Staff Profile

/Dr Thomas Marambanyika
Dr Thomas Marambanyika

Chairperson: Department Of Geography and Environmental Studies


  • PhD (Philosophy in Geography),University of Kwa Zulu- Natal
  • B.A (Hons) Geography
  • MA in Environmental Policy and Planning (UZ)

Research Interests:

Sustainable utilization and conservation of natural resources; environmental management in industry; Food security; Rural and urban livelihoods


  1. Adoption and utilisation of ethno post-harvest technologies by smallholder farmers in semi-arid regions of Zimbabwe: Case of Buhera District.
  2. Significance of Vegetable Farming as a Strategy to Enhance Household Food Security in Communal Areas of Zimbabwe.
  3. Human-wildlife conflict: Threatened food security and efficacy of adaptation strategies in Hwange district of Zimbabwe.
  4. Evaluation of the Impact of Agricultural Recovery Programmes on Communal Farming Productivity.
  5. Importance of community participation in sustainable wetland utilization: Case of Chebvute Wetland in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe.
  6. Effectiveness of ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems in Enhancing Corporate Environmental Sustainability at Unilever Southeast Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe.
  7. Workers’ perceptions and awareness of occupational safety and health legislation in the food manufacturing industry in Zimbabwe.
  8. Overcoming environmental challenges in the cement manufacturing sector through Cleaner Production. A case of SINO Company, Zimbabwe.
  9. An Assessment of the Concentration Levels of Toxic Chemicals within and around Gweru Dumpsite in Zimbabwe.
  10. Is the Adoption of Multicurrency System a Panacea to Urban Dwellers’ Socio-economic Challenges? Perceptions of High Density Suburbs’ Residents in Gweru, Zimbabwe.
  11. Socio-economic impacts of cement production at Sino-Zimbabwe on Hozheri community, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
  12. Geography: Data collection, analysis and presentation techniques in human geography: A textbook for Advanced level students.