Dr. Fredrick Bwire Magina


Title: Dr.

Name: Fredrick Bwire Magina

School: School of Spatial Planning and Social Sciences (SSPSS)

Department:  Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Rank: Senior Lecturer

 Current Summarized CV:

Fredrick Bwire Magina (PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Spatial Planning and Social Sciences (SSPSS) and the current Head of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP). He holds a BSc. degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Dar es Salaam; MSc. Degree in Housing from Ardhi University; a Certificate in Policy and Planning Theory, and Migration and Social Change from Stockholm University; and PhD in Urban Planning from TU Dortmund University, Germany.

He wrote his bachelor’s dissertation on land use conflicts management on rural water sources, access to rental housing by PWDs in urban areas at a master’s level and his PhD thesis was on housing market in inner-city areas (supply dynamics and the resulting urban fabric).

Fredrick has 15 years’ experience in teaching, research and outreach activities on access to land, urban housing, regional development planning, participatory land use planning and regularization of informal settlements.

He is a fully registered Town Planner in the Town Planners Registration Board (TPRB) and a member of the Town Planners Association.

Journal papers:

1. Magina, F.B. & Mwasumbi, A. N. (2022). Discriminatory cultural practices inhibiting youth and women access to family land among the Ndali: Insights from local leaders in Ileje District. Jahazi, Land, Culture and Heritage; Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp.64-71

2. Mihigo, D. and Magina, F.B. (2022). The role of open data and digital technology in property management in the developing world. The case of Rwanda. Journal of Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences, Vol.5, No.2, pp.442-455. DOI: https://doi.org/10.48346/IMIST.PRSM/ajlp-gs.v5i2.31412

3. Mihigo, D. and Magina, F.B. (2021). The role of smart technology in managing infectious diseases in the developing world. The case of Covid-19 pandemic in Kigali City – Rwanda. ASRIC Journal on Health sciences, Vol.1, pp.33-44. Available online at www.asric.org

4. Magina, F.B., Kyessi, A.G., & Kombe, J.W. (2020). The Urban Land Nexus–Challenges and Opportunities of Regularising Informal Settlements: The Case Studies of Dar es Salaam and Mwanza in Tanzania. Journal of African Real Estate Research, 5(1), pp.32-54. https://journals.uct.ac.za/index.php/JARER/article/view/837.

5. John, R., Magina, F. B., & Kemwita, E. F. (2019). From Msimbazi River Valley to Mabwepande Settlement: The Resettlement Process and Its Challenges. Current Urban Studies, 7, 399-426. https://doi.org/10.4236/cus.2019.73020

6. Magina, F.B. and Kanyawanah, Z.M. (2019). Climate, Land Use Change and Local Adaptation Strategies in Ecological Areas: Case of Miwaleni River Valley. Journal of Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences, Vol.2, No.2, pp.46-56

7. Magina, F.B. (2019). Housing (re)production dynamics and the emerging urban fabric in prime inner-city areas: Case of Kariakoo business hub. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol.6, Issue 4, pp.2531-2549

8. Nguluma, H.M. and Magina, F.B. (2019). Predicaments of Accessing Rental Housing by People with Physical Disability in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 13, No.1, pp.43-57. https://doi.org/10.17265/1934-7359/2019.01.005

9. Magina, F.B. (2018). Causes and Spatial Implications for violating building space standards in Mwanza (Rocky) city: Case of Mahina settlement. Journal of Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences, Vol.1, No.3, pp.100-113

Book chapters:

1. Appelhans, N. and Magina, F.B. (2020) Adaptability, Decarbonisation and Accessibility: Challenges for Integrative Transport Planning in Dar es Salaam. In: Appelhans, N., Wolfgang, S., and Sabine, B. (Eds) Transport Planning and Mobility in Urban East Africa. Routledge. Available at https://www.routledge.com/Transport-Planning-and-Mobility-in-Urban-East-Africa/Appelhans-Scholz-Baumgart/p/book/9780367410742

2. Kayuza, H. and Magina, F. (2020) Land Governance Arrangements in Tanzania. In: Makathimo, M., Kiema, J. and Adam, A. G. (Eds) Land Governance Arrangements in Eastern Africa & Lakes Region. Eastern Africa Land Administration Network (EALAN). Available at https://ealan-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/BOOK-1-_Land-Governance-Arrangements-with-crop-marks.pdf

Conference papers

1. Magina, F.B., Kyessi, A.G. and Kombe, J.W. (2020). Benefits and Burdens accrued in Community-led Informal Settlements Regularisation in Tanzania: The Case of Magengeni in Dar es Salaam City. Institutions for Equity & Resilience; Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Washington DC. Available at https://www.conftool.com/landandpoverty2020/sessions.php

2. Magina, F.B. (2018). Adoption and Implementation of Voluntary Guidelines for Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGTs) in the Curriculum at Ardhi University. 2018 FIG Conference Proceedings. Istanbul, Turkey

3. Magina, F.B. (2018). Land Market in Redeveloping Kariakoo inner-city Area on the Move. Paper presented during the 10th Eastern African Land Administration Network AGM and Conference; Kampala, Uganda

Link to publications: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=fredrick+magina&btnG=


Email: fredrick.magina@aru.ac.tz;maginafredrick@gmail.com;maginafred@yahoo.com

Mobile: 0758218777, 0782711178