Mrs. Tausi Kida
Programme Manager-ESRF/REPOA/ISS Capacity Building
Dr Tausi Kida: Programme Manager, ESRF/REPOA/ISS Capacity Building Programme in Poverty Analysis. Dr Kida is a holding PhD (Development Economics) from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She also has a Postgraduate Diploma (2002) in Poverty Analysis and Social Security from ISS, The Netherlands, Masters degree in Economics (1999) majoring in Public Finance and Monetary Economics and BA degree in Economics (1996) both from University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In addition, she has also attended a wide range of skill intensive short courses in social economic research design and policy analysis for poverty reduction.
Since 1999 Dr kida has been working at various capacities with Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Within ESRF core programme, she has been involved extensively in conducting research and capacity building activities in the following main areas: Social Service Delivery ,Poverty Analysis, HIV/AIDS and Social Protection. Since 2007, she has also been involved in management and delivery of Tanzania Postgraduate Diploma(PGD) Programme in Poverty Analysis. A programme supported by United Nations (UN) Joint Programme on Capacity Strengthening for Development Management (JP4) and delivered by ISS, ESRF and REPOA.