Joel Mmasa

Dr Mmasa is Agricultural Economist. He received his B.Sc. in Food Science and Technology from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro-Region, Tanzania in 2001, M.Sc. in Agriculture Economics and Agribusiness from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro-Region, Tanzania in 2007, and PhD in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro-Region, Tanzania in 2014. Since September 2008, He is serving as academic member of staff of the School of Business Studies and Economics of The University of Dodoma. Dr Mmasa was Principal  Investigator (PI) for the project Sweet Potato Value Chain Analysis in Tanzania – Funded by Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) under the Agriculture First  “Kilimo Kwanza” Program on National Fund for advancement of Science and Technology (NFAST). He also coordinated project Social Protection Targeting on The Most Vulnerable Children in Tanzania: A case of Singida urban and rural Districts. Funded by Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA). His research interest includes Agricultural Economics and agribusiness, Situation Analysis (SITAN), Project Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Integrated Strategies Development, Value Chain Analysis, Trade Diagnostic studies, Social protection strategies,  Economic Development, Innovation Survey and Poverty Studies. Dr Mmasa is a member of professional bodies like Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) and currently Coordinator for College Consultancy and Institutional Collaboration Board (CCICB); University of Dodoma Economists Association (UDEA) and Economic Society of Tanzania (EST).Now working with PEP on project "The Impact of Fiscal Reforms on Poverty and Income Distribution” under Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP)" as Project Policy Analysis in charge .

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The impact of fiscal reforms on poverty and income distribution in Tanzania: Macro-micro simulation modelling Tanzania, United Republic of Poverty and inequality , Impacts of government programs , Fiscal policy , Labor markets


Dr Joel Mmasa
University of Dodoma
University of Dodoma

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