Regis Musavengane

Regis Musavengane is a Geographer, interested in understanding how human and physical environmental processes interlink within different ecosystems and how the outcomes of these relationships influence policy outcomes. His primary interests are in political economy, political ecology, community development, tourism geographies, responsible tourism and environmental policy. He has published in development, environmental and tourism journals.

His PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies awarded by the University of the Witwatersrand focused on the role of social capital in natural resources management, case study of two communities that successfully claimed their land under South Africa's Land Restitution Act. Lessons on building successful collaborative natural resources management schemes were drawn from the two case studies. He also holds an MPhil in Environmental Management, awarded by Stellenbosch University. He specialised in Environmental Governance and Sustainable Community Development. He also earned an MTech in Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, where he specialised in Responsible Tourism. His BTech (Hons) in Hospitality and Tourism was attained at the Chinhoyi University of Technology. His interests were in Tourism Geographies.

Regis Musavengane's experience span from industry to research institutions. He teaches tourism and sustainability-related modules at a number of universities and colleges in South Africa and Zimbabwe including, Damelin College, University of South Africa (UNISA), University of Johannesburg (UJ), Midlands State University (MSU), Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences (MSUAS), Durban University of Technology (DUT). He is a City & Guilds Regional External Examiner (Southern Africa), IVQ International Tourism Qualifications.

He presented his work at international conferences, such as the 2018 Sustainability and Development Conference at Michigan University, USA.