Postgraduate Students

M Phil

Denboy Kudejira

Supervisor: Prof Andries Du Toit

Thesis: Movement of Zimbabwean immigrants into, within and out of the farm labour market in Limpopo Province of South Africa

Raesibe Anna Mothapo

Supervisor: Prof Greg Ruiters

Thesis: Analysis of public policy compliance in the current provision of water and sanitation : A case study on Lepelle Nkunbi

Camilla Thorogood

Supervisor: Prof Andries Du Toit

Thesis: A qualitative study of food provision within the informal economy of childcare microenterprises in Vrygrond, Cape Town

Michael Malinga

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: The Socio-economic and Cultural values of Indigenous goats in Masina

Clemente Ntauazi

Supervisor: Ms Refiloe Joala/Prof Ruth Hall (Co-Supervisor)

Thesis: The Impact of Large-Scale Land-Based Investments on Food Production Systems: The Case of Gurne District, Mozambique

Mazwi Dlamini

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: TFactors influencing the adoption and non-adoption of Conservation Agriculture in smallholder farming systems, and the implications of these for livelihoods and food security in Bergville, Kwazulu-Natal

Prisca Mandimika

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: An assessment of Nambia’s land redistribution programme: A case study of Steinhausen Constituency – Omaheke Region.

Fortunate Mashego

Supervisor: Prof Mafa Hara

Thesis: Value Chain Analysis: Case of Flag Boshielo Dam, Limpopo Province

Nkanyiso Gumede

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: Social differentiation and the dynamics of labour on redistributed land in South Africa

Bhavna Ramji

Supervisor: Mr David Neves

Thesis: Trade union labour litigation in the Western Cape agricultural sector

Zusiphe Kapa

Supervisor: Dr Farai Mtero

Thesis: Struggling to farm in a land of many opportunities: Land politics and food security issues in the Eastern Cape. A CASE OF UMNGA FLATS BLACK FARMERS, UGIE.

Augustine Fosu

Supervisor: Dr Farai Mtero

Thesis: Housing Development and Customary Land Tenure in Ghana; a Case Study of the Peri-Urban Areas of Kumasi, Ghana

Asellah David

Supervisor: Prof Moenieba Isaacs

Thesis: Commercialisation of communal land: A review of the current status of the Owambo Mangetti farm block, Oshikoto region

Godfrey Eliseus Massay

Supervisor: Dr Phillan Zamchiya

Thesis: State Repossession of Farmlands in Tanzania: Critical Inquiry of Drivers, Processes and Impacts

Maliviwe Makeleni

Supervisor: Dr Farai Mtero

Thesis: Economic analysis of Farming Systems towards Agrarian Reform in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Faith Brown

Supervisor: Prof Andries Du Toit

Thesis: A Strategic Partnership-Based Approach to Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of the Waitrose Foundation in South Africa

Relebohile Lebeta

Supervisor: Dr Farai Mtero

Thesis: An Evaulation of Land Tenure Governance in Lesotho (1970-2010): Lessons for Policy Formulation and Implementation

Post Doc

Donna Hornby

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Ph D

Tapiwa Chatikobo

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: Livestock, grazing and land reform in Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe: Dynamics of accumulation and social reproduction

Tracey Lee Dennis

Supervisor: Prof Moenieba Isaacs

Thesis: Changing Voices: Tracking the oral history of small scale fishing in the Overberg over the last fifty years.

Alexander Dubb

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: Dynamics of accumulation in South Africa’s Grain-Livestock Complex

Chikondi Manyungwa

Supervisor: Prof Mafa Hara

Thesis: An investigation of women participation in fish value chain and Value chain governance in Malawi: A case of Msaka on Lake Mawi and Kachulu on Lake Chilwa.

Ashley Desmond Naidoo

Supervisor: Prof Mafa Hara

Thesis: Ocean governance in South Africa: Policy and implementation

David Neves

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: Rural livelihoods and social differentiation within a former Homeland area of South Africa

Mnqobi Ngubane

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: Investigating socio-spatial trajectories of class formation: Accumulation from below and above on ‘New Qwa Qwa farms’ from the mid -1980s to 2016.

Richard Lumumba Odenda

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: Development as Dispossession: Policy Choices, Mega-projects and their Effects on Land Rights in Tana River Delta, Kenya

Emmanuel Sulle

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: The politics of inclusive business models in agricultural investments: The case of sugarcane production in Kilombero, Tanzania

Marie-France Baron Bonarjee

Supervisor: Prof Ben Cousins

Thesis: Small-holder integration into Agribusiness led Poultry value chains in Zimbabwe: Livelihood and Gender impacts

Nqaba Nkomana

Supervisor: Prof Mafa Hara

Thesis: Governance of Municipal Commonage for Livelihoods and Food Security in the Post-apartheid South Africa: The case of Emalahleni local Municipality, Eastern Cape.

Malebo Moepi

Supervisor: Prof Mafa Hara

Thesis: Informal and Formal Cross Border Fish Trade by Women in Southern Africa: The Case of Malawi and South Africa

Wilson Mhlanga

Supervisor: Prof Moenieba Isaacs

Thesis: Governance, Livelihoods, Food Security and Gender roles in the Kapenta (Limnothrissa miodon) fishery on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe

Rose Mtui

Supervisor: Prof Moenieba Isaacs

Thesis: Community livelihoods and investments: Dilemmas and effects on the environment in Coastal Fishing Communities in Mtwara, Tanzania

Joseph Ginindza

Supervisor: Prof Moenieba Isaacs

Thesis: The role of small-scale fishing on food security and livelihoods in small-coastal communities in the Western Cape, South Africa

Florian Kroll

Supervisor: Prof Andries Du Toit

Thesis: Conundrum of Food Governance in South African Metropoles

Loveness Msofi

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: Drivers, enablers and constrainers of smallholder agricultural commercialisation in Malawi: Analysing the role of agricultural extension services.

Cyriaque Hakizimana

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: Generational dynamics in agricultural commercialisation and the implications for the livelihood strategies of rural youth in Africa

Refiloe Joala

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: Agro-food system and the role of agribusiness in Mumbwa district, Zambia

Charity Rusere

Supervisor: Dr Phillan Zamchiya / Prof Ruth Hall (Co-Supervisor)

Thesis: Interrogating Agrarian Change and Social-Differentiation after Zimbabwe’s Fast Track Land Reform Programme: A Comparison between Beneficiaries and Non-Beneficiaries

Melvin Swarts

Supervisor: Prof Mafa Hara

Thesis: Investigating the value and sustainability of protected area expansion in the arid regions of South Africa. A case study of communities adjacent to the Namaqua National Park.

Kushekwa Hopkins Namakando

Supervisor: Dr Phillan Zamchiya

Thesis: Land Alienations and Conflicts: The Difficult Emergence of Rural, Social Movements in Post-Independence Namibia

Nonkoliseko Mtwana

Supervisor: Prof Andries Du Toit

Thesis: Rural Women Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: Their Development and Main Constraints

Sithandiwe Yeni

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Thesis: Competing Demands for Land amongst Descendants of Labour Tenants in KwaZulu-Natal and the Implications for Agrarian Change: A Gender and Generational Perspective