito Kwena, William Ndegwa, Anthony O. Esilaba, Sospeter O. Nyamwaro, Dickson K. Wamae, Stella J. Matere, Joan W. Kuyiah, Reuben J. Ruttoh and Anthony M. Kibue. 2014. Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Kenya: Do Scientific Evidences Really Count? In Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change: Transforming Rural Livelihoods. Eds: Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, Karuturi P.C. Rao, and Gummadi Sridhar. 35-42pp. ISBN 978-3-319-13000-2. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-13000-2.
  3. Tumbo et al. (2015). Integrated Assessment of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Agriculture: The case study of Wami River sub-basin, Tanzania. Africa Climate Variability and Change Book Project. International Council for Science (
iii) Workshop/Conference papers:
  1. Sanga, C., Sumari, N., and Tumbo, S.D. 2013. On the Development of Climate Data Visualization tool for Interpretation of Empirical Results from Climate Model: Does it add Value to Different Stakeholders? In Proc. & Reports, 6th UbuntuNet Alliance Annual Conference, Kigali, Rwanda, ISSN 2223-7062. pp 223-235.
  2. Wambura, F., Tumbo, S., Ngongolo, H., Mlonganile, P., Sangalugembe, C. 2014. “Tanzania CMIP5 Climate Change Projections.” Forthcoming In Proc. International Conference on Climate Change.
  3. El-Hag et al. 2014. Status of scientific research in climate change policies and strategies”. A technical workshop on resilience and climate change adaptation. WFP-Sudan, 19 March 2014.
  4. El-Hag et al. 2013. Rainfed Feed Resources and livestock feed balance in North Kordofan State. A paper presented at the Periodic Meeting of The Soil Science Society. Held at El-Obeid 7-8 April 2013, El-Obeid, Sudan.
  5. Osman et al.(2012). Integration of forecast-based farming into Sudan rainfed agriculture. A paper presented in the Sudan Metreological Authority International Workshop. Khartoum, Sudan, 16 November 2012.
  6. El-Hag, F. M. and Abdalla, E. A. (2011). Technologies and innovations for adaptation to climate change and constraints to scaling-up. Proceedings of the workshop on Research and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Drylands of Western Sudan. Organized by the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR) and Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources of North Kordofan State in collaboration with the Dryland Research Centre (DLRC), 26-27 December 2011. El-Obeid, Sudan. Pp. 20-27.
  7. El-Hag et al. (2014). Economics of dryland farming in Sudan and opportunities for development. Workshop on economics of land degradation, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Khartoum, Sudan, 18 September 2014.
  8. Wambura, F. J., Ndomba, P. M., Kongo, V. and Tumbo, S. D. (2013). Uncertainty bounds on runoff projections in Wami river sub-basin. The paper to be presented at WaterNET conference, November 2013, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
  9. El-Hag, F. M.; Khatir, A. A. and El-Jack, F. H. (2013). Rainfed Feed Resources and livestock feed balance in North Kordofan State. A paper presented at the Periodic Meeting of The Soil Science Society. Held at El-Obeid 7-8 April 2013, El-Obeid, Sudan.
  10. Idris, A.O., Kijora, C., El-Hag, F.M. and Salih, A. M. (2013). Adaptation Strategies of Climate Change for Desert Sheep Productive and Reproductive Performance in Semi-arid Zone, Sudan. A workshop on “Agricultural development within the rural-urban continuum”. Tropentag, September 17-19, 2013, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany.
  11. El-Hag, F.M. (2013). Small ruminants value chain in greater Darfur: Feed and fodder for enhanced small ruminants’ productivity: Challenges and opportunities. Presented in a workshop held at the World Bank – Khartoum, Sudan. 11 September 2013. 
  12. Imad et al. (2013). New technology for agro-forestry and water harvesting for climate change adaptation in the National Committee for Crop Husbandry. No. 53, June 2013, Wad Medani, Sudan.
  13. Kwena et al. (2013). Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Kenya: Do Scientific Evidences Really Count? Paper presented at 27th Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) held 20 - 25 October 2013, Nakuru, Kenya.
  14. Nyamwaro et al. (2013). Situation Analysis of Climate Change  Aspects in  Kenya. Paper presented at 27th Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) held 20 - 25 October 2013, Nakuru, Kenya.
  15. Matere et al. (2013). Analysis of Analytical Tools for Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture in Kenya. Paper presented at 27th Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) held 20 - 25 October 2013, Nakuru, Kenya.
  16. Kuyiah et al. (2013). Climate Change Adaptation and Agricultural Development Planning in Kenya. Paper presented at 27th Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) held 20 - 25 October 2013, Nakuru, Kenya.
iv) Submitted papers
v) Dissertation and theses

MSc dissertations completed

  1. Mugula, V.J. (2014). Economics of climate change adaptation in smallholder Rice Production Systems in Wami-Ruvu Basin, Tanzania. Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  2. Mnimbo, T.S. (2014). A gendered analysis of vulnerability to climate change among smallholder farmers: The case of Same District. Institute of Development Studies, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
  3. Kumela, T. (2014). Economics of selected adaptation options to climate change on maize at Adama District in Oromia Regional State. Jimma University, Ethiopia.
  4. Agere Lupi (2014). The Projected Impact of Climate Change on Tef (Eragrostistef (ZUCC) trotter) Productivity and Nutrient Utilization at Adama and Ada’a district of Oromia region, Ethiopia. Haramaya University, Ethiopia.

