Aquatic


        Dr. Paul O. Onyango

CURRICULUM VITAE

CONTACTS:
University of Dar es Salaam
Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries
P. O. Box 35064\r\nDar es Salaam
TANZANIA
Tel: 255-748-908802 (Mobile)
E-mail: onyango_paul@yahoo.com
Onyango_paul@udsm.ac.tz.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
1.Poverty analysis
2.Natural Resource Governance
3.Community development
4.Project and Business Planning and Management

EDUCATION BACKGROUND\r\n

PhD (June, 2007 - August, 2011)
University:University of Tromso, Norway
Degree Name:Philosophiae Doctor (PhD)
Title of DissertationPoverty in Small-Scale Fisheries: Governance Challenges in Lake Victoria Fishing Communities,
Tanzani(http://munin.uit.no/handle/10037/3551)

Masters (August, 2002- June, 2004)
University:University of Tromso
Name of Degree:M. Sc International Fisheries Management
Dissertation Title:Reforming fisheries management: a case study of co-management in Lake Victoria, Tanzania”

Bachelors (September, 1990 - September, 1993)
University:University of Nairobi, Kenya
Name of Degree:Bachelor of Arts
Results:Upper Second Class Honours

High school and Primary school education
1988 - 1989:High School - Obtained Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (K.A.C.E)\r\n(3 Principal Passes and 1 Subsidiary).
1984 - 1987:Secondary Education Obtained Kenya Certificate of Education (K.C.E)\r\n(2nd Division).
1977 - 1983:Primary school - Obtained Certificate of Primary Education (C.P.E)(25 Points).

Other professional and educational Courses
2008.Qualitative Camp. A course on Qualitative Methods and Design. Offered by University of Bodo, Norway in Henningsvr, Lofoten, Norway. 4th
- 8th August 2008 Research Symposium/PhD Course: Gender, Poverty, and Social Transformation, Tromso, Norway Jan, 30-Feb 2, 2008.
2007. Teaching Methodology course. Center for Continuing studies, UDSM.
2003. Certificate from a course on Cross-cultural understanding and communication, organised by Tromso University, Norway.
2000. Attended an eight-week course on Alternative Approaches to Fisheries Management: the relevance of co-management: organised by International Agricultural Centre (IAC) and Wageningen University. Awarded a Postgraduate Certificate.
1999 Training on Nutrition Research Methods and Analysis, organized by
EU/ Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project, at the Tanzania Fisheries
Research Institute, Mwanza, Tanzania.
Training workshop on \"Fisheries Co-management Research Methods\", organized the EU/ Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project, at the
 Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute, Mwanza, Tanzania
1995Undertook a course in computer programs and awarded a Certificate of merit
1994Attended two-week training in research techniques specifically intended for Rapid assessment survey on prevalence of drugs and substance abuse in
Kenya.

AWARDS
1.DFID(UK)research funding on ecosystem services for poverty alleviation
\r\n2.COSTECH on increasing small scale fisheries value chain benefits to the poor through mobile Technology
3.Norwegian Research Council funding for the PhD training.
4.Quota Scholarship for the Masters of Science Degree training
5.Government (Kenya) Scholarship (Partial Secondary and full time University) 1983 -1993
6.Norwegian Government scholarship 2002-2004

WORK EXPERIENCE
Employer:Tromso University (June, 2007 to August, 2011)
Position:Research Fellow
Responsibilities:Undertake research on Poverty in Small-Scale fisheries under the POVFISH project\r\nProject
Website:https://sites.google.com/a/maremacentre.com/povfish/

Employer:University of Dar es Salaam (2006 to date: took leave of absence between 2007 to 2011)
Position:Lecturer
\r\nResponsibilities:Lecture, undertake Consultancies and do research related to Fisheries social science, Management and related fields

Employer:Nordiska Africa Institute (Sweden) (2004)
Position:Internship
Responsibilities:Review the co-management regime established for the management of Lake Victoria fisheries

Employer:Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) (1998 to 2006)
Position:Socio-economist (Research Officer)
Responsibilitis:Undertaking socio-economic research on Lake Victoria under the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project. (LVEMP) part of a Team working on a management regime for the management of Lake Victoria resources Co-ordinate fisheries socio-economic research being undertaken in Lake Victoria under LVEMP

Employer: Lake Victoria Wetlands Team - Non-governmental organization(1995 to 1997)
Position:Project Director/Socio-economist
\r\nResponsibilities: Coordinate all projects of the NGO Undertake all socio-economic research in the wetlands of Lake Victoria area in Kenya Design methods of introducing the wise use concept of wetlands Prepare documents for the Board of the NGO Source for funds for the NGO

Employer:University of Nairobi with funding from the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) (1994)
Position:Research Assistant/Socio-economist
Responsibilities:Collect data on drug and substance abuse in Kenya\r\n\r\n

\r\nAdditional work and leadership experience
\r\nPosition:Chairman
Organization:Tarime Rural Development Trust Fund (TARDTF) Non-profit organization

1998.Member of a Technical Committee selected to work out a Wider Socio-economic Program for Lake Victoria Fisheries.

