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Position:

Associate Professor and Acting Director
Tel: +27 (021) 959 3853
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Email: abayat@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Post-graduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for Development: University of Cape Town (RSA), 2017
  • Ph.D. Economics: University of the Western Cape, (RSA), 2015.
  • MA in Development Economics: Centre for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts (USA), 1999 (Summa cum laude).
  • Certificate in Economics: Economics Institute, University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado (USA), 1998
  • B.Econ (Hons): University of the Western Cape (RSA), 1997
  • BA: University of South Africa (RSA), 1994
 

Biography

Amiena Bayat has a PhD in Economics from UWC and a MA in Development Economics from Williams College (USA) which she obtained as a Mandela Economics Scholar. She is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the Institute for Social Development. Amiena has more than 20 years of experience in the area of social and economic development. Her work is extensive, ranging from sustainable livelihoods, poverty & inequality, industrial development and education policy. She has undertaken assignments for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), the European Union (EU) and the South African Presidency to name but a few. She is currently working on the Global Eco-inudstrual Park Programme for UNIDO and is the international expert on access to finance for eco-industrial parks. To date Amiena has graduated more than 20 Masters and PhD students combined.

Publications

Bayat, A., Madyibi, S. (2022). Impact of COVID-19 on South Africa’s Early Childhood Education and the Sustainable Development Goals. In: Leal Filho, W., Abubakar, I.R., da Silva, I., Pretorius, R., Tarabieh, K. (eds) SDGs in Africa and the Middle East Region, Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals; Regional Perspectives. Springer, Cham.

Bayat, A. and Madyibi, S., (2022). The home environment and parental involvement of preschoolers in Philippi, a low-income area: Do they hinder or support early learning? South African Journal of Childhood Education, 12(1), p.1055.

Chikwanda, M., Bayat, A. and Madyibi, S., (2022). School Readiness and Community-Based Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in Low-Income Communities: Examining the Case of Gugulethu, Western Cape Province, South Africa. International Journal of Emerging Issues in Early Childhood Education, 4(2), pp.55-69.

Madyibi, S. and Bayat, A., (2021). A case study of early childhood development facility infrastructure in Philippi, South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 39(4), pp.156-171.

Bayat, A and Madyibi, S. (2021). The Immiserating Effects of an Inappropriate Policy: A Case Study of Early Childhood Development Policy in Philippi, South Africa. In Roman, N et al (Eds.). Child in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers.

Bayat, A and Madyibi, S. (2021). The Immiserating Effects of an Inappropriate Policy: A Case Study of Early Childhood Development Policy in Philippi, South Africa. In Roman, N et al (Eds.). Child in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers.

Madyibi, S. and Bayat, A., (2021). A case study of early childhood development facility infrastructure in Philippi, South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 39(4), pp.156-171.

Madyibi, S & Bayat, A. (2021). Conspicuous Consumption and Poverty in Developing Countries: A South African Household Perspective. The State of South African Family Life and Wellbeing. Manuscript submitted for consideration (book chapter).

Govera, H. and Bayat, A. (2020) “Differences in Mental Health among Migrants and Non-migrants in South Africa: Evidence from the National Income Dynamics Study”. African Human Mobility Review, 6(3).

Jaiyeola, A. O., & Bayat, A. (2020) “Status of living standards in Nigeria between 2010 and 2013.” Journal of Poverty, 24(1), 45-71.

Jaiyeola, A. O., & Bayat, A. (2019) “Assessment of Trends in Income Poverty in Nigeria from 2010–2013: An Analysis Based on the Nigeria General Household Survey”. Journal of Poverty, 1-18.

Mungai, K., & Bayat, A. (2019). “An overview of trends in depressive symptoms in South Africa.” South African journal of psychology, 49(4), 518-535.

Mungai, K., & Bayat, A. (2019). “An overview of trends in depressive symptoms in South Africa.” South African journal of psychology, 49(4), 518-535.

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Academic Staff

Position:

Director of the NRF-DST Centre of Excellence in Food Security at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Co-Director of the German-South African Centre of Excellence in Development Research.
UNESCO Chair in African Food Systems.

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3846
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: jmay@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • PhD. University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2004
  • M. Soc. Sc., (Development Studies), University of Natal, 1985
  • Hons., (Economics), University of Natal, 1982
  • B. Soc. Sc., University of Natal, 1980

Biography

Julian May is the Director of the NRF-DST Centre of Excellence in Food Security at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, the co-Director of the German-South African Centre of Excellence in Development Research, and the UNESCO Chair in African Food Systems. Before this he held the South African Research Chair in Applied Poverty Reduction Assessment. He holds a PhD in Development Studies and has edited six books as well published over 80 papers on poverty and inequality in books and academic journals. During his 30-year career, he has worked on options for poverty reduction including land reform, social grants, information technology and urban agriculture throughout Africa and in the Indian Ocean Islands. His current research focuses on food security, childhood deprivation and malnutrition.

He has been an associate researcher at Oxford University, the University of Bergen, the University of Manchester and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); and a visiting researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Université de Paris and the University of Cape Town. He was a visiting researcher at the Montpellier University of Excellence (MUSE) from 01 October, 2019 until 30 March, 2020.

He has been an associate researcher at Oxford University, the University of Bergen, the University of Manchester and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); and a visiting researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Université de Paris and the University of Cape Town. He was a visiting researcher at the Montpellier University of Excellence (MUSE) from 01 October, 2019 until 30 March, 2020.

He served on the South African Statistics Council for more than ten years, and he is a Member of the Academy of Science in South Africa, chairing the Science for the Reduction of Poverty and Inequality Committee. He represents the Academy on the Science for Poverty Eradication Committee of the International Academic Partnership.

He has served on the Senate Human Subjects Ethics Review Committees of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the University of the Western Cape, as well; on task teams for research policy and data management.

He was a member of the Technical Advisory Group of the International Comparisons Programme, led by the World Bank. He has served on Expert Group meetings convened by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA), the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF). He has consulted for the World Bank, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Publications

Edited Books and Journal Special Editions

2020: May J, Witten C & Lake L (eds) 2020. South African Child Gauge 2020. Cape Town: Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town.
2016: Diga, K. and May, J., (eds) 2016. Special Edition: The ICT Ecosystem: Evidence from developing countries, Information Technology for Development, Taylor and Francis.
2016: Braathen, E., May, J Ulriksen, M. and Wright, G., (eds) 2016. Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries, Zed Press, London, (213p)
2015: Chib, A., Barrentes, R., and May, J., (eds) 2015. Impact of Information Society Research in the Global South, Springer, London (291p).

