Department of Development Studies

Ms K Zuma

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Development Studies
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 4139
E-mail: zumakd@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • MSc (Wageningen Research University, The Netherlands)

Fields of academic interests

  • Rural development
  • Water resources management and governance
  • Food security
  • Climate change

Field of Specialisation

  • Political Ecology
  • Sustainable Rural Livelihoods
  • Natural Resources Management

Journal articles

  • TM Everson, CS Everson & KD Zuma (2007). Community based research on the influence of rehabilitation techniques on the management of degraded catchments
  • Salomon, M. and Zuma, K., 2003. Landcare in South Africa: facilitating resourcefulness, Rangelands in the new millennium. (unpublished contribution to conference), Durban.
  • C. K. Birkett, T. Hill, K. D. Zuma, T. M. Everson (2016). Bringing Rain to the Land: Rainfall Simulation as a Participatory Teaching Aid to Understanding Erosion. Journal of Environmental Protection, 7: 1305-1316
  • Zuma, K. (2009) ‘Water rights in Southern Africa: A gendered perspective’ In: Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, Johannesburg: Open Society.

Projects

  • Community-based research on the influence of rehabilitation techniques on the management of degraded catchments (Okhombe Village) with University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Green Village Project in Ukhahlamba Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal