Prof. Kim A. Kayunze


Associate Professor
Kim Kayunze is a leading associate professor in the Development Studies Institute. His specialties and research interests are Rural Development and his research interests in the fields of Rural Development, Agricultural Development, Poverty Analysis, Food Security, Public and Health Policies, Socio-cultural aspects of HIV/AIDS, Project appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, Rural finance and Farm and non-farm linkages. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses;
Undergraduate courses;
  • Gender and development
  • Rural finance
  • Poverty analysis
Postgraduate courses;
  • Design, appraisal, monitoring and evaluation of development projects/programmes
  • Food security
  • Qualitative social research methods
Prof. Kim has supervised more than 40 Masters Degree students’ research projects from 2008/09 to date , eight (8) of them in the 2013/14 academic year, on various socio-economic issues including child well-being, socio-cultural determinants of academic performance in primary schools, turn-over of secondary school teachers, agricultural governance and poverty alleviation, micro-finance, community development, HIV/AIDS, human health governance, animal health governance, impact of community health insurance fund on health services delivery, and cultural drivers of infectious diseases occurrence and persistence.

Currently he is the chairperson of the Research and Publications Committee. Prof. Kim has authorized a number of academic paper published in various academic journals; conducted research and done a number of consultancy assignments being the lead consultant on “A Socio-Economic Database for Bukombe District: Design and Management of the Database”; “Systematization of Bukombe District Council’s Socio-economic and Revenue database; and “Processes, Experiences and Guidelines for the Formation of Sub-Catchment Water User Associations (WUAs) in the Great Ruaha River Catchment Area – Iringa and Mbeya Regions”.


PhD in Rural Development

M.A. (Rural Development)

B. Sc. (Agriculture)


PUBLISHED PAPERS

JOURNAL PAPERS

Kihiyo, V. B. M. S.; Kayunze, K. A. and Makundi, F. L.K. (1999). Contribution of non-farm and farm enterprises to rural poverty alleviation in South-Western Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Development Studies 2 (1): 99-121.

Kayunze, K. A. (2000). Poverty disparities in small, large, male- and female-headed households in rural Tanzania: A Case Study of Mbeya Region. Tanzanian Journal of Population Studies and Development 7 (1 & 2): 1-16.

Kayunze, K. A. (2002). Poverty, ignorance and disease in Tanzania: Reflections upon Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere’s attacks on the problems. Journal of Management Development: Nyerere Issue, pp. 36-54

Kayunze, K. A. and Godfrey, E. (2004). The impact of declining coffee production on well-being in Rombo District, Tanzania. Uongozi Journal of Development Management 16 (2): 198-214.

Kayunze, K. A.; Urassa, J. K.; and Mwakalobo (2005). Credit enriching or impoverishing? Voices of credit recipients in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Development Studies 6 (2): 79-93.

Urassa, J. K.; Kayunze, K. A.; and Gamba, M. E. (2005). Cost Sharing in tertiary agricultural and livestock training institutes and its impact on enrolment. Tanzania Journal of Development Studies 6 (2): 57-70.

Kayunze, K.A. and Salisali, B. (2006). Organisations and farmers’ access to agricultural technologies for food security: The case of Meatu District in Tanzania. UONGOZI Journal of Management and Development Dynamics 18 (1): 44-66.

Kayunze, K. A.; Mwageni, E. A.; and Ashimogo, G. C. (2007). Entitlement to food and food security in Rufiji District, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Development Studies 8 (2): 29 - 47.

Jeckoniah, J. N.; Mwageni, E. A.; and Kayunze, K. A. (2009). When knowledge in not enough: Sexual Behaviour among University Students in Tanzania. African Affairs 25: 59-82.

Sikira, A. N.; Mwageni, E. A.; and Kayunze, K. A. (2009). Gender based violence in Tanzania: Evidence from Serengeti District. African Affairs 26: 3-30.