1994 – 1996.Spearheaded establishment of Pink backed Pelican breeding sanctuary at Rakewa in Oyugis, Kenya. Project funded by Birdlife international, The Royal Netherlands Embassy in Nairobi and IUCN-EARO

\r\n1990 – 1993.Socio-economic Advisor to 3 Women Groups and one Self-Help Group in Migori District, Kenya.Director of Research and Studies Economic Students Association, University of Nairobi (ECOSA).

1988 – 1989.Chairman Economic Club Kanunga School Vice Chairman American Field Service (AFC)\r\n

1984 – 1989.Prefect (Social and Cultural Activities) Kanunga High School.

1977 – 1983.Monitor, Time Keeper and Prefect (Primary School).\r\n

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS\r\n\r\n\r\n
Description/ProgramAgency and coverageSponsorDurationReference
Governance of Tenure for Responsible Capture FisheriesA UN/FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department Initiative\r\n\r\nShared lakes in East Africa with Lake Victoria in focus\r\nFood and Agricultural Organization5 MonthsFAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Unravelling the Vicious Circle: Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable\r\nLivelihoods in Small-scale Fisheries (POVFISH).\r\nNorwegian College of Fishery Science\r\n\r\nInternational project covering 13 countries\r\nNorwegian Research Council3 yearsNorwegian College of Fishery Science, Tromsø, Norway.
Capturing the value of coastal ecosystem services for poverty alleviationUniversity of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Birmingham, United Kingdom\r\n\r\nInternational project covering Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa\r\nDepartment for International Development (DFID) , Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), and National Environment Research Council (NREC)6 monthsDepartment of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries, University of Dar es Salaam
A Fisheries study on the effects of\r\ntrial export of finfish Ministry of Natural Resources and Norwegian embassy in Dar es Salaam6 monthsMinsitry of Natural Resources and
from Mafia Island on ecological-social resilience and\r\nvulnerability.\r\nTourism\r\n\r\nNational project for Mafia Island\r\nTourism, Tanzania and the Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam
National Project Coordinator\r\nIFMP-TAFIRI\r\nLake Victoria Fisheries Organization\r\n\r\nRegional covering Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania\r\nEuropean Commission2004 to dateLake Victoria Fisheries Organization \r\nP. O. Box 1625\r\nJINJA\r\nUGANDA\r\n
National chairman Socio-economic Working Group of the Implementation of a Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP)Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization\r\n\r\nKenya, Uganda and Tanzania\r\nEuropean Commission2004 to dateLake Victoria Fisheries Organization \r\nP. O. Box 1625\r\nJINJA\r\nUGANDA\r\n
Socio-economic of the Nile perch Fisheries. \r\n\r\nMember of Project Implementation Team (PIT)\r\nLVFO/IUCN\r\n\r\nKenya Uganda and Tanzania\r\nNORAD2002 – 2005Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization \r\nP. O. Box 1625\r\nJINJA\r\nUGANDA\r\n
National chairman Socio-economic Working Group of the Implementation of a Fisheries Management Plan (IFMPLake Victoria Fisheries Organization\r\n\r\nKenya Uganda and Tanzania\r\nEuropean Commission2004 to dateLake Victoria Fisheries Organization \r\nP. O. Box 1625\r\nJINJA\r\nUGANDA\r\n
Researcher in Fisheries socio-economic issuesLake Victoria Fisheries Research Project (LVFRP)\r\n\r\nKenya Uganda and Tanzania\r\nEuropean Union1999 – ongoingLake Victoria Fisheries Organization \r\nP. O. Box 1625\r\nJINJA\r\nUGANDA\r\n
Task Leader Socio-economic SubcomponentLake Victoria Environmental Management Project\r\n\r\nKenya Uganda and Tanzania\r\nWorld Bank/GEF/IDA1998 to 2005Executive Secretary \r\nLVEMP\r\nP. O. Box 78089\r\nDar-es-Salaam\r\n
Appointed to an international technical Lake Victoria Fisheries World Bank /GEF2 weeks Lake Victoria Fisheries
committee to develop socio-\r\nEconomics research programs on Lake Victoria fisheries.\r\nOrganization (LVFO)\r\n\r\nKenya Uganda and Tanzania\r\nIn 1998Organization \r\nP. O. Box 1625\r\nJINJA\r\nUGANDA\r\n


