M.Sc. Neema Mtenga

Research Group
Applied Landscape Ecology and
Ecological Planning

Institute of Landscape Ecology
Heisenbergstraße 2, 48149 Münster

Room: 448
Phone: +49(0)251-83 30 103
E-Mail: neema.mtenga [at] uni-muenster.de

Tasks at the WWU/ department/ institute

PhD Student

  • Curriculum vitae

    Academic background
    October 2021

    PhD student at the Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster

    2017-2019 NM-AIST M.Sc. Biodiversity and ecosystem Management
    2009-2012 Sokoine University B.Sc. Wildlife Management of Agriculture
    2007 -2009 Tarakea High School ACSEE
    2003 -2006 Karatu High school CSEE
    Working experience
    2019-April 2020 Research assistant joint project between Nelson Mandela Institution of science and Technology and Sussex University
    May 2015-June 2016 Research Assistant at Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Iringa, Tanzania.
    January 2014 -August 2014 Human Wildlife Conflict Officer at Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI)
    February2013 -January 2014 Wildlife Officer at Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site (Wetland area)

  • Research/ Fields of Interest

    • Biological Invasion
    • Biological weed Management
    • Ecological modelling
    • Agricultural and Environmental sciences
    • Natural Resource Management
    • Climate change and Adaptation and Agri ecology
    • Biodiversity sciences
    • Molecular cell biology

  • Memberships

  • Publications

    • Neema C Mtenga 2018 “Developing an eco-friendly and bio-management strategy against Parthenium hysterophorous (L.) in Arusha Tanzania” Dissertation submitted
    • Neema C Mtenga,Thadeo Mokiti, Patrick Ndakidemi and Ernest Mbega(2018) Carrot-weed: A noxious plant that threatens biodiversity in Africa.American journal of Plant Sciences, published.
    • Neema C Mtenga, Thadeo Mokiti, Patrick Ndakidemi and Ernest Mbega(2018) the suppressive effects of selected plants species for the management of Parthenium hysterophorus L. International journal of plant and Soil Science, published