Ashimogo, G.; Mwageni E.; Mdoe, N.; Kayunze, K.; and Mwakalobo, A. (2009). Challenges of monitoring food and nutrition security in rural areas using longitudinal methods: Experiences from the Rufiji Sentinel Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring Study, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Population Studies and Development 16 (1): 60-72.

Kayunze, K. A.; Mwageni, E.A.; and Mdoe, N.S.Y. (2009). Do various methods of food security determination give similar results? Evidence from Rufiji District, Tanzania. Eastern and Southern Africa Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development 6: 125 – 145.

Kayunze, K.A.; Kiwara, A.D; Lyamuya, E.; Kambarage, D. M.; Rushton, J.; Coker, R.; Kock, R.; and Rweyemamu, M.M. (2012). A socio-economic approach to one health policy research in southern Africa. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research Supplement No. 3 www.ojvr.org, 79 (2): 67-74.

Mbugi, E.V., Kayunze, K.A., Katale, B.Z., Kendall, S., Good, L., Kibik, G.S., Keyyu, J.D., Godfrey-Faussett, P., van Helden, P., and Matee, M.I. (2012). “One Health” infectious diseases surveillance in Tanzania: Are we all on board the same flight?’ Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 79(2), Art. #500, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v79i2.500

Chombo, T. P. and Kayunze, K. A. (2013). Gender disparities in expenditure of income from tobacco in Urambo District, Tanzania. Developing Country Studies Journal, ww.iiste.org/journal.html, 3 (4): 86 - 93.

Kayunze, K.A. and Mwageni, E. A. (2013). Illness and Food Security in Rufiji District, Tanzania. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/article/view/3979/4036, 3 (4): 54 – 61.

Kayunze, K. A.; Kiwara, A. D.; Lyamuya, E.; Kambarage, D. M.; Rushton, J.; Coker, R.; and Kock, R. (2013). Utilisation of One Health Approaches in the Surveillance and Mitigation of Risks of Animal Derived Infections in Tanzania: Attitudinal Profiles of Human and Animal Health Experts. Greener Journal of Medical Sciences (www.gjournals.org) 3 (6): 233-239.

Mtauchila, P. D. and Kayunze, K. A. (2014). HIV/AIDS Related Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour among Disabled People in Dar es Salaam City, Tanzania. Developing Country Studies (www.iiste.org) 4 (2): 9 - 18.

Kayunze, K. A.; Kiwara, A.; Lyamuya, E.; Kambarage, D. M.; Rushton, J.; Coker, R. and Kock, R. (2014). Practice of One Health approaches: Bridges and barriers in Tanzania: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 81 (2) Art. #733, 8 pages. http:// dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.733.

Mtelevu, B. T. and Kayunze, K. A. (2014). The Contribution of Vulnerable Groups’ Sub-projects under Tanzania Social Action Fund to Income Poverty Reduction in Bahi District, Tanzania. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development (www.iiste.org) 5 (12): 156-165.

Mwinyi, O. M. and Kayunze, K. A. (2014). Civic Education Significantly Associated with Turnout in General Elections in Morogoro Urban Constituency, Tanzania. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences (www.iiste.org) 5 (12): 68-76.

Mende, D. H.; Mwatawala, M. W. and Kayunze, K. A. (2014). Contribution of round potato production to household income in Mbeya and Makete Districts, Tanzania. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare (www.iiste.org) 4 (18): 1 - 10.

CONFERENCE (PROCEEDINGS) PAPERS

Kayunze, K. A. (2000). Farmer-Village Extension Officer Contact: Implications for Rural Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania. In: Mattee, A. Z. and Rutatora, D. F. (Eds), Agricultural Extension in Tanzania: Perspectives from the field: A Selection of Papers Presented at the 1997 and 1998 TSAEE Conferences, pp. 179-195.

