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Batuli Mohammed Yahya

Country Coordinator

University of Dar Es Salaam


Batuli Mohammed Yahya is a Lecturer at the Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS), University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). She received her B.Sc. degree in Fisheries science and Aquaculture, M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Marine Sciences from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her research interests include marine fisheries, aquaculture, seaweed farming and marine ecology. Batuli has been part of the team in the preparation of Fisheries Development Strategies for Zanzibar under SWIOFISH project and the preparation of a book titled State of the coast for the Zanzibar (under WIOMSA). Batuli has attended a number of international trainings and seminars based on fisheries and marine sciences (seminar on marine fisheries management for developing countries at Fujian Institute of Oceanography Xiamen - China - 2010, trainings on integrated sustainable coastal development - University of Gothenburg Sweden - 2014, short course on fisheries governance for food security at Centre for Development Innovation - University of Wageningen - 2015, training course on extension management techniques for up-scaling technology dissemination on fisheries at the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) India-2018). She has a good experience of working with different stakeholders in fisheries and marine sciences. She has a strong network and share experience with other experts. She was also a coordinator of the project Support for aquaculture sub-sector in Zanzibar funded by FAO (2014 -2016) and currently she is the coordinator of Women in Marine Science network for Zanzibar under Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association.

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