The staff in the Department are / have being / been involved in the following research projects:


  1.  Gender-based potential benefits and weaknesses of e-learning technology in higher learning institutions of Tanzania: the case of participation of female students in science, mathematics and technology disciplines. Funded by Forum for African Women Educationalists-FAWE (2005-2006)
  2. Farmer Voice Radio (FVR) Project : Building a radio - based, impact driven small farmer extension service system (September 2011 – June 2012), Funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  3. Monitoring and Evaluation for 15 Projects  under Enhancing Pro-poor Innovations in Natural Resources and Agricultural Value-chains (EPINAV) at SUA, Funded by Norway (2012 – 2016),
  4. The role of mobile phones towards improving coverage of agricultural extension services: a case study of maize value chain, Funded by Norway (2012– 2016)
  5. Impacts of climate variability and change on agricultural systems in Eastern Africa while enhancing the region’s capacity to undertake integrated assessment of vulnerabilities to future changes in climate – AGMIP, (2012 – 2014), Funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), UK Department for International Development’s (UKaid) and the US Department of Agriculture
  6. CCIAM - SUA
  7. BSU Problem Based Learning & E-learning funded by DANIDA