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2013 Dhil Environmental Science NUST (thesis submitted)
1997- MSc in Conservation Biology (Canterbury, U. K.)
1985- MSc in Agriculture (Kharkov, Ukraine)
1985- Cert. Education (Kharkov)
1994- Cert. Remote Sensing
1994- Cert. Project Appraisal and Quantitative Methods
1994- Cert. Basic and Micro Economics
1999- Cert. Biodiversity management (Japan)
Years in Service: 29 Years
Merits/Awards: Wildlife Society Research Award
University of Zululand Research Awards
Sound earthkeeping through innovations in research and community outreach
Personal achievements: Author of several environmental science books
University lectureships in Environment disciplines
Responsibilities: Mentorship of researchers
Authorship of research work
a) Environmental Assessments b) Environmental Management Systems
c) Forestry d) Ecology e) Wildlife Biology f) Ecotourism g) Community Natural Resource Management h) Land use planning i) Park planning j) Water quality monitoring
Vegetation survey of the Sinamatella area, Hwange National Park:
National Parks inventory. Air photos (1: 80 000), phytosociological sampling, notes on reordering. Dyeline map @ 1: 80 000 19 vegetation types/map units detailed
a) Training Workshops:
Four Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) training workshops held.
b) Government Advisory Committees
Consultant in the Zimbabwe delegation to the Transfrontier Conservation Area Technical Subcommittee of the Mozambique Gaza Contada/South Africa Kruger National Park/Zimbabwe Gonarezhou National Park
c) Service to NGO’s
Consultant to NGO’s SAFIRE and ZIRRCON.
GonarezhouNational Park Management Plan. 2000 National Parks and Wildlife Management. 200 p
b) The guardians of space and happiness: The QED for climate change. Austin Macauley Book Publishers. London. 98 p. 2014. ISBN 978-1849635219
c) Real hunting the real way in Zimbabwe. Raider International Book Publishers. New York. 98 p
d) Human-wildlife-mining conflict in Zimbabwe. Raider International Book Publishers. New York. 98 p
e) Water in lowlands “The Hub” of things: A synopsis of rising concerns. (just completed for Austin Macauley Publishers. 320 p)
PUBLICATIONS (in refereed Journals 20 Papers):
Albano,G., Campbell,B.M., Foote, L., Gambiza, J., Grundy, I., N’gonu, C.TAFANGENYASHA, C.) (2000) The ecological impacts of IlalaPalm(Hyphaenepetersiana utilization. In:IES Working Paper NO.15. The ecology, control and economics of Ilala Palm in Sengwe Communal Area, Zimbabwe. University of Zimbabwe. (Chapter 4) Pages 30-41.
Grundy, I. M., Campbell, B. M., Balebereho, S., Cunliffe, R., TAFANGENYASHA, C. Fergusson, R. and Parry, D. 1993. Availability and use of trees in Mutanda Ressettlement Area, Zimbabwe. Forest Ecology and Management 56, 243-266.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. Atkinson and Jones, M. A. 1994. Diamond prospecting in GonarezhouNational Park by Rio Tinto Zimbabwe Ltd-preliminary impact statement. Project report No. GNP/1/1A/1. DNPWLM and Rio Tinto Zimbabwe Limited. Harare. 26 p.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. and Campbell, B. M. 1995. Past human activities in the Sinamatella area of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Journal of Applied Science in Southern Africa 1, 63-71.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. 1994. Rehabilitation of degraded mopane soils in a wildlife area: a review of options for the Sinamatella area of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Science News Vol. 28, 5-7.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. 1995. Distribution and status of the of the Ostrich in the Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe. Transactions of the Zimbabwe Scientific Association 69, 1-4.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. 1997. Tree loss in the GonarezhouNational Park (Zimbabwe) between 1970 and 1983. Journal of Environmental Management 49, 355-366.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. 1997. Should Benji Dam be dredged? A preliminary impact assessment to dredging a water reservoir in an African national park. Environmentalist 17, 191-195
TAFANGENYASHA, C. and Campbell, B.M. 1998. Initiation and maintenance of degraded landscape in the Sinamatella area of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Journal of Environmental Management 52, 69-78
TAFANGENYASHA, C. 1998. Phenology and mortality of common woody plants during and after a severe drought in South-eastern Zimbabwe. Transactions of the Zimbabwe Scientific Association 72, 1-6.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. (Editor) (2000) GonarezhouNational Park Management Plan: 1998-2002. Department of National Parks and Widlife Management. Ministry of Mines, Environment and Tourism. 170 p
TAFANGENYASHA, C. (2001) Decline of Brachystegia glaucescens in the GonarezhouNational Park, southeastZimbabwe. Journal of Environmental Management 63, 37-50.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. (in press) Vegetation of the Matobo National Park, south western Zimbabwe. Kirkia
TAFANGENYASHA, C. and Dube, L.T. (in press) Can phosphate recovery be an option to reducing phosphate loads in agricultural persistent point source nutrient discharges in southeast Zimbabwe? International Journal of Environmental Studies (Francis and Taylor Accepted)
TAFANGENYASHA, C. and Dube, L.T.(2008) An investigation of the impacts of agricultural runoff on the water quality and aquatic organisms in a lowveld sand river system in southeast Zimbabwe. Water Resources Management Journal 22, 119-130.
