Dr Admire Nyamwanza
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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.
Advancing a Human Development Approach to Climate Resilience Through Local Knowledge and Rural Innovation in South Africa
Supporting the Development and Implementation of Food Security and Nutrition Plan for South Africa_FAO