UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DAR ES SALAAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (DUCE)

NEEMA GIDEON MOGHA

Lecturer & Researcher - Botany, Ecology & Biodiversity Conservation, Plant Physiology, Educ & Gender, Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education
Education:

University of Bonn, Bonn, Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences, 2011(Synecological Classification of Wetland Vegetation in East Africa) 2007-2011, University of Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, MSc. Master’s in Dryland Biodiversity 2006 (Structural and Floristic Diver

Teaching:

  • Taxonomy of higher plants
  • Plant physiology and Plant diversity and Conservation

Research:

Ecology, Biodiversity, Ethnobotany and Botany

Projects:

  1. Special Activities in Ministry of Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, 2022 - to date
  2. Ethnobotanical, Phytochemical and Toxicity Study of Medicinal Plants Used for COVID-19 Management in Kagera Region, Tanzania,2021-2022, Dr. Neema Mogha (PI): Funder: University of Dar Salaam,Tanzania. Amount 12,286.11 Euros
  3. Ethnobotanical, Phytochemical and Toxicity Study of Medicinal Plants Used for COVID-19 Management in Kagera Region, Tanzania 2020-2021 (UDSM).
  4. Science performance in secondary schools with a focus on girls. (2017-2018), Dr. Neema Mogha (Co-PI)
  5. Retooling of science and mathematics in-service secondary school teachers using ICT and other technologies funded by Science, (2014-2016) Technology Higher Education Project (STHEP)
  6. Synecological Classification of Vegetation in Agriculturally Used Wetlands in East Africa. (2009-2011), Dr. Neema Mogha (PI)
  7. Characterization of Small Wetlands of East Africa and their Potential for Agriculture (2007-2011) funded by Volkswagen Foundation

Publications:

  1. Neema Gideon Mogha, Olivia Kalokora, Halima Mvungi Amir, David Sylvester Kacholi (2022). Ethnomedical plants used for treatment of snakebites in Tanzania: A systematic review: Pharmaceutical Biology, 60:1, 1925-1934.
  2. Mary Zacharia Charwi, Neema Gideon Mogha, Joseph Koni Muluwa and Koen Bostoen (2023): Indigenous Knowledge and Use of Medicinal Plants Among the Kuria Communities in the Tarime and Serengeti Districts of Mara Region, Tanzania. Journal of Herbs, Spices &.Medicinal Plants, DOI: 10.1080/10496475.2022163734  
  3. David N Kuria, Gunter Menz, Salome Misana, Emiliana Mwita, Hans-Peter Thamm, Miguel Alvarez, Neema Mogha, Mathias Becker, Helida Oyieke 2014. Seasonal Vegetation Changes in the Malinda Wetland Using Bi-Temporal, Multi-Sensor, Very High Resolution Remote Sensing Data Sets . Advances in Remote Sensing  3(3):33-48.
  4. Handa C., Alvarez M., Becker M., Oyieke H., Möseler B.M., Mogha N., Kamiri H 2012. Opportunistic vascular plant introductions in agricultural wetlands of East Africa.  International Journal of AgriScienceVol.2.:810-830
  5. Tanzania Miguel Alvarez, Mathias Becker, Beate Böhme, Collins Handa, Matthias Josko, Hellen W. Kamiri, Matthias Langensiepen, Gunter Menz, Salome Misana, Neema G. Mogha, Bodo Maria Möseler, Emiliana J. Mwita, Helida A. Oyieke, Nomé Sakané .2012. Floristic classification of the vegetation in small wetlands of Kenya and Journal of the Division Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology of Plants of the Biocentre 4:63-76.
  6. Miguel Alvarez, Bodo Maria Möseler, Matthias Josko, Mathias Becker, Matthias Langensiepen, Gunter Menz, Beate Böhme, Helida Oyieke, Collins Handa, Hellen Kamiri, Salome Misana, Emiliana Mwita, Mogha Neema, Nomé Sakané .2012. SWEA-Dataveg – vegetation of small wetlands in East Africa. Biodiversity & Ecology 4:294-295
  7. Nomé Sakané, Miguel Alvarez, Mathias Becker, Beate Böhme, Collins Handa, Hellen W Kamiri, Matthias Langensiepen, Gunter Menz, Salome Misana, Neema G Mogha, Bodo, Maria Möseler, Emiliana, J Mwita, Helida A Oyieke, Mark T Van Wijk.2011. Classification, Characterisation, and Use of Small Wetlands in East Africa.Wetlands  31:1103-1116.
  8. Mathias Becker, Miguel Alvarez, Kai Behn, Bodo M. Moeseler, Collins Handa, Helida Oyieke, Salome Misana and Neema Mogha.2014. Small Wetlands of East Africa: A Field Guide to the Representative Flora .ISBN 978-3-00-047349-4
  9. . Mogha, N (2011).  Synecological classification of vegetation in agricultural used small wetlands of East Africa. ISBN 3-937941-29-0 PhD Thesis Bonn University, Germany
  10. Mogha, N (2006). Structural, floristic composition and diversity of vegetation communities in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. MSc. Thesis , Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Unpublished.
  11.  Mwingira Felista, Mogha, Neema, Joseph, Deokary, Ethnobotanical survey on the knowledge and use of medicinal plants for malaria management among university students (Submitted to the Tanzania Journal of Science in January 2023 In progress)
  12. Mogha, Neema, Elbert Mbukwa  , Kalokora Oliva (Draft Manuscript).  Phytochemical screening and Antimicrobial activity of selected Medicinal Plants used for COVID-19 management in Kagera Region, Tanzania.(Manuscript in progress)
  13. Sola, Pamela, Mogha, Neema , Kalokora Olivia (Manuscript in final stage). Medicinal plants used in Prevention and Management of COVID-19 in Kagera Region, Tanzania.