George Kinyashi

Qualifications: Adv. Dip. Community Dev. (Tengeru), PG. Env. Planning (IRDP), MSc Urban and Regional Planning and Mgt (Dortmund and Ardhi)
Affiliation: Institute of Rural Development Planning, Tanzania
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George Frank Kinyahsi has a background in Community Development and Planning. He is a Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning at the Institute of Rural Development Planning in Tanzania. He has worked at the Institute since 2003, initially as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Environmental Planning. He joined the Department of Rural and Regional Development in 2005. Kinyashi completed his doctoral work at the Faculty of Spatial Planning of TU Dortmund in German, on the rationale and implications of traditional work ethic on regional development in Tanzania. He is currently working on urban economic development focusing on sustainable urbanization in developing countries.

Current research

Urban/Rural Sociology, Social Theory, Social Policy