February 18, 2022

Dr. Lulu Kaaya

Country: Tanzania

Expertise: Marine Scientist

Dr. Lulu Kaaya is a lecturer in lake and river ecology within the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Technology at the University of Dar es Salaam. She also conducts research on impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems, aquatic macroinvertebrates in the Tanzanian basins and in developing related databases, river health assessments and worked on classification systems and monitoring protocols for Tanzanian rivers and ecohydrology as a novel approach for management and restoration of degraded aquatic ecosystems. Dr Kaaya is also the Director of Internationalization, Convocation and Advancement at the University of Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania River Scoring System (TARISS): a macroinvertebrate-based biotic index for rapid bioassessment of rivers


Towards a classification of Tanzanian rivers: a bioassessment and ecological management tool. A case study of the Pangani, Rufiji and Wami–Ruvu river basins


Biological assessment of tropical riverine systems using aquatic macroinvertebrates in Tanzania, East Africa


Ecological classification of estuaries along the Tanzanian mainland: a tool for conservation and management


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