Pius Zebhe Yanda

Director of the Institute of Resource Assessment
University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Pius Zebhe Yanda is a Professor of Physical Geography at the Institute of Resource Assessment, University of Dar Es Salaam.
He has served the University of Dar Es Salaam in different academic positions for 24 years. Since 2006 he has been serving as the Director of the Institute of Resource Assessment.

Professor Yanda has recently been appointed to chair the newly established Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Professorial Chair in Environment and Climate Change at the University of Dar Es Salaam.

He has been involved in various programmes, the most recent being: (i) regional training programme on climate change and biodiversity conservation, with participants from DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania; and (ii) fellowship programme involving four types of fellowships (post-doctoral, doctoral, teaching and policy) for the period ranging from six months to one year.