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INCREASING PRODUCTION FROM THE LAND: A Source Book on Agriculture for Teachers and Students in East Africa launched

Prof. Emmanuel Reuben Mbiha from   School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies of Sokoine University of Agriculture together with Andrew Coulson and Antony Ellman from UK  had launched a book titled    “INCREASING PRODUCTION FROM THE LAND: A Source Book on Agriculture for Teachers and Students in East Africa” was launched at   Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro Tanzania.   The event took place on    28th September 2018 at  the   School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies   (SAEBS) - MBA Lecture Room

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SAEBS Conducts its First Board Meeting

The first Board meeting of the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS) held on 19th September 2018. 

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Below is SAEBS Board Members in a Group photo Sitting down from left is Dr. Adam M. Akyoo (School Dean/Secretary of the Board), Prof. JosephA. Kuzilwa (Chairperson of the Board) and Mrs Nkuvilillwa A. Simkanga (Vice Chairperson of the Board)

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Training on Qualitative data analysis Techniques

Training on Qualitative Data Analysis by Using Thematic and Content Analysis Techniques

The training held at School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sokoine University of Agriculture - SUA from 7 – 10 September 2018. The training assists participants to understand two qualitative analytical techniques: thematic and content analytical techniques. The course guided participants in each step of qualitative data analysis: (i) Formulating qualitative research questions (ii) Qualitative data collection techniques (iii) Choosing the best techniques for qualitative data analysis (Thematic and content analysis) (iii) Qualitative data findings presentation (iv) Qualitative findings interpretation (v) Qualitative data presentation for professional papers journals.

The objectives of the course are three fold: to broaden understanding of the participants of qualitative research question formulation, qualitative data collection and analytical data techniques. Nine (9) participants from different countries where participated in the training who are Seshone Molimisi Ewans from South Africa, Muhajir Mussa Kwikima from Tanzania, Anna G. Monela from Tanzania Dr. DerejeKifle from Ethiopia, Felix Mlay from Tanzania Muhebera Bizimana from Rwanda, LuambanoKihoma from Tanzania, Ambrose Ibihya from Tanzania, Chacha Nyangi from Tanzania.


Facilitator: Dr. Felix Adam Nandonde
Dr. Felix Adamu Nandonde is a Lecturer in Marketing, at School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS), Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania. Dr. Nandonde has a PhD in Business Economics from Aalborg University in Denmark. His research works appeared in Journal of African Business, African Management Review, Ethiopian Journal of Business and Economics, British Food Journal, Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa, and International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management. He has published book chapters with Rout ledge, Springer International, IGI Global and Walter de Gruyter.

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Group photo of the qualitative data analysis participants

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Participants of Qualitative data Analysis techniques following the subject matters presented

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Participants of Qualitative data Analysis techniques paying attention to the subject matters presented 

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Seshone Molimisi Ewans from South Africa (left) Dr. Felix Nandonde at the middle and Dr. DerejeKifle from Ethiopia (right)

 

First batch of students selected to join BSc. AEA in 2018/2019

The following is a list of a First batch of students selected to join BSc. agricultural economics and agribusiness degree programmes which is hosted for the academic year 2018/2019. The programme is offered by the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies | Sokoine University of Agriculture

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Short course on Chicken Enterprise Development in Tanzania

Short course on Chicken Enterprise Development in Tanzania: A Value Chain Approach

School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS) is conducting a short course that train participants on both theoretical and practical aspects of Chicken enterprise development along the chicken value chain.

The course will guide participants in each of the following topics:

  1. Understanding the chicken value chain.
  2. Potential enterprises along chicken value chain.
  3. Costing and investment analysis in chicken enterprises.
  4. Marketing of chicken value chain products

The course is taking place from 6th to 10th August 2018 in SAEBS Computer Room, SUA, Morogogo

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Nane Nane Agricultural exhibitions 2018

Again this year, School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS) is participating at the annual Eastern Zone Agricultural shows (Nanenane) which is taking place from 1st to 10th Augut 2018 in Morogoro at Mwalimu Julius Kabarage Nyerere (Nane Nane) grounds.

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7TH AUGUST, 2018 Second Vice president of Zanzibar, Ambassador Seif Ali lddi visit at SAEBS pavilion in Nanenane exhibitions 2018 – Morogoro

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5TH AUGUST, 2018 Former President of The United Republic of Tanzania Hon. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete visit at SAEBS pavilion in Nanenane exhibitions 2018– Morogoro

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4TH AUGUST, 2018 Minister of Industries, Trade and Investment Hon. Charles Mwaijage at SAEBS pavilion in Nanenane exhibitions 2018 – Morogoro

Prioritizing Policies for Driving Inclusive Agricultural Transformation

Policymakers in developing countries are faced with the challenge of prioritizing public investments to ensure the highest rates of return for society as a whole. Their plans are normally ambitious with a long list of unrealistic programs and unaffordable public investment strategies, which tend to focus on primary agriculture rather than the transformation of the entire agriculture-food system. Within this context, public officials have relied heavily on public spending (largely financed through donor support) and have failed to recognize and leverage the role of the private sector to action growth and transformation.  Read full article

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