Anthony Anderson Kimaro joined as the country representative for Tanzania in November 2011. In 2013 he was appointed the Adjunct Professor of Soils and Agroforestry by the Department of Soil Science, University of Toronto to support research projects on fertilizer micro-dosing in the Sahel and soil carbon sequestration in semiarid agroforestry systems in Tanzania. Anthony is also a Visiting Research Fellow (2016 to date) for the Sustainable Land Use in Developing Countries working group of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) at Müncheberg, Germany. His research interests include climate smart agriculture, ecological interactions in agroforestry, carbon sequestration in agroforestry, bioenergy, integrated natural resource management, and soil fertility and plant nutrition.
Anthony holds a BSc (1997) in Forestry and MSc (2000) in Forestry (Agroforestry) from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and a PhD (2009) in Forestry (Agroforestry and Environment) from the University of Toronto, Canada. He worked as a Lecturer of Plant Ecology and Botany (2000–2009) at SUA and Assistant Professor of Soils and Agroforestry (2009–2011) at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Anthony has over 15 years of experience in developing and conducting research under a multi-disciplinary consortium. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.