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/Dr Shepherd Manhokwe
Dr Shepherd Manhokwe

Position: Lecturer

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  • PhD (MSU)
  • Cert (UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands)
  • BSc (Hons)(Biochemistry (UZ), MSc Biotechnology (UZ)

Research Interests:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Food Biotechnology and Food Safety


  • Manhokwe S., Zvidzai C., Mareesa W and Marume P. Wastewater Treatment Strategies Of Selected Zimbabwean Food Industries,  International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Accepted 10 Feb 2016
  • Manhokwe S. , Parawira W. and Zvidzai C., (2015) Aerobic mesophilic treatment of potato industry wastewater, International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, 7(7): 92-100, DOI: 10.5897/IJWREE2015.0570, Article Number: 6DD1FF654165, ISSN 2141-6613
  • Manhokwe S., Matiashe I and Jombo T.Z. (2013) An analysis of the water quality of groundwater sources in selected high density areas in Gweru urban. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources,  2(9):  302 – 309
  • Tshalibe R.S., Usai T., Nyamunda B.C., Manhokwe S. (2013 ) Development Of High Protein Flour Using Cow Pea, International Journal Of Engineering And Science, Vol.3(6), pp 07-13
  • Maireva S,  Usai T and Manhokwe S. The Determination Of Adulteration In Orange Based Fruit Juices, Journal of Sciences-Technology.Vol 2(5), pp 365-372
  •  Manhokwe S., Parawira W. and Tekere, M. (2009)  An evaluation of a mesophilic reactor for treating wastewater from a Zimbabwean potato-processing plant African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology Vol. 3(4), pp 091-096
  •  Xaba C, Manhokwe S and Ndlovu M., Production of Xylitol from Brewery Spent Grain using Candida mogii,  In Press
  •  Manhokwe S., Mugadza D.T., Marume P. and   Nyoka R, Public Perceptions On Genetically Modified Foods: A Case Of Gweru, Zimbabwe,  In Press

 Workshops /Conferences attended:                                   

  • Regional Biosafety Training Workshop, COMESA,  1st April 2015, Rainbow Towers Hotel Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Midlands State University 1st International Multi-disciplinary Research Conference On Driving Socio-Economic Development Through Value Addition and Sustainable Use of Resources, 14 -16 July 2015, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe National Intellectual Property Policy and Implementation Strategy,  Harare , 2015
  • The Research and Intellectual Output – Science, Engineering and Technology (RIO-SET), 2015, NUST, Bulawayo
  • Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, UNESCO-IHE Institute of Water, Delft, Netherlands, 2013
  • ISO/SAZ National Seminar: ISO 22000-Food Safety Management Systems, Harare, 2011
  • Workshop on Sustainable Agriculture, Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre, Harare, 2006
  • Training on Research Conception and Experimentation in Applied Sciences, Gweru,2008

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