The Centre for Environment, Poverty and Sustainable Development (CEP&SD) is part of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of Mzumbe University (MU). The objective of CEP&SD’s work is to develop and disseminate knowledge on the structures, processes and linkages of significance for the use and protection of Tanzania’s environment and natural resources. In so doing CEP&SD is responsible for contributing to the achievement of the strategic objectives of Mzumbe University as well as to the achievement of the vision of the Institute of Development Studies to be recognised as a leading institute in Africa for demand driven knowledge generation, application, preservation and dissemination for various economic development by 2025.

Programmes and Courses offered by the Center
The CEP&SD offers an Master of Environmental Management Programme to graduate students and DST 100 course to undergraduates students.


The Director,
Institute of Development Studies,
P.O.Box 1,
Mzumbe, Morogoro.
Telephone : +255742762012,
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