MSc dissertations under preparation or examination

  1. Valerian, Joyce. Economic impact of climate change on maize production in sub-humid and semi-arid areas of Tanzania. M.Sc. Dissertation. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Morogoro, Tanzania. Under preparation.
  2. Mawada Gomaa’ Abdallha Adam. Range Attributes and Productivity as Affected by Application of Water Harvesting Techniques in Butana Reigon, Sudan. Sudan Academy of Science. Under preparation.
  3. Sara Ali Mohamed Embark. Agroforestry in Relation to Forage Production in Butana region. Sudan Academy of Science.Under preparation.
  4. Nidaa Abdallah. MSc thesis “Vulnerability Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Some Butana Communities and Identification of Adaptation Needs”. Sudan Academy of Science. Under preparation.
  5. Abdelmalik Mahmoud Abdelmalik. MSc thesis “Assessment of Stakeholders Management Practices on Tree Cover with Emphasis on Browse Trees and Shrubs under Changing Climate in Butana Region”. Sudan Academy of Science. Under preparation.
  6. Adam Abdallh Hamid Abied. Effects of Addition of Two Levels of Urea on the Nutritive Value of Molasses Treated Tomato Straw Silage: as a drought feeding strategy. Sudan Academy of Science. Under preparation.

PhD thesis submitted or under preparation

  1. Stella Matere. Economic Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Options in Maize-based Production systems of Semi-arid Eastern Kenya.  University of Nairobi. Under preparation.
  2. Abdelhamed Mohammed Magboul Ibrahim. Evaluation of Options and Strategies for Adaptation to Climate Change of Pastoral and Agro-pastoral communities of Butana Region. Sudan Academy of Science. Under preparation.
  3. Msongaleli, Barnabas M. Assessment of the impacts of climate variability and change on rainfed cereal crop productivity in Central Tanzania. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land Planning. Submitted for examination.
  4. Mourice, Sixbert. Potential yield, yield gaps and options for narrowing yield gaps of maize in the Wami River Basin, Tanzania. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Crop Science and Production, Morogoro, Tanzania. Submitted for examination.

NO.2

Title Investigation of the Performance of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) and Rodent Population Ecology under SRI and traditional rice growing systems in Tanzania
Project leader Henry Mahoo
Collaborating researchers

Dr. Zacharia Katambara (Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (MIST))

Mr. Anthony Nyarubamba (Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Irrigation and Technical Services Division)

Prof. Loth Mulungu (SUA Pest Management centre (SPMC))

Duration 36 months
Sponsor COSTECH
Project output to date:
  1. Research (results of experiments, innovations, products, IPs, impacts)
ii) Publications in journals:
  • Zacharia Katambara*, Frederick C. Kahimba, Henry F. Mahoo, Winfred B. Mbungu,  Fikiri Mhenga, Paul Reuben, Muyenjwa Maugo, Anthony Nyarubamba (2013)   Adopting the system of rice intensification (SRI) in Tanzania: A review. Agricultural Sciences. Vol.4, No.8, 369-375 (2013). Received 2 June 2013; revised 2 July 2013; accepted 20 July 2013. Copyright © 2013 Zacharia Katambara et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • Zacharia Katambara, Frederick C. Kahimba, Winfred B. Mbungu, Paul Reuben, Muyenjwa. Maugo, Fikiri D. Mhenga, and Henry F. Mahoo (2013) Optimizing System of Rice Intensification Parameters Using Aquacrop Model for Increasing Water Productivity and Water Use Efficiency on Rice Production in Tanzania.  Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability ISSN 2201-4357 Volume 4, Number 2, 2013, 235-244 © Copyright 2013 the authors.
iii) Workshop/Conference papers:
iv) Submitted papers
v) Dissertation and theses

