Staff Profile

/Mr Cyril T F Murewi
Mr Cyril T F Murewi



  • Master of Science in Mathematics (UZ)
  • BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, (UZ)
  •  BSc (Gen) in Mathematics and Physics, (UZ)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research (NUST)
  •  Postgraduate Diploma in Meteorology (BMTC Melbourne, Australia)
  • Certificate in Agro-Meteorology Data Base Management, (Bet Dagan, Israel).

Research Interests:

  • Regional Climate Modeling and Impact Studies
  • Computational mathematical modeling


  • Alec Sithole, Cyril Murewi, And Fidelis Manyanga 2014: A Beginner’s Guide to Undergraduate Science Research: Preparation, Writing and Defense: Secrets and Strategies for Success. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-659-53371-6. Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8, 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Chagonda, F. T. Mugabe, A. Munodawafa, C. P. Mubaya, P. Masere, C. Murewi 2015 Engaging smallholder farmers with seasonal climate forecasts for sustainable crop production in semi arid areas of Zimbabwe. African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol 10 (7), 668 – 676
  • Makuvaro Veronica, Walker Sue, Munodawafa Adelaide, Masere Tirivashe Phillip, Murewi Cyril and Chagonda Ignatius 2014 An overview of current agronomic practices of smallholder farmers in semi-arid Central and Western Zimbabwe. African Journal of Agricultural Research 9(35), pp. 2710-2720, 28 August, 2014; DOI: 10.5897/AJAR11.606 Article Number: 8EC03AD46914 ISSN 1991-637X
  • Mashiri CE, Chikerema P, Murewi CTF, Gonzo L, Maposa S, Pfupajena MH, Chandiwana E, Mukwembi P, Sisito G 2014 Estimating environmental effects using the agronomic  traits of pearl millet varieties by means of the biplot technique. International Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research Issue 4 Vol 2, 72 – 91 March-April 2014. Available online on .
  • Alec Sithole, Fidelis Manyanga, and Cyril F. Murewi, 2013: Planning to do science research as part of your degree program requirements? Potential roadblocks and solutions. Journal of College Student in Education Vol 1, 10 – 15.
  • Ignatius Chagonda, Adelaide Munodawafa, Francis T. Mugabe, Veronica Makuvaro, Philip Masere, Cyril T. F. Murewi 2013 Comparative performance of scientific and indigenous knowledge on seasonal climate forecasts: A case study of Lupane, semi- arid Zimbabwe. J. Agr. Agri. Res. 3(5), 1-9.
  • Mugabe FT, CP Mubaya, D Nanja, P Gondwe, A Munodawafa, E Mutswangwa, I Chagonda, P Masere, J Dimes, C Murewi 2010 Use of Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Scientific Methods for Climate Forecasting in Southern Zambia and North Western Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Journal of Technological Sciences Vol 1, No 1: 19 – 30.
  • Alec Sithole and Cyril T. F. Murewi 2009: Climate variability and change over southern Africa: impacts and challenges. J. Ecol., 47 (Suppl. 1), 17–20.
  • Mugabe, F.T., Munodawafa, A., Dimes, J., Nanja, D.H., Carberry, P., Mwale, M.,Mubaya, C., Makuvaro, V., Chagonda, I., Masere, P., E. Mutswangwa and Murewi, C. 2010: Building Adaptive Capacity to Cope with Increasing Vulnerability Due to Climate Change Report IDRC Project Number: 104144
  • Chivizhe J. and Murewi C. T. F. 2010: Sustainable soil moisture conservation tillage technology adoption: evaluation of the No Till Tie Ridging technique in crop production among smallholder farmers in Manicaland Province. Social Sciences: The 6th Research Seminar Series Proceedings 6: 33 – 40

Conference and Workshop Presentations:

  • Murewi C.T.F 2015: Weather and Climate Research and Modeling Southern Region Consultative Workshop on the Development of the National Climate Policy: Weather and Climate Research and Modeling Thematic Area, held at Rainbow Hotel, Bulawayo; 23 to 24 July 2015
  • Murewi C.T.F 2014 Modeling climate in a changing climate. Inaugural Faculty of Science and Technology Seminar Series, Midlands State University, November 21 2014, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
  • Raymond Mugandani, Cyril Murewi, Desmond Manatsa, Charity Changoroma, Batanai Sammie, Veronica Makuvaro, Elisha Moyo and Elvis Mupfiga 2014: Characterization and predictability of extreme precipitation for selected stations in Zimbabwe. Session 23 Ref no. 402: Adapatation Futures 2014 12-16 May 2014, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.
  • Mugandani R., Murewi C.T.F., Manatsa D. and Makuvaro V. 2013: Wet and dry spells characterisation and their possible linkages to teleconnections for selected stations in Zimbabwe. Arusha, Tanzania.
  • Murewi C.T.F 2013 Downscaling of global climate model outputs. First International Symposium on Climate Science, June 19-21 2013, Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • Murewi C. T. F., Makuvaro V., Dimes J., Munodawafa A., Chagonda I., Masere P., Mubaya C., Mutsvangwa E. P. and Mugabe F. T. 2012: Verification of smallholder farmers’ perceptions on climate variability and change, using historical climate data: A case study of Gweru District in semiarid Zimbabwe. National Climate Change

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