TAFANGENYASHA, C.andDzinomwa, T. (2005) Land-use impacts on river water quality in lowveld sand river systems in south-east Zimbabwe. Land-use and Water Resources Research5, 3.1-3.10.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. and Dube, L. T. (2008) Evaluation of the usefulness of the South African Scoring Systems in a savanna river. Tropical and Subtr opical Agroecosystems Journal 8, 135-144.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. Mthembu AT, Chkoore, H., Ndimande, N., Xulu, S. and Gcwensa, N. In Press.Seedbank and its influence on the colonization of supercritically degraded landscapes. International Journal Agricultural Research.
TAFANGENYASHA, C., Marshall, B. E and L. T. Dube (2010). The diurnal variation of the physico-chemical parameters of a lowland river flow in a semi-arid landscape with human interferences in Zimbabwe. International Research. Journal for Water Environment and EngineeringVol. 2(6), pp. 137–147.
TAFANGENYASHA, C. Mthembu AT, Chkoore, H., Ndimande, N., Xulu, S. and Gcwensa, N. 2011. The effects of soil density on the vegetation of the Umfolozi catchment in South Africa. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management Vol. 2, pp. 14–24
TAFANGENYASHA, C. Mthembu AT, Chkoore, H., Ndimande, N., Xulu, S. and Gcwensa, N. 2011. Rangeland characteristics of a supercritical degraded landscape in the semi-arid area of South Africa. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management Vol. 2, pp. 80–87.
i) World Bank Zimbabwe Conservation Project: Outputs:
GonarezhouNational Park Management Planning Programme: Planning issues. Phase 1. March 1993. 21 p. Produced for Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Harare.
ii) World Bank Zimbabwe Conservation Project: Outputs:
GonarezhouNational Park Management Programme:
Management Options. Phase 2. May 1993. 39 p. Produced for Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Harare.
iii) World Bank Zimbabwe Conservation Project: Outputs:
GonarezhouNational Park Management Plan. Phase 3. October 1993. 130 p. Produced for Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Harare.
iv) World BankZimbabwe Conservation Project: 1994 Outputs:
Gonarezhou National Park Background reports. Produced for the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Management, Harare.
v) Wildlife utilization scheme: Feasibility study of the emergent conservancy in the Gonakudzingwa combining ten small scale commercial farms. 30 p. 200
vi)Wildlife utilization scheme: Feasibility study of the Chizvirizvi and NyangombeRessettlement Schemes. Report produced for the Chiredzi Rural District Council. 40 p.
vii)Wildlife populations in the proposed conservation belt around Manyuchi Dam, Southern Zimbabwe. 10 p.
viii)EIA forTourism projects at Manyuchi Dam, Southern Zimbabwe. 10 p. 2001
ix) The biodiversity of Manjinji Animal Sanctuary Pan in Southeast Zimbabwe. Report for SAFIRE 70 p. 2002
x) Biodiversity and factors influencing condition in the Chipinge and Chiredzi Districts. 186 p. Report produced for United Nations Development Programme.1999
xi)GonarezhouNational Park: A synopsis of potential sites for leasing and investment. 40 p. National Parks 2002
xii)KyleRecreationalPark: A synopsis of potential sites for leasing and investment. 40 p.
