Assignment Location within country:
Eastern arc Mountain Forests
Duration of assignment (months):
6 months
Name of Client :
UNDP and MNRT (Forestry and Beekeeping Division )
Professional Staff provided by your
Prof Madoffe SS – Team Leader
Prof PKT Munishi – Co-Team Leader Forest Condition & Management Effectiveness Assessment
Mr. Deo D. Shirima – Project assistant – Forest Condition Assessment
Start Date
September 2006
April 2009
Completion Date
March 2007
August 2010

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:
Prof. Madofe S.S. and Prof P.K.T. Munishi: Overall Project Leadership, Development of Data capture Tools for Forest Condition Assessment, Coordination of Field data collection, Data Analysis, Reporting

Detailed Narrative Description of Project: The major objective of the project was to to undertake Forest Conditions assessment to determine threats to the forests and undertake management effectiveness assessment to determine how management actions have contributed or are contributing to the conservation of the forests. Further undertook reassessment to determine how project activities have contributed to enhancing the management and conservation of the forest

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by your Staff:
Establish forests condition monitoring transects
Evaluate the condition of the forests by assessing the level of tree and pole cutting
Assess threats to the forests through Threat Reduction Assessment (TRA)
Undertake Management Effectiveness Assessment (METT) to determine how management has contributed to conservation of the forests