\r\nMEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSONAL ORGANIZATIONS
\r\n(a) Member of Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) Global partnership for small scale fisheries research
\r\n(b) Member of International Institute of Fisheries Economics (IIFET based in Oregon State University USA)
\r\n(c) Member of Afri-Fishnet (African Fisheries Expert Network)\r\n(d) Member of the Socio-economic Working Group for the implementation of Fisheries Management Plan of Lake Victoria (IFMP)
\r\n(e) Member of Co-management Working Group for the implementation of Fisheries Management Plan of Lake Victoria (IFMP)
\r\n(f) Member of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE based in USA).
\r\n(g) Member of Socio-economic Data Working Group (SEDAWOG) of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project (LVFRP). A project funded by the European Union.\r\n

\r\nbsp;   PUBLICATIONS\r\n

\r\nPublication in Refereed Journals\r\n

\r\nOnyango P. O. 2013. Governance of Tenure in the Lake Victoria Fisheries. Tanzania. Land Tenure Journal. Vol. 1(13).Page 67-89

\r\n\r\nOnyango P. O. and S. Jentoft 2011. Climbing the Hill: Poverty Alleviation, Gender Relationships, and Women,s Social Entrepreneurship in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. MAST Vol 10(2): 117 - 140.http://www.marecentre.nl/mast/mastvolume10.2.html\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O. and S. Jentoft 2010. Assessing poverty in small-scale fisheries in Lake Victoria, \r\nTanzania. Fish and Fisheries 11: 250-263. ISSN: 1467-2979. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-2979.2010.00378.x. Also available here:-http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-2979.2010.00378.x/full.

\r\n\r\nJentoft, S., P. O. Onyango and M. M. Islam 2010. Freedom and Poverty in the Fishery \r\nCommons. International Journal of the Commons 4 (1): 345-366. ISSN: 1875-0281. Also available here http://www.thecommonsjournal.org/index.php/ijc/article/view/157/116

\r\n\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2009. Re-configuring Poverty: The Wickedness Perspective. African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries 12: 37-46. ISBN 9970-713-06-6

\r\n\r\nKibwage, J., P.O. Onyango and H. Bakamwesigwa. 2008. Local Institutions for sustaining \r\nWetland resources and community Livelihoods in the Lake Victoria basin. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 2 (5):97-106. ISSN 1996-0786 © 2008 Academic Journals. Also available herehttp://www.academicjournals.org/ajest/PDF/pdf%202008/May/kibwage%20et%20al.pdf\r\n

\r\nBooks and chapters in Books
\r\nKibwage J, H. Bakamwesigwa, P. Onyango and P. Ndemere. Living on Wetland Resources: Extent of Community Dependence on Wetlands Ecosystem in Lake Victoria Basin. In under preparation. (Forthcoming)www.springerlink.com/content/978-94-007-1582-0 section=925219&page=4andlocus=63

\r\nOnyango P. O. and S. Jentoft 2013. Poverty in Lake Victoria Fisheries – Understanding governability. In Bavick, M., Chuenpagdee, R., Jentoft, S and Jaan Kooiman (Eds). Governability of fisheries and Aquaculture: Theory and Applications. Springer pp 155 -175. ISBN 978-94-007-6106-3http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-94-007-1582-0 section=925219&page=4andlocus=63

\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2011. Occupation of last resort? Small-scale fishing as a way of life in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. In Jentoft S. and A. Eide (Eds.). Poverty Mosaics: A better future in small-scale fisheries. Springer pp 97- 124 ISBN 978-94-007.1581-2 DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-1582-0 see details here: http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-94-007-1582-0 section=925219&page=4andlocus=63\r\n

\r\nHeck, S., J. Ikwaput, C. Kirema-Mukasa, C. Lwenya, D. Murakwa, K. Odongkara, P. O. Onyango, J. P. Owino and F. Sobo. 2004. Cross-border and Fish Trade on Lake Victoria. Fisheries Management Series vol 2. IUCN EARO. ISBN: 2-8317-0761-7 \r\n

\r\nGeheb, K; Crean Kevin; Medard, M; Kyangwa, M; Lwenya, C and Onyango, P.O. 2002. On pitfalls and building blocks: towards the management of Lake Victoria’s fisheries. In Geheb, K and Sarch, M-T. 2002. Eds. Africa’s Inland Fisheries: The management challenge. Fountain. pp 142-173. ISBN 9970 02 293 8\r\n

