Dr. Makarius Victor Mdemu

Country of current residence

Tanzania

Current position

Director

Current institute employer

ARDHI UNIVERSITY

Since

2009

Till

-

Website current institute

www.aru.ac.tz

Office address

Institute of Human Settlement Studies (IHSS), Ardhi University, P.O. BOX 35176, Dar-es-salaam Tanzania

Office phone

+255-22-2775004

Previous positions

WEMA Consult (T) Ltd-Senior Water/Land and Remote Sensing Specialist Center for Development Research (ZEF), Researcher & PhD Fellow Sokoine University of Agriculture, Research Associate Soil-Water Management Research Group (SWMRG), Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land Use Planning, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Research Assistant Department of Agricultural Engineering and Land Use Plannning, Sokoine University of Agriculture, MSc. Research Student Bureau of Agricultural Consultancy and Advisory Services (BACAS), Sokoine University of Agriculture, Assistant

Professional memberships

Member, International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA) )- No.107906 Member, East and Southern African Association for Environmental Impact Assessment (ESAAEIA) Engineers Registration Board (ERB-Tanzania), (GE 0783) Tanzania Society of Agricultural Engineers (TSAE), Tanznia Center for Rainwater Management (TCRAIN)

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

Water Resources Management, Agricultural /Irrigation Water Management, Land management, Rainwater Harvesting and Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Climate Change, adaptation and mitigation studies

Degrees / expertise

BSc- Agric. Eng. Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania-1998

MSc- Agric. Eng. (Land & Water Mngt.) SUA, Tanzania-2002

PhD-ZEF, University of Bonn

Professional experience

Research Associate, SWMRG-SUA: October 2001-July 2004

2010

Mdemu, M., W. Laube and B. Barry.  2010.  Temporal water productivity of tomato irrigated from a small reservoir and hand-dug-wells in dry season cropping in the Upper East Region, Ghana.  Journal of Applied Irrigation Science, 45 (1)   : 75-93   .

2009

Mdemu, M.V., C. Rodgers, P.L.G. Vlek and J.J. Bogardi.  2009.  Water productivity (WP) in reservoir irrigated schemes in the upper east region (UER) of Ghana.  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 34 (4-5)   : 324-328   . Further Information

2008

Mdemu, M.  2008.  Water productivity in medium and small reservoirs in the Upper East Region (UER) of Ghana.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information

2004

Franks, T., B. Lankford and M. Mdemu.  2004.  Managing Water Amongst Competing Uses: The Usangu Wetland in Tanzania.  Irrigation and Drainage 53 (3), : pp. 277-286   .
Mdemu, M., D. Machibya, B. Magayane, N. Hatibu and R. Kadigi.  2004.  Conjoining rainfall and irrigation seasonality to enhance productivity of water in rice irrigated farms in the Upper Ruaha River Basin, Tanzania. Physics.  Further Information
Mulengera, M.K., M. Mdemu and P.W. Mtakwa.  2004.  Using Pedotransfer Functions to Predict Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity for Layered Soil Profiles: A Case Study at The Sokoine University Farm, Tanzania.  Uhandisi Journal, Vol.27, No.1   .

2003

Mdemu, M., B. Lankford, R.M.J. Kadigi , J.G. Cour and J.J. Kashaigili.  2003.  Water Productivity Indicators in the Great Ruaha River Basin: Analysis and Implications for Decision-Making and Allocating Water. A Paper Presented at Ruaha + 10 Seminar. 

2002

Mdemu, M. and M.K. Mulengera.  2002.  Using Pedotransfer Functions (Ptfs) to estimate Soil Water Retention Characteristics (SWRCs) in the Tropics for Sustainable Soil Water Management: Tanzania Case Study. Proceedings of 12th ISCO Conference. Volume II. 

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research countries
  • Ghana
Professional experience
Research Associate, SWMRG-SUA: October 2001-July 2004
Degrees

BSc- Agric. Eng. Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania-1998

MSc- Agric. Eng. (Land & Water Mngt.) SUA, Tanzania-2002

PhD-ZEF, University of Bonn

Contacts

mak_mdemu@yahoo.co.uk or mmdemu@uni-bonn.de

Research affiliation

GLOWA Volta Project

Doctoral research funded by

BMZ via DAAD & GTZ

Cooperation partners

IWMI-Accra, Ghana, CSIR & MOFA

Makarius Victor Mdemu

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

Office E-Mail:
mmdemu(at)aru.ac.tz