Publications

Staff at the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) are actively engaged in publishing a number of materials including scientific papers, book chapters, books, communication materials. List of such publication can also be viewed at individual staff information

 

Recent ICE staff publication (2015-2010) appearing in bold and in an alphabetic order

 

 2015

1. Babili, I.H., Mtalo, G.E., Kajembe, G.C. and Van der Wal H. (2015). Institutional Change and Institutional Performance under Decentralized Forest Management in Babati District, Tanzania. Small-scale Forestry 12 (4):539-557. Available at DOI:10.1007/s11842-012-9228-9.

2. Joel L. Meliyo, Boniface J.H. Massawe, Leon Brabers, Balthazar M. Msanya, Didas N. Kimaro, Loth S. Mulungu, Nganga I. Kihupi, Jozef A. Deckers, Hubert Gulinck, Herwig Leirs (2015)Status and variability of soil micronutrients with landforms in the plague focus of Western Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, 4(4):389-403

3. Joel L. Meliyo, Leon Brabers, Boniface J.H. Massawe, Balthazar M. Msanya, Didas N. Kimaro, Loth S. Mulungu, Nganga I. Kihupi, Jozef A. Deckers, Hubert Gulinck, Herwig Leirs (2015) The effect of soil physical properties and soil microclimate on rodent burrow abundance and their characteristics in Western Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International, 2(2):105-119

4. Christopher A. Sabuni, Vincent Sluydts, Loth S. Mulungu, Samwel S. Maganga, Rhodes H. Makundi and Herwig Leirs (2015) Distribution and ecology of Lesser pouched rat, Beamys hindei, in Tanzanian Coastal Forests, Integrative Zoology, 10(5): 531-542

5. Loth S. Mulungu, Borremans, B., V. Ngowo, M. Mdangi, A.S. Katakweba, P. Tesha, F.P. Mrosso, M. Mchomvu, Bukheti S. Kilonzo (2015) Comparative study of the movements of Mastomys natalensis in irrigated rice and fallow fields in eastern Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology, 53(4): 473-479
Mosha D. B., P. Vedeld., G. C. Kajembe., A. K. P. R. Tarimo and K. Z. Katani (2015). Reflections on evolving water management institutions and institutional bricolage: a case of irrigation schemes in Iringa Rural and Kilombero Districts, Tanzania. Water Policy Accepted

6. Mosha D. B., G. C. Kajembe., A. K. P. R. Tarimo and G. E Mbeyale (2015). Performance of Water Management Institutions in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Schemes in Iringa Rural and Kilombero Districts, Tanzania. International Journal of Asian Social Science, in press

7. Mulungu, L. S., V. Sixbert, V. Ngowo, M. Mdangi, A.S. Katakweba, P. Tesha, F.P. Mrosso, M. Mchomvu, B.S. Kilonzo and S.R. Belmain (2015) Spatio-temporal patterns in the distribution of the multimammate mouse, Mastomys natalensis, in rice crop and fallow land habitats in Tanzania. Mammalia: 79(2): 177-184; DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2014-0006

8. Mulungu, L.S., Mrosso, F.P., Katakweba A.A.S., Mdangi, M.E., Tesha, P.P.H., Ngowo, V., Mchomvu, M., Kilonzo, B.S. (2015) Farmer’s knowledge, attitude and practice on rodent management in lowland irrigated rice in Central-eastern, Tanzania. International Research Journal of Plant Science, 6(1): 7-14, DOI: http:/dx.doi.org/10.14303/irjps.2014.016

9. Mgode GF, Machang’u RS, Mhamphi GG, Katakweba A, Mulungu LS, Durnez L, Herwig Leirs, R. Hartskeerl, SR. Belmain (2015) Leptospira Serovars for Diagnosis of Leptospirosis in Humans and Animals in Africa: Common Leptospira Isolates and Reservoir Hosts. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(12): e0004251. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004251

2014

1. Babili, I.H. (2014). Discourse and narrative analysis of decentralized forest management in Babati District, Tanzania. Journal of Continuing Education and   Extension 5(1): 513-528

2. Kagosi, P.J., Babili, I.H., Isinika, A. (2014). Participatory Approach Potentials in Adoption of Agronomic, Land and Water Management Technologies in Semi Arid Areas of Tanzania. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 4(9):[Online].   http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/article/view/12653/12951

3. Proches Hieronimo, Hubert Gulinck, Didas N. Kimaro, Loth S. Mulungu, Nganga I. Kihupi, Balthazar M. Msanya, Herwig Leirs and Jozef A. Deckers (2014) Human activity spaces and plague risks in three contrasting landscapes, Lushoto district, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.2, 16(3).

