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Alpha Mwongoso



Teaching, Research and Consultancy

Area of expertise

Sustainable Livelihood Impact Evaluation, Consumer Behaviour, Entrepreneurship, Tourism Development and Community Financial interventions


Short Biography

Alpha Mwongoso is a member of Community and Rural Development Department since 2005 and was promoted to the capacity of lecturer in 2012. He is currently pursuing PhD on Tourism Livelihood Impacts to Community residents in Northern Tanzania, under Tourism and Recreation Department at Sokoine University of Agriculture. He holds an MBA (Marketing) of University of Dar es Salaam, Post Graduate Diploma (Co-operative Business Management) of Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies (MUCoBS) and Advanced Diploma in Community Development of Tengeru Institute of Community Development. Mr. Mwongoso has a vast teaching, research, consultancy, administrative and field work experience of 15 years. His areas for teaching and research includes: Sustainable Livelihood Impact evaluation, Consumer behaviour, Entrepreneurship, Tourism Development and Community Financial interventions. He has participated in international conference presentations with several research publications on these areas of interest. He was also involved in one year of teaching and research work at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Malawi) in exchange Program under fk-Norway Agribusiness forum that involved four universities from four countries: Tanzania (MoCU), Uganda (Makerere), Lilongwe University and University of Zambia. His administrative and field works incudes duties such as: Field-practical Coordinator for Bachelor of Community Economic Development program, Coordinator of Undergraduate studies, and Head of University undergraduate student’s field practical and research projects. He has conducted consultancy works ranging from capacity building on customer-care of health service providers, fund raising, accounting and management skills to staff of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to Area Development Program (ADP) baseline-survey and program impact evaluation of World Vision- Tanzania in Muheza and Handeni districts..