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Research and Consultancy is one of the departments at the Academy that deals with Research and Consultancy services. The departments was established to lead and coordinate research and facilitate knowledge exchange. Research activities are carried out systematically to engage the Academy with different research partners such as the government, industries, NGOs, public and private institutions and international organisations who intend to use research evidence to support their operations. Research activities are organized into several groups which reflect the diversity of interest and approaches in the department, ranging from Public Policy, Gender Issues, International Relations, Leadership and Good Governance, Economics, Educational issues, Human Resources Management, Environment and Socio-cultural and related matters. The department operates the Kivukoni Journal with ISSN 1821 - 6989 (print) and will soon launch an online Journal. The Academy is encourages collaborative research links with international scholars who share our pluralistic and interdisciplinary vision.


RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY DEPARTMENT STATEMENT
The Academy is committed to providing high-quality, innovative research to impact the national and international community by funding its members and postgraduate students to conduct research. The Research and Consultancy Department ensures that research partners use the best available research evidence to plan, implement, and evaluate their programmes.


a) Research findings are best used in solving and responding to problems.
b) All research works are reviewed and assessed to meet worldly and international standards.
c) Research topics and questions are relevant and are within the Academy's priorities.
d) Ensure an interdisciplinary approach in all research to have the highest scientific quality findings.
e) Academicians from various disciplines conduct Consultancy services in public and private sectors within and outside the country.

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES
The Research and Consultancy Department at the Academy ensures that research findings generated by her staff are used by research partners such as the government, industries, NGOs, public and private institutions on their planning, decision making, and policies so as to improve their daily operations and to effect significant changes in the country.

ASSESSMENT OF RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
The Academy has a tendency of establishing various panels for assessing research findings conducted by Academy's staff to ensure that the goal and objectives of the Academy's Research and Consultancy Department is achieved. Assessment is guided by the following elements: Coverage of subject matter, Originality of the Research Work, Contribution to the Body of Knowledge, Relevance to Academic Discipline, Relevance to Individuals own specialization in an Academic Discipline, Presentation and Overall Quality.

INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD
The Academy has a tendency of establishing various panels in assessing research findings conducted by Academy's staff to ensure that the goal and objectives of the Academy's Research and Consultancy Department is achieved. The assessment of research activities by the elements explained under “Assessment of research activities”.


RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN, 2021-2022

Some of the research projects undertaken by academicians are listed hereunder.

1. A Critique on Poetry Translation: A Song of Lawino’s English Translation.
2. Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Mental Health in Tanzania.
3. Assessment of Profit Maximization in Vegetable Production under Risky Environment in Lushoto District.
4. Avocado Farming: a Livelihood Strategy to Smallholder Farmers in Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
5. Effects of Cashew Pests and Diseases during Different Production Stages and the Control Strategies Adopted in Tanzania.
6. Extreme weather events and their impact on urban crop production. A case of Kinondoni District, Tanzania.
7. Farmer's Perceived Incidences of Pests and Disease's Infection Levels on Cashew Farming in Tunduru District in Tanzania.
8. Including Pastoralists in Participatory Forest Management.
9. Informal Technicians’ Awareness on Electronic Waste Health Risks in Dar es Salaam City.
10. Informal Technicians’ Awareness on Electronic Waste Health Risks in Dar es Salaam City.
11. Phonology and Semantics in Bantu Languages in Tanzania.
12. Putting Gender as Agenda: The Coverage of Women in Tanzania Newspaper Advertisement from 1961 to 2015.
13. Socio-cultural Drivers to Decline in Fish Catches of the Indian Ocean in Tanzania.
14. The Impacts of COVID-19 on Traders’ Livelihoods in Ubungo District, Dar es Salaam.
15. The Impacts of Green House Farming Production to Urban Food Security and Wellbeing in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
16. The Impacts of Markets on crop Diversification in Rungwe District, Tanzania.
17. The State of Domestic Liquid Waste Discharge in Informal Settlements of Tandale Ward, Kinondoni District.
18. Understanding Wild Meat Trade and Consumption in Tanzania.
19. Wanawake Mashujaa wa Tanzania Kabla ya Uhuru hadi 2015.
20. Adaptation and resilience of paddy farmers, against changing climatic conditions. A Case of Kahama District in Shinyanga Region, Tanzania.
21. Assessment of the effectiveness of the institutions, structures and processes governing marine resources utilization and their implications on communities’ livelihoods in Northern Coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
22. Efficacy of Local Government Reform Program on Financial Transparency and Secondary Education Service Delivery in Tanzania: The Case of Ilala and Kinondoni Municipal Councils.
23. Evaluation of Adult Education Status in Tanzania: A Case of Kigamboni and Temeke Municipalities in Dar es Salaam City.
24. Promotion of Decent Work Among Food Vendors at The Kigamboni Ferry Bus Stop 25. The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Improving Adaptability to the Impacts of Climate Change and Variability in Dodoma, Tanzania.
26. Gender Issues and Top Leadership Positions: Influencing Impediments in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
27. Governance for Gender Equality and Inclusive Education among Learners with Special Needs in Tanzania.