4. Joel L. Meliyo, Didas N. Kimaro, Balthazar M. Msanya, Loth S. Mulungu, Proches Hieronimo, Nganga Kihupi, Hubert Gulinck and Jozef A. Deckers (2014) Predicting small mammals and fleas abundance using landform and soil properties in a plague endemic area, Lushoto District, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.3, 16(3).

5. Njaka A. Ralazafisoloarivyony, Didas N. Kimaro, Nganga I. Kihupi, Loth S. Mulungu, Herwig Leirs, Balthazar M. Msanya, Jozef A. Deckers and Hubert Gulinck (2014) Small mammals distribution and diversity in endemic plague area in West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.4, 16(3).

6. Joel L. Meliyo, Boniface H.J. Massawe, Balthazar M. Msanya, Didas N. Kimaro, Proches Hieronimo, Loth S. Mulungu, Nganga I. Kihupi, Jozef A. Deckers, Hubert Gulinck and Herwig Leirs (2014) Landform and surface attributes for prediction of rodent burrows in the West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.5, 16(3).

7. Njaka A. Ralaizafisoloarivony, Didas N. Kimaro, Nganga I. Kihupi, Loth S. Mulungu, Herwig Leirs, Balthazar M. Msanya, Jozef A. Deckers and Hubert Gulinck (2014) Vegetation habitats and small mammals in a plague endemic area in Western Usambara Mountains, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.6, 16(3).

8. Proches Hieronimo, Joel Meliyo, Hubert Gulinck, Didas N. Kimaro, Loth S. Mulungu, Nganga I. Kihupi, Balthazar M. Msanya, Herwig Leirs and Jozef A. Deckers (2014). Integrating land cover and terrain characteristics to explain Plague Risks in West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania: a geospatial approach. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.7, 16(3).

9. Proches Hieronimo, Didas N. Kimaro, Nganga I. Kihupi, Hubert Gulinck, Loth S. Mulungu, Balthazar B. Msanya, Herwig Leirs, JoZef A. Deckers (2014) Land use determinants of small mammal abundance and distribution in a plague endemic area of Lushoto district, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.8, 16(3).

10. Proches Hieronimo, Nganga I. Kihupi, Didas N. Kimaro, Hubert Gulinck, Loth S. Mulungu, Balthazar M. Msanya, Herwig Leirs and JoZef A. Deckers (2014) Contribution of land use to rodent flea load distribution in the plague endemic area of Lushoto District, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.10, 16(3).

11. Georgies F. Mgode, Abdul S. Katakweba, Ginethon G. Mhamphi, Frank Fwalo, Mohamed Bahari, Mashaka Mdangi, Bukheti S. Kilonzo and Loth S. Mulungu (2014) Prevalence of leptospirosis and toxoplasmosis: A study of rodents and shrews in cultivated and fallow land, Morogoro rural district, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v16i3.11, 16(3).

12. Lekule, F. P., J. Lyimo-Macha., D. B. Mosha Kilave, and D. D. Shayo (2014).Stories of Changes Bridging gender gaps with dairy goats and root crops. International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Crnyk.indd 4.

13. Mulungu, L.S., Mlyashimbi, E.C.M, V. Ngowo, M. Mdangi, A.S. Katakweba, P. Tesha, F.P. Mrosso, M. Mchomvu, Kilonzo, B.S. and S.R. Belmain (2014) Food preferences of the Multi-mammate mouse, Mastomys natalensis (Smith 1834) in irrigated rice field in eastern Tanzania. International Journal of Pest Management, 60(1): 1-8

14. Mulungu, L.S., P.P. Lagwen, M.E. Mdangi, B.S. Kilonzo and S.R. Belmain (2014) Impact of spatio-temporal simulations of rat damage on yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and implications for rodent pest management. International Journal of Pest Management, 60(4): 269-274: DOI: 10.1080/09670874.2014.967326

15. Meheretu, Y., Sluydts, V., Welegerima, K., Bauer, H., Teferi, K., Yirga, G. Mulungu, L. Haile, M., Nyssen, J., Deckers, J., Makundi, R., Leirs, H. (2014) Rodent abundance, stone bund density and its effects on crop damage in the Tigray highlands, Ethiopia, Crop Protection 55:  61-67

