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Assoc Prof Dr. Abel Kinyondo | Mining Award | Impactful Researcher Award

Associate Professor, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

🏆 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abel Kinyondo, a distinguished academic at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, has been honored with the prestigious Mining Award and recognized as an Impactful Researcher. With expertise in mining and related fields, Dr. Kinyondo’s contributions have significantly advanced the understanding and practices in the industry. His innovative research methodologies and dedication to sustainable mining practices have garnered international acclaim. As an Associate Professor, he continues to inspire and mentor future generations of scholars, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation in academia. Dr. Kinyondo’s achievements stand as a testament to his commitment to excellence and positive impact in his field. 🌟




🎓 Dr. Abel Kinyondo’s academic journey is marked by outstanding achievements and continuous pursuit of excellence. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from Monash University, Australia, in 2013, showcasing his dedication to scholarly pursuits. Prior to this, he excelled in his Master’s in Economics from the University of Botswana, attaining a distinction in 2008, and obtained a first-class B.A. in Economics from the University of Namibia in 2004. Dr. Kinyondo’s educational trajectory began with accolades at Tambaza High School in Tanzania and continued through various educational milestones, including certifications in leadership, change management, and labor market responsive curricula. His commitment to education and professional development is exemplified by his pursuit of continuous learning. 🌟

Employment Record

👨‍🏫 Dr. Abel Kinyondo’s professional journey is marked by a rich tapestry of roles, reflecting his versatility and commitment to academia and research. Since September 5, 2008, he has been a stalwart member of the University of Dar es Salaam (DUCE), ascending from Assistant Lecturer to the esteemed position of Associate Professor. His responsibilities include research, teaching, supervision, and active engagement with the community and policy spheres. Notably, he served as the Head of Quality Assurance in Research, Publication, and Innovation from February 2023 to January 2024, ensuring the highest standards in institutional projects. Dr. Kinyondo’s global impact extends to roles with prestigious organizations such as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada, Tax Justice Network Africa, and Verian (formerly Kantar Public), where he led diverse research initiatives. His contributions are pivotal in shaping discourse and policy frameworks, particularly in areas like domestic resource mobilization for climate financing and the future of work in Africa. Through his leadership and expertise, Dr. Kinyondo continues to advance knowledge and drive positive change in his field. 🌍

Publications ( Top Notes )

Kinyondo, A. (2024). Local Content Management in Tanzania’s Extractive Sector: How effective is it? The Extractive Industries and Society. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2024.101435

Huggins, C. and Kinyondo, A. (2024). Securitization of the mining sector? The role of the armed forces in state interventions in Tanzania. The Extractive Industries and Society. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2024.101441

Kinyondo, A., and Byaro, M. (2024). The Link between Democracy and Development in Africa: What does Data tell us? African Journal of Economic Review, 12(1), pp. 25-38

Kinyondo, A. (2023). Domestic Resource Mobilization in Tanzania’s Extractive Sector for Climate Financing. Tax Justice Network Africa and Policy Forum. Nairobi

Kinyondo, A., and Shija, H. (2023). Youth Skills and Unemployment: Perceived Inadequate Soft Skills and Coping Strategies of Employers in Tanzania. In Ayoo, C. and Ayoo, C. (Eds). Unemployment – Nature, Challenges and Policy Response. IntechOpen. London, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.1003645 (pp. 1 – 22).

Pelizzo, R., Koepko, M., Kuzenbayev, N., and Kinyondo, A. (2023). Traditional beliefs and electoral behaviours: Some evidence from Togo. World Affairs. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/00438200231203

Byaro, M., Pelizzo, R., and Kinyondo, A. (2023). What are the Main Drivers Behind the Acceleration of Tanzania’s Economic Growth Over the Past Three Decades? African Journal of Economic Review, 1(4), pp. 85-107

Byaro, M., Kinyondo, A., Lemnge, D. (2023). Does Sub-Saharan Africa’s Rapid Population Growth have Positive or Negative Effects on Aggregate Domestic Investment? A Panel Quantile Regression. World Affairs. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/00438200231168288

Kinyondo, A., and Ntegwa, M. (2023). The Impact of Cash Transfers on Intimate Partner Violence: A Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Tanzania. The African review. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/1821889xbja10055


Abel Kinyondo | Mining Award | Impactful Researcher Award

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