\r\nCrean K., R. Abila, C. Lwenya, R. Omwega, A. Atai, J. Gonga, A. Nyapendi, K. Odongkara, M. Medard, P. Onyango and K. Geheb 2002. ‘Unsustainable Tendencies and the Fisheries of Lake Victoria’. In: Cowx I.G. (ed). Management and Ecology of Lake and Reservoir Fisheries. Fishing News Books. Blackwell Science. Oxford (Chapter 30)\r\n

\r\nEdited and Published Conference Proceedings/Reports

\r\nOnyango. P. O. and S. Jentoft, 2007. Embedding co-management: Community-based Fisheries Regimes in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. In Dickson M. and A. Brooks eds. 2007, CBFM-2 International Conference on Community Based Approaches to Fisheries Management, The World Fish Center Conference Proceedings 75, Print 38p CD-ROM: 337p\r\n

\r\nOdongkara, C; Abila, R and Onyango, P. (2005). Distribution of economic benefits from the fisheries of Lake Victoria. Proceedings of the Regional Stakeholders conference 24-25 February 2005: The state of the fisheries resources of Lake Victoria and their management; concerns, challenges and opportunities. EAC and LVFO 2005 ISBN 9970-713-10-2 pp\r\n

\r\nKirema-Mukasa, C. T., Owino J. P and Onyango, P. O. (2005). Strategies for management of Transboundary Conflicts on Fishing and Fish Trade. Proceedings of the LVEMP Regional Stakeholders conference 24-25 February2005: The state of the fisheries resources of Lake Victoria and their management; concerns, challenges and opportunities. EAC and LVFO 2005 ISBN 9970-713-10-2\r\n\r\n

\r\n\r\nOnyango, P. O., Haule, T. D. and Salehe, M. 2005 Potential strategies to address fisher’s problems in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Proceedings of the first regional Scientific LVEMP Conference Kisumu 3 – 7 December 2001, Kenya. pp 379-404. ISBN 9987-8976-5-7\r\n\r\n

\r\n\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2003. Situational analysis of malnutrition in Lake Victoria catchment area, Tanzania. In Ndaro, S. G. M., and Kishimba, M 2003 Proceedings of the LVEMP Tanzania scientific conference. pp 128-143. ISBN 9987-8976-1-4\r\n\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O., 2000. Ownership: The foundation of a sustainable integrated management of Lake Victoria. Proceedings of Lake Victoria 2000. A new Beginning Conference 15 – 19 May 2000, Jinja, Uganda. pp 340-349. ISBN 9970-713-11-1 \r\n\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2000. Ownership and co-management; towards an integrated management of Lake Victoria. In Geheb K. and K Crean (Eds.) 2000. The co-management survey: Co-managerial perspectives for Lake Victoria’s fisheries LVFRP Technical Document No. 11. LVFRP/TECH/00/11. Jinja, The Socio-economic Data Working Group of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project pp 108-115\r\n\r\n

\r\nNon –referred publications/Reports\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2007. Socio-economic impact of fisheries management measures. Technical country report for Implementation of a Fisheries Management Plan for Lake Victoria (IFMP). August 2007\r\n\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2007. Contribution of Lake Victoria fisheries to Tanzania’s economic growth, poverty status and development. Technical country report for Implementation of a Fisheries Management Plan for lake Victoria (IFMP) May 2007 \r\n\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O. Salehe, M and Mrosso H. D. J. 2006. A report on socio-economic baseline survey of fishing communities in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. IFMP Technical Report.\r\n\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O. Salehe, M and Mrosso H. D. J. 2006. Assessment of the regional fish marketing channel for the major commercial fish species of Lake Victoria, Tanzania. IFMP Technical Report.\r\n\r\n

\r\nKatunzi E.F.B, Onyango, P O and Mahongo, s. 2005. Historical trends in fisheries research in Tanzania. In Mgaya Y. D. Synthesis report on Fisheries Research and Fisheries Management. Submitted to World Bank\r\n

\r\n\r\nOnyango P. O. Socio. 2005. Economics of Lake Victoria fisheries. In Mgaya Y. D. In Mgaya \r\nY. D. Synthesis report on Fisheries Research and Fisheries Management. Submitted to World Bank\r\n

\r\n\r\nMahatane A, Y, D, Mgaya R.B., Hoza and Onyango, P O. 2005 Co-management in Lake \r\nVictoria Fisheries. In Mgaya Y. D. Synthesis report on Fisheries Research and Fisheries Management. Submitted to World Bank. \r\n