Chapters in Books
2023: Losch, B. and May, J. 2023. Place-based approaches to Food System Resilience: Emerging trends and lessons from South Africa, In Devereux, S., and Bene, C., (eds), Resilience and food security: Analysis from a food system perspective, Palgrave Macmillan.
2023. Kubik, Z., Mirzabaev, A., May, J. (2023). Climate Change, Food and Nutrition Security, and Human Capital. In: Zimmermann, K.F. (eds) Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57365-6_333-1
2021: Siebert. A. and May, J., 2021. Food and Nutrition Security Policies in Africa, in Onyango, G., (ed), Routledge Handbook of Public Policy in Africa, Routledge, London.
2021: May J., 2021.A political economy of persistent food insecurity in South Africa, in Oqubay, A., Tregenna, F. and I. Valodia, The [Oxford] Handbook of the South African Economy, Oxford University Press, Oxford. 2020.
2021:, May, J., 2021. Poverty measurement and mitigation: a case study of contestation and compromise in South Africa, in Ross, D. and Kincaid, H., Modern Guide to Philosophy of Economics. Edward Elgar, London.
2020: May, J., Witten, C., Lake, L. and Skeltoniv, A., 2020. The slow violence of malnutrition in May J, Witten C Lake L (eds) 2020. South African Child Gauge 2020. Cape Town: Children's Institute, University of Cape Town.
2020: Hofman, K., Erzse, A., Kruger, P., Abdool Karim, S., and May, J. 2020. Double burden and double duty: Government action required to improve child nutrition, in May J, Witten C Lake L (eds) 2020. South African Child Gauge 2020. Cape Town: Children's Institute, University of Cape Town.
2020: May, J., 2020. Re-imagining development: Brian OConnell’s legacy at the Institute for Social Development in Bharuthram R., and Pokpas, L., (eds) From hope to action through knowledge: the renaissance of the University of the Western Cape 2001 – 2014, Stellenbosch University (SUN) Press. https://af77305b-83ae-4652be9edaa5e1e5aec2.usrfiles.com/ugd/af7730_f248a6657fd14671b100f52e09286662.pdf.
2020: (published on-line) May, J., 2020. Integrating a human rights approach to food security in national plans and budgets: The South African National Development Plan, in eds. Durojaye E., and Mirugi-Mukundi, G., Exploring the link between poverty and human rights in Africa, Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), Pretoria, 15-29. http://www.pulp.up.ac.za/component/edocman/exploring-the-link-between-poverty-and-human-rights-in-africa
2020: Marafa, L., May, J. and Tenebe, V.A., 2020. Upscaling Agriculture and Food Security in Africa in Pursuit of the SDGs: What Role Does China Play?. In Ramutsindela, M,Mickler, D. (Eds.) Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals(pp. 165-175). Springer, Cham., https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-14857-7_16
2019: Devereux, S., Jonah, C. and May, J., 2019. How Many Malnourished Children Are There in South Africa? What Can Be Done? In Roelen, K., Morgan, R. and Tafere, Y., (eds) Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa, Ibidem Press, Stuttgart.
2016: Siebert, A. and May, J. 2016. Urbane Landwirtschaft und das Recht auf Stadt: Theoretische Reflektion und ein Praxisbeispiel aus George, Südafrika. in: Engler, S.; Stengel, O.; Bommert, W. (Hrsg.): Regional, innovativ und gesund: Nachhaltige Ernährung als Teil der Großen Transformation. S. 153-168. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. Göttingen. https://doi.org/10.13109/9783666300592
2016: Braathen, E., May, J., Ulriksen, M., and Wright, G., 2016. Introduction: poverty and politics in middle income countries, in Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries, Zed Press, London.
2015: May, J. and Timæus, IM. 2015. Changes in food security in South Africa since the end of Apartheid: Evidence using child malnourishment, in Fukada-Parr, S and Taylor, V, (eds) Food Security in South Africa: Human Rights and Entitlements Perspectives, UCT Press, Cape Town (83-96), https://doi.org/10.1080/02587203.2017.1395954
2015: Barrentes, R. and May, J. 2015. Impact of research or research on impact: more than a matter of order of words and sequence, in Chib, A., Barrentes, R., and May, J., (eds.) Impact of Information Society Research in the Global South, Springer, London (283-291).

Refereed Journal Articles
2023 (accepted for publication): Hemerijckx, LM., Nakyagaba, GN Sseviiri, H., Janusz, K.,  Eichinger, M., Lwasa, S., May, J.,  Verburg, PH., Van Rompaey, A., (2023). Mapping the foodshed of the Kampala city region, Uganda: urban agriculture twice as important as international imports, Urban Sustainability.
2022: Davis, J., Magadzire, N., Hemerijckx, LM., Maes, T., Durno, D., Kenyana, N., Lwasa, S., Van Rompaey, A., Verburg, PH, May, J., 2022: Precision approaches to food insecurity: A spatial analysis of urban hunger and its contextual correlates in an African city, World Development, 49,105694. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105694.
2021: May, J., & Mentz-Coetzee, M. (2021). Re-Imagining Resilient Food Systems in the Post-COVID-19 Era in Africa. Sustainability,13(19), 10752.
2020: Momberg, D. J., Voth-Gaeddert, L. E., Ngandu, B. C., Richter, L., May, J., Norris, S. A., Said-Mohamed, R. (2020). Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) factors associated with growth between birth and 1 year of age in children in Soweto, South Africa: results from the Soweto Baby WASH study.Journal of Water and Health, https://doi.org/10.2166/wh.2020.085.
2020: Jonah, C. M., Mabhena, R., & May, J. D. (2020). Does Subsistence Farming Ameliorate Hunger in Urban Areas? A Quantitative Examination of Urban Areas in South Africa.Journal of Reviews on Global Economics,9, 191-199. DOI: https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-7092.2020.09.18.
2020: Momberg, D. J., Mahlangu, P., Ngandu, B. C., May, J., Norris, S. A., Said-Mohamed, R. (2020). Intersectoral (in) activity: towards an understanding of public sector department links between water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and childhood undernutrition in South Africa. Health Policy and Planning, 35(7), 829-841.
2020: Momberg, DJ., Ngandu, BC., Voth-Gaedderta, LW., May, JD., Cardoso-Ribiero, K., Norris, SA., Said-Mohamed, R., 2019. Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in sub-Saharan Africa and associations with undernutrition and governance in children under five years of age: a systematic review, Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease,
2020: Voth-Gaedderta, LW., Jonah, C., Momberg, D., Nganduc, C., Said-Mohamed R., Oerther, DB., and May, J., 2020. Assessment of Environmental Exposure Factors on Child Diarrhea and Systemic Inflammation in the Eastern Cape, Water Research, 169, 1, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.115244
2020: Jonah, C., and May, J., 2020. The nexus between urbanization and food insecurity in South Africa: Does the type of dwelling matter?, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, https://doi.org/10.1080/19463138.2019.1666852
2019: Jonah, C., and May, J., 2019. Evidence of the existence of socioeconomic-related inequality South African diets: A quantitative analysis of the 2017 General Household Survey, World Nutrition, 10(4), https://doi.org/10.26596/wn.201910427-42
2019: Jonah, C., and May, J., 2019. Challenges to eliminating health sector inequities under a decentralised system: a qualitative inquiry of Ghanas situation, Journal of Public Administration, 54(1) 86-105.
2018: Jonah, C., Sambu, W. and May, J., 2018. A comparative analysis of socioeconomic inequities in stunting: a case of three middle-income African countries, Archives of Public Health, 76:77, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-018-0320-2
2018: Hakizimana, C. and May, J., 2018. Can smallholder avocado production reduce poverty and improve food security through internal markets? The case of Giheta, Burundi,Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, DOI:10.1080/14728028.2018.1515041
2018: Gwaka LT, May, J. and Tucker W. 2018. Towards low‐cost community networks in rural communities: The impact of context using the case study of Beitbridge, Zimbabwe. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries. 2018;e12029. https://doi.org/10.1002/isd2.12029.
2018: May, J., 2018. Keystones affecting Sub-Saharan Africa’s prospects for achieving food security through balanced diets, Food Research International, 104, February: 4-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2017.06.062
2017: Spencer, BD, May, J., Kenyon, S., and Seeskin, Z. 2017. Cost-Benefit Analysis for a Quinquennial Census: The 2016 Population Census of South Africa, Journal of Official Statistics, 33(1): 249–274,https://doi.org/10.1515/jos-2017-0013
2016: Diga, K., and May, J., 2016. Editorial: The ICT Ecosystem: The application, usefulness and future of an evolving concept, Information Technology for Development, Information Technology for Development, 22:sup1, 1-6, DOI: 10.1080/02681102.2016.1168218.
2016: Rey-Morenoa, C., Blignaut, R., Tucker, WD. and May, J., 2016. An in-depth study of the ICT ecosystem in a South African rural community: unveiling expenditure and communication patterns, Information Technology for Development, 22:sup1, 101-120, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02681102.2016.1155145