NO.3

Title Water Harvesting Technologies Revisited: Potentials for Innovations, Improvements and Upscaling in Sub-Saharan Africa
Project leader HENRY MAHOO
Collaborating researchers Consortium
Duration THREE YEARS
Sponsor EU
Project output to date:
  1. Research (results of experiments, innovations, products, IPs, impacts)
ii) Publications in journals:
  • Mahoo, H. F., F. Kahimba, K.Mutabazi, Tumbo,S., F. Rwehumbiza, P. Reuben, B.Mbilinyi and J.Gowing (2012) CHAPTER 8: Tanzania: bright spots and barriers to adoption. In:W. Critchley and J.Gowing (eds) Water Harvesting in Sub-Sahara Africa, EARTHSCAN, London, 201pp.
  • Jetske Bouma ,andRalph Lasage (2013)Factors influencing WHT uptake ­ A characterization of the WHaTeR study sites 
  • John Gowing*, William Critchley and Eefke Mollee (In Press) 25 years of water harvesting experience in sub-Saharan Africa – lessons for sustainable intensification of rainfed agriculture [*: corresponding author; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
iii) Workshop/Conference papers:
iv) Submitted papers
v) Dissertation and theses

NO.4

Title Enhancing smallholder farmers’ resilience and adaptive capacity to climate change through the sustainable (climate smart) agriculture approach in the South Uluguru Mountains
Project leader
  1. Baanda A. Salim
Collaborating researchers
  1. Dr. Matthew  K. Mulengera  (SUA)
  2. Mr. Shariff Hamad  (CARE International, Tanzania)
  3. Mr. Ephraim Malisa  (CARE International, Tanzania)
  4. Mr. Edgar Mgeta  (CARE International, Tanzania)
Duration 4 years [December 2011- November 2015]
Sponsor Rockefeller Foundation

Project output to date:

(i)Publications in journals

None

(ii)Workshop/Conference papers
  1. Mlengera, N., Mtakwa, P.W., Salim, B.A., Mrema, G.C. (2014). Conservation Agriculture Technologies for Sustainable Cultivation of Steep Slopes: Case Study of Southern Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania. Paper presented at the conference “Community Adaptation to climate change: Strategies and Lessons Learnt” held from 21st – 24th September 2014 at ARC Hotel, Egerton University, Kenya.
  2. Lushinge, S., Tarimo, A.K.P.R., Kihupi, N.I., Mulengera, M.K., Salim, B.A. (2014). Effect of Cover Crops on Soil Moisture Retention for Maize Production on Steep Slopes of Southern Uluguru Mountains. Paper presented at the conference “Community Adaptation to climate change: Strategies and Lessons Learnt” held from 21st – 24th September 2014 at ARC Hotel, Egerton University, Kenya.
  3. Komba, S.C.F., Mulengera, M.K., Salim, B.A., Tarimo, A.K.P.R. (2014). Investigation of the Potential of Conservation Tillage on Soil Erosion Control on the Slopes of the Uluguru Mountain Ranges. Paper presented at the conference “Community Adaptation to climate change: Strategies and Lessons Learnt” held from 21st – 24th September 2014 at ARC Hotel, Egerton University, Kenya.
(iii) Submitted papers None
(iv) Dissertation and theses
  1. Mr. Ndabhemeye Mlengera, PhD student, whose research title is Short and Long Term Effects of Conservation Agriculture Technologies on Steep Slopes: Case Study of Southern Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania. Mr. Ndabhemeye Mlengera is continuing with his research for the third season.
  2. Mr. Silvester C.F. Komba, MSc student, whose research title is Investigation of the Potential of Conservation Tillage on Soil Erosion Control in the Slopes of Uluguru Mountain Ranges. Mr. Komba has already submitted an error free copy of his dissertation and will graduate in November 2015.
  3. Mr. Shida Lushinge, MSc student, whose research title is Effect of Cover Crops on Soil Moisture Retention for Maize Production on Steep Slopes of Southern Uluguru Mountains. Mr. Lushinge submitted his dissertation for examination and the dissertation is still being examined.

NO.5

Title The Zambian Conservation Farming Unit /Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania Conservation Agriculture Regional Programme (CFU/SUA CARP project)  
Project leader
Collaborating researchers
Duration 2 years 4 months (28 months) [2014-2016]
Sponsor The Zambian Conservation Farming Unit (CFU)

Project output to date:

(i)Publications in journals

None

(ii)Workshop/Conference papers None
(iii) Submitted papers None
(iv) Dissertation and theses None

NO.6

Title Agricultural innovation for smallholder farmers through locally adapted Conservation Agriculture (CA) for improved food security, in the context of climate change
Project leader Prof. D.N. Kimaro, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania
Collaborating researchers

Dr. (Ms.) Nyambilila Amuri, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Prof. Salim Maliondo, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Mr. Firmat Martin Banzi, Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives (MAFC)

Prof. Rattan Lal, Ohio State University

Duration 2 years with Six Months extension (June 2013 to Dec 2015)
Sponsor Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI)

Project output to date:

Publications in journals:

None
Workshop/Conference papers: NONE
Submitted papers: NONE
Papers under preparation:

Didas Kimaro, Claire Sutton, Nyambilila Amuri, Salim Maliondo, Rattan Lal (2015). Soil productivity in smallholder farms under System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Lower Moshi Irrigation Scheme, Tanzania

Oforo Didas, Nganga Kihupi, Proches Hieronimo, Nyambilila Amuri Didas Kimaro, Salim Maliondo, Rattan Lal (2015). Field measured rice performance parameters for evaluation of GreenSeeker hand held NDVI sensor in Lower Moshi Irrigation Scheme, Tanzania

Oforo Didas, Nganga Kihupi, Proches Hieronimo, Nyambilila Amuri Didas Kimaro, Salim Maliondo, Rattan Lal (2015). Applicability of GreenSeeker hand held NDVI sensor for monitoring rice productivity under smallholder farming conditions in Lower Moshi Irrigation Scheme, Tanzania

Patrick Bell, Didas Kimaro, Nyambilila Amuri, Rattan Lal (2015). Productivity, water use efficiency, and soil physical properties under the System of Rice Intensification in Moshi, Tanzania

Patrick Bell, Didas Kimaro, Nyambilila Amuri, Rattan Lal (2015). Modelling SRI and possible effects of CA practices in future climate scenarios

Dissertation and theses:

Oforo Didas Kimaro (2015). Evaluation of NDVI sensor for monitoring rice performance under different management practices: A case of lower Moshi irrigation scheme, Tanzania. MSc Dissertation submitted to Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Claire Sutton (2015). Impact of Management on Soil Fertility and Rice Yields in Smallholder Farms in Tanzania. MSc Thesis submitted to Graduate Program in Environmental Science, The Ohio State University, USA

Dissertation and theses under preparation:

Patrick Bell (2015). Assessing conservation agriculture, agroforestry, and SRI resiliency to climate change. PhD Thesis to be submitted to Graduate Program in Environmental Science, The Ohio State University, USA

Eric Gregory Stein (2015). Assessing Land-Based Carbon sinks of the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. MSc Thesis to be submitted to School of the Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, USA

NO.7

Title Ecologically based management of rodent pests in maize and rice in East Africa
Project leader Prof. Loth S. Mulungu, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania
Collaborating researchers

Prof. Isabirye Moses Busitema University, Uganda

Prof. Herwig Leirs University of Antwerp, Belgium

Prof. R.H. Makundi Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Prof. D.N. Kimaro Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Prof. A.W. Massawe Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Mr. M.E. Mdangi Ilonga Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives (MAFC), Tanzania

Dr. D. Kifumba Busitema University, Uganda

Dr. A. Nakiyemba Busitema University, Uganda

Duration 4 years (2014 to 2018)
Sponsor Program for Emerging Agricultural Research Leaders (PEARL) – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Project output to date:

Publications in journals:

NONE (Just started)
Workshop/Conference papers: NONE (Just started)
Submitted papers: NONE (Just started)
Papers under preparation: NONE (Just started)
Dissertation and theses: NONE (Just started)
Dissertation and theses under preparation:

Chidodo, Davis Joshua (2016). Evaluation of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index of common vegetation habitats for monitoring rodent population and outbreaks in Isimani, Tanzania. MSc Dissertation to be submitted to Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Lyamuya, James Victor (2016). Influence of Vegetation Communities on Rodent Abundance in an Agro-ecosystem in Isimani Division, Iringa Region, Tanzania. MSc Dissertation to be submitted to Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

NO. 8

Prof A. TARIMO

Title :GROFUTURES: Groundwater Futures in Sub-Saharan Africa

This is a four-year study which began in September 2015.

Title: Enhancing smallholder farmers’ resilience and adaptive capacity to climate change through sustainable (climate smart) agriculture approach in the South Uluguru Mountains. Funded by Rockefeller Foundation

Position:              Member of the research team

Current Status: The Project will end in December 2015

Title:     Flows and Practices: The Politics of Integrated Water Resources Management. This a collaborative study that involves Norwegian University of Life Sciences, IDS-UK, IWMI-South Africa, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Mondlane University of Mozambique and University of Zimbabwe.Funded by Research Council of Norway.

Position:              Principal Collaborator-Tanzania

Current Status: The Project will end in December 2015

Title:     Enhancing agricultural productivity and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in semi-arid areas of Tanzania through affordable drip irrigation technology. Funded by iAGRI-USAID

Position:              Principal Collaborator-Tanzania

Current Status: The Project will end in July 2015

No. 9

 

PROF.B. MBILINYI

Title:  Remote Sensing of Agriculture in Tanzania and Uganda for Food Security Monitoring (STARS)

The objective of the project is to advance, adapt and develop new remote sensing techniques and applications in close collaboration with the end-user community in Tanzania.

This is a 20 month project starting from June 2014

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