16. Borremans, B., Hughes, N.K., Reijniers, J., Sluydts, V., Katakweba, A.A.S., Mulungu, L.S., Sabuni, C.A., Makundi, R.H., Leirs, H. (2014). Happily together forever: temporal variation in spatial patterns and complete lack of territoriality in a promiscuous rodent. Population Ecology 56(1): 109-118

17. Mgongo, F.O.K., M.K. Matiko, E.K.Batamuzi, R.M. Wambura, E.D. Karimuribo, D.G. Mpanduji, L.B. Massawe, R.S. Silayo, E. Kimbita and H.Kiwia (2014). Pastoral indigenous breeding practices and their impact on cattle reproduction performance: The case of Kilosa and Gairo Districts. Livestock Research for Rural Development 26(4).

2013

1. Vincent Kipene, Evelyne Lazaro and Aida C. Isinika (2013).  Labour Productivity Performance of Small Agro-Processing Firms in Mbeya and Morogoro, Tanzania.  Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development.  Vol 4, No 3.

2. Babili, I.H. and Wiersum, F. (2013). Evolution and diversification of community forestry regimes in Babati District, Tanzania. Small-scale Forestry (12):539-557. DOI:10.1007/s11842-012-9228-9.

3. Babili, I.H. (2013). Decentralization of forest management and the livelihoods of the rural communities in Babati, Tanzania. Journal of Continuing Education and Extension 4(1):197-211

4. Arts, B. and I. Babili (2013). Global forest governance: Multiple practices of policy performance. In: B. Arts, J. Behagel et al., (eds.), Forest and nature governance. A practice-based approach. World Forest 14. DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-5113-2_6. Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. pp 111-123

5. Loth S. Mulungu, V. Ngowo, M. Mdangi, A.S. Katakweba, P. Tesha, F.P. Mrosso, M. Mchomvu, P.M. Sheyo, B.S. Kilonzo (2013) Population dynamics and breeding patterns of Multi-mammate mouse, Mastomys natalensis (Smith 1834) in irrigated rice field in Eastern Tanzania. Pest Management Science, 69(3):371-377

6. Mashaka Mdangi, Loth S. Mulungu, Apia W. Massawe, Seth Eiseb, Vasana Tutjavi, Frikkie Kirsten, Temba Mahlaba, Phanuel Malebane, Emil VON Maltitz, Ara Monadjem, Nomfundo Dlamini, Rhodes H. Makundi, and Steven R. Belmain (2013) Assessment of rodent damage to stored maize (Zea mays L.) on smallholder farms in Tanzania. International Journal of Pest Management, 59(1): 55–62

7. Mosha, D. B and Lyimo-Macha, J.G. (2013). Improved Dairy Goats Farming in Transforming Gender relations among agro-pastoral Societies in Kongwa and Mvomero Districts, Tanzania. Journal of Continuing Education and Extension 4 (2): 377-395.

8. Mvena, Z. S.K., Mattee, A.Z., R. M. Wambura, Mwaseba D. L., Lazaro, E. A., Kiranga E. D., and D B. Mosha Kilave (2013). Farmer Field Schools as a Springboard for Enhanced Uptake of new Agricultural Technologies: Lessons for Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 12(1) 43-51.

9. Wambura, R.M., E.K.  Batamuzi, E.D. Karimuribo, E.N. Kimbita, . F.O.K. Mgongo,  D.G. Mpanduji, R.S. Silayo, M.K. Matiko, K. Rich, D. Sendalo,  A.B.S. Mwakalobo and L.B. Massawe  (2013). Formation of Milk and Beef Value Chain Innovation Platforms: Experiences from Kilosa and Gairo Districts, Tanzania. Uongozi:Journal  of Management Development. 24 (1): 115-127.

10. Batamuzi,E.K., E.D. Karimuribo, R.M. Wambura, E.N. Kimbita, R.S. Silayo, M.K. Matiko, K. Rich, D.G. Mpanduji, L.B. Massawe, D. Sendalo, A.D.B. Mwakalobo, F.O.K. Mgongo and K. Mutabazi (2013). The beef value chain in Kilosa and Gairo districts: Features and weak links. Tanzania Veterinary Journal 28 (1): 39-50.

