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11Jun 2021

Bi Lucia Petro, (kulia)  mtafiti ambaye ni mnufaika wa ufadhili kutoka WISE-Futures aliyeiwakilisha NM-AIST   katika Mashindano ya Kitaifa ya Sayansi, Teknolojia na Ubunifu (MAKISATU) 2021, ametangazwa Mshindiwa Tatu kwa jiko alilobuni linalotumia gesi asilia (biogas) kupika, Kuoka na kuchoma vyakula mbalimbali. Waziri Mkuu wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania. Mh. Kassim Majaliwa ambaye alikuwa Mgeni […]

01Jun 2021

WISE-Futures Centre Leader and Senior Lecturer of the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology Arusha Dr. Hans Komakech, engaged in discussion on Water Resources and Irrigation Infrastructure Development in Africa, on 19 May 2021 through Channel Africa on African Insight podcast. Dr. Hans’ research areas include water resources management, irrigation development, and urban sanitation. […]

24Mar 2021

Civil Aviation College (CATC) from Tanzania, in collaboration with Pro Wings College of South Africa, has started a four-week pilot training course at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) Arusha. Thirteen participants are attending the training, three among them from the centre for Water Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy Futures. Launching the […]

11Jan 2021

The Centre for  Water Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy Futures (WISE-Futures) has won funding to host a new Centre of Competence in Digital Education (C-CoDE). This centre is under the framework of the Excellence in Africa initiative of  Mohanned VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) of Morocco and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) of Switzerland. C-CoDE is […]

07Dec 2020

Since 2017 WISE-Futures has been supporting the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) to review and develop academic programmes. The support were accorded to three schools namely Materials Energy Water and Environmental Sciences (MEWES), Business and Humanities (BuSH), and Computational and Communication Science and Engineering (COCSE). So far 11 programs have been […]

07Dec 2020

 In Tanzania, only WISE-Futures centre is participating in this program, and the collaborating IITs in India are IIT Roorkee (IITR) and IIT Delhi (IITD) in the field related to water infrastructure and environmental management. In March 11, 2019, the World Bank and Department of Science and Technology India exchanged MOU to implement activities related to […]

09Nov 2020

Over 66 Quality Assurance Officers from 40 higher learning Institution participated training in on quality assurance with the theme “Enhancing Quality Assurance and Practices in Higher Learning Institution in Tanzania”  at Sokoine University Agriculture in Morogoro. The two days’ workshop organized by Tanzania Universities Quality Assurance Forum (TUQAF) from 8th to 9th October 2020. In […]

01Oct 2020

On 30th September 2020, a delegation from the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) visited the NM-AIST to familiarise with the institution activities after a week-long legal-related training in Arusha.  Upon arrival, the NM-AIST Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Emmanuel J. Luoga, greeted the delegation and provided a brief presentation of the current and planned institution activities, including the introduction […]

31Aug 2020

The Chancellor of the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) and former Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Dr Mohammed Gharib Bilal, he conferred Masters and PhD degrees to 121 students. Among these students, 85 were conferred Masters among them, 12 students, as direct beneficiaries of WISE-Futures scholarship which […]

03Aug 2020

UPGro’s new film tells us about the use and potential of groundwater for Sub-Saharan Africa. Learn about groundwater and the rich research findings from the 7 year research programme. Check out the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLJxw6hkjYM&t=495s Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor (UPGro), has been a seven-year international research programme (2013-2020), funded by the […]