Prof. Boniphace P. Mbillinyi, PhD.

Associate Professor

Office: SWMRG bldg

Sokoine University of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land Planning, P. O. Box 3003, Morogoro, TANZANIA

Telephone: +255232604433
Mobile Phone Number: +255754 632722

Information: Teaching:
AE113, PS204, LU 601

Brief Biography

Boniphace holds a B.Sc. Agric Eng, SUA, MSc. Land Ecology and Rural Survey, ITC, The Netherlands, PhD. Natural Resource Mng., TU-Berlin, German. His area of specialty is on Remote sensing & GIS. His research interests are Management of natural resources (applied remote sensing and GIS), and climate change. Dr. Mbillinyi is a member of TSAE.

Current research:

Managing risk, reducing vulnerability and enhancing productivity under a changing climate IDRC – Climate change Adaptation in Africa Programme 2007 – 2011

Valuing the Arc: Linking Science with Stakeholders to Sustain Natural Capital-Leverhulme Trust UK
Adaptive development of water system innovations: Conditions for sustainable adoption at farm level-WOTRO, SIDA and DGIS 2004 – 2008

Recent Publications:

Mbilinyi B.P., S.D. Tumbo, H. F. Mahoo and F.O. Mkiramwinyi (2007). GIS-Based Decision Support System for Identifying Potential Sites for Rainwater Harvesting. To be published in Elsevier Journal of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Vol. 32, Issues 15-18, pg 1074-1081.

Abdallah, J. M., Mbilinyi, B., Ngaga, Y. N. and Ok'ting'ati, Aku (2007). Impact of flue-cured Virginia on Miombo woodland: A case of small-scale flue-cured Virginia production in Iringa region, Tanzania. Discovery and Innovation, Vol. 19 (1&2): pg. 92-106.

N.D. Burgess, T.M. Butynski , N.J. Cordeiro , N.H. Doggart f, J. Fjeldså , K.M. Howell , F.B. Kilahama, S.P. Loader, J.C. Lovett, B. Mbilinyi, M. Menegon, D.C. Moyer, E. Nashanda, A. Perkin, F. Rovero, W.T. Stanley and S.N. Stuart (2007). The Biological Importance of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and Kenya. Elsevier Journal of Biological Conservation, Vol. 134, No. 2, pg 209-231

Japhet J. Kashaigili, Boniface P. Mbilinyi, Matthew Mccartney, Fredrick L. Mwanuzi (2006). Dynamics of Usangu plains wetlands: Use of remote sensing and GIS as management decision tools. Elsevier Journal of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Vol. 31, pg 967-975.