Chacha Mwita, PhD

Chacha holds a PhD in parasitology and an MS in applied zoology from the University of Dar es Salaam, where he is an associate professor and head of the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Technology. In the past, Chacha served as a Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellow. His field research addresses parasites, diseases, and aquatic environments in multiple regions of Tanzania. His many publications include books, articles in refereed journals, chapters, conference proceedings, and consultancy reports.


  • PhD, University of Dar es Salaam
  • MS, University of Dar es Salaam
Chacha Mwita, PhD

SIT Study Abroad

Program Coordinator at the University of Dar es Salaam

TANZANIA: Zanzibar Coastal Ecology and Natural Resource Management

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