Thursday, May 21, 2015

Conference:Natural Resources and Development

The University of Dodoma (UDOM), Tanzania kindly invites you to participate in the 2nd International Scientific Conference "The Advancement of Geography for the People, Natural Resources and Development" which will be hosted by the Department of Geography in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in collaboration with National Geographical Associations of Tanzania. The Conference will be held from 28th – 30th March, 2016. The Conference aimed at strengthening and sharing geographical knowledge for the people, natural resources and development in East Africa and beyond.

The conference calls submission of papers on the following sub-themes:
1. Conservation and Natural resource management;
2. Climate change, disaster and conflict management;
3. Tourism and development;
4. Economic geography and livelihoods;
5. Population, health and disease dynamics;
6. Communication technology and rural & urban systems;
7. Politics, education and culture in the contemporary world;

Applicants for the Conference need to fill and submit an application form to and copy to All emails should be titled as Application for conference participation.

The Organizing Committee calls for extended abstracts that do not exceed 500 words (see Appendix 2). The abstracts will be reviewed and authors of selected abstracts will be informed to develop and submit full papers.

By end of the Conference, the presented papers will be reviewed and published.
The abstracts and papers should be submitted to and copy to All emails should be titled as Conference Abstract or Conference Paper.

Important deadline dates:
Deadline for submission of Application form: 30th October, 2015
Deadline for submission of Abstracts: 30th October, 2015
Acknowledgment of abstract acceptance: 15th November, 2015
Submission of full papers: 29th January, 2016
Payment of registration fee: 20th February, 2016.
Conference Date: 28-30 March, 2016

Postgraduate students are also encouraged to apply and present their papers or preliminary findings.

Registration fee:
Conference registration fee will be:
For Tanzanian delegates - TSH. 100,000
For International delegates - USD. 100
International & Local Students – USD. 50
& TSH. 50,000 respectively.

For inquires write to members of the committee:

Conference steering committee:
Dr. Haule E (Mkwawa University)
Dr. Kweka (University of Dar es Salaam)
Dr. Makupa (University of Dodoma)
Dr. Martha Nembo (IRDP)
Dr.Kisingo (College of African Wildlife)
Mr. Emmanuel (SAUT)
Mr. Justine L (STEMMUCO)
Ms. Venosa M. (MZUMBE)
Mr. David Msokwe (St. MARK)
Mr. Furaha Germain (MOUNT MERU)

We expect that conference participants will have an opportunity to visit the Dodoma vine factory, grape farm and vine’s degustation. Long excursions will be organized for participants who will be interested to visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park after the Conference.

Participants who are interested with excursions need to confirm by the date of abstract submission. After confirmation detailed information will be communicated.
before 29th January, 2016.


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