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researcher , marine biology educator

Yunus Daud Mgaya, Tanzanian marine biology educator, researcher. Commonwealth scholar Government of Canada, 1987-1989, scholar Government of Ireland, 1991-1995. With Tanzania Army, 1978-1979. Member Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania, Western Indian Ocean Marine Scientists Association, Asian Fisheries Society.

Background

Mgaya, Yunus Daud was born on July 27, 1957 in Usangi, Kilmanjaro, Tanzania. Son of Daud Kabora and Hadija Ali (Msangi) Mgaya.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1986. Master of Science, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, University College Galway, Ireland, 1995.

Career

Livestock field officer Government of Tanzania, Shinyanga, 1981-1983. Tutorial assistant University Dar es Salaam, 1986-1988, assistant lecturer marine biology, 1988-1993, lecturer, 1993-1997, senior lecturer, since 1997.

Membership

With Tanzania Army, 1978-1979. Member Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania, Western Indian Ocean Marine Scientists Association, Asian Fisheries Society.

Connections

Married Beatrice Ali Berya, September 8, 1990. Children: Baraka, Rehema, Nasikiwa.

father:
Daud Kabora Mgaya

mother:
Hadija Ali (Msangi) Mgaya

spouse:
Beatrice Ali Berya

child:
Baraka Mgaya

child:
Rehema Mgaya

child:
Nasikiwa Mgaya