OUR TEAM

Resilience Academy begins with a group of dedicated problem-solvers

Extended team from local University partners in Tanzania and International partners around the world who are enthusiast to understand Resilience for Urban Changes.

From each University partner, the team is divided according to the Resilience Academy components for geospatial database, online courses and internship progrem in order to create young community that has skills and knowledge with free access of training materials at the same time be able to produce data and data scenarios that answers city resilience challenges.

The Secretariat is formed by four Tanzanian leading coordinators from Ardhi University, University of Dar es Salaam, State University of Zanzibar and Sokoine University Agriculture under the lead from University of Turku.

Dr. Mercy Mbise

Dr. Mercy Mbise

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Makame Omar

Dr. Makame Omar

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Job A. Chaula

Dr. Job A. Chaula

Ardhi University
Dr.  Ernest Mauya

Dr. Ernest Mauya

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Niina Kayhko

Dr. Niina Kayhko

University of Turku

Our project manager

Msilikale Msilanga

Msilikale Msilanga

University of Turku/ World Bank

Our CRD and digital assets leads

Massoud Hamad

Massoud Hamad

State University of Zanzibar
Venla Aaltonen

Venla Aaltonen

University of Turku

 

Our expert for Climate Risk Database (CRD) are:

Massoud Hamad

Massoud Hamad

State University of Zanzibar
Theofrida Julius

Theofrida Julius

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Gideon Tumainiel Marandu

Gideon Tumainiel Marandu

Ardhi University
Dr. Juma Lungo

Dr. Juma Lungo

University of Dar es Salaam
Venla Aaltonen

Venla Aaltonen

University of Turku
Olli Jalonen

Olli Jalonen

University of Turku

Our expert for E-learning are:

Dr. Wulystan Mtega

Dr. Wulystan Mtega

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Dorothea Deus

Dr. Dorothea Deus

Ardhi University
Dr. Juma Lungo

Dr. Juma Lungo

University of Dar es Salaam
Sanna Maki

Sanna Maki

University of Turku
Ulpu Leinonen

Ulpu Leinonen

University of Turku
Dr. Zakaria Ngereja

Dr. Zakaria Ngereja

Ardhi University
Theofrida Julius

Theofrida Julius

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Gideon Tumainiel Marandu

Gideon Tumainiel Marandu

Ardhi University
Dr. Petteri Alho

Dr. Petteri Alho

University of Turku
Massoud Hamad

Massoud Hamad

State University of Zanzibar
Zakaria Khamis

Zakaria Khamis

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Jukka Käyhkö

Dr. Jukka Käyhkö

University of Turku
Mahadia Tunga

Mahadia Tunga

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Francesco Nex

Dr. Francesco Nex

University of Twente, ITC Faculty
Jeroen Verplanke

Jeroen Verplanke

UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, FACULTY OF GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND EARTH OBSERVATION – ITC

Our expert for Internship Program are:

Raya Idrissa Ahmada

Raya Idrissa Ahmada

State University of Zanzibar
Amedeus Raphael Kimaro

Amedeus Raphael Kimaro

Ardhi University
Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Mahadia Tunga

Mahadia Tunga

University of Dar es Salaam
Jeroen Verplanke

Jeroen Verplanke

UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, FACULTY OF GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND EARTH OBSERVATION – ITC

Our expert for Research and Innovation are:

Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Wulystan Mtega

Dr. Wulystan Mtega

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Abubakar Diwani

Dr. Abubakar Diwani

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Job A. Chaula

Dr. Job A. Chaula

Ardhi University
Dr. Chris William

Dr. Chris William

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Dorothea Deus

Dr. Dorothea Deus

Ardhi University
Dr. Abubakar Diwani

Dr. Abubakar Diwani

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Makame Omar

Dr. Makame Omar

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Mercy Mbise

Dr. Mercy Mbise

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Antero Jarvi

Dr. Antero Jarvi

University of Turku
Dr. Juma Lungo

Dr. Juma Lungo

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Niina Kayhko

Dr. Niina Kayhko

University of Turku
Dr.  Ernest Mauya

Dr. Ernest Mauya

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Zakaria Ngereja

Dr. Zakaria Ngereja

Ardhi University
Dr. Jukka Käyhkö

Dr. Jukka Käyhkö

University of Turku
Dr. Petteri Alho

Dr. Petteri Alho

University of Turku
Dr. Francesco Nex

Dr. Francesco Nex

University of Twente, ITC Faculty
Jeroen Verplanke

Jeroen Verplanke

UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, FACULTY OF GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND EARTH OBSERVATION – ITC

These are our all experts:

Dr. Juma Lungo

Dr. Juma Lungo

University of Dar es Salaam
Msilikale Msilanga

Msilikale Msilanga

University of Turku/ World Bank
Dr. Niina Kayhko

Dr. Niina Kayhko

University of Turku
Dr. Mercy Mbise

Dr. Mercy Mbise

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Dorothea Deus

Dr. Dorothea Deus

Ardhi University
Venla Aaltonen

Venla Aaltonen

University of Turku
Sanna Maki

Sanna Maki

University of Turku
Dr. Chris William

Dr. Chris William

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Antero Jarvi

Dr. Antero Jarvi

University of Turku
Dr. Zakaria Ngereja

Dr. Zakaria Ngereja

Ardhi University
Theofrida Julius

Theofrida Julius

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Massoud Hamad

Massoud Hamad

State University of Zanzibar
Zakaria Khamis

Zakaria Khamis

State University of Zanzibar
Olli Jalonen

Olli Jalonen

University of Turku
Dr.  Ernest Mauya

Dr. Ernest Mauya

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Jukka Käyhkö

Dr. Jukka Käyhkö

University of Turku
Raya Idrissa Ahmada

Raya Idrissa Ahmada

State University of Zanzibar
Gideon Tumainiel Marandu

Gideon Tumainiel Marandu

Ardhi University
Amedeus Raphael Kimaro

Amedeus Raphael Kimaro

Ardhi University
Dr. Abubakar Diwani

Dr. Abubakar Diwani

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Chris William

Dr. Chris William

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Petteri Alho

Dr. Petteri Alho

University of Turku
Mahadia Tunga

Mahadia Tunga

University of Dar es Salaam
Dr. Makame Omar

Dr. Makame Omar

State University of Zanzibar
Ulpu Leinonen

Ulpu Leinonen

University of Turku
Dr. Abubakar Diwani

Dr. Abubakar Diwani

State University of Zanzibar
Dr. Job A. Chaula

Dr. Job A. Chaula

Ardhi University
Dr. Wulystan Mtega

Dr. Wulystan Mtega

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Juhani Naskali

Juhani Naskali

University of Turku
Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Dr. Beda John Mwang’onde

Sokoine University of Agriculture
Dr. Francesco Nex

Dr. Francesco Nex

University of Twente, ITC Faculty
Jeroen Verplanke

Jeroen Verplanke

UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE, FACULTY OF GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND EARTH OBSERVATION – ITC

It is very important to build the capacity of the local Universities on how to collect data, to share data and to understand the data gap and the urban challenges as it is important to help to reach to a very nice decision that could build urban resilience

Dr. Makame Omary Makame

Lecturer and Coordinator of Resilience Academy, The State University of Zanzibar

Young people have brilliant minds, they learn very fast, they can jump into anything, they are ready to learn and ready to practice and then these are the people who will be making decisions for the future.

Christopher William

Lecturer and Coordinator of Resilience Academy, University of Dar es Salaam

Innovation can begin when we start to re imagine how we build our cities and realizing that the strongest solutions come from communities and their resident

Theresia mmasi

The World Bank Tanzania

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