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Position:

Full Professor

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Email: mdinbabo@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Development Studies from the University of the Western Cape.
  • Two MA degrees in Development Management and Development Studies, from the Ruhr University, Germany and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, respectively.

Mulugeta F. Dinbabo is a Professor of Development Studies at the Institute for Social Development, University of the Western Cape. He obtained his PhD degree in Development Studies from the University of the Western Cape. He also has two MA degrees in Development Management and Development Studies, from the Ruhr University, Germany and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, respectively.

Biography

He is an established researcher in the area of Development/Migration Studies. Professor Dinbabo has supervised and graduated more than 50 Masters and PhD degrees in Development Studies at the Institute for Social Development, University of the Western Cape. Thus far, he has produced over 50 publications in peer-reviewed or refereed local and international journals. He is also the founder and Chief Editor of the African Human Mobility Review (AHMR), which is an accredited journal by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). AHMR is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative, and developmental) of Human Mobility in Africa.

Publications

2023. Badewa, AS. & Dinbabo, MF. South Africa's Political Commitment to the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Vulnerable Groups. Eds. (Ile, I and Fagbadebo, O.). Democracy and Political Governance in South Africa. Springer. Yaw Nyarko, New York University, New York, NY, USA. Pp: 00-112.

2022. Dinbabo, MF. COVID-19 Lockdown and peri-urban livelihoods: Migrants' contribution to the South African food system. In Eds (Angu, P. Masiya, T. Gustafsson, K. and Mulu, N.). South African-based African migrants' responses to COVID-19: Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon. Pp: 101-125.

2022. Sithole, S, Tevera, D. Dinbabo, MF. Cross-border food remittances and mobile transfers: The experiences of Zimbabwean migrants in Cape Town, South Africa. Eutopia. 22 (10-32). DOI 10.17141/eutopia.23.2022.5799

2022. Nzabamwita, J.& Dinbabo, MF. International migration and social protection in South Africa, Cogent Social Sciences, 8(1), Pp: 1-22.

2022. Badewa, AS. & Dinbabo, MF. Multisectoral intervention on food security in complex emergencies: a discourse on regional resilience praxis in Northeast Nigeria. GeoJournal. 87(3). Pp: 1-20.

2022. Egenti, S. & Dinbabo, MF. Evaluating the development impact of Fadama III project on smallholder farmers: Empirical evidence from Ebonyi State, Nigeria. African Journal of Governance & Development, 11(1.1). Pp: 125-145.

2021. Dinbabo, MF. Badewa, AS, & Yeboah, C. Socio-Economic Inequity and Decision-Making under Uncertainty: West African Migrants' Journey across the Mediterranean to Europe. Social Inclusion 9(1). 216-225

2021. Dinbabo, MF. Zembe, Y. Carciotto, S. Chiwarawara, K. Belebema, M. Ahmed, M. Refugee and Asylum Seeking Representative Structures in South Africa: the case study of Somali, Congolese and Ethiopian community. Oxford University Press: Journal of Refugee Studies, 34, (4), 3771-3792 (Published: 06 Jan. 2021).

2021. Badewa, AS. and Dinbabo. MF. Migration and Regional Security Complex in the Sahel-Lake Chad Corridor: A Human Security Discourse. Journal of African Migration. Issue 12. Pp: 123-157:

2021. Boakye, A. and Dinbabo, MF. Alleviating poverty and achieving inclusive growth through digital innovations. evidence from South Africa. Journal for Creativity, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, 5(2): Pp 20-28.

2021. Boakye, A. Nwabufo, N. & Dinbabo, MF. The impact of technological progress and digitization on Ghana's economy. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. . 3 (4), 82-97 DOI:

2020. Dinbabo, MF. COVID-19 and evidence-based policymaking (EBP): a call for a continental-level research agenda in Africa. African Journal of Governance & Development, 9(1.1): Pp: 227-243.

2020. Dinbabo, MF. & Badewa, AS. Monitoring of migration policy frameworks, treaties and conventions development in Africa. Journal of African Union Studies. 9(1), Pp: 23-49

2020. Adeniyi & Dinbabo, ME. Stuck in a Rut: A Review of the Interplay between Agriculture, Poverty and Food Security in Nigeria. African Renaissance. Vol 17, (2). 17(2), Pp: 147-178

2020. Adeniyi DA. & Dinbabo, MF. Efficiency, food security & differentiation in small-scale irrigation agriculture: Evidence from 5 West Nigeria. Cogent Social Sciences. 6 (1) Pp: 1-20

2019. Mwaniki, J. and Dinbabo, MF. The impact of social enterprise on labour market structure: a case study of social enterprises in Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Social Development in Africa. Pp: 34(2): Pp;139-172.

