Personal Information


Dr. Almas Fortunatus Mazigo


Contact Address:

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dar Es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)

P. O Box 2329 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: mazigoa@gmail.com, mazigoa@duce.ac.tz
Phone&Mobile:+255 22 2850975;+255 754 59 16 15

Education Profile

2012-2015: Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Ethics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
2007-2009: Master of Arts in Development Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1996-1999: Bachelor of Philosophy, Pontifical Urbaniana University, Italy

Areas of Research

  • Development Ethics and Global Justice
  • Climate Change and Sustainability Ethics
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
  • Leadership, Management and Governance Ethics
  • Corporate Governance and Public Service Ethics
  • Humanistic and Social Research Methods

Teaching Areas (Undergraduate and Post-graduate Levels)

  • Theories of Social and Economic Development
  • Development Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Ethics and Development
  • Gender and Development
  • Governance and Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Development
  • Science, Technology and Development


  1. Mazigo, A. F. and Hattingh J. P. (Forthcoming), Using Sen’s capability approach in empirical development ethics research. Journal of Global Ethics (under review)

  2. Mazigo, A. F. (Forthcoming), Being human and global responsibilities: Insights from Bantu thought, (Book Chapter), The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (in press)

  3. Mazigo, A. F. (2017), Promoting social innovation through action research: Evidence from an empirical study in the fisheries sector of Ukerewe District in Tanzania. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 1-19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19452829.2016.1256276

  4. Mazigo, A. F. (2016), Fisheries resources for human development: which development ethic for wealth creators in Lake Victoria fisheries? Paper for the Tanzania National Sociological Conference, Saint Augustine University of Tanzania in Mwanza, 27-29 October 2016

  5. Mazigo, A. F. (2015), Towards an alternative development ethic for the fishing sector of Ukerewe District, Tanzania, Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/96739

  6. Mazigo, A. F. (2013), Examining stakeholders’ understanding and motivation for realizing sustainable fisheries in Ukerewe District, Tanzania, Paper for the Social Science for Development Conference, Stellenbosch University, 30-31 October 2013

  7. Mazigo, A. F. (2009), An exploration of the gender system of the Wakerewe: towards a dialogue for attitude change, Master dissertation (unpublished), University of Dar es Salaam