\r\n\r\nOnyango, P. O. 2005. Socio-economics of Lake Victoria Fisheries. In Mgaya Y. D. Synthesis report on Fisheries Research and Fisheries Management. Submitted to World Bank.\r\n\r\n

\r\n\r\nMallya, G. A., Onyango, P. O., Katondo, J., Mjema, P. S. J., Nanai, N. A. K., Ndunguru, J., 2001. Report of LVEMP – Tanzania 2001 scientific conference held at Bank of Tanzania Training Institute, Mwanza, Tanzania \r\n

\r\nKatunzi E. F. B. Onyango P. O and Kayungi J. 2001. A report on formation of conservation Management units (CMU) in some selected satellite lakes around Lake Victoria, Tanzania LVEMP Technical report.\r\n

\r\nKisusu, R. W and Onyango, P. O. 2001. Community participation in fishing industry from production to marketing: Overview on factors influencing involvement in the fishing industry of Lake Victoria, Tanzania. A technical report of LVEMP\r\n

\r\nKatunzi, E. F. B., Onyango, P. O., Waya, R., Kulekana, J., 2000. An Integrated Study of Selected Satellite Lakes (June/July report 2000) LVEMP Technical report\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O., 1999. Fisheries contribution to National economy of Tanzania a pilot survey report. Technical report of LVEMP \r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O., 1999. Community involvement in fishery from production to marketing a pilot survey report. Technical report of LVEMP \r\n

\r\nOnyango P. O., 1998. Community nutrition, health and social amenities of Lake Victoria residents Tanzania. Technical report of LVEMP \r\n

\r\nOnyango P. O., 1998. Preliminary Literature review on socio-economic dimensions of Lake Victoria. Technical report of LVEMP\r\n

\r\nOnyango, P. O., 1996. Community preparation, mobilization and training on importance of wetlands and its resources. A study sponsored by Kenya Wildlife Service/Netherlands Wetlands Conservation and Training Programme\r\n

\r\nConsultancy Reports
\r\nMahongo, S. B., P. O. Onyango and C. A. Mwakosya 2009. The Fishery of Sergestid Shrimp Acetes (Uduvi) in the Rufiji Delta: An Appraisal of the Marketing System. Report for WIOMSA MARG-1 research grant. \r\n\r\nBryceson, I., Jiddawi, N., Kamukuru, A., Kulindwa, K., Mwaipopo, R., Onyango, P., \r\nSebastian, M. 2006. Fisheries Study in Tanzanian Coastal Waters: the effects of trial export \r\nof finfish from Mafia Island on ecological-social resilience and vulnerability. \r\nConsultancy/Technical Report for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism and \r\nNorwegian Embassy, Tanzania. 82 pages\r\n

\r\nOdongkara K., Abila R and Onyango P. 2005. Socio-economic viability and sustainability of BMUs: A case study of Lake Victoria border BMUs. . Fisheries Management Series IUCN EARO\r\n

\r\n Projects undertaken
\r\n1. Socio-economic monitoring of the ongoing Implementation of the fisheries management plan project on Lake Victoria.\r\n
\r\n\r\n2. Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP) Socio-economic information generation on fisheries of the lake
\r\n3. Sustainable agro-ecosystem management and conservation for improved livelihoods in Lake Victoria basin (Proposed).
\r\n4. The Trans-boundary Biological Resources in the Nile River Basin Wetlands: Empowering the Rural Communities in Management, Poverty Alleviation and Conflict Resolution (Proposed)
\r\n5. Socio-economic of the Nile perch fisheries of Lake Victoria (completed) (2000-2005)

\r\n\r\nEXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES (HOBBY).\r\nMusic, Watching Football, Rugby and Movies, Travelling and reading and gardening\r\n\r\n

\r\nREFEREES
\r\n1. Prof. Svein Jentoft
\r\nSenior Lecturer
\r\nUniversity of Tromsø
\r\nNorwegian College of Fisheries Science
\r\n9037 Tromsø, NORWAY
\r\nE-mail: svein.jentoft@uit.no

\r\n\r\n2. Prof E. H. O Ayiemba
\r\n Senior Lecture
\r\n Department of Geography,
\r\n University of Nairobi,
\r\n P. O. Box 30197,\r\n NAIROBI.\r\n KENYA
\r\nE-mail:olayiemba@yahoo.com \r\nehoayiemba@uonbi.ac.ke \r\n

\r\n3. Prof. Y Mgaya
\r\nDeputy Vice Chancellor Administration\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam
\r\nP. O. Box 35091\r\nDar es Salaam
\r\nE-mail: ymgaya@udsm.ac.tz\r\n\r\n

\r\n\r\n Date: 12th June, 2013

  
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