EXTENSION, OUTREACH AND CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

i. From 2014 to date – I am part of SUA staff administering a mobile and web based farmers‟ advisory information system. The agro-advisory services are offered to at least 672 farmers in Kilosa District and other Districts of Tanzania through their Mobile Phones in real time (http://ushaurikilimo.org/index.php).

ii. In 2014 / 2015, I was part of team engaged to develop Information System for Monitoring and Evaluation Projects under Enhancing Pro-poor Innovations in Natural Resources and Agricultural Value-chains (EPINAV), SUA

iii. In December 2012 – February 2013, I was part of the team engaged to revise SUA ICT policy and guidelines

iv. In February & November 2013, I was part of resource persons engaged to train SUA academic staff on the use of IT in teaching and learning under University Teaching and Learning Improvement Programme (UTLIP)

v. In November 2011 - March 2012, I was part of six-man consultancy team engaged by the NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS to carry out a consultancy titled: “ICT Needs Assessment” through Mzumbe University, The study covered ICT needs assessment for the National Bureau of Statistics, A 66-page report was prepared, submitted and accepted by the client (i.e. NBS and World Bank – USA).

vi. In September – November 2012, I was part of consultancy team from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda engaged to revise ICT Master plan & ICT policy for Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

vii. In 2012, I was a chairman of a team engaged in developing Software Requirements Specification Document for SUA Students‟ Information System (SUASIS)