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Dr. Tamba S. Sonda
Head of Department - Institute of Food Technology, Nutrition & Consumer Studies

Summary of profile

  • A professional with over 20 years of both local and international experience in teaching and research in food and nutritional sciences.
  • International experience in Food Research and Product Development
  • A wealth of experience in Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • International and local experience in developing curriculum and Instructional materials (Textbooks) in Food Science & Technology for Technical & Vocational Education and Training Institutions.
  • Experience in developing and writing instructional modules for the Right to Food for Universities.   
  • A wealth of international & local experience in administrative functions
  • Experience in conducting and publishing individual and joint laboratory and field research in Food & Nutritional Sciences.



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Contact Info
PhD - Food Science
MSc - Food Science & Eng
BSc – Agric. Ed

Core Competencies

  • Laboratory analysis of food samples
  • General Administrative Functions                            
  • Research & Publications
  • Teaching & Community Service                     
  • Student Management
  • Module and Course Design

Research Interests


  • Food Resources Research & Development; Bio-fortification; Micro- & Macro-Nutrient Deficiency;
  • The exploitation of untapped food nutrient resources; Food & Nutrition Security; Food Processing & Preservation