Kayunze, K. A. and Kihiyo, V.B.M.S. (2000). The Role of Non-Agricultural Activities in Rural Poverty Alleviation in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. In: Proceedings of Sokoine University-Wide First Scientific Conference, 5-7 April 2000, Morogoro. pp. 310-320.

Kayunze, K. A. and Twamala, S. (2001). Does credit have any negative impact on poverty alleviation among the very poor? Answers from women of Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania. In: Proceedings of the IVth Scientific Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Tanzania (AGREST) held on 17-19 August, 2000, Iringa, Tanzania, pp 71-84.

Kayunze, K. A., Urassa, J. K. and Mwakalobo, A.B.S. (2001). Food Status and Income Levels among Dairy and Non-Dairy Farmers in Chunya District, Tanzania. In: Tanzania Association of Animal Production (TSAP) Proceedings, Vol. 28.

Mwageni, E.A. and Kayunze, K. A. (2006). The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Security and Income in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Transforming Livelihoods of Small-scale farmers. Proceedings of the First Annual PANTIL Research Workshop Held in Morogoro, 25-27 September 2006, pp19-34.

Kayunze, K. A.; Kiwara, A. D.; Lyamuya, E.; Kambarage, D. M.; Rushton, J.; Coker, R.; and Kock, R. (2013). Utilisation of One Health Approaches in the Surveillance and Mitigation of Risks of Animal Derived Infections in Tanzania: Attitudinal Profiles of Human and Animal Health Experts. Greener Journal of Medical Sciences 3 (6): 233-239

Kayunze, K. A.; Kiwara, A.; Lyamuya, E.; Kambarage, D. M.; Rushton, J.; Coker, R. and Kock, R. (2014). Practice of One Health approaches: Bridges and barriers in Tanzania: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research (http:// dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.733). 81 (2) Art. #733, 8 pages.

Kayunze, K. A.; Mashindano, O.; and Maro, F. (2013). Poverty mobility in Tanzania and linkages with governance. In: Translating Growth into Poverty Reduction Beyond Numbers (Edited by Kessy, F.; Mashindano, O.; Shepherd, A.; and Scott, L.), Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Dar es Salaam, pp. 163-185.

Kayunze, K.A. and Mwageni, E. A. (2013). Illness and Food Security in Rufiji District, Tanzania. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 3 (4): 54 – 61.

Assenga, E. A. and Kayunze, K. A. (2016). Food security incidences based on dietary energy consumption, dietary diversity and household food insecurity access scale in Chamwino District, Tanzania. International Journal of Asian Social Science 6 11: 644 - 658 (http://www.aessweb.com/pdf-files/IJASS-2016-6%2811%29-644-658.pdf).

Daniel Mdetele, D., Kasanga, C., Seth, M. Kayunze, K. (2015). Socio-economic impact of foot and mouth disease in wildlife-livestock interface and non-interface of Tanzania. World Vet J, 5 (3): 31-35.

Mende, D. H.; Mwatawala, M. W. and Kayunze, K. A. (2015). Entitlement to food security approach explaining food security in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania more than other theories. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development 5(3): 64 - 76.

Mtelevu, B. T. and Kayunze, K. A. (2014). The Contribution of Vulnerable Groups’ Sub-projects under Tanzania Social Action Fund to Income Poverty Reduction in Bahi District, Tanzania. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 5 (12): 156-165.

Mwanga J. E. and Kayunze, K. A. (2015). Determinants of Community Participation in Planning HIV and AIDS Interventions under National Multisectoral Strategic Framework in Mtwara Region, Tanzania. International Journal of Ebola, AIDS, HIV and Infectious Diseases and Immunity 1 (1): 27-44.

Mwinyi, M. and Kayunze, K. A. (2014). Civic Education Significantly Associated with Turnout in General Elections in Morogoro Urban Constituency, Tanzania. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences 5 (12): 68-76.

