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United Nations official

John Joseph Kambona, Tanzanian United Nations official. Certified in marine biology and fisheries oceanography. Chairman Indian Ocean Fishery Commission, Rome, 1968-1972. Member National Geographic Society.

Background

Kambona, John Joseph was born on November 30, 1935 in Ndanda, Mtwara, Tanzania. Son of Thomas Rashid and Lucia Urban (Katenda) Kambona.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Makerere College, Kampala, Uganda, 1962.

Career

Fisheries officer Agriculture Department, Dodoma/Muanza, Tanzania, 1962-1966, director fisheries Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1967-1971. Permanent secretary Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, 1972-1973, Ministry Information and Broadcasting, Dar-es-Salaam, 1974. Regional fishery officer Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, Accra, Ghana, 1975-1979, chief international institutions and liaison service Rome, since 1980.

Chairman natural resources committee National Science Research Committee, Dar-es-Salaam, 1972-1974. Member Tanzania National Planning Commission, 1973-1974. Board directors Tanzania Tourist Corporation, Dar-es-Salaam, 1972-1973, Tanzania Standard Newspapers, 1975.

Achievements

  • Certified in marine biology and fisheries oceanography.

Membership

Chairman Indian Ocean Fishery Commission, Rome, 1968-1972. Member National Geographic Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, sports, soccer.

Connections

Married Thecla Stephen Nyoni, January 12, 1963. Children: Joseph, Josephine, John Fisher, Jayne, Joyce.

father:
Thomas Rashid Kambona

mother:
Lucia Urban (Katenda) Kambona

spouse:
Thecla Stephen Nyoni

child:
Joseph Kambona

child:
Josephine Kambona

child:
John Fisher Kambona

child:
Jayne Kambona

child:
Joyce Kambona