PUBLICATIONS, 2021-2022

Some of the research projects undertaken by academicians are listed hereunder.

1. Malecela A and Kitali L (2021). Assessment of the crop pests and diseases infection levels on cashew farming in Tunduru district in Tanzania. Rural Development Journal/ 2021.
2. Kalumanga, V. E., Okuli S. and Matunga, B. N., Resilience to food security in central Tanzania: Absorptive, and transformation analysis, Springer/ 2021.
3. Kalumanga, V.E. The analysis of social –economic and Demographic Characteristics on resilience to food insecurity among smallholder farmers in Tanzania: Context of COVID-19. Springer/ 2021.
4. Fasihi, M.S & Babune, G.J. Effectiveness of Local Government Political Leaders in Implementation of Their Roles in Zanzibar Tanzania. International Journal of Scientific Research in Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol.7, Issue 7, pp. 72-79/ 2021.
5. Kibona, A & Kibiki. N.L. (2021). Impact of Tax on Foreign Direct Investment in Tanzania. International Journal of Scientific Research in Research Multidisciplinary Studies E-ISSN: 2454-9312 Vol.7, Issue.7, pp.68-71.
6. Msambichaka S. J. & Onyango, P., Assessment of the Effect of Pastoral Mobility on Food Security in Semi-Arid Areas of Simanjiro and Handeni Districts, Tanzania. Journal of the Geographical Association of Tanzania, Vol. 41, No. 1: 133–149/ 2021.
7. Malekela A.A and Yanda P. (2021). Extreme Weather Events and their Impact on Urban Crop Production. A Case of Kinondoni District, Tanzania. International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR). Vol.19, No. 2, pp. 1-9.
8. Malekela A.A (2021). Effect of Cashew Pests and Diseases during Different Production Stages and the Control Strategies Adopted in Tanzania. Ruaha Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 7 (2), 94-102.
9. Malekela A. and Kitali L. (2021). Farmer’s Perceived Incidences of Pests and Disease’s Infection Levels on Cashew Farming in Tunduru District in Tanzania. Rural Planning Journal Vol. 23 (1), P. 43-59.
10. Mtasigazya, P. (2021). Corporate social responsibility of the mining companies in Tanzania. Asia and Africa Today. 11 (2021):46-55.
11. Maunde, R. M., Lyimo-Macha, J.G. and Jeckoniah, J. N. (2021). The Contribution of Improved Chicken Strains in Promoting Women Empowerment in Bariadi and Muheza Districts. Tanzania Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Volume 20 (1): 94-100.
12. Maliganya, W. Rethinking the Performance of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Sector for Sustainable Development in Tanzania. Springer/2022.
13. Kitali, L. and Zella, A. Greenhouse Farming of Vegetables and its Contribution to Urban Food Security and Farmers’ Wellbeing: A Case of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Volume 20 (1):94-100/2021.
14. Mahundu, F.G. (2021). The COVID-19 Pandemic: Exploring E-learning Experience during Schools Closure in Tanzania. Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, Vol 10, No. 6.
15. Sovu, A.Y. (2022). Uchanganuzi wa Mbinu za Kisarufi katika kampeni za Uchaguzi: Mifano kutoka Uchaguzi Mkuu wa Tanzania Mwaka 2015. Sumait University Journal.
16. Ponera, A. (2022). Thamani ya Mawasiliano katika Ufyosi wa Jumbe za WhatApp. Nuru ya Kiswahili Vol. 1 (1).
17. Babune G, J (2022). Potential Legal-policy and Socio-ecological Compliance Requirements on Developing Slaughterhouse in Tanzania: A Stakeholders’ Perspective. International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Sciences, Vol.9, Issue.1,
18. Dr. George J. Babune and Mariam Mohammed’s (2021). Professional Factors Influencing Primary School Teachers in Facilitating Students Academic Performance in Central District Zanzibar. International Journal of Scientific Research in Multidisciplinary Studies.
19. Kalumanga V.E., (2022). Socio-economic and Demographic Analysis on Resilience to Food Insecurity in Tanzania: Context of Covid-19. In: Mojekwu J.N., Thwala W., Aigbavboa C., Bamfo-Agyei E., Atepor L., Oppong R.A. (eds) Sustainable Education and Development – Making Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient, and Sustainable. ARCA 2021. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90973-4_15.
20. Kalumanga V.E., Okuli S., Matunga B.N. (2022). Resilience to Food Insecurity in Central Tanzania: Absorptive, Adaptive, and Transformative Analysis. In: Mojekwu J.N., Thwala W., Aigbavboa C., Bamfo-Agyei E., Atepor L., Oppong R.A. (eds) Sustainable Education and Development – Making Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient, and Sustainable. ARCA 2021. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90973-4-26.
21. Malekela, A. Value chain challenges: experiences from Avocado farmers and Traders in Njombe Town, Tanzania. East African Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol,3 No.2, pp.17-25.
22. Malekela, A.A. and Lusiru S.F. Climate change adaptation strategies through traditional farming practices. The case of Matengo pits in Mbinga District, Tanzania. International Journal of Research Publications and Reviews, Vol 3, No.5, pp 3025- 3033.
23. Kitali, L.J. and Mbwete, R.I. Understanding the Magnitude of the Risk Factors affecting small scale Horticulture farming in Southern Highlands: Experience from Kilolo District. Global Journal of Arts Humanity and Social sciences,
24. Mbwete, R.I and Kitali, L.J. The role of Education in Empowering Girl Child along the Coastal Areas of Tanzania: A case study of Salale ward in Kibiti District Council. International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, Vo.10, No. 2, pp.434-445.
25. Sovu, A.Y. Mitindo ya Lugha katika Hotuba za Mwalimu J.K. Nyerere’ katika Mchango wa Mwalimu Nyerere katika Utamaduni, Sanaa, Michezo, Harakati za Ukombozi wa Bara la Afrika na Ukuzaji wa Kiswahili. Jarida Maalumu la Wizara ya Utamaduni, Sanaa na Michezo.
26. Chipanda, S. A critique on Poetry translation: a song of Lawino’s English-Swahili Translation. In M.N. Amutab (Ed). African Renewal. Chapter 22. Nairobi Kenya. pp. 304-312). Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (ISBN 978-9966- 116-505).
27. Adolph, E. Mabadiliko ya Kifonolojia ya Istilahi za Kiingereza katika Kiswahili: Uchunguzi Kifani kutoka Covid 19’. Katika Mwanga wa Lugha. Jarida la Idara ya Kiswahili na Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika Juzuu ya 7 Namba Chuo Kikuu cha Moi.1.
28. Haonga, E.D. Athari za Maneno ya Mkopo ya Kiingereza katika Fonolojia ya Kihehe’. Katika Mwanga wa Lugha. Jarida la Idara ya Kiswahili na Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika. Jarida la Idara ya Kiswahili na Lugha Nyingine za Kiafrika. Juzuu ya 7 Namba 1.
29. Mlelwa. Keneth. Factors for the Adoption of Mobile Banking Solution in Electronic Payment in Dar es Salaam. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE), 2022
30. Keneth Mlelwa and Magreth Elias Kileo. Assessing the Social and Psychological Impacts of Internet among Youths in Tanzania. A Case of Kinondoni District in Dar es Salaam Region. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE), 2022
31. Babune, G.J. Resolving Challenges Related to Local Markets Development in the Dodoma City of Tanzania. World Academics Journal of Management, Vol.10, Issue.1, pp 13-19, 2022
32. Babune, G.J. Measures for Developmental Impacts of Limestone Project at Nanyala in Mbozi District Tanzania. International Journal of Scientific Research in Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol.8, Issue.4, pp. 61-70, 2022
33. Kalumanga V.E. Rambutan: A Neglected and Underutilized Tropical Fruit with High Economic Value among Small-Holder Farmers in Unguja Island, Zanzibar International Journal of Scientific Research in Multidisciplinary Studies Vol.6, Issue.1, pp.01-12
34. Ponera, A.S. and Hassan, H.R. Matapo ya Ujaala katika Jamii za Watanzania. Journal of CHAKAMA 1/1 (2022), pg. 149-158
35. Masasi, Felister. Mobile phone use as a tool for enhancing Teaching and Learning in Public Secondary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality. Journal of Novel, Research in Sciences 11 (2)
36. Masasi, Felister. The challenge of the use of mobile phone as a tool for enhancing Teaching and learning in ten selected secondary schools in Kinondoni Municipality. Ruaha Catholic University Journal of Education and Development 1 (2) 52-76

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