Mwinyi, M. O.; Muma, J. B.; Kayunze, K. A. and Simuunza, M. C. (2015). Policy Concerns, Opportunities, Challenges, and Attitude towards One Health Practice in Zambia. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing 15: 30 - 38.




BOOKS/CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Shepherd, A.; Kayunze, K.; Tarmo, S. V.; Darko, E.; Evans, A.; and da Corta, L. (2013). Hidden hunger in Rural Tanzania–What can qualitative research tell us about what to do about chronic food insecurity? In: Translating Growth into Poverty Reduction Beyond Numbers (Edited by Kessy, F.; Mashindano, O.; Shepherd, A.; and Scott, L.), Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Dar es Salaam, pp. 97-118.

Mashindano, O.; Kayunze, K.; da Corta, L.; and Maro, F. (2013). Growth without poverty reduction in Tanzania–Reasons for the mismatch. In: Translating Growth into Poverty Reduction Beyond Numbers (Edited by Kessy, F.; Mashindano, O.; Shepherd, A.; and Scott, L.), Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Dar es Salaam, pp. 121-141.

Mashindano, O.; Kayunze, K.; Maro, F., da Corta, L.; and Shepherd, A. (2013). Agricultural Growth and poverty reduction in Tanzania–Emerging issues and major recommendations. In: Translating Growth into Poverty Reduction Beyond Numbers (Edited by Kessy, F.; Mashindano, O.; Shepherd, A.; and Scott, L.), Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Dar es Salaam, pp. 143-159.

Kayunze, K. A.; Mashindano, O.; and Maro, F. (2013). Poverty mobility in Tanzania and linkages with governance. In: Translating Growth into Poverty Reduction Beyond Numbers (Edited by Kessy, F.; Mashindano, O.; Shepherd, A.; and Scott, L.), Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Dar es Salaam, pp. 163-185.

COMPENDIA OF NOTES WRITTEN

Kabote, S. J. and Kayunze, K. A. (2011). RD 309: Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects and Programmes. A Compendium of Notes for Undergraduate Students. 35 pp
Kayunze, K. A. (2011). DS 600: Qualitative Social Research Methodologies (Part II of DS 600). A Compendium of Notes for M. A. (Rural Development Students. 77pp.

Kayunze, K. A. (2012). DS 608: Design, Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Development Projects and Programmes. A Compendium of Notes for M.A. (Rural Development) Students. 66 pp

Kayunze, K. A. (2012). RD 301: Gender and Development: A Compendium of Notes for Undergraduate Students. 57 pp

Kayunze, K. A. (2011). RD 306: Rural Finance. A Compendium of Notes for Undergraduate Students. 52 pp.

Kayunze, K. A. and Salanga, R. J. (2009). Agriculture and Rural Development. A Compendium of RD 107 Notes for Undergraduate Students. 85 pp

Kayunze, K. A. (2012). RD 304: Computer Application in Statistical Data Analysis. A Compendium of Notes for Undergraduate Students. 44 pp.

SEMINARS ATTENDED

MUVI Project Impact Assessment Validation Workshop, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre - JNICC, Shaaban Robert Street Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 4th March 2017.

MUVI Project Impact Completion Report and Impact Assessment Validation Workshop, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre - JNICC, Shaaban Robert Street Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 7th March 2017.

Training on Research Methodologies for University Lecturers Organised by OSSREA, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 19th - 30th August 2013

NETWORKS

  1. Mixed Methods Research Association
  2. Human Development Capability Association

COURSES TAUGHT

  1. Computer Application in Statistical Data Analysis
  2. Rural Finance
  3. Poverty Analysis
  4. Design, Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects/Programmes
  5. Food Security
  6. Research Design and Methods
  7. Regional &Rural Development Planning
  8. Political Economy of Rural Development

POSITION

Chairperson, Research and Publication Committee, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

RESEARCH PROJECT

  1. Understanding and Supporting Sustained Pathways out of Extreme Poverty and Deprivation


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