11. Karimuribo, E.D., E.N Kimbita, R.S. Silayo.,  F.O.K. Mgongo,  D.G. Mpanduji,  R.M. Wambura, E.K. Batamuzi, M.K. Matiko, L.B.  Massawe, D.  Sendalo, A.B.S. Mwakalobo, K. Rich  (2013). Animal health constraints perceived to be important in Kilosa and Gairo Districts, Morogoro, Tanzania: Implications on disease prevention and control. Tanzania Veterinary Journal 28 (2): 6-13.

2012

1. S. N. Mlote, N. S. Y. Mdoe, A. Isinika and L. A. Mtenga “Value addition of beef cattle fattening in the Lake Zone in Tanzania: Challenges and opportunities” Livestock research for Rural Development.  Volume 24, Number 6, June 2012. ISSN 0121-3784

2. Jofrey M. Oleke, Aida Isinika, Victor Manyong, Rachid Hanna and Maurice Sabelis (2012) Farmers' perception of coconut mite damage and crop diversification alternatives in the coastal belt of Tanzania. International Journal of Acarology (2012) 38, 471-479

3. Katani, J.Z. and Babili, I.H. (2012). Exploring forest governance in Tanzania. In B.       Arts, S. van Bommel and M. Ros-Tonen, Forest-people interfaces. DO: 10.3920/978-90-8686-749-3. Wageningen Academic Publishers. pp 259-275.

4. Mvena, Z.S.K..,A.Z.  Mattee, R.M. Wambura, D.L. Mwaseba, E.A. Lazaro, E.D. Kiranga, D.M. Kilave (2012). Farmer Field Schools as a Springboard for Enhanced Uptake of New Agricultural Technologies: Lessons for Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Agricultural Sciences 12 (1): 43-52. 

5. Peter J. Taylor, Sarah Downs, Ara Monadjem, Seth J. Eiseb, Loth S. Mulungu, Apia W. Massawe, Themb’a A. Mahlaba, Frikkie Kirsten, Emil Von Maltitz, Phanuel Malebane, Rhodes H. Makundi, Jennifer Lamb and Steven R. Belmain (2012) Experimental treatment-control studies of ecologically based rodent management in Africa: balancing conservation and pest management. Wildlife Research, 39(1): 51-61

6. Apia W. Massawe, Rhodes H. Makundi, Loth S. Mulungu, Abdul Katakweba & Teresia N. Shayo (2012) Breeding dynamics of rodent species inhabiting farm-fallow mosaic fields in Central Tanzania, African Zoology. 47(1): 128–137

7. Abdul A.S. Katakweba, Mulungu, L. S., Eiseb, S. Mahlaba, T.A, Makundi, R., Massawe, A., S.R. Belmain (2012) Prevalence of haemoparasite, leptospires and cocobacili with potential for human infection in the blood of rodents and shrews from selected localities in Tanzania, Namibia and Swaziland. African Zoology, 47(1): 119–127

2011

1. Oleke, J. M. and Isinika, A. C. (2011)  Assessing the technical efficiency of commercial egg production in Tanzania for improved livelihoods.  Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics.  Vol 3(8). Pp. 343-352, August 2011.  ISSN 2006-9774

2. Mulungu, L.S., B. Ndilahomba, C. J. Nyange, M. W. Mwatawala, J.K. Mwalilino, C.C. Joseph, and C.A. Mgina (2011) Efficacy of Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium, Neorautanenia mitis, and Gnidia kraussiana against Larger Grain Borer (Prostephanus truncatus Horn) and Maize Weevil (Sitophilus zeamays Motschulsky) on Maize (Zea mays L.) Grains. Journal of Entomology, 8(1): 81-87

3. L. S. Mulungu, M. R. Jilala, M. W. Mwatawala and J. K. Mwalilino (2011) Assesment of damage due to Larger Grain Borer (Prostephanus truncatus Horn) on Stored Paddy Rice (Oryza Sativa L. (Poaceae)). Journal of Entomology: 8(3): 295-300.

