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Dr. Yusuph Kulindwa

Senior Lecturer


Teaching, Research and Consultancy.

Area of expertise

Agricultural economics, Environmental and Natural resources economics, Energy economics, Behavioural economics and Development economics.


Short Biography

Yusuph John Kulindwa is a Senior lecturer of economics at the Department of Economics and statistics, Moshi Cooperative University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics a collaborative Ph.D. program between the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2013, he was awarded a scholarship on specialization Ph.D. courses in Climate Modelling and Energy systems, Natural Resource Economics, Policy Instrument Design, and Development Microeconomics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Yusuph J. Kulindwa currently teaches economics and environmental and Resources Economics. His research interest focuses on Environmental Economics, Behavioural Economics, Energy economics and entrepreneurship in energy and marketing of different products.
Dr. Kulindwa is working in partnership with other organizations as a team member. For example, he is working with the EfD-Tanzania organization as a domestic research fellow. EfD-Tanzania is one of the centers hosted by the University of Dar es Salaam. Recently, Dr. Kulindwa joined the term of experts in the Pilot 4 Research and Dialogue project intended to promote dialogue on economic, resources, policy, and fiscal governance in Tanzania and to create a platform for sustainable dialogue including public and private stakeholders in different regions. He is also working with Professor Erik Ahlgren from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden in the project of the improved cooking stove (ICS), which aims at combining technical analyses with user aspects and econometrics through interdisciplinary systems approach including systems dynamics modeling. He worked in the project supported by SIDA/SAREC on energy economics, a collaborative programme between the University of Dar es Salaam and the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden ended in 2016. His current research projects are on improve cooking stoves deployment-the importance of interaction between technology, performance, and benefits, energy efficiency on biogas technology use and adoption of improved cooking stoves in developing countries.
Finally, he is an Author of scholarly 4 articles in international Journals, and 3 conference proceedings and participated actively in research project writing and attended several national and international conferences, workshops, seminars, and training programmes.
Dr. Kulindwa Served as a Board Member of various organizations and a Member of various Working Groups, Committees and chaired several of them. Coordinated and facilitated workshops and seminars. Served as an internal Ph.D. examiner and served as a peer reviewer of the journal called Energy Efficiency– Springer. He was a chairperson of the Moshi Co-operative University Academic Staff Association (MoCUASA) since 2014 -2020. As chairperson, Dr. Kulindwa represented the association to the Council of the University and other organs; He also represents the association in national and international academic associations and other relevant academic fora.