Personal Information


Dr. Alexander Songoro


Contact Address:

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dar Es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)
P. O Box 2329 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone:+255 22 2850975 Mobile: +255 752 777 316
Emails: alexandersongoro1977@gmail.com

Education Profile

2011-2014: Doctor of Natural Sciences, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
2005-2007: M. Sc. Natural Resources Assessment and Management, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2000-2003: B.A. Land Use planning and Environmental Studies



Consultant and Areas of Research

  • Environmental and Social Safeguards (Protecting people and environment in investment projects)

  • Land resources, integrated environmental management, and sustainable development 

  • Human adjustment from natural and manmade disasters

  • Impact Assessment (EIA, SIA, SEA)

  • Rural livelihoods and poverty reduction

  • Human –environmental interactions

  • Resettlement Action Plan 

Teaching Areas

  • Environmental Conservation Policies and Strategies

  • Environmental Disaster Management and Sustainable Human Development

  • Development Theories and Environmental Resources

  • Soil Resources

  • Climatology


  1. Songoro, A. E. (2013): Land Scarcity Impacts and Government Obligation in West Usambara. In: Kimaro, D., Munga, A., Mollel, A., Maganya, A., and Walalaze, G (eds.) (2013): Land Justice for Sustainable Peace in Tanzania: Report of the International Consultative Conference. Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University, Lushoto. pp. 144 -166.

  2. Songor, A. E. (2014): Land Scarcity, Rural Livelihoods and Forest Management in West Usambara, Tanzania (A Doctoral Dissertation, Justus Liebig University Giessen).