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Mr Benjamin Hanyani-Mlambo


Mr Benjamin Hanyani-Mlambo
Qualifications:MSc, BSc
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Benjamin Hanyani-Mlambo is currently a Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension at the University of Zimbabwe, an External Examiner for Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE), and the universities representative in a 9-member taskforce spearheading the formulation of an agricultural research and extension policy and strategy for Zimbabwe. He is a graduate of the University of Zimbabwe and Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands. Benjamine has worked on collaborative research project with the University of Reading, University of Greenwich and Wye Imperial College (UK) and Michigan State University (USA). He has also worked as a consultant for ACDI-VOCA, Action Contre La Faim (ACF), Africare, the Beira Agricultural Growth Corridor (BAGC), CAFOD, CRS, DAI, DANIDA, DFID, EU, FAO, FES, GRM International, GTZ, IFAD, ILO, IUCN, the Kellogg Foundation, Mercy Corps, NPA, SCC, SNV, UKaid, UNIDO, USAID, and the World Bank.


1. