Research Areas


  • Dube, T., Maphosa, M., Dube, Z.L., Ncube, G., Tshuma, N. Enhancing food security through micro-irrigation: evaluating the contribution of treadle pumps to household food security in Umzingwane district of Zimbabwe.
  • Ncube, G., Dube, T., Maphosa, M., Dube, Z.L., Tshuma, N. Enhancing livelihoods through micro-irrigation: evaluating the contribution of treadle pumps to household food security in Umzingwane district of Zimbabwe.
  • Maphosa, M., Dube, T., Dube, Z.L., Ncube, G., Tshuma, N. Micro irrigation technologies and gender dynamics: a case of treadle pump technology in Umzingwane district.
  • Dube, Z.L., Dube, T., Ncube, G., Maphosa, M., Tshuma, N. Conservation agriculture and labour dynamics: Examining the constraints to the adoption of conservation agriculture technologies in Mangwe district.
  • Mahlupeka, B., Maphosa, M. Veld fire management strategies in wards 10 and 12 of Bubi district in Zimbabwe.
  • Maphosa, M. Household and communal Responses to poor water service delivery: the case of Bulawayo.
  • Ncube G, Tshuma N, Maphosa M, Dube T. Remittances Inspired Enterprises in Tsholotsho: Issues of Sustainability
  • Zkhali W, Ncube G and Tshuma N : From Economic Development to Local Economic Development: Income Projects in Nkayi District, Zimbabwe.
  • Ncube G, Tshuma N, Maphosa M, Dube T : Examining the Coping Strategies to Multi-dimensional Vulnerabilities: A Case of Sipepa Area in Tsholotsho District.
  • Maphosa, M., Dube, T., Dube, Z.L., Ncube, G., Tshuma, N : Conservation Agriculture practice in Mangwe District.
  • Maphosa, M., Dube, T., Dube, Z.L., Ncube, G., Tshuma, N : The nexus between Conservation Agriculture and Food security in Matabeleland.
  • Maphosa, M., Dube, T., Dube, Z.L., Ncube, G., Tshuma, N Conservation Agriculture, Small holder farmers and Livelihoods in Mangwe.

Disaster Risk Reduction Unit

  • Ndlovu T, Chipangura P,Ndlovu E and Moyo F: Community Capacity Building  for Risk Reduction: Case of Makhulela in Bulilima District
  • Chipangura P, Ndlovu T, Ndlovu E and Moyo F: The Multi-faceted Drivers of Drought in Matabeleland Region: A case of Gwanda District.
  • Moyo F, Ndlovu T,  Ndlovu E and Chipangura P: Community Dynamics of coping with current floods, droughts and fires: The case of Tsholotsho District, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe
  • Moyo F,  Chipangura P, Ndlovu T and Ndlovu E: Remittances improve resilience against disasters. Trends in Matobo District, in South Western Zimbabwe
  • Ndlovu E, Ndlovu T, Moyo F and Chipangura P: An analysis of Community Resilience Trends in the face of the complexities of Climate Change impacts in Matobo District, Zimbabwe.
  • Ndlovu E, Ndlovu T, Moyo F: Profiling Vulnerability and Capacities in Arid Rural Zimbabwe: Case of Bhidi and Malaba wards in Matobo District
  • Mabhena C: Social Dynamics of Mopani tree and Mopani worms’ conservation in Bulilima district Zimbabwe
  • Mabhena C : Smallholder livestock development potential  in Matabeleland South province
  • Zikhali, W: Environmental Pollution at Turk mine, Inyathi District, Zimbabwe.
  • Zikhali, W: Correctional rehabilitation as a re-integration strategy in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province, Zimbabwe.
  • Zikhali, W: Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict: The inevitable fallout bearers of wars they never create.
  • Zikhali, W: Crime, Security and Counter-Terrorism in Zimbabwe.
  • Dube, T. and Zikhali, W:  Hope against hope – Mining the Dumpsite: the Case of Ngozi Mine Squatter Camp in Bulawayo – Zimbabwe.
  • Zikhali, W and Dube, T: Factors that precipitate squatters in Killarney, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

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