Devotha B. Mosha-Kilave


The Director,
Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)
P. O. Box 3044
Chuo Kikuu

+ 255 23 2603511-4
+255 759 515 928

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Devotha B. Mosha Kilave holds a BSc in Agriculture General and MSc. in Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania. Currently, Devotha is on-going PhD Studies (2012 - 2016) in Water Management and Use with emphasis on institutional arrangements and their performance in water sector. Her PhD research is based on “Reflections of Evolving Water Management Institutions and their Influence on Household Livelihoods of Smallholder Irrigators in Farmer-Managed Irrigation Schemes in Tanzania”.

Her area of speciality is on Water Management Governance and Participatory Research Methodology. Her research interests are on applied analysis of institutional arrangements and performance in Water Resources Management, Gender, Agriculture Management and Rural Livelihoods. Devotha is an Assistant Secretary of University Wide (SUA) Gender Implementation Committee, member in University Wide Outreach Implementation Committee. She is also a member in Tanzania Graduate Farmers Association (TGFA).

Devotha B. Mosha Kilave is working as a Lecturer, Researcher and Consultant in Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.

2015 - 2018:     GroFutures: Groundwater Futures in Sub-Saharan Africa Development and Operation of Basin Observatories within the Network of African Groundwater Observatories (NAGO): funded by the ‘UPGro’ programme of NERC-ESRCDFID in the UK.
2011-2016:    Institutional evolutions at macro and micro-levels in the management of water catchments and their influences on local community livelihoods under a climate change scenario in Tanzania: NORAD-SUA EPINAV Research Programme (Project Member).
2011- 2016:    Integrated Livelihood and Natural Resource Management to adapt dry land communities to climate change in Mwanga District, Kilimanjaro region: NORAD-SUA EPINAV Research Programme (Project Member).
2011- 2016:    Supply Chain Analysis of Agricultural Inputs under the National Agricultural Voucher Scheme in Tanzania (2011 - on progress). NORAD-SUA EPINAV Research Programme (Project Member).
2011-2014:    Integrating Dairy Goat and Root Crop Production for Increasing Food, Nutrition and Income Security of Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania. SUA-University of Alberta Programme funded by IDRC Programme. (Member on Gender, Nutrition and Food security),

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
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
Kajembe. G.C., A. Z Sangeda., J. G. Lyimo-Macha., Mosha-Kilave., A. Haule., G. Safiel, and B. Mkello (2014). REDD+ and GENDER: How do Women and Men Address Drivers of Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Tanzania? (forthcoming).
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.
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.
Mvena, Z. S.K., Mattee, A.Z R., Wambura, M., 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.
Mosha Kilave, D. B and Massawe, F. A. (2011). Women’s income generating activities and poverty reduction: case of Magu district, Mwanza region, Tanzania. Eastern and Sourthen Africa Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development; 6: 72-88.
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.
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
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.
Makundi, J. J, G. G.Kimbi, Mosha Kilave, D.B., and Lyimo-Macha, J. G. (2009).  Assessment of factors likely to affect adoption of land management technologies: A Case of Tanga District, Tanzania. Rural Planning Journal. 11 (1).
Mosha, D. B. and Lyimo – Macha, J. G. (2008). Assessment of home garden system as potential source of household income and food security in Eastern part of Uluguru Mounts in Morogoro region, Tanzania. Journal of Continuing Education and Extension, 3 (1) 84-95.
Mbwambo J. S., Mosha, D. B. and Massawe, F. A. (2008). Factors responsible for maintenance of Agro biodiversity against high yielding varieties in Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania. Journal of Continuing Education and Extension, 3 (1) 63-74.
 Shekiangio, J. M., Kimbi, G. G., Lyimo-Macha, J.G. and Mosha, D. B. (2008). Contribution of fertilizer management practices to food security and household income a case of Kilindi District, Tanzania. Rural Planning Journal. Vol. 10(2) 86-98.

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