Chipo Mudavanhu

Dr. Chipo MudavanhuName: Dr. Chipo Mudavanhu
Department: Geography
Position: Lecturer


  • PhD in Disaster Management waiting for publication of results
  • Certificate in Disaster Risk Reduction with Northumbria University (2012), United Kingdom.
  • MSc Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sustainability (March 2007 to July 2009) Bindura University of Science Education.
  • Bachelor of Science Education Degree in Geography and Mathematics (August 1999 to June 2003) Bindura University of Science Education


  1. Muzenda-Mudavanhu C., Manyena B., Collins A. E. (2016) Disaster risk reduction knowledge among children in Muzarabani District, Zimbabwe. Natural Hazards, 84(2), 911-931
  2. Muzenda- Mudavanhu C. (2016) A review of Children’s participation in Disaster risk reduction. Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies; 8(1). doi: 10.4102/jamba.v8i1.218
  3. Mushore ,T , D. Manatsa, E. Pedzisai, C. Muzenda-Mudavanhu, W. Mushore and I. Kudzotsa (2016) Investigating the implications of meteorological indicators of seasonal rainfall performance on maize yield in a rain-fed agricultural system: case study of Mt. Darwin District in Zimbabwe. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. DOI 10.1007/s00704-016-1838-2.
  4.  Mudavanhu C, Manyena SB, Collins A E, Bongo P, Mavhura E, Manatsa D (2015) Taking children’s voices in disaster risk reduction a step forward. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science. DOI 10.1007/s13753-015-0060-7
  5. Mudavanhu, C. and Bongo P.P. (2015) Children’s Lived Experiences of Coping with Natural Disasters: Lessons from Floods and Droughts in Muzarabani District, Zimbabwe. Children, Youth and Environments 25(3), 196-203.
  6.  Manatsa D., C. Mudavanhu, TD Mushore, E Mavhura (2015)Linking major shifts in East Africa ‘short rains’ to the Southern Annular Mode. International Journal of Climatology.
  7. Manatsa D., C. Matarira, T.D. Mushore, C. Mudavanhu (2015) Southern Africa winter temperature shifts and their link to the Southern Annular Mode. Climate Dynamics 45(9-10):2337-2350.
  8.  Mudavanhu C. (2014) ‘The impact of flood disasters on child education in Muzarabani District, Zimbabwe’, Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 6(1), Art. #138, 8 pages. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/jamba.v6i1.138.
  9. Mavuna L., Mudavanhu C. and Svotwa E (2014) AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FOOD AID IN HUNGER ALLEVIATION IN MUTARE DISTRICT: A CASE FOR WARD 29 International Journal of Development Research Vol. 4, Issue, 8, pp. 1584-1589
  10. Ncube-Phiri, S., Mudavanhu, C. & Mucherera, B., (2014), ‘The complexity of maladaptation strategies to disasters: The case of Muzarabani, Zimbabwe’, Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 6(1), Art. #145, 11 pages. 10.4102/jamba.v6i1.145
  11. Mudavanhu C and Chitsika T. (2013) Coping With and Adapting To Food Shortages and Adversities in Semi-Arid Regions of Zimbabwe: The Case of Chivi District International Journal of Innovative Environmental Studies Research 1 (2):27-39
  12.  Mudavanhu C, Zinyandu T, Mudavanhu N, Mazorodze S, Chinyanganya TP, Manyani A, Maponga R, Pedzisai E, Phiri S (2013) Smallholder gardening as a sustainable livelihood strategy in Chikwanda communal lands, Gutu, Zimbabwe Global Advanced Research Journal of Peace, Gender and Development Studies (GARJPGDS) Vol. 2(1) pp. 001-013,
  13. Mushore T. D., Muzenda-Mudavanhu C. and Makovere T. (2013) Effectiveness of Drought Mitigation Strategies in Bikita District, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy. Vol. 1, No. 4, , pp. 101-107.doi: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20130104.19
  14.  Pedzisai E., Chingombe W., Manyani A., Zinyandu T., Katsvanga C.A.T., Chipunza Matarira C.H., Mazorodze S., Mudavanhu C., Chinyanganya T.P. (2012) Addressing Socio-Economic Challenges of Science Teacher Training Through Virtual and Open Distance Learning in Zimbabwe. Basic Research Journal Education Research and Review ISSN 2315-6872 Vol. 1(4) pp. 60-70
  15. Mudavanhu N., Dzomba P., Mudavanhu C. and Mazorodze S. (2013) Occupational safety and environmental risks scenario of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs): An Analysis of the Situation in Harare Chemical Industries, Zimbabwe.Science Domain International.
  16.  Manyena S. B., Mavhura E, Muzenda C and Mabaso E. (2013) Disaster Risk Reduction Legislations: Is there a Move from Events to Processes? Global Environmental Change, Elsevier journal homepage:
  17.  N Mudavanhu, C Mudavanhu, P Dzomba, F Kausiyo, T D Mushore, T P Chinyanganya (2013) Development of a model regional emergency response plan for a mining town: The case of Bindura, Zimbabwe IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology 06/2013; 4(6):2319-2399.
  18.  Mudavanhu C and Mandizvidza C (2013) Sustaining Rural Livelihoods Through Donor Funded Agricultural Inputs Scheme In Zimbabwe: The Case Of Goromonzi District International Journal Of Scientific & Technology Research Volume 2 , Issue 8 Issn 2277-8616