Profile title  Dr 
 Name  Dr. Japhet Z. Mtaturu
 Areas of Research Interest Agricultural and Financial Economics
 Personal statement Dr. Mtaturu is a Director of Planning and Development at the College of Business Education (CBE) in Tanzania. He is also a coordinator of the East African Research Center (EARC). The EARC implements a five year project involving investment based research activities within the East African Region funded by the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), China. Dr. Mtaturu has been actively involved in project and program monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning as well as various business development projects.
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Education  PhD Industrial Economics, SWUFE (2019), Msc. Economics Mzumbe University (2014), Bsc. Economics Mzumbe University (2008)
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East African Research Center (EARC) is a joint collaborative research initiative between the Research Institute of Economics and Management (RIEM) in SWUFE and the CBE funded by SWUFE, China. The scheme is operationalized under the key research fellows from both parties aiming; to conduct research on unveiling the potential investment opportunities that Chinese investors may obtain in East Africa; to carry out regular surveys on the investment environment of designated large cities to facilitate Chinese investors' investment in the cities; to study the challenges faced by Chinese investors in the effectiveness of international investment in East Africa; to provide regular trainings on local culture, investment procedures, legal compliance and regulations for Chinese investors; to establish mapping of potential investment sites in the region to ease Chinese investors make investment decisions; to offer training to research assistants on appropriate research methods necessary to carrying out research projects.
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History of CBE

The COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION (CBE) was established in 1965 by the Act of the Parliament. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION Act No. 31 of 1965. His Excellency, J.K. Nyerere, the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania officially opened the new College in January 1965. The College was officially named the “College of Business Education” (CBE). The said Act of Parliament gives the College its legal status as an autonomous institution with its Governing Body. The College shall be governed and administered in accordance with the provisions of this Act.


The origin of the College of Business Education (CBE) is closely linked to the history of the Nation itself.

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