Personal Information


David Sylvester Kacholi

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Email: david.kacholi@duce.ac.tz
Email: kacholi78@gmail.com & kacholi78@yahoo.com
(mobile) +255754471178
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6049-2201
Websites: https://www.fos.duce.ac.tz/kacholi.html,

Education Profile

Ph. D in Agricultural Sciences - Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany, 2009 – 2013.

Thesis title: Effects of Habitat fragmentation on Biodiversity of Uluguru Mountain forests in Morogoro region, Tanzania.

M.Sc. in Environmental Science - University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2004–2006.

Thesis title: Comparative Study on the Abundance, Diversity, and Biomass of Benthic Macrofauna in Sewage Impacted and Non-impacted Sewage Mangrove Forests in Dar es Salaam. M. Sc. Thesis, University of Dar es Salaam - Tanzania.

B.Sc. inEnvironmental Sciences and Management - Sokoine University of Agriculture, 2001–2004

Research interests areas

Forest Ecology, Urban agriculture, Ethnobotany and Ethnomedicine, Environmental Pollution and Biodiversity Conservation

Teaching areas

  • Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Scientific Methods &Introductory Botany

Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Kacholi D.S. (2018). Floristic Similarity and Diversity Gradients in the Eastern Arc and Coastal Forests of Tanzania
  2. Kacholi, D.S., Sahu, M. (2018). Levels and health risk assessment of heavy metals in soil, water and vegetables of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Chemistry, 2018: Article ID 1402674, 9 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1402674.
  3. Kacholi, D.S. (2016). Changes in forest composition, edaphic factors and exploitation pressure between edge and interior habitats in the Kimboza forest in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. Journal of Education Humanities and Sciences, 5(2): 68-77.
  4. Sahu, M., Kacholi, D.S. (2016). Heavy Metal Levels in Amaranthus species from Chang'ombe-Mchicha area in Temeke District, Dar es Salaam – Tanzania. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 28(5): 1123-1126, http://dx.doi.org.10.14233/ajchem.2016.19604
  5. Kacholi, D.S.(2015).Understory Composition, Diversity and Natural Regeneration Status of Uluguru Forests in Morogoro – Tanzania. Journal of Education Humanities and Sciences, 4(1): 75-98. ISSN 1821 – 7427.
  6. Kacholi, D. S.,Whitbread, A. M., Worbes, M. (2015). Diversity, Abundance, and Structure of Tree Community in the Uluguru Forests in the Morogoro Region, Tanzania. Journal of Forestry Research,26(3):< a href "https://app.dimensions.ai/details/publication/pub.1018438852"> 557-569, doi: 10.1007/s11676-015-0078-0
  7. Kacholi, D.S.(2014).Indigenous Tree Uses, Use values and Impact of Human Population on Forest Size, Species Richness and Tree Density in the Uluguru Forests, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Science. 40: 34-50, www.ajol.info/index.php/tjs/article/view/148974.
  8. Kacholi, D.S. (2014). Analysis of Structure and Diversity of the Kilengwe Forest in the Morogoro Region–Tanzania, International Journal of Biodiversity,2014:Article ID 516840, 8 pages, doi:10.1155/2014/516840.
  9. Kacholi, D.S. (2014). Edge-Interior Disparities in Tree Species and Structural Composition of the Kilengwe Forest in Morogoro Region, Tanzania, ISRN Biodiversity, 2014: Article ID 873174, 8 pages, doi:10.1155/2014/873174.
  10. Kacholi, D.S. (2013). Floristic Composition, Diversity and Structure of the Kimboza Forest in Morogoro Region, Tanzania, Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, 2(2): 84-95.
  11. Kacholi, D.S.(2013). Effects of Habitat fragmentation on Biodiversity of Uluguru Mountain forests in Morogoro region, Tanzania. Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen, Internationaler Wissenschaftlicher Fachverlag ISBN 978-3-95404-364-4.