Tariro Kamuti

Tariro Kamuti is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Gender and Africa Studies, the Faculty of Humanities,University of the Free State. He holds a joint PhD from VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. The title of his thesis is 'Private Wildlife Governance in a Context of Radical Uncertainty: Dynamics of Game Farming Policy and Practice in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa'. His other academic qualifications are as follows: M.Phil. in Geography and Environmental Studies, B.Sc. Honours in Geography, B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and Geography, and BBA in Marketing. He has worked as a high school teacher, examiner, college lecturer, research assistant and as tutor. Kamuti is also a Research Fellow with the Global Risk Governance Programme of the Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, and the African Wildlife Economy Institute at the Faculty of Agriculture at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Kamuti is a member of the Society of South African Geographers, the Regional Studies Association, United Kingdom, and the International Society of Sustainability Professionals, United States of America. He is also a scholar of the Climate Social Science Network (CSSN), an international network of scholars headquartered at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, United States of America, as well as a Research Fellow with a special interest in the Taskforce on Biodiversity Governance of Earth System Governance (ESG), a global research alliance, which is a social science research network in the areas of governance and global environmental change, based at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars Publishing focusing on Environment and Sustainability Issues.

Recent publications:

Kamuti, T. 2022. Covidisation of Oppression: COVID-19 and Human Rights Violations in Zimbabwe. Social Science and Humanities Open, 6(1): 1-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssaho.2022.100374

Kamuti, T. 2022. Integration of Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Climate Change Policy of Zimbabwe. In: Ebhuoma, E.E. and L. Leonard (eds.). Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Governance: A Sub-Saharan African Perspective. Cham: Springer. (153-164). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-99411-2_12

Kamuti, T. 2022. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Changing Fortunes of the Smallholder Tobacco Farmer in Zimbabwe. In: Mkodzongi, G. (ed.). The Future of Zimbabwe's Agrarian Sector: Land Issues in a Time of Political TransitionOxon: Routledge. (105-123). DOI: 10.4324/9781003158196

Kamuti. T. 2022. Sustainable Urban Tourism in Sub-Saharan Africa: Risk and Resilience. Development Southern Africa. DOI: 10.1080/0376835X.2022.2070455

Kamuti, T. 2022. A Chequered Pathway to Prosperity: The Institutional Challenges of Smallholder Tobacco Production in Zimbabwe. In: Barcus, H.R., R. Jones and S. Schmitz (eds.). Rural Transformations: Globalization and its Implications for Rural People, Land and Economies. Oxon: Routledge. (71-88). DOI: 10.4324/9781003110095

Kamuti, T. 2022. The Deepening Challenge of Governance of Wildlife and Land Issues in the Context of Rising Citizen Participation in South Africa. In: Musavengane, R. and L. Leonard. (eds.). Conservation, Land Conflicts, and Sustainable Tourism in Southern Africa: Contemporary Issues and Approaches. Oxon: Routledge. (33-50). DOI: 10.4324/9781003188902

Kamuti. T. 2022. Climate Change Justice and Global Resource Commons: Local and Global Postcolonial Political Ecologies. International Journal of Environmental Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00207233.2022.2055361

Kamuti. T. 2022. Counting the Cost of COVID-19 on the Global Tourism Industry. Development Southern Africa, 39(1): 84-86. DOI: 10.1080/0376835X.2021.1912588 

Kamuti, T. 2022. Oliver Mtukudzi: Singing for Harmony to Reconstruct and Heal Our Land. In: Chitando, E., P. Mateveke, M. Nyakudya and B. Chinouriri (eds.). The Life and Music of Oliver Mtukudzi: Reconstruction and Identity. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. (121-134). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-80728-3_9 

Kamuti, T. 2022. Mining and Water Supply in Marginalised Communities: The Case of Anglo-Platinum Mogalakwena and Ga-Molekane Village, Limpopo Province, South Africa. In: Nojiyeza, I.S., O. Mtapuri., P. Bazaanah. and E.E. Netshiozwi (eds.). Handbook of Research on Resource Management and the Struggle for Water Sustainability in Africa. Hershey: IGI Global. (354-367). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8809-3


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