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Zahor Khalifa Zahor

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Grantee Title

Research Topic: Dynamic forest cover change and their impacts on community livelihood in Kilwa District, Tanzania.

Grantee Description

Fellowship Category: Post-PhD

Nationality: Tanzanian

Home Institution: University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Mentor at Home Institution: Prof Pius Yanda     

Host Institution: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana

Supervisor at Host Institution: Prof Samuel N A Codjoe 

CVF Zahor employs his knowledge in Participatory Geographical Information System (PGIS) and forest loss to study drivers of forest change and their implications on livelihoods. The findings from his study, he believe, will provide useful inputs to planners, policy and decision makers on management of coastal forests resource within the context of resource use and climate change adaptation to improve livelihoods.