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 Prof. Daniel Tevera

Position: Professor
Department: Department of Geography
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Qualifications: PhD (Cincinnati), MA (Queens, Canada), BA (Sierra Leone)
Tel: +27 21 959 2160
Fax: +27 21 959 3422


 Daniel Tevera is Professor of Geography. He taught at the University of Zimbabwe and the University of Swaziland before joining the University of the Western Cape in December 2012. He has been visiting scholar at Oxford University (UK), Dartmouth College (USA), Gothenburg University (Sweden), Friedrich-Schiller University (Germany), University of Botswana and Rhodes University (South Africa).

He is a human geographer whose research has addressed a broad spectrum of socio-spatial issues, including urban structural transformation, urban management and service delivery, urban solid waste management, urban poverty and livelihoods, urban agriculture, urban food security, and state led regional development initiatives. During the past decade he has researched on various aspects of migration including regional trends in human mobility and labour migration in Southern Africa, and remittance flows to households in Zimbabwe.
His work has been funded by grants from IDRC, Ford Foundation, UNCHS (Habitat), Commonwealth Secretariat, CIDA, European Union (EU), Ford Foundation, UNCHS (Habitat), Swedish Agency for Co-operation with Developing Countries (SAREC), DFID, IUCN, and other funding agencies.

He has reviewed articles for several journals including the following:  Geografiska Annaler, Third World Planning Review, Journal of Social Development in Africa, OSSREA Journal, Geographical Journal of Zimbabwe, ZAMBEZIA, and Journal of Human Ecology.





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