xiii)Results of a feasibility study into the potential of ChiwaraMountain (Gutu area, Zimbabwe) as a viable wildlife conservation area. 60 p. ZIRRCON. 2000
xiv)Transfrontier Conservation Area Planning (Peace Parks Planning) of the Mozambique Gaza Contada/South Africa Kruger National Park/Zimbabwe Gonarezhou National Park. 2003
xv) Ostrich feasibility study and insight into Ostrich management. Project report for the FreeMethodistLundiChristianHigh School. 2004
xvi)Malangani Ranch gemsbok habitat suitability assessment. Report for the Wildlife Producers Association.2004
xvii)Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Limestone Extraction Project and Cement Factory at Mushandike, Masvingo, Zimbabwe. Report for the Marondera Tannery. 2005
xviii) Environmental Impact Assessment for a small scale riversand mining project on upstream Gway iRiver in UmguzaDistrict,westernZimbabwe. 2006
xviii) Decomissioning impact analysis of Buchwa Mine near Zvishavane. Buchwa Mine 40 p. 2001
xix) NtambananaMunicipality (South Africa) Environmental Management Development Framework. 300 p. May 2010
Mrs. Rose Mandisodza-Chikerema is a dedicated conservationist with 10 years’ work experience in wildlife ecology working for the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA). Her research interest includes large carnivore management, animal welfare for wildlife in captivity, wildlife utilization and environmental impact assessments. Mrs. Chikerema has vast experience in feasibility assessments for wildlife ranching in areas outside Protected Areas (Private Game Farms).
B.Sc. (Hons) Wildlife and Safari Management, Chinhoyi University of Technology
Cheryl Tinashe Mabika is an ecologist with the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA), Scientific Services Department. She obtained a degree in Wildlife and Safari Management at Chinhoyi University of Technology in 2013. She also did her internship at Gonarezhou National Park for a year. She has done research in Spatial distribution patterns and trends in vegetation across areas of different land use.
Name: Itai Hilary Tendaupenyu
Job Title: Principal Ecologist and Officer-in-Charge Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute
D.O.B: 4th November 1980
Qualifications: Master of Fisheries Science (Pukyong National University)
Master of Science Tropical Resource Ecology (UZ)
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biological Sciences (UZ)
Specialization: Fisheries Resource Management and Assessment, Fisheries Investment Appraisal, Fisheries Economics, Fisheries Bioeconomic Modeling, Fisheries Trade and Management Policy, International Fisheries Law, Climate Change and Ecosystems, Limnology.
Research Work Underway:
Utete, B., Mutasa, L., Ndhlovu, N., Tendaupenyu I.H. 2013, Impact of Aquaculture on Water Quality in Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Aquaculture, 2013, Vol.3, No.4, 11–16.
Chitate, M.T., Utete,B., Phiri,C., Ndhlovu,N., Tendaupenyu,I.H., Diet spectrum and feed composition of Hydrocynus Vittatus, Castelnau, 1861 in Lake Kariba: Has there been a shift in the last decades?
Tendaupenyu, I.H., Pyo, Hee-dong., Zhang C., A comparative analysis of Surplus production and Analytical Models in Assessing Kapenta, Limnothrissa miodon, stock in Lake Kariba.
Tendaupenyu, I.H., Using modeling as a management tool in managing water resources: A Lake Chivero Case Study.
Tendaupenyu, I.H., Self-purification of streams using wetlands: The Mukuvisi River, Harare Zimbabwe
MSc Conservation Biology (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Forest Resources and Wildlife Management (NUST, Zimbabwe)
Lovelater joined ZPWMA in 2014. She is interested in raptors and has worked on a raptor bird projects. She did her industrial attachment with the African Birds of Prey Sanctuary, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She has worked as a research assistant for Avisense Consulting in Cape Town and also for Peter Mundy at the National University of Science and Technology. Her Honours project was on the sexing of Long-crested eagles in the field. Her MSc project was on Black Sparrowhawks. She is also currently doing some work on owls, vultures and the Black stork.
Mr. Ashley Mudungwe joined the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) in March 2014. Before joining the ZPWMA, Ashley worked with the Dambari Wildlife Trust as a Conservation Education and Research Officer from January 2009 to June 2010. Ashley has a BSc. (Hon) degree in Forest Resources and Wildlife Management with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) which he completed in 2008. He also has a certificate in Cheetah Conservation Biology which he obtained from the Cheetah Conservation Fund (Namibia) in 2008. Between 2010 and 2012, Ashley completed a Master of Science degree in Environmental Informatics (GIS and Remote Sensing) with the University of Leicester, UK. His research interests are in the Human-predator conflict issues, Land Use/Cover Change and GIS and Remote Sensing applications.
Mr. Kuvawoga is a planner by profession. He has been with the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority for the past 8years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Honors degree in Rural and Urban Planning and a Masters in Environmental Policy and Planning both obtained from the University of Zimbabwe.
Currently he is the Principal Planning officer for ZimParks and resident ecologist for the Mid- Zambezi Valley, spear heading preparation of park management plans, control of physical developments within parks estates and terrestrial research. His research interest includes climate change and impacts on wildlife, human-wildlife conflict, land use and land use change, environmental design, wildlife utilization, spatial modeling, planning and environmental impact assessments.
Mr. Kuvawoga has vast experience in wildlife surveys and preparation of feasibility assessments for wildlife farming and environmental management projects.