Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

2012-11-01

Minister and former student visited SLU

Anna Tibaijuka (andra sittande från höger) omgiven av personal från sitt eget departement, en representant rån Tanzanias ambassad, Jacob P. Msekwa, samt företrädare för SLU, däribland rektor Lisa Sennerby Forsse och Assistant VJohan Schnürer. Foto: Jenny

On October 30 the minister for Human Settlements, Housing and Urban Affairs in Tanzania, Professor Anna Tibaijuka, visited her old university SLU.

Anna Tibaijuka earned a doctors degree at SLU in the 1980´s. Today she is a minister of the government of Tanzania. During her visit at SLU she met with, among other representatives for SLU, the vice chancellor Lisa Sennerby Forsse, and the Assistant Vice-Chancellor Johan Schnürer, who presentation of Global Challenges University Alliance. Professor Lennart Salomonsson, Department of Urban and Rural development, presented Agricultural Sciences for Global Development, SLU Global. Anna Tibaijuka was very pleased to visit her old university, and is interested in collaborating with SLU.

Last week Anna Tibaijuka visited Stockholm and a seminar in the Riksdag about women’s education, where she met with the Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Gunilla Carlsson. Anna Tibaijuka is one of the founders of “Joha Trust”, (a trust for girls´ education in Tanzania, in order to honor Barbro Johansson, teacher and missionary in Tanzania.)

Program of the Professor Anna Tibaijuka´s visit to SLU Uppsala:

Vice-Chancellor Lisa Sennerby Forsse
Presentation of SLU

Assistant Vice-Chancellor Johan Schnürer
Presentation of Global Challenges University Alliance

Professor Lennart Salomonsson, Department of Urban and Rural development, representing Agricultural Sciences for Global Development, SLU Global

Professor Håkan Jönsson, Department of Energy and Technology
Presentation of his research with sanitation issues

Associate Professor, Head of Student Affairs and Learning Development Roger Pettersson
Presentation of the new Alumni strategy of SLU

Researcher Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Department of Urban and Rural development
Presentation of SLU’s work with Alumni in Africa

Discussion

 

Further reading

Read more about Anna Tibaijuka on her webpage: http://annatibaijuka.org/

The Joha Tust: http://www.johatrust.com/

Published by: Annika Borg
 

Search among news

From date:
day month year

To date:
day month year

Publication place:


Enter a search term:


SLU, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has its main locations in Alnarp, Skara, Umeå and Uppsala.
Tel: +46 18-67 10 00 • Fax: +46 18-67 20 00  • VAT nr: SE202100281701 • webbredaktionen@slu.se