Title / Position: Director of Strategic Research
Location Office: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Dr. Abel Kinyondo is the Director of Strategic Research at REPOA, a leading think-tank in Tanzania specializing in socio-economic issues. He has headed the Department of Geography and Economics at the University of Dar es Salaam (DUCE) and previously worked for the United Nations Development Program. He holds a Ph.D. from Monash University (Australia), a distinction in Master of Art (Economics) Degree from the University of Botswana and a first class Economics Degree from the University of Namibia. Dr. Kinyondo has over 10 years of researching experience having published in internationally reputable journals such as in the Oxford’s Development Studies and Parliamentary Affairs. He has also led several teams of experts in formulating various socio-economic policies, regulations and codes of ethics in Tanzania and beyond.
Dr. Kinyondo currently investigates issues pertaining to enterprise development, employment, industrialization, natural resources management as well as governance.