Prof Admire Nyamwanza

DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
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Dr Admire Nyamwanza is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Economic Performance and Development Unit. Admire joined the HSRC from the University of Cape Town's African Climate and Development Initiative where he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. He holds a PhD in Development Policy and Management from the University of Manchester (UK) obtained in January 2013, and a Masters in Sociology and Social Anthropology from the University of Zimbabwe.

Admire's research interests revolve broadly around climate change adaptation, livelihoods in developing country communities, natural resources management as well as household and community resilience. Admire has primary fieldwork experience in Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Namibia, South Africa and to a limited extent, Zambia and Mozambique where he has conducted research on livelihoods in rural communities, resilience to climate variability and change, agricultural decision-making and farmer climate information needs. Admire has published in peer-reviewed international journals and presented papers at various international conferences.


Contributions of decadal climate information in agriculture and food systems in east and southern Africa

Whilst there has been much focus on the utility of climate information on the seasonal timescale and several decades into the future vis-a-vis decisio....

Anticipatory adaptation and the role of decadal climate information in rural African livelihoods systems: lessons from the mid Zambezi valley, Zimbabwe

This study aims to explore the utility of anticipatory adaptation to climate variability and related livelihood sensitivities in rural African context....

Climate change, sustainable water management and institutional adaptation in rural sub-Saharan Africa

Much current work on climate adaptation options vis-a`-vis water management in rural sub-Saharan Africa has tended to focus more on technological and ....