2019. Dinbabo, MF. Belebema, MN and Mensah, C. South African adults at risk of overweight and obesity: an assessment of the association of food choices and BMI in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain. Ghana Journal of Development Studies. 16(3) Pp; 51-67

2019. Majee, W. Dinbabo, MF. Ile I. Belebema, MN. African immigrant and refugee families' perceptions on informational support and health status: A comparison of African immigrants living in South Africa and the United States. African Human Mobility Review. 5 (3): 1696-1716.

2019. Beyene, NL. & Dinbabo, MF. An Empirical Evaluation of the Link between Women Participation in Village Savingsand Loans Association (VSLA) and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia. Journal of Reviews on Global Economics. Vol 8(1). Pp:  566-580.

2019. Adeniyi, D. & Dinbabo, MF. Adapting Process Involvement Indicators to Assess Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria. Journal of Reviews on Global Economics. Vol 8(1). Pp: 291-304.

2018. Ikebuaku, K. & Dinbabo, MF. Beyond entrepreneurship education: business incubation dentrepreneurial capabilities. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies.10(1): Pp 154-157.

2018. Dinbabo, MF. Ile, I, Majee, W.  Belebema, M and Boadu, E. Evaluating System Efficiencies and Service Delivery of Immigrant Population in South Africa and United States. African Human Mobility Review. 4 (3): Pp: 1386-1416.

2017. Dinbabo, MF. Migration Research and Analysis: Growth, Reach and Recent Contributions. In: IOM - International Organization for Migration. Eds. World Migration Report 2018, IOM: Geneva. Pp: 318-320. 2017.

2017. Dinbabo, MF. Belebema. M. & Mensah, C. South Africa: Territorial Imbalances but Growing Rural–Urban Linkages. In: Mercandalli, S. & Losch, B., Eds. Rural Africa in motion. Dynamics and drivers of migration South of the Sahara. Rome, FAO and CIRAD. Pp: 36-37.

2017. Dinbabo, MF. & Mensah, C. & Belebema. Diversity of Rural Migrants' Profiles. In: Mercandalli, S. & Losch, B., Eds. Rural Africa in motion. Dynamics and drivers of migration South of the Sahara. Rome, FAO and CIRAD. Pp: 24-25

2016. Sithole, S. & M. Dinbabo, MF. Exploring youth migration and the food security nexus: Zimbabwean youths in Cape Town, South Africa. African Human Mobility Review. 2 (2): Pp: 512-537.

2016. Adeniyi, D. & Dinbabo, MF. Evaluating Outcomes from Stakeholders' Perception: Evidence from an Irrigation Project in Nigeria. Ghana Journal of Development Studies. 13(2): Pp: 26-47.

2015. Dinbabo, MF. & Carciotto, S. International migration in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): A call for a global research agenda. African Human Mobility Review. 1(2): 154-177.

2015. Dinbabo, MF. & Nyasulu, T. Macroeconomic determinants:  analysis of "Pull" factors of international migration in South Africa. African Human Mobility Review. 1(1): 27-52.

2015. Ile, I.  & Dinbabo, MF. Evidence based policy-making: Chinese investment's impact on women in sub-Saharan Africa. In: Diallo, L & Shizha, E. (Eds.). Africa in the Age of Globalization: Perceptions, Misperceptions and Realities. Canada. Ashgate Publication. Pp: 151-170.

2015. Vilakazi, F & Dinbabo, MF. Regulation of African traditional medicines and public participation: Empirical evidence from South Africa. Studies on Ethino Medicine. 9(1): 109-116.

2014. Dinbabo, MF. Contractual relationships between indigenous CBOs and the community: empirical evidence from Ethiopia. Journal of Social Sciences. 38(3):231-240.

2014. Ile, I.  & Dinbabo, MF. Evaluating the impact of selected Social Welfare Policies in South Africa (1994-2014): Challenges and Opportunities. Loyola Journal of Social Sciences. XXIX (2): 136-157.

2014. Callistus, A. & Dinbabo, MF. Social grant, livelihood empowerment and poverty reduction at the household level: empirical evidence from Ghana. Journal of Social Sciences. 39(3): 293-302.

2013. Dinbabo, MF. Child rights in sub-Saharan Africa: a call for a Rights-Based Global Research Agenda. Journal of Social Work. 48(1): 271 – 293.

2013. Carciotto, S. & Dinbabo, MF. Role of Development Communication in Fostering Social Change: Evidence from Lesotho. Journal of Communication. 4(2): 65-70.

2011. Dinbabo, MF.Social welfare policies and child poverty in South Africa: a microsimulation model on the Child Support Grant (Doctoral dissertation, University of the Western Cape).

2008. September, R. & Dinbabo, MF. Gearing Up for Implementation: A New Children's Act for South Africa. Practice: Social Work in Action. 20(2): 113-122.

2003. Dinbabo, MF. Development theories, participatory approaches and community development. Bellville: Institute for Social Development, University of the Western Cape.

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Position:

Extraordinary Professor 

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3858
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Email: sdevereux@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • 1987–1992 Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.),Economics University:Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK
  • 1984–1986 Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Economics University:Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK
  • Hons., (Economics), University of Natal, 1982
  • 1982 Bachelor of Arts, Honours (B.A. Hons.), Economics University:University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1978–1981 Bachelor of Business Science (B.Bus.Sc.), Marketing University of Cape Town, South Africa

Biography

Stephen Devereux is a development economist with 25 years experience in food security and social protection in 13 African countries, including three years heading a Rural Research Programme at the University of Namibia and one year researching household drought responses in rural Ghana. He has been a Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex since 1996, where he founded the Centre for Social Protection in 2005. Dr Devereux has been an Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape since 2013.

In 2016, he was awarded a SA-UK Research Chair in Social Protection for Food Security by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Newton Fund, affiliated to the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Institute for Social Development. He has (co-)authored or (co-)edited nine books on food security, famine and social protection, and has published more than 70 journal articles. He was a founding associate editor of the journal Food Security. He has worked for numerous international agencies, provided policy advice to many governments and led evaluations of 16 projects and programs in Africa.

He served on the South African Statistics Council for more than ten years, and he is a Member of the Academy of Science in South Africa, chairing the Science for the Reduction of Poverty and Inequality Committee. He represents the Academy on the Science for Poverty Eradication Committee of the International Academic Partnership.

Dr Devereux has supervised 11 PhD students and more than 50 Masters students to completion. He has lectured at IDS since 1996 and at ISD since 2013. He has delivered conference papers and seminars in Africa, Europe, Australia and USA, and presented training sessions on over 70 courses.

