Suzana Augustino NhematiCountry of origin: Tanzania Currently in: Tanzania, Morogoro General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Degrees2007 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
Current Research Activities
1. Sustainable utilization and management of Forest resources 2. Ethnobotany and conservation of Medicinal plant resources 3. Climate change adaptation through use of Non timber forest products 4. Sustainable use of forest resources for Food Security and Nutrition 5. The Neglected forest products for climate change resilience
Publications resulting from Research:
Augustino, S. and Gillah, P.R. (2005). Medicinal plants in urban districts of Tanzania: Plants, Gender roles and sustainable use. International Forestry Review, 7(1): 44 – 58.
Augustino, S., Hall, J.B. and Gillah, P.R. (2009). Perceptions on Gender Roles in Conservation of Medicinal Plants in the Miombo Woodlands of Western Tanzania. Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1): 33 – 45
Chelestino, B., Augustino, S., Mwaiteleke, D. and Makonda, F.B.S. (2016c). Economic valuation of Non Timber forest products under changing climate in Kilombero district, Tanzania. International Journal of Forestry Research, 1: 1 – 13.
Maguzu, J., Augustino, S., Pima, N.E. and Bakengesa, S. (2016). Forest Ecosystem Services and Livelihood of Communities around Shume-Magamba Forest Reserve, Lushoto, Tanzania. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management 9 (4), 493-507.
Innocent E., Augustino, S. and Kisinza, W. (2016). Plants Used to Control Mosquitoes and Treat mosquito related diseases in Maasai-land of Longido District, Tanzania. European journal of Medicinal Plants, 12 (2): 1 – 12.
Athuman, I., Innocent, E., Machumi, F., Augustino, S. and Kisinza, W. (2016). Repellency properties of oils from plants traditionally used as mosquito repellents in Longido district, Tanzania. International Journal of Mosquito Research 3(1): 04-08.
Augustino, S., Kashaigili, J.J. and Nzunda, E.F. (2016). Impact Impact of traditional beekeeping on Mgori Village Land Forest Reserve in Singida District, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 86(1): 1 – 11.
Kayumba, I., Iddi, S., Augustino, S. and Makonda, F.B.S. (2016). Variation of basic density and fibre length in Lonchocarpus capassa (Rolfe) wood from Kilosa District, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 86(1): 12 – 21.
Kibonde, S.F., Augustino, S., Mabiki, F.P. and Mdegela, R. (2018). Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Rungwe, Mbeya Region, Tanzania. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 12(2): 32 – 41.
Augustino, S., Eriksen, S., Makonda, F.B.S., Ishengoma, R.C., Gillah, P.R. and Migunga, G.A. (2016). Climate Change Impacts on Livelihoods and Adaptation Strategies within the Non Timber Forest Products Resources Context: REDD+ lessons for Tanzania, In: Book on Tanzania Experiences with REDD+: Lessons Learnt. CCIAM Project, SUA Tanzania.pp. 145 – 172.
Abdallah, J.M., Woiso, D.A., Katani, J.Z., Augustino, S.N. and Madalla, N.A. (2017). PFM and Climate Change: The Synergy. In: Book on Climate Change and Forestry: Practices for the Technical level Foresters (Eds. Abdallah et al). Forestry Training Institute – Olmotonyi, Arusha Tanzania. pp. 25 – 32.
Augustino, S., Silayo, D.A., Mawinda, S. and Giliba, R.A. (2017). Forests and Climate Change Adaptation. In: Book on Climate Change and Forestry: Practices for the Technical level Foresters (Eds. Abdallah et al). Forestry Training Institute – Olmotonyi, Arusha Tanzania. pp. 37 – 50.
Augustino, S. (2019). Fruits and Nuts. In: Teaching resource book for promotion of the Neglected and Underutilized Species for food security and resilience to climate change in Africa’s rural communities. ANAFE, Nairobi, Kenya.
E.M. Zahabu, D.A. Woiso, S.N. Augustino and J.M. Abdallah (2019). Introduction to Forests. In: Understanding Plantation and Natural Forests: A Handbook for Forestry Practitioners. E&D Vision Publishing Limited, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. pp 1 - 10.
S.N. Augustino, S. Mawinda, J.M. Abdallah, D.A. Silayo and A.K. Richard (2019).Forest Products’ Harvesting and Utilization. In: Understanding Plantation and Natural Forests: A Handbook for Forestry Practitioners. E&D Vision Publishing Limited, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. pp 189 - 226.
Augustino, S., Mataya, B., Senelwa, K. and Achigan-Dako. E.G. (2011). Non-Wood Forest Products and Services for Socio-economic Development. A Compendium for Technical and Professional Forestry Education. African Forest Forum(AFF), Nairobi, Kenya.
Augustino, S.,Makonda, F.B.S., Gillah, P.R., Ishengoma, R.C., Migunga, G.A. and Eriksen, S. (2012). Mwongozo wa Kilimo Bora cha Uyoga Kukabiliana na Athari za Mabadiliko Hali ya Hewa na Tabianchi, Tanzania. CCIAM Programme, SUA, Morogoro.21 pp.
Mahunnah, R.L., Augustino, S., Otieno, J.N. and Elia, J. (2012c). Conservation assessment and management planning of medicinal plants in Tanzania. Newsletter of the Medicinal Plant Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission 15: 35 – 40.
Augustino, S. (2006). Medicinal plant resources with special reference to Pterocarpus tinctorius and Strychnos spinosa at Urumwa, Tabora Region, Tanzania. PhD Thesei, Bangor, University, United Kingdom.
Augustino, S. (2002). Gender roles in sustainable use and practices of medicinal plants in urban districts of Morogoro and Iringa, Tanzania. Dissertation for MSc. Forestry degree, SUA, Morogoro, Tanzania.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:OtherTeaching, Research and Consultancies in areas of interests including crosscutting issues such as gender and climate change
Workshop and Conference Attended2004 Mweka College of Wildlife, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Symposium on Forestry and Gender: Challenges to Livelihoods and Sustainable Management2010 Sarova White Sand Beach Resort and Spa, Mombasa Kenya. Strengthening Leadership and Management Competencies of Senior University Managers2012 Helsinki, Finland Climate Change Adaptation: Research Meeting Decision Making2013 FAO Headquaters, Rome Italy Forests for Food Security and Nutrition2015 Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa Pre-congress workshop to the XIV World Forestry Congress2016 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. Enhancing Negotiation Skills for Women2017 African Forest Forum at Entebbe, Uganda Sharing of knowledge and experiences on Sustainable Forest Management and Climate Change in African forestry”,2017 Ascot Inn, Pietermaritzburg, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa Systematic Review in Forest Science2018 CCIA Building, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Experts meeting on Timber and Gold value Chain Studies in Africa2017 One Life Church, Alexandra Road, Pietermaritzburg, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Forest Science Symposium: Research Underpinning the Sustainability of a Diverse Forest Sector
AffiliationsTanzania Association of ForestersThe African Forest Forum