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Dr. Lazurus. Zanamwe


Doctor of Philosophy in Demography, University of Leeds. Masters in Population Studies, University of Leeds. Bachelors of Teaching Social Sciences (Geography) in Secondary School, West Chester State College, Pennysylvania. Bachelor in Geography, University of Zimbabwe.

Academic Appointments:

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

Climate Change Education Awareness and Training, Youth Development, Census Data Analysis, Migration Profiles, Reproductive Health

Faculty: Social And Behavioural Sciences
Department: Department of Demography Settlement & Development
Research Category: Population Studies

Dr Zanamwe is a senior researcherin the Department of Demography Settlement and Development.

Phone: +263 774 433 222

Journal Articles
Sibanda, G., Musademba, D., Chihobo, H. C., & Zanamwe, L. (2013). A feasibility study of biogas technology to solving peri-urban sanitation problems in developing countries. A case for Harare, Zimbabwe. International Journal of Renewable Energy Development, 2(2), 97-104 .
Godfrey Tawodzera, Lazarus Zanamwe & Jonathan Crush. (2012). “The State of Food Insecurity in Harare, Zimbabwe.” Urban Food Security Series, 13. Queen’s University and AFSUN: Kingston and Cape Town.
Frayne, B., Pendleton, W., Crush, J., Acquah, B., Battersby-Lennard, J., Bras, E., ... & Zanamwe, L. (2010). The state of urban food insecurity in Southern Africa. Urban food security series, 2. Queen’s University and AFSUN: Kingston and Cape Town.
Zinyama, L. M., & Zanamwe, L. (1998). Who is going down south? Gender differences in cross-border movements of Zimbabweans to South Africa. Geographical Journal of Zimbabwe, 29, 37-48.
Zanamwe, L. (1988). The relationship between fertility and child mortality in Zimbabwe. IUSSP African Population Conference Proceedings, Dakar, Senegal, 3(3), 35-47.
Zanamwe, L. (1994). HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe: A review of the extent of the epidemic. Geographical Journal of Zimbabwe, 22.
Zanamwe, L. (1991). Age and sex characteristics of the population of Zimbabwe: An analysis based on the 1982 census. Geographical Journal of Zimbabwe, 22.

Books and Chapters
Zanamwe, L. (2010). Migration in Zimbabwe: A country profile. Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency.
Zanamwe, L.(1999). Living on the margins, the case of the elderly in Zimbabwe. In Jussila, H., Majoral, R., & Mutambirwa, C.C. (eds.), Marginality in space - past, present and future. Ashgate, Hampshire, UK.
Zanamwe, L., & Moyo, N. A. G. (1996). Population growth and land use in the Manyame catchment area. In N A G Moyo; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource (eds.) Lake Chivero: a polluted lake (pp.113-124).Harare: University of Zimbabwe
Huber, S., Adamchak, S. E., Fiedler, J. L., Naudé, C., Sturgis, R., & Zanamwe, L. (1994). Zimbabwe population sectoral assessment. Arlington, VA, USA: Population Technical Assistance Project.
Zanamwe, L. (1994). Youth sexuality and reproductive health in Zimbabwe: problems and prospects. Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council.

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