Publications

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Position:

Associate Professor

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3848
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: akarriem@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D. Department of City and Regional Planning, 2008
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Master of Regional Planning – MRP, 1996
  • University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa B.A. Honours, Political Studies, 1992.
  • University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa B.A. Sociology and Political Studies, 1990

Biography


Abdulrazak Karriem has a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University. He is an associate professor at the Institute for Social Development at the University of the Western Cape where he teaches courses on Migration and Development, Theories of Social Transformation, Urban and Regional Development, and Research Methods. He has conducted field research in Brazil and South Africa and his research interests include social movements, food security, migration and development, and urban agriculture.
Prof. Abdulrazak Karriem has participated in several research projects funded by, amongst others, the South African government, the European Union, and the German government. He has published journal articles and book chapters on social movements and rural development, food security, and urban agriculture.

Publications

Africa, C., Yu, D., Karriem., A., and Raymond, B. (In Press). Crisis Leadership: Reflecting on the Complex Role of Academic (Middle) Leaders during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Perspectives in Education.

Mandioma, S. and Karriem, A. (In Press). Community Engagement in Improving Agricultural Production: Lessons for Community Development Practice. In Gyan, C., Baffoe, M., and Kreitzer, L. (eds). Community Development Practice in Africa: Putting Theory into Practice. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Ziga, M and Karriem, A. (In Press). Home gardening as a food security coping strategy for urban households: The case of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. In Tevera, D. and Kanosvamhira, T. (eds). Food and the City in Africa. New York: Springer.

Savelli, E., M., Rusca, H. Cloke,, T. Flugel, Karriem, A., and Di Baldassarre, G. (2022). All dried up: the materiality of drought in Ladismith, South Africa. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. DOI: 10.1177/25148486221126617.

Ziga, M and A. Karriem. (2022). NCD prevention through an equitable food system in South Africa: Opportunities and challenges. ESR Review: Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 23(4): 7-12.

Ahmed, R, A. Karriem, and S. Mohammed. (2022). We can speak but will there be any change? Voices from Blikkiesdorp. In C. Walker, S. Zlotowitz, and A. Zoli (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Innovative Community and Clinical Psychologies. London: Palgrave McMillan.

Building, T., Karriem, A, and Bayat, MS. (2022). The Role of Food Aid Programs at the University of the Western Cape for Post Graduate Students. Kuwait Chapter of Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review, 11(3), 114-123.

Mensah, C. and A. Karriem. (2021). Harnessing Public Food Procurement for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods in South Africa through the National School Nutrition Programme: A Qualitative Assessment of Contributions and Challenges. Sustainability, 13(24): https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413838

R Ahmed, YM Sayed, J Nell, NZ Somhlaba, and A Karriem, (2021). Poverty, protests and pandemics: what can we learn from community resilience? South African Journal of Psychology, 51(4), 478-480.

Ziga, M. and A. Karriem. (2021). Role of Urban Agriculture Policy in Promoting Food Security in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. In Brears, R.C. (ed), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Futures. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51812-7_279-1

Suffla, S., M. Seedat, and A. Karriem. (2021). Peace: Its Indices and Implications for Swaraj. In K. B. Saxena (ed.), Swaraj and the Reluctant State. Routledge: London. (A 2010 journal article republished as a chapter (Chapter 22) in an edited book).

N. Paganini, K. Adinata, N. Buthelezi, D. Harris, S. Lemke, A. Luis, J. Koppelin, A. Karriem, F. Ncube, E. Nervi Aguirre, T. Ramba, I. Raimundo, N. Sulejmanovic, H. Swanby, D. Tevera, and S. Stober. (2020). Growing and Eating Food during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Farmers Perspectives on Local Food System Resilience to Shocks in Southern Africa and Indonesia. Sustainability, 12(8556): 1-26. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12208556

Buthelezi, N., R. Karriem, S. Lemke, Nicole Paganini, S. Stober, and H. Swanby. (2020). Invisible Urban Farmers and a Next Season of Hunger-Participatory Co-research during Lockdown in Cape Town, South Africa. http://www.criticalfoodstudies.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Invisible-Farming-and-a-next-season-of-hunger_10062020_Final.pdf

Karriem, A. (2019). Brezilya Topraksız Hareketinin Yukselişi ve Karşı-Hegemonik Bir Siyasi Aktore Donuşumu: Gramscian Analizi. In Onder Kulak and Soner Torlak (editors), Once Mekan Vardı. Edebi Seyler: Istanbul, Turkey.

Karriem, A. (2019). The Rise and Transformation of the Brazilian Landless Movement into a Counter-hegemonic Political Actor: A Gramscian Analysis. In Onder Kulak and Soner Torlak (editors), First there was Space. Edebi Seyler: Istanbul, Turkey.) (Translation into Turkish of a journal article published in 2009: Karriem, A. (2009). The Rise and Transformation of the Brazilian Landless Movement into a Counter-hegemonic Political Actor: A Gramscian Analysis. Geoforum, 40(3): 316-325.)

Paganini, R., A. Karriem, Z. Khan, T. Kanosvamhira, A. Mfaku, D. Tevera, and the Research Farmer Group. (2019). 'Rethinking required-How can urban agriculture in Cape Town still become sustainable in the future food system? Policy Recommendations and Results of the UFISAMO project' SLE Briefing Paper 02/2019.

Osei, S. and A. Karriem. (2019). Social capital and climate change adaptation among smallholder farmers in the Central Region of Ghana. In Kuwornu, J. (ed). Climate Change and Sub-Saharan Africa: The Vulnerability and Adaptation of Food Supply Chain Actors. Wilmington, Delaware: Vernon Press.

Devereux, S., T Hochfeld, A. Karriem, C. Mensah, M. Morahanye, T. Msimang, A. Mukubonda, S. Naicker, G. Nkomo, D. Sanders, and M. Sanousi. (2018). School Feeding in South Africa: What we know, what we don't know, what we need to know, what we need to do. DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security, Working Paper #004.

Karriem, A. and M. Hoskins. (2016). From the RDP to the NDP: A Critical Appraisal of the Developmental State, Land Reform and Rural Development in South Africa. Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 43(3): 325-343.

Karriem, A. (2016). Grassroots Politics and Social Movement Mobilizations for Development in Brazil. In Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries: Policy Achievements, Political Obstacles, E. Braathen, J. May and G. Wright (eds). London: Zed Books.

Karriem, A. and L. Benjamin, (2016). How Civil Society Organizations Foster Insurgent Citizenship: Lessons from the Brazilian Landless Movement. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 27(1): 19-36.

Philander, F. and A Karriem. (2016). Assessment of Urban Agriculture as a Livelihood Strategy for Household Food Security. An Appraisal of Urban Gardens in Langa, Cape Town. International Journal of Arts & Sciences, 9(1):327-338.

