Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Professor Maulid Walad Mwatawala

Event Type
Lectures and Seminar

Professor Maulid Walad Mwatawala

Date & Time

Tuesday, 20th March, 2018.


Professor Maulid Walad Mwatawala, PhD

Targeted Audience

All Members of Public are Welcome

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Event Summary

Please be informed that Prof. M. W. Mwatawala from the Department of Crop Science and Horticulture will deliver his Professorial Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday, 20th March,2018. Title of Lecture is "Facilitating International Agricultural Trade through Science: the case of Tephritid flies"



Born on 1st November 1970, Prof. Maulid W. Mwatawala completed Bachelor of Science in 1995 from Sokoine University of Agriculture. He later on obtained a Master of Science in Agriculture and PhD (Applied Entomology) at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in 1998 and 2008 respectively. Prof. Mwatawala has also a Bachelor of Laws (LLB,Hons. and Master of Law in Information Technology and Telecommunication(LLM IT&T)obtained in 2003 and 2015 respectively.

Prof. Mwatawala started his professional carrier at SUA in December 2000 as Assistant Lecture in Department of Crop Science and Horticulture and rose to the rank of Professor in 2017. Prof. Mwatawala is a Professor in Applied Entomology. Prof. Mwatawala has published 64 articles in peer reviewed journals, one book chapter and numerous conference papers and extension materials. Prof. Mwatawala is currently the Head of Department of Crop Science and Horticulture.

Prof. Mwatawala is a member of the Governing Council of the Tropical Pestcides Research Institute (TPRI); a member of Ministerial Advisory Board (MAB) of the Tanzania Food and Drugs Agency (TFDA); Chairman on the Plant Quarantine and Phytosanitary Sub - Commitee (POPS) of the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries.  He is also a vice chairman of the Tanzania Entomological Association (TEA).

Prof.Mwatawala's current research focus is on Ecology and Management of Fruit Flies

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