Dr. Goodluck Dastan Massawe

Dr. Goodluck Massawe works as a Lecturer in the Department of Policy Planning and Management at Sokoine University of Agriculture. He teaches two undergraduate courses namely Rural Development Planning and Poverty Analysis. He is also an Instructor for Development Planning course offered to postgraduate students pursuing Master of Arts in Project Management and Evaluation.

 

Before joining Sokoine University of Agriculture, Goodluck worked for six years as a Livestock Research Officer with the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute. During this period, he performed various administrative tasks such as; heading the Institutes’ Social-economic Department and serving as the Institutes’ Planning and Budgeting Officer. He once worked as Child Ministry Project Director under the partnership of Compassion International-Tanzania and Kondoa Lutheran Church. His duties were to prepare semesterised project plans & budgets, managing and supervising all project activities.  

 

Goodluck has a strong research interest in the areas of food security, faming systems, livelihood and poverty analysis, and natural resources management.

2013-2016: PhD –Agriculture and Food Science -University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Ireland Republic (Research topic) Farming systems and household food security: the case of Kishapu and Mvomero District in Tanzania (https://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/8615 )

2012-2013: Postgraduate Diploma in Poverty Analysis for Socio Economic Security and Development. The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Hague, Netherland

2008-2010: Master of Development Practice (Advanced) - In the field of Planning for Social Development. The           University of Queensland, Australia

June-Dec 2007: Certificate in Livestock Production Systems. The University of Pretoria, South Africa

2002-2005: Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. Sokoine University of Agriculture. Tanzania





Research projects ( indicate your role/researches done) and

-          Their links if their information are online.

AGRIDIET Project:  Understanding the links between agriculture and nutrition in Ethiopia and Tanzania. The project was funded by Irish AID and implemented from 2013 to 2015. I was working a PhD researcher. Visit http://agridiet.ucc.ie/2013/01/17/phd-researchers/             

 

Hides and skin value chain: Improvement in the hides and skin value chain for marketing and access to capital. The project was funded by Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Fund (ZARDEF) Eastern Zone and implemented from 2011 to 2012 in Kilindi and Handeni Districts, Tanga.

Consultancies ( please indicate to whether in that consultancy  you were a leader/co-leader or just a member, the funder)

Top-Up Baseline Study: SUSTAIN Project in Sumbawanga Cluster (Water Management; Land, Agricultural Value Chain & Food Security; and Renewable Energy and Climate Change). The work was completed in 2017 in Rukwa and Katavi Regions. It was funded by SNV & International Union for Conservation of Nature. I was a Team Leader

 

Baseline Study: SUSTAIN Project in Sumbawanga Cluster (Water Management; Land, Agricultural Value Chain & Food Security; and Renewable Energy and Climate Change). The work was completed in 2016 in Rukwa and Katavi Regions. It was funded by SNV. I was a Co-Team Leader.

 

Baseline Study: Income and employment for women and youth in the Dairy Sub Sector in the North –East Tanzania. The work was completed in 2016 in Kilimanjaro Region. It was funded by SNV. I was a Co-Team Leader.

 

Study to Support Implementation of Natural Resource Policies and Local Governance in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Districts: Project No.: 12.2275.1-001.00 funded by GIZ. I was a Co-Researcher.

Massawe, G.D 2016, 'Farming Systems and Household Food Security: A Case of Mvomero and Kishapu District in Tanzania, (PhD Thesis), University College Dublin, Ireland. Available at:

 http://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/8615

 

Massawe, G.D and Urassa, J.K 2016, Causes and management of land conflicts in Tanzania: A case of farmers versus pastoralists, Uongozi Journal Vol. 27, Issue No. 2

 

Massawe, G, Kinsella, J, Mattee, A.Z, 2015, 'Farming Systems and Household Food Security in Pre and Post Harvest Conditions in Tanzania. Paper presented to the AGRIDIET Conference, 17 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

Massawe, G and Ryoba, R 2007, ‘Effect of freeze drying of activated starter culture on the quality of yoghurt’, Paper presented to the COSTECH Annual Conference, 23rd to 25th May 2007, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Department of Policy, Planning and Management (DPPM),

College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH),

Sokoine University of Agriculture,

P.O Box 3035, Morogoro, Tanzania.

Mobile: +255-754 929 360

Email: gdmassawe@sua.ac.tz