Karriem, A. (2013). Space, Ecology, and Politics in the Praxis of Brazil's Landless Movement. In Gramsci: Space, Nature, Politics, M. Ekers, G. Hart, S. Kipfer, and A. Loftus (eds.). London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Suffla, S., M. Seedat, and A. Karriem. (2010). Peace, its Indices and Implications for Swaraj. Social Change, 40(4): 439-457.

Karriem, A. (2009). The Rise and Transformation of the Brazilian Landless Movement into a Counter-hegemonic Political Actor: A Gramscian Analysis. Geoforum, 40(3): 316-325.

Karriem, A. (2009). The Brazilian Landless Movement: Mobilization for Transformative Politics. In Y. Atasoy (ed.), Hegemonic Transitions, the State and Crisis in Neoliberal Capitalism. London New York: Routledge.

Karriem, A. (2006). Book Review: Sue Branford and Jan Rocha, Cutting the Wire: The Story of the Landless Movement in Brazil, Latin American Bureau (available through Kumarian Press), London, 2002. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 17(3): 265-267.

Karriem, A. (2005).Marching as to War: A Letter from Brazil to South Africa about Landlessness, Agrarian Reform and Social Movement Struggles against Neoliberalism. Revista Nera, 8(6): 1-13.

Karriem, A. (2005). Landless Movement Wants a New Brazil in the Country and City. http://www.brazzil.com/info/152-june-2005/9314.html

Goldsmith, W., A. Karriem, and H. Wittman). (2002). Boss Nova in Brazil. The Bookpress, 12(7).

Karriem, A. (2001). Land Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Lessons since 1994. Africa Notes. Institute for African Development, Cornell University.

Reports Published:

Dinbabo, M., A. Karriem, S. Penderis, and S. Ziehl. (2016). Evaluation of migration data and modelling migration in the Western Cape. Final Report Submitted to the Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government.

Dinbabo, M., Karriem, A., Penderis, S. May, J. Fulcher, C., Belebema, M., Mogatosi, T., Zinja P., Gangen, N., Adams, R., and Ngcwayi, N. (2017). Food choices and Body Mass Index (BMI) in adults and children: Evidence from the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) and empirical research from Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain in South Africa. Institute for Social Development, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.

Publications Url:

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Position:

Senior Lecturer

Tel: +27 (021) 959 4048
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: smadyibi@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Economics: University of the Western Cape, 2021. Supervisor: Prof Amiena Bayat (University of the Western Cape).
  • MCom: Economics full thesis (Cum Laude): University of the Western Cape, 2018
  • BCom Honours Economics: University of the Western Cape, 2017 (Distinctions in Public and Development Economics)
  • BCom: University of the Western Cape, 2015

Biography

Siphe Madyibi teaches Economics for Development Studies (DVS722) and Social Policy for Developing Economies (DVS 726) & (DVS 827) at the Institute for Social Development.
She received her PhD in Economics, specialising in Development Economics, at the University of the Western Cape. Her research mainly focuses on unequal opportunities in Early Childhood Development and all tiers of education

Publications

Bayat, A and Madyibi, S. 2021. The Immiserating Effects of an Inappropriate Policy: A Case Study of Early Childhood Development Policy in Philippi, South Africa. In Roman, N et al (Eds.). Child in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges. Nova Science Publishers.

Madyibi, S. and Bayat, A., 2021. A case study of early childhood development facility infrastructure in Philippi, South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 39(4), pp.156-171.

Bayat, A. and Madyibi, S., 2022. The home environment and parental involvement of preschoolers in Philippi, a low-income area: Do they hinder or support early learning?. South African Journal of Childhood Education, 12(1), p.10.

Chikwanda, M., Bayat, A. and Madyibi, S., 2022. School Readiness and Community-Based Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in Low-Income Communities: Examining The Case of Gugulethu, Western Cape Province, South Africa. International Journal of Emerging Issues in Early Childhood Education, 4(2), pp.55-69.

Bayat, A., Madyibi, S. (2022). Impact of COVID-19 on South Africa’s Early Childhood Education and the Sustainable Development Goals. In: Leal Filho, W., Abubakar, I.R., da Silva, I., Pretorius, R., Tarabieh, K. (eds) SDGs in Africa and the Middle East Region . Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals – Regional Perspectives. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91260-4_81-1

Publications Url:

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Position:

Senior Lecturer  

Tel: +27 (021) 959 4049
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: lkoskimaki@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Ph.D., Sociocultural Anthropology
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington M.A., Sociocultural Anthropology
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas B.A., Asian Studies (Honors) and Anthropology

Biography

Dr. Leah Koskimaki is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Social Development (ISD) and Coordinator for an interdisciplinary Apex and Special Project, the Migration and Mobilities Interdisciplinary Collective in Africa (MMICA) in the Office of the DVC- Academic. She received her PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2011.

She previously worked as a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) in Bengaluru, India, affiliated with the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) for a collaborative project on Provincial Globalisation in India.

She has also been affiliated as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UWC's Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) and Department of Political Studies. Dr. Koskimaki has conducted extensive research in India on small town youth politics, regionalism, development, and migrant transnationalism.Her current research project, Tailoring Futures, interrogates the precarity, aspirations and religious networks of contemporary South Asian migrant workers in Cape Town, South Africa. At ISD, Dr Koskimaki has experience lecturing in Migration and Development and Research Methodologies and supervising postgraduate research projects.

Publications

Koskimaki, L. (2018). From Agrarian Landlords to Transnational Entrepreneurs: Reconfiguring Political Influence in Coastal South India. Pp. 142-161 in Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics. New York, Oxford: Routledge.

Koskimaki, L Upadhya, C. (2018) Introduction: Transregional Flows and Provincial Transitions in India. Pp. 1-23 in Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics. New York, Oxford: Routledge.

Mustafi, S Koskimaki, L (2018). Development destinations and networked dreams: Transnational giving in Dakshina Kannada. Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics (pp. 105-122). in. New York, Oxford: Routledge

Mbatha, N., Koskimaki, L. (2023). Making life liveable in an informal market: Infrastructures of friendship amongst migrant street traders in Durban, South Africa.Migration and Society,6(1), 43-56.

Mbatha, N.,Koskimaki, L. (2021). No time to relax: Waithood and work of young migrant street traders in Durban, South Africa. Social Dynamics, 47(3), 422-438.

Koskimaki, L. (2019). Regional charisma: The making of a student leader in a Himalayan hill town.South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal, (22).

Koskimaki, L. (2017). Youth futures and a masculine development ethos in the regional story of Uttarakhand.Journal of South Asian Development,12(2), 136-154.

Koskimaki, L.,Upadhya, C. (2017). Introduction: Reconsidering the region in India: Mobilities, actors and development politics.Journal of South Asian Development,12(2), 89-111.

Koskimaki, L. M.(2016). Addressing the youth: Emerging youth publics in late colonial Uttarakhand.HIMALAYA, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies,35(2), 41-55.