4. Ara Monadjem, Dlamini, N., Mahlaba, T.A., Eiseb, S.J., Belmain, S., Mulungu, L.S., Massawe, A.W., Makundi, R.H. (2011) Impact of Crop Cycle on Movement Patterns of Pest Rodent Species in Southern Africa. Wildlife Research, 38(7): 603-609

5. Loth S. Mulungu, Themb’alilahlwa A. Mahlaba, Apia W. Massawe, Jan Kennis, Dieter Crauwels, Seth Eiseb, Ara Monadjem, Rhodes H. Makundi, Abdul A.S. Katakweba, Herwig Leirs and Steven R. Belmain (2011) Dietary differences of the multimammate mouse, Mastomys natalensis (Smith 1834), across different habitats and seasons in Tanzania and Swaziland. Wildlife Research, 38(7): 640-646

6. Loth S. Mulungu, Apia W. Massawe, Jan Kennis, Dieter Crauwels, Seth Eiseb, Themb’alilahlwa A. Mahlaba, Ara Monadjem, Rhodes H. Makundi, Abdul A.S. Katakweba, Herwig Leirs & Steven R. Belmain (2011) Differences in diet between two rodent species of Mastomys natalensis and Gerbilliscus vicinus in fallow land habitat of Central Tanzania. African Zoology, 46(2): 387-392

7. Apia W. Massawe, Loth S. Mulungu, Rhodes H. Makundi, N. Dlamini,  Seth J. Eiseb, Frikkie Kirstin, Themb’a A. Mahlaba, Phanuel Malebane, Emil Von Maltitz, Ara Monadjem, Peter J. Taylor, V. Tutjavi & Steven R. Belmain (2011) Spatial and temporal population dynamics of rodents in three geographically different regions in Africa: Implication for Ecologically-based rodent management. African Zoology, 46(2): 393-405

2010

1. Aida Isinika & Bariki Msuya  (2010) Addressing Food Self Sufficiency in Tanzania: A Balancing Act of Policy Coordination. in Goran Djurfeldt, Ernest  Aryeetey and Aida C. Isinika (ed) African Small Holders: Food Crops, Markets and Policy. pp. 281-315. CABI International. ISBN 9781845935665

2. Goran Djufeldt, Ernest Aryeetey and Aida C. Isinika (2010). Introduction to African Smallholders: Food Crops, Markets and Policy. in Goran Djurfeldt, Ernest Aryeetey and Aida C. Isinika (ed) African Small Holders: Food Crops, Markets and Policy. CABI International. pp. 1-22. ISBN 9781845935665

3. Ernest Aryeetey, Goran Djufeldt and Aida C. Isinika (2010). Conclusions: What Direction for the Future of African Agriculture. in Goran Djurfeldt, Ernest Aryeetey and Aida C. Isinika (ed) African Small Holders: Food Crops, Markets and Policy. CABI International. pp. 354-371. ISBN 9781845935665

4. Aida C. Isinika & M. Mutabazi (2010) Gender dimension of land conflicts: Examples from Njombe and Maswa Districts in Tanzania. in Kjell Havnevick and Aida C. Isinika  (ed) Tanzania in Transition: From Nyerere to Mkapa.  Mkuki na Nyota. pp. 137 -157.  ISBN 978-9987-080086-1

5. Kjell Havnevic and Aida C. Isinika (2010).  Tanzania in Transition – To What? in Kjell Havnevick and Aida C. Isinika  (ed) Tanzania in Transition: From Nyerere to Mkapa.  Mkuki na Nyota. pp. 1- 17.  ISBN 978-9987-080086-1

6. Massawe F. A and Mosha Kilave D.B. (2010). Participation and empowerment a myth or a reality: A case of Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) Program Kibaha, Tanzania. Journal of African Affairs, Korea: 176 – 203.

7. Sife, A. S., Mosha Kilave D. B. and Lyimo–Macha, J.G. (2010). Gender stereo-typing in Tanzanian Television Advertisements. Rural Planning Journal, Vol. 12 No. 2: 68-83

8. Makundi, J.J., Xiaoyun, Li., Mosha Kilave, D. B and Kimbi, G.G. (2010). Adoption of Agricultural Innovations in Mount Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, 3(1): 1-9.

9. L.S. Mulungu; Ngowo, V.H. R.H. Makundi, A.W. Massawe and Leirs, H. (2010) Winning the Fight against Rodent Pest: Recent Developments in Tanzania. Journal of Biological Sciences, 10(4): 333-340.

10. L.S. Mulungu, Mgeta T. Kubala, Ginethon G. Mhamphi, Robert Misangu and Maulindi W. Mwatawala (2010) Efficacy of Protectants against Maize Weevils (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky) and the Larger Grain Borer (Prostephanus truncatus Horn) for Stored Maize. International Research Journal of Plant Science, 1(6):150-154

 

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