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Welcome to National Museum

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61 years of Zinjanthropus Discovery


THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TANZANIA IS PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO A SEMINAR PRESENTATION ABOUT TANZANIAN HERITAGE

Dr. Noel Lwoga, Director NMT: Brief Introduction about the role of the NMT in the preservation of the National Heritage.

Eng. Joshua Mwankunda, Senior Assistant Conservation Commissioner NCAA: The Role of NCAA in Olduvai Heritage site management

Dr. Agness Gidna, Researcher NMT: Zinjanthropus and other latest discoveries in Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of humankind.

Dr. Pastory Bushozi, UDSM: Public understanding and Interest in heritage/Human Evolution

Dr. Amandus Kweka, NMT: Sustainable conservation/curation of hominin fossils


ZINJANTHROPUS DAY.

PROPOSED ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBLE PERSONS;

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Names

Title

Responsibilities

TIME

1

Dr. Noel Lwoga

DG-NMT

Welcome note & Introd. of NMT

9:00-9:20

Theatre

2

Eng. Joshua Mwankunda

Kamishna Msaidizi-Urithi-NCAA

Olduvai heritage sites management & Researches in Olduvai

9:20-9:40

Theatre

3

Dr. Agness Gidna

Researcher-NMT

Zinj. discovery and other hominin fossils from Olduvai Gorge stored in NMT

9:40-10:00

Theatre

4

Dr. Pastory Bushozi

Senior Lecturer -UDSM

Public understanding and Interest in heritage/Human Evolution

10:00-10:20

Theatre

5

Dr. Amandus Kweka

Principal Curator -NMT

Sustainable conservation/curation of hominin fossils

10:20-10:40

Theatre

6

Mr.Achilles Bufure

Director, MHOC

Closing remark

11:00-11:10

Theatre

7

VISIT THE ORIGINAL HOMININ FOSSILS (STRONG ROOM).

11:10-12:30

Strong room