Edited books and journals

2018. Carol Upadhya, Mario Rutten and Leah Koskimaki, Eds. Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics. New York, Oxford: Routledge.

Koskimaki, L., Upadhya, C., Eds. (2017). Reconsidering the region in India: Mobilities, actors and development politics.Journal of South Asian Development,12(2).

Publications Url:

DOI: Making life liveable in an informal market: Infrastructures of friendship amongst migrant street traders in Durban, South Africa.

DOI: No time to relax: Waithood and work of young migrant street traders in Durban, South Africa
DOI: Regional charisma: The making of a student leader in a Himalayan hill town

DOI: Youth futures and a masculine development ethos in the regional story of Uttarakhand

DOI: Introduction: Reconsidering the region in India: Mobilities, actors and development politics

DOI: Addressing the youth: Emerging youth publics in late colonial Uttarakhand

DOI: From Agrarian Landlords to Transnational Entrepreneurs: Reconfiguring Political Influence in Coastal South India

DOI: Introduction: Transregional Flows and Provincial Transitions in India

DOI: Development destinations and networked dreams: Transnational giving in Dakshina Kannada

Position: DAAD Lecturer in Development Research
Tel: +27 (021) 959 3854
Fax:
Email:

Biography

Ruth Knoblich is a DAAD lecturer and researcher at the South African-German Centre for Development Research at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town. She is a PhD candidate at Bonn University, Germany, associated PhD researcher, associated member at the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE) at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, and research associate at the Intellectual Property Unit, University of Cape Town, where she spent a research period of 16 months in 2017/2018 as a scholar financed by the European Commission.
 
Ruth’s research is at the interface of policies, law and regulations of science, technology and innovation (STI) and sustainable development. Specialising on southern systems of innovation, she focuses on intellectual property law and intellectual property policy processes. Ruth extensively worked on STI in global politics and multi-level governance, as well as on South-South and North-South science and technology cooperation.

Prior to joining the South African-German Centre for Development Research, she worked as a research assistant at the IEE, Ruhr University Bochum, at the Institute for Political Science and Sociology, Bonn University as well as at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Ruth is founding member of the Research Group on "Rising Knowledge-Powers" at the Center for Global Studies, Bonn University. She studied in Bonn, Berlin and Madrid, and holds a Masters Degree in Political Science, History and Philosophy as well as two degrees in Medicine.

Position:

Lecturer

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3848
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: smandioma@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

Shamiso Mandioma holds a Bachelor in Applied Communication Management from University of Fort Hare where she majored in Corporate and Development Communication. She also has a BTech in Public Relations Management from Cape Peninsula University of Technology and a Master in Development Studies from University of the Western Cape.

Biography

Shamiso spent several years working in the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works in Zimbabwe and has wide experience in Local Governance and Participatory Rural Appraisal methods. She teaches Community Development Theory and Practice and co-teaches Research Methods at Honours Level. Shamiso joined ISD as a MA student in 2014. Alongside her teaching, she is a registered PhD Student at the University of the Western Cape and her thesis interrogates Women’s Access, Participation, and Experiences in Local Government Structures in the Mazowe District of Zimbabwe. Her research interests include community engagement; the use of participatory praxis in promoting sustainable agriculture, food security, gender equality, rural and local governance.

Publications

Mandioma, S., 2016. The nature and extent of participation by small scale farmers in the Development Aid from People to People Farmers' Club project in Mazowe District of Zimbabwe.

Publications Url:

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Position:

Senior Lecturer

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3856
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: gtawodzera@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

  • PhD in Environmental Geographical Sciences (UCT)

Biography

Before joining the ISD, he worked at various institutions: University of Namibia, University of Limpopo, University of Cape Town, University of Zimbabwe and the Catholic University of Mozambique. Godfrey also spent time at the Bastille School of International Affairs (BSIA) in Waterloo, Canada as a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholar. For close to two decades, Godfrey has undertaken numerous research projects focusing on food security, migration, livelihoods and informality in Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

He has published extensively in these fields, with over 80 publications (journal articles, book chapters, technical reports, monographs, policy papers, discussion papers) to his credit. Godfrey is a member of several international research networks, including the African Food Security Urban Network (AFSUN), the Southern African Migration Programme (SAMP), the Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) and the MiFOOD network. He currently teaches modules in Theories of Social Transformation and Urban & Regional Development.

Publications

Nickanor, N.M.; Tawodzera, G.; Kazembe, L.N. (2023). The Threat of COVID-19 on Food Security: A Modelling Perspective of Scenarios in the Informal Settlements in Windhoek.Land2023,12, 718. https://doi.org/10.3390/land12030718

Tawodzera, G., and Crush, J. (2023). "A Foreigner is not a Person in this Country."" Xenophobia and the Informal Sector in South Africa's Secondary Cities, Urban Transformations, Vol. 5, Issue 2, https://doi.org/10.1186/s42854-022-00046-4.

Nickanor, N.M.; Tawodzera, G.; Kazembe, L.N. (2023). The Threat of COVID-19 on Food Security: A Modelling Perspective of Scenarios in the Informal Settlements in Windhoek.Land2023,12, 718. https://doi.org/10.3390/land12030718

Tawodzera, G., and Crush, J. (2023). "A Foreigner is not a Person in this Country."" Xenophobia and the Informal Sector in South Africa's Secondary Cities, Urban Transformations, Vol. 5, Issue 2, https://doi.org/10.1186/s42854-022-00046-4.

Tawodzera, G. (2022). The Role of the Informal Sector in Epworth's Food System, in Crush, J., and Riley, L. (eds). Transforming Urban Food Systems in Secondary Cities in Africa, Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-3030-93071-4, p85-102.

Mothapo, C., Tawodzera, G. and Sibanda, M. (2022). Integrating the Indicator Approach and Geographic Information System in Assessing Physical Flood Vulnerability in Lephalale Local Municipality, South Africa, Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (JSHSS), https://journals.unam.edu.na/index.php/JSHSS/issue/current.

Kgaphola, P., Tawodzera, G., and Tengeh, R. (2020). Scope and Viability of Spaza Shops in a Selected Township in South Africa, Amity Journal of Entrepreneurship. Volume 4, Issue 2.
Tawodzera, G. 2019. The Nature and Operations of the Informal Food Sector in Cape Town’s Food System, Urban Forum Special Issue No. 30, p443-459.

Crush, J., Chikanda, A., and Tawodzera, G., (2020). Urban Food Security and South-South Migration to Cities of the Global South, in Crush, J., Frayne, B., and Haysom, G. (Eds): International Handbook on Urban Food Security in the Global South, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/handbook-on-urban-food-security-in-the-global-south-9781786431509.html.

