Dr. Mikidadi Muhanga



Lecturer


Dr. MikidadI Muhanga is a Lecturer with the Department of Development Studies , Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. His research interests include: Globalization and its consequences, Outsourcing management practices, socio-politiconomics of urban and rural life, One Health Approach and Health Literacy, Health Behaviours, Political Demography, Political Parties and Party Politics. Currently researching on: "Health Literacy and Health Behaviour in the Context of One Health Approach in Tanzania

He teaches various  courses including:-

Undergraduate courses;

  • DS 100 Principles and Theories of Development
  • RD 311 Human Resource Management

Postgraduate courses;



B.A Political Science and Public Administration (University of Dar Es Salaam-Tanzania)

M.A Rural Development (Sokoine University of Agriculture-Tanzania)

PhD  (Department of Population Studies-The University of Zambia)

PhD research project:

Health Literacy and Health Behaviour in the Context of Health Approach in Tanzania: Connections, Realities and Perceptions


Book Chapters

Mikidadi Muhanga (2012).The Mining Sector Reforms in the Context of Fifty years of independence in Tanzania: (A book Chapter) in Justin Kalisti Urassa (Editor) “A Review of 50 Years of Tanzania (Mainland ) Independence”: An Analysis of Some Key Development Issues. Lambert Academic Publishing, German.

Journal Articles

Muhanga, M. I and Malungo, J.R.S (2017). Does Attitude Associate, Correlate, or Cause Behaviour? An Assessment of Attitude towards Health Behaviour under One Health Approach in Morogoro, Tanzania. International Journal of Advanced Research and Publications (IJARP), Vol 1 (3) , 82-91.

Muhanga, M.I. (2017). Get Connected Or Get Destroyed? Adolescents and Mobile Devices In Urban Settings In Tanzania. International Journal of Advanced Research and Publications (IJARP), Vol 1 (3) , 62-68.

Muhanga, M.I and Mtendavema, M.D.(2015). Legal Literacy among the University Staff: A Case of Labour Legislation at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. Tengeru Community Development Journal.

Muhanga, M. I and Malungo, J.R.S. (2017). The What, why and how of Health Literacy: A Systematic Review of Literature. International Journal of Health, 5 (2) 107-114.

Kaale, G and Muhanga, M. (2017). Sexual health knowledge among secondary school students in Morogoro, Tanzania: half full or full empty? International Journal of Health 5 (2), 120-125.

Muhanga, M. (2016). Tanzania’s Mining Sector Reforms: Towards or Away from Mwalimu Nyerere’s Ujamaa Ideology. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 6 (21), 28-39.

Muhanga, M and C.I Nombo (2010) Local Government policy responses to informal sector in Morogoro, Tanzania: seeing problems in an opportunity or seeing an opportunity in problems? African Affairs Vol. 8, pp.133-156.

Carolyn Nombo and Mikidadi Muhanga. (2009). Social Ecology: A New Perspective to HIV/AIDS Susceptibility and Vulnerability Analysis in Mkamba Village, Morogoro Tanzania, ISSN 1229-9308


Muhanga, M. (2007). The internet: issues of accuracy, reliability and accountability. In SUA’s commitment on professional agriculture. SUACONE, Volume No. 10. InterPress Tanzania Ltd. ISBN 9987 640 02 8

Muhanga, M. I (2005). “Labour Laws in Tanzania: A Turning Point” In Facts About Africa, Kola Hill Digest Vol. 9 No. 1, May 2005, Salvatorian Institute of Theology, Morogoro.

Conference Proceedings

Muhanga, M.I. (2015). Globalization and Technological Advancement: An Assessment of Impact of Mobile Phones among Secondary School Students in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania, Conference Paper · November 2015Conference: MWECAU 2nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBALIZATION AND ITS IMPACT ON S0CIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CHANGES IN EAST AFRICA THURSDAY, 19TH NOVEMBER, 2015, At Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

Muhanga, M.I. (2013). Mining Sector Reforms in the Context of Fifty Years of Independence in Tanzania: A reflection of Mwalimu Nyerere’s legacy. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.4941.1206
Conference: Mwalimu Day, At Mzumbe University, Morogoro Tanzania.

Muhanga, M. (2014). How informal is the Informal Sector? An analysis of the Setting and Characteristics of the Informal Sector in Morogoro, Tanzania.
Conference: MWECAU 1ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE, OCTOBER 29TH – 30TH , 2014, At Moshi, Kilimanajro, Tanzania

Working Papers

Muhanga, Mikidadi, Towards Efficiency Improvement, Span of Control and Costs Reductions in Public Universities in Tanzania: A Case of Outsourcing Management Strategy (January 6, 2016).

Muhanga, Mikidadi, Corporate Social Responsibilities among Oil Extracting Multinational Companies’ in Least Developing Countries: Helping but Not Developing or Helping and Developing? (December 8, 2007).

Mikidadi Muhanga. (2005). “Labour Laws in Tanzania: A Turning Point” In Facts About Africa, Kola Hill Digest.
'Norwegian Oil Resources and Third World Development' STATOIL-Norway and Nigeria's development, 16th October 2007 at Tor Larsen Loftet, Tivoli 3rd floor, NORAGRIC, Ås, Norway.

NORAD Poverty Conference (Fattigdoms Konferansen 2007), October 17, 2007, Oslo, Norway

Coca Cola –the other truth, unthinkable ,undrinkable ,organized by ATTAC –Norge , Natur og ūngdom and Naturvern Forbūndet18th October 2007 ,Clock Building ,U218, Ås , Norway

Social Movements, Land and justice in Brazil and Bolivia: A seminar organized by Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais sem Terra (MST), Red Tinku, CEADL and Latin America Group (Norway), 26th October 2007, Parkengarden, NORAGRIC, Ås, Norway

Attended Research School in Development Studies at Biotechnology Building, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB). An intensive 3-day course in research methodology, jointly organized by the Department of International Environment and Development Studies/NORAGRIC and Department of Geography and International Development Studies (RUC-Denmark), 11th -12th December 2007, Ås, Norway.

2007 Nobel Peace Prize award handing ceremonies to Al Gore (and United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change-IPCC-, a body of some 2,500 climate scientists from around the globe) on climate changes awareness, Oslo City Hall, 10th December 2007.

Gender Sensitization workshop for Sokoine University staff organized by SUA Gender Policy Implementation Committee, 25th July 2008, AMABILIS Centre, Morogoro

University Teaching and Learning Improvement Training organized by University Teaching and Learning Improvement Program (UTLIP), Institute of Continuing Education, SUA , Morogoro ,1st – 3rd December 2008

Participatory Research Methods Training organized REPOA at Kibaha Conference Centre, Nov-Dec 2009.

Gender Sensitization workshop for Sokoine University Academic staff organized by SUA Gender Policy Implementation Committee, 5th March 2010, Hilux Hotel, Morogoro.

PANTIL Writers Workshop, Blue Pearl Hotel, 8th -12th March 2010 organized by the Program for Agricultural and Natural Resources Transformation for Improved Livelihood (PANTIL).

Research Impact Assessment Team (RIAT) Training for Enumerators for the Terminal Evaluation of PANTIL PROJECTS, ICE –SUA, 10TH FEBRUARY 2010.

PROJECT INCEPTION WORKSHOP (EPINAV Funded Project) on A Gendered analysis of climate variability and change impacts and adaptations in semi arid area farming systems and natural resources management IRAMBA D.C’s OFFICE, KIOMBOI-14th MAY 2012 AT 11.30 HRS:

PROJECT INCEPTION WORKSHOP (EPINAV Funded Project) on A Gendered analysis of climate variability and change impacts and adaptations in semi arid area farming systems and natural resources management at MEATU D.C’s OFFICE, MEATU-SIMIWI- June 24th  2012 AT 10.30 HRS:

Training of Trainers Training (TOT) on Policy Advocacy Process for Private Sector Development , 13th -16th July, 2012 at Top Life Hotel –Morogoro, training organized by University of Dar Es Salaam Entrepreneurship Center ( University of Dar Es Salaam Business School) under the support of Business Environment Strengthening in Tanzania (BEST-AC)

Short Course on Social Science Research Methods, Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) SUA Conference Hall, August 6th -9th, 2012, organized by i-AGRI under the support of USAID.

Introductory Seminar and Field Visits on/for Rural Initiatives for Participatory Agricultural Transformation (RIPAT) projects , Rotterdam Hotel, USA-River, Karangai, Kigwe and Engorai villages, 15th February 2013, organized by Research , Community and Organizational Development Associates (RECODA)

Press Meeting and Seminar on new approach to rural transformation: Launching a Manual for practitioners and an evaluation of the achievements of RIPAT, 09.00 hrs, 11th March 2013, Serena Hotel, Dar Es Salaam. Organized by Rockwool Foundation, Embassy of Denmark, DANIDA and Research , Community and Organizational Development Associates (RECODA)

Scientific Communication workshop, 14th to 18th March 2016 at Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro-Tanzania organized by Building Stronger Universities under DANIDA.

TRAINING COURSE ON DIDACTICS AND PEDAGOGICAL SKILLS, School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS) - SUA from 1st July - 5th July 2019.

1St SUA Scientific Conference:  Transforming Agriculture and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development to Attain Industrial Economy in Tanzania, April 9th -12th, 2019, SUA, Morogoro-Tanzania.

Current contact details:

Department of Population Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The University of Zambia

P.O. Box 32379

Great East Road

Lusaka –Zambia

Mikid.muhanga@gmail.com and mikidadi@suanet.ac.tz  

Mobile: +260 962446470