Dr. Daniel Mirisho Pallangyo, Esq is a fulltime senior Lecturer of Law at Tumaini University Makumira and the Director of PostgraduateStudies of the University. He holds a doctorate in Law from North West University, South Africa (2013); Master of Laws in Environmental Law from University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa (2005) and LL.B (Hons) from Tumaini University, Iringa University College (2004).
Dr. Pallangyo received a certificate of outstanding academic performance (best student) in his LL.B degree. He is a member and deputy regional director (Africa) of Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE) and a member of the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL). Dr. Pallangyo was appointed an extraordinary senior lecturer of Law by the Faculty of Law, North West University, South Africa where he offers visiting lectures on Regional Climate Change Law and Regional Environmental Law.
Dr. Pallangyo is an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania (Roll No. 1485), Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public. Dr. Pallangyo has published numerous (books, book chapters, and journal articles) in areas of African regional integration law environmental law and natural resources law. His publications include; Pallangyo DM and Scholtz W “Climate Change and African Union” in Humbly T et al (eds) Law and Governance in South Africa (2016) JUTA pp 270-300; Pallangyo DM and Scholtz W “Africa and Climate Change: Legal Perspectives from the AU” in W Scholtz and J Verschuuren (eds) Regional Environmental Law: Transregional Comparative Lessons in Pursuit of Sustainable Development (2015) Edward Elgar Publishing 51-71; Pallangyo, DM ‘Balancing of Interests and Tanzania Framework Environmental Law’ in W. du Plessis and M. Faure (eds.) The Balancing of interests in Environmental Law in Africa (2011)Pretoria University Law Press: Pretoria) 485-518; Pallangyo DM “Human Rights Approach to Climate Change: Analysis of Africa’s Human Rights Law” (2017) Journal of Human Rights and the Environment(forthcoming); Pallangyo DM “International Environmental Law Principles on Climate Change and Africa’s Vulnerability” (2016) Tumaini University Makumira Law Review Volume 4 No. 2; 268-294; Pallangyo DM ‘Regional Integration in Africa: Legal and Normative Framework’ (2014) TUMA Law Review Vol.1 No. 3 97-120; Pallangyo, DM “International Legal Regime on Climate Change and Developing Countries” (2012) TUMA Law Review Vol. 1, No.1, 273-297; Pallangyo, DM “Environmental Protection Offered in Mining Laws in Tanzania: A Reality or Fallacy?”Orient Journal of Law and Social Sciences, Vol. II, Issue 2, (2009) pp. 56-68; Pallangyo, DM “Trans-boundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes: The Case of Africa and the Rest”, Orient Journal of Law and Social Sciences, Vol. III, Issue 1, (2008) pp.31-38; and Pallangyo, DM “Environmental Law in Tanzania; How Far Have We Gone?” Vol. 3/1 Law, Environment and Development (LEAD) Journal, (2007) p. 26. www.lead-journal.org.
Dr. Pallangyo is a fulltime faculty member since December 2005 and he teaches Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, African Regional Integration Law, and Criminal Law and Procedure.