Chikanda, A., Crush, J., and Tawodzera, G. 2020. Migration and Food Security in Cities of the Global South, HCP Discussion Paper No. 41, Waterloo and Cape Town.
Tawodzera, G. 2019. Food Vending and the Urban Informal Sector in Cape Town, Hungry Cities Partnership Discussion Paper Number 23, http://hungrycities.net/publication-category/hungry-cities-papers/

Tawodzera, G., Chigumira, E., Mbengo, I., Kusangaya, S., Manjengwa, I., and Chidembo, D. 2019: Characteristics of the Urban Food System in Epworth, Zimbabwe, Consuming Urban Poverty Working Paper No. 9, https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-9-epworthfoodsystems.pdf.

Tawodzera, G., and Chigumira, E. 2019: Household Food Poverty in Epworth, Zimbabwe, Consuming Urban Poverty Working Paper No. 8, https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-8-epworthfoodpoverty-1.pdf.

Tawodzera, G., and Chileshe, M. 2019: Characteristics of the Food System in Kitwe, Zambia, Consuming Urban Poverty Working Paper No. 7, https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-7.-kitwefoodsystem.pdf.

Tawodzera, G., and Chileshe, M. 2019: Household Food Poverty in Kitwe, Zambia, Consuming Urban Poverty Working Paper No. 6, https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-6-kitwefoodpoverty-1.pdf.

Tawodzera, G, and Chigumira, E. (2018), Food Poverty in Epworth, Zimbabwe, in Watson, V., and Battersby, J. (Eds), Urban Food Governance and Poverty in African Cities, Routledge, London, p249-260, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351751353.

Tawodzera, G., and Chileshe, M. 2018: Improving Urban Food Security Through Developing Infrastructure and Services, Consuming Urban Poverty Policy Brief Number 5, Cape Town, https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/policybrief5-1.pdf.

Tawodzera, G., Chigumira, E., Mbengo, I., Kusangaya, S. (2018), The Characteristics of the Urban Food System in Epworth, Zimbabwe, in Watson, V., and Battersby, V (Eds), Urban Food Governance and Poverty in African Cities, Routledge, London, p208-220, https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351751353.

Publications Url:

https://doi.org/10.3390/land12030718

https://doi.org/10.1186/s42854-022-00046-4.

https://journals.unam.edu.na/index.php/JSHSS/issue/current.
https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/handbook-on-urban-food-security-in-the-global-south-9781786431509.html.
http://hungrycities.net/publication-category/hungry-cities-papers/
https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-9-epworthfoodsystems.pdf.
https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-8-epworthfoodpoverty-1.pdf.
https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-7.-kitwefoodsystem.pdf.
https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/cup-wp-6-kitwefoodpoverty-1.pdf.
https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351751353.
https://consumingurbanpoverty.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/policybrief5-1.pdf.
https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351751353.

Position:

Lecturer

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3858
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: sergio.carciotto79@gmail.com

Qualifications

  • PhD in Development Studies

Biography

Sergio Carciotto teaches Migration and Development at the Institute for Social Development. Sergio received his PhD in Development Studies at the University of the Western Cape. Sergio serves as the managing editor of the African Human Mobility Review and has published in national and international migration journals.

His research interests include migration policies and governance, migrant networks and livelihoods and the link between migration and citizenship. He previously worked as a protection associate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and for non-governmental organizations providing humanitarian assistance to refugees and migrants.

Publications

Carciotto, S., 2023. ‘Durable Solution for Refugees in South Africa’, in: Khan, F., & Schreier, T. (Eds.). Refugee Law in South Africa: Juta and Company Ltd.

Dinbabo, M.F., Zembe, Y., Carciotto, S., Chiwarawara, K. Belebema, M. and Ahmed, M., 2021. Refugee and asylum-seeking representative structures in South Africa: The case study of Somali, Congolese, and Ethiopian communities. Journal of Refugee Studies, 34(4), pp.3771-3792.

Carciotto, S., 2021. Making Asylum seekers more vulnerable in South Africa: the negative effects of hostile asylum policies on livelihoods. International Migration, 59(5), pp.3-18.

Carciotto, S., 2021. The Restrictiveness of Migration Policies in South Africa. African Journal of Governance and Development, 10(1), pp.118-163.

Carciotto, S. and Ferraro, F., 2020. Building blocks and challenges for the implementation of the global compact on refugees in Africa. Journal on Migration and Human Security, 8(1), pp.83-95.

Carciotto, S., 2018. ‘International Migration and Development in South Africa’, in Khan F. (ed.), Immigration Law in South Africa: Juta Publisher.

Carciotto, S., 2018. The regularization of Zimbabwean migrants: A case of permanent temporariness. African Human Mobility Review, 4(1).

Johnson, C. and Carciotto, S., 2017. ‘No Refuge’: The state of Asylum System in South Africa in O'Sullivan, M. and Stevens, D. (Eds.). States, the law and access to refugee protection: fortresses and fairness (Vol. 65). Bloomsbury Publishing.

Carciotto, S., 2016. Angolan refugees in South Africa: alternatives to permanent repatriation? African Human Mobility Review, 2(1).

Johnson, C., d’Orsi, C. and Carciotto, S., 2015. ‘Into Africa: Boat-people in Sub-Saharan Africa’ in V. Moreno-Lax and E.Papastavridis (Eds.). 'Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights, Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff.

Publications Url:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=new_articles&hl=en&imq=Sergio+Carciotto#.

Professional administrative & Support Staff

Position:

Administrative Officer

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3858
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: pkippie@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

Biography

Mrs. Kippie has served as a secretary for the Institute for Social Development (ISD) at the University of Western Cape (UWC) for 25 years.

  • Matric + 34 years Administrative Experience in an Academic Environment.
  • Throughout her tenure, she has consistently displayed a level of excellence that surpasses expectations. Her organizational skills allow her to handle multiple tasks and deadlines with ease, and she possesses exceptional communication skills and a genuine willingness to support students, faculty, and staff. Her dedication and approachability have earned her the trust and respect of the entire ISD community, establishing her as a valued and trusted member of the institution.

Position:

Senior Officer (Information Technology)

Tel: +27 (021) 959 3861
Fax: +27 (021) 959 3865
Email: lascheepers@uwc.ac.za

Qualifications

MSCE; N++(Network Specialist) Advanced Diploma in Information Technology, CompTIA Network+; MCSA; CISCO CCNA; COMPTIA SECURITY+ (IT Business Campus)

Biography

Lance has significant expertise in designing and administrating network hardware and software and the implementation of large networks. Lance has acquired very valuable skills and knowledge in advanced international computer literacy.
He has also acquired teaching and learning, expertise in Ikamva (UWC Learning Management System), Zoom, Google Meets, MSTeams, and blended learning.
He is an expert and has detailed knowledge in different Operating Systems (OS) (ie, Microsoft, Apple, and Linux). He continuously updates his knowledge and skills.

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