MINISTRY OF FINANCE

INSTITUTE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

Kupanga ni Kuchagua

Staff Profile

Dr. Berling M. Sospeter - Senior Lecturer


Area of Expertise

Rural Livelihood dynamics, Management of Fisheries resources, Social science research, Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, Human Nutrition


Work Experience

Berling Magolyo Sospeter (PhD) works as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Development Finance and Management Studies at the Institute of Rural Development Planning. He has involved in conducting teaching, consultancies, supervising and conducting project research for over 15 years. Dr. Berling is much endowed with knowledge and research experiences in rural livelihood dynamics and management of fisheries.


Professional Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in the management of fisheries resources in Lake Victoria
  • Teaching experience in social science research methods, Strategic plan preparation, Climate change and vulnerability
  • Knowledge and skills in the formation of the management of Beach Management units (BMUs) in Lake Victoria
  • Knowledge and experience of developing maritime initiatives in tackling illegal fishing
  • Knowledge and experience of developing climate change adaptation strategies
  • Knowledge and experience in the application IBM-SPSS in Data processing and Analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in the application online data collection tools


Research and academic Interests

Main areas of research and consultancy interest is in Rural agricultural transformation, Management of fisheries resources, Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, Strategic plan preparation.


Publications

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