Postgraduate Students

MPhil

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

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Clemente Ntauazi

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

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

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: Prof Andries du Toit

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

Constance Mogale

Constance Mogale

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall
Sienne Molepo

Sienne Molepo

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall
Tetelo Maila

Tetelo Maila

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall
Ashley Fischhoff

Ashley Fischhoff

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Post Doc

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Boaventura Monjane

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

George Mudimu

George Mudimu

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

Arnold Chamunogwa

Arnold Chamunogwa

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

PhD

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

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Emmanuel Sulle

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

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

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

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

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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

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Refiloe Joala

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall

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

Charity Rusere

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

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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

Katlego Ramantsima

Katlego Ramantsima

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall
Nduduzo Majozi

Nduduzo Majozi

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall
Shane Phiri

Shane Phiri

Supervisor: Prof Ruth Hall