The Bureau of Business Development and Consultancy (AB-Consult) under The School of Agricultural Economics and Business (SAEBS) wishes to invite the Sokoine University of Agriculture community (academic & non-academic staff and students) and all members of the public to a Public lecture on two innovative ideas: Monitoring and Evaluation Data Quality Assessment (DQA) using Mchumi Approach and Mchumi Diagram. The Mchumi Diagram is innovative illustration which helps to instil entrepreneurship SKILLS and SPIRIT dubbed double S factor.


Date:    Friday 22nd March 2019

Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm

                                                            Speaker- Dr Isaack Michael Mchumi Nguliki, PhD

Dr Isaack is Programme Management Specialist with long working experience in private & public sectors and international organizations including United Nations.     He is Monitoring and Evaluation Expert with strong skills in results framework and project intervention logic. Isaack has experience developing and managing robust operational monitoring & Evaluation systems for country and regional projects and programmes. He has practical experience in Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as he taught entrepreneurship and was Co-Founder and Director of a capacity building enterprise that taught over 50,000 youths. Dr Isaack has eleven publications including a 200-pages book on Determinants of Rural Household Saving in Tanzania. His international experience spans in sixteen countries in Africa, Asia and Europe. Currently, he is Monitoring & Evaluation Manager supporting post- harvest management project “Yieldwise” of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) implemented by Centre for Sustainable Development Initiatives (CSDI). Dr Isaack is Tanzanian living in Dar Es Salaam with family.




                                       INVITATION TO SHORT COURSE ON:

                                  Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism

                                                     Date: 17th - 18th April, 2019

                                                         VENUE: SAEBS Computer Room, SUA, Morogoro.



This course provides guidance on the inclusion of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism issues in surveillance and financial stability assessments (FSAs). It provides a framework for the treatments of cases where Money laundering or Terrorist Financing and related underlying crimes are seriously threatening banking stability, balance of payments effects to importing and exporting companies, Operations of both the domestic and international financial institutions.


The knowledge on how money is laundered. The effects of Money laundering to importers and exporters Knowledge on implementing the policies, procedure, programs and controls .The responsibility of a company in combating Money Laundering. The ways to detect money laundering in government systems, organisations, Companies, Banks, Microfinance and Insurance companies and how Tanzania Anti-money laundering Act, 2006 operates.


  • Concept of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism
  • Overview guideline to implementers.
  • Effects of Money Laundering
  • Rationale for Counter measures
  • Efforts and strong regime in combating Money Laundering and Financial Terrorism
  • Challenges and solutions


Policy administrators in public and private sector, Financial Managers, Treasurers, Auditors, Accountants , Insurance managers, Agents for both Insurance Companies and Banks ,Microfinance Managers, Brokers, Managing Directors, Program managers in NGOs and Procurement experts

Application Process: Interested participants should pay fees before 11th April, 2019 and send a pay slip to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for registration.

Fees: TShs. 250,000/= or 150 USD

Payment Details:To cover breakfast,lunch,tuition and materials only

                                                       For More Details Contact:

Lubango Mayenga,                                                                             Dr. Christopher Magomba,

Coordinator-BBDS                                                                             Programme - Coordinator

Mobile: +255 785 670 078                                                                 +255 788 709 709


  capacity building seminar series3                                                                             


Training Workshop on Environmental Life Cycle Assessment (eLCA)

Participants of the BSU III-AVC Training Workshop on Environmental Life Cycle Assessment (eLCA) of Agricultural Value Chains at the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS). The ongoing training contains wide range subtopics on sustainability and food production, life cycle thinking (LCT), Quantitative environmental performance assesment using Life Cycle Assesment (LCA) and also Life Cycle Management (LCM). The training workshop use a more of participatory approach and involved group exercises and case presentation of Sunflower and Local chicken Value Chains



The SUA BSU III project stakeholder workshops as part of strengthening the outreach arm of SUA. This workshop was organized by the Agricultural Value Chain (AVC) group and was held on January 24-26, 2019 at the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS)


Building Stronger Universities Phase III (BSUIII)

The Building Stronger University initiative (BSU) is unique as it fills the gaps in institutional capacities at universities in the South that no other initiatives have focused on. BSUII involved new thematic foci and a fresh round of matchmaking processes that brought together researchers from Danish University Consortia and from universities in the South. The cooperation between Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and a Consortium of Danish Universities (CDU) has progressed substantially. A top-down approach has deliberately been avoided and the direct collaboration between peers at the same level has ensured ownership and motivation from South and North. The number of institutions and the adjacent portfolio of individual competences on both the SUA and the Danish side have been well-balanced and effectively addressed the tasks.

Development of two new PhD programs (in Agricultural Value Chains, Agroecology) and one Master’s Program (in Aquaculture) with course portfolios is a major achievement. Curricula have been developed and are at different stages of approval by the university machinery and Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU). Development of curricula involved consultations with various stakeholders including relevant industries. This process forged new university-industry linkages that potentially ensure sustainability of the PhD programs after BSU support is finalized due to their demand-driven nature. Further consolidation of BSUII activities will support the university’s efforts to improve collaboration with private and public actors in Tanzania. Anchorage of these curricula in the relevant academic units at SUA ensures institutional ownership and sustainability.


Tanzania Agricultural Economics Student Association (TAGRESA) held an event to officially welcome its new members (BSc AEA year 1). The event took place on Saturday 8th December 2018 at the SMC, Freedom Square.

TAGRESA aims to bring together all students and other concerned parties that have strong interest in the field of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. This Group is created to meet the following Purposes.

  • A forum to Analyze and Discuss Current Economic and Business trends concerning Agriculture.
  • Source of Academic Materials to Students pursuing Agriculture, Economics and Business Related fields.
  • Source of information to all Agricultural Economics Students • Lastly, it is a home to all people with strong interest in Agriculture, Economics and Business Related fields.

TAGRESA is a very important as it input members to such associations as AGREST, AAAE and IAAE. It is a critical source of the scientific world in the domain of Agricultural Economics.



Date: 28 - 29 November 2018

Location/Venue: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Event Summary

The Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes (ReNAPRI) is a regionally coordinated group of national agricultural policy research institutes duly established and operating in the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region. Formed on November 16th, 2012, ReNAPRI was created at the initiative of the national agricultural policy institutes to enable them to effectively coordinate with each other, share data, collaborate on providing solutions to the common challenges facing the ESA region, and enable national policy makers to learn from the experiences of other countries within the region.

Theme: Unlocking the region's agricultural potential through land reform, Youth employment and markets 

Contact Information

Interested stakeholders should contact the following email address  for paper submission and enquires This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

renapri stakeholders conference


Many congratulations to the new PhD holders and academic members of staff from SAEBS: Dr. Silver Hokororo (Department of Business Management) and Dr. Nicetus Seluhinga (Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness).

SAEBS is very proud of these young doctorates who have accomplished this task with their hard work. Congratulations on your big achievement. Wishing you a successful and bright life ahead.

 Dr. Silver Hokororo1Dr. Nicetus Seluwinga1

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