Muhikambele

Vedasto R.M Muhikambele

Professor 
College/School
College of Agriculture
Department
Department of Animal Aquaculture and Range Sciences
Summary information

Professor Muhikambele is extensively involved in teaching, research and outreach activities mainly dealing with small ruminants.

ABOUT ME

He did his first degree in General agriculture for 3 years but specialized in Animal Science in his final year between 1982 and 1984. He then went to Norway (at the then Agricultural University of Norway) for 10 months (1985/86) to do Animal Husbandry and gained a postgraduate diploma, after which he proceeded to SUA to conduct research which culminated into MSc. Agriculture.

In 1990 Professor Muhikambele went to the University of Reading in the UK to conduct research for PhD which he gained in 1993. The PhD research was in Animal Nutrition but had elements of Animal Behaviour.

He has at times also engaged himself in consultancy assignments and has been a Coordinator of projects for BACAS, which is a bureau of Agricultural Consultancy and Advisory Service (a consultancy arm of the College of Agriculture) since 2006 to ....

He is a member of a number of Scientific organizations such as Tanzania Society of Animal Production (TSAP) for which he was a secretary between 1993 and 1999 and Southern Goat Development Network (SEGODEN) for which he has been Chairperson since … to-date. 

Courses and Teaching

Since his completion of studies Professor Muhikambele has been extensively involved in teaching, research and outreach activities mainly dealing with small ruminants.

Though his teaching is mainly on small ruminants and animal nutrition, using his skills accumulated over time Prof. Muhikambele has also been tasked to teach statistics and related courses at the University, something which has elevated his popularity especially among postgraduate students.

CONTACTS

Contact information

Department of Animal Aquaculture and Range Sciences
College of Agriculture
Sokoine University of Agriculture
P. O. Box 3004,
Morogoro, TANZANIA
Email: muhika@sua.ac.t.z

 

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