The inaugural lecture is the practice of the University to have its newly appointed professors delivers their first public lectures.
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Prof. Sebastian W. Chenyambuga from the Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences of Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) successfully delivered his Professorial Inaugural Lecture titled “Development of sustainable Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) culture for improved food security and poverty reduction”.
In the event which lasted about 2 hours, Prof. Chenyambuga got an opportunity to share his research journey explaining achievements and innovation he has made in Fish industry with aims of improving food security and poverty reduction in the society.
Prof. Chenyambuga is a Professor of Animal Breeding and Genetics and he holds PhD in Animal Genetics, Master of Science in Agriculture (Animal Production) and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania.
He started his Professional career at SUA in 1995 as a Research Assistant under the ENRECA project in the Department of Animal Science and Production. Later on was employed as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences and rose to the rank of Professor in 2015.
Last year, March 20, 2018 Prof. Maulid Walad Mwatawala from the Department of Crop Science and Horticulture of Sokoine University of Agriculture also delivered a professorial inaugural lecture on Facilitating International Agricultural Trade through Science: The Case of Tephritid Flies. You can watch the Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Maulid Mwatawala here