Tariro Kamuti

I hold a joint PhD from VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands and the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein South Africa. The title of my thesis is: Private Wildlife Governance in a Context of Radical Uncertainty: Dynamics of Game Farming Policy and Practice in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (http://dare.ubvu.vu.nl/handle/1871/54436 or http://hdl.handle.net/11660/4220). My other academic qualifications are as follows: M.Phil. Geography and Environmental Studies, B.Sc. Honours in Geography, B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and Geography, and BBA in Marketing. I have worked as a high school teacher, examiner, college lecturer, research assistant and as a tutor.  My research interests span areas of social dimensions of biodiversity conservation, environmental policy, natural resources management and rural development.

Currently I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Centre for Africa Studies at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Recent publications:

Kamuti, T. 2014. The Fractured State in the Governance of Private Game Farming: The Case of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal for Contemporary African Studies, 32(2): 190–206.

Kamuti, T. 2015. A Critique of the Discourse of the Green Economy Approach in the Wildlife Ranching Sector in South Africa.  Africa Insight, 45(1): 146–168.


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Centre for Africa Studies, University of the Free State, South Africa.
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