Name: Dr. Abel Kinyondo 

Institutional Affiliation: Dar Es Salaam University College of Education  

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Abel Kinyondo is a Senior Lecturer at the Dar Es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) and an independent consultant. Previously he worked as a Principal Research Fellow at REPOA, REPOA’s Director of Strategic Research, and Head of the Economics and Geography Department at the University of Dar Es Salaam. He has also worked for the United Nations Development Program. Kinyondo holds a PhD from Monash University (Australia); a distinction in Master of Arts (Economics) from the University of Botswana; and a first-class BA in Economics from the University of Namibia. He has more than 10 years of research experience, and has published widely in international journals including, Oxford Development Studies, Resources Policy, Politics and Policy, World Affairs, Extractive Industries and Society, African Development Review, Poverty and Public Policy and Parliamentary Affairs. He has led several teams of experts in formulating socioeconomic policies, regulations and codes of ethics in Tanzania and beyond. His current research focuses on issues of tourism, gender, development economics, employment, industrialization, natural resources management, and governance. 


Twitter: @AbelKinyondo 


Kinyondo, A and Huggins, C. (2020). Centres of excellence’ for artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Tanzania: Assumptions around artisanal entrepreneurship and formalization. The Extractive Industries and Society, Vol. 655. DOI: 

Huggins C., Kinyondo A. (2019). Resource Nationalism and Formalization of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Tanzania: Evidence from the Tanzanite Sector. Resources Policy. Vol. 63. DOI: 

Kinyondo, A., and Huggins C. (2019). Resource nationalism in Tanzania: implications for artisanal and small-scale mining. The Extractive Industries and Society, 6(1), 181-189. 

Kinyondo, A and Huggins, C. (2019). Resource nationalism in Tanzania: Implications for artisanal and small-scale mining. The Extractive Industries and Society.  Vol. 6 pp. 181-189   

Kolstad, I. and Kinyondo, A. (2017). “Alternatives to local content requirements in resource-rich countries”. Oxford Development Studies. 45(4) pp. 409 – 423 

Kinyondo, A. and Villanger, E. (2017). “Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: A thorny road from inception to implementation?” The Extractive Industries and Society. 4(2) pp. 371–384 

Siri, L. and Kinyondo, A. (2016) “Resource nationalism and local content in Tanzania: Experiences from mining and consequences for the petroleum sector”. The Extractive Industries and Society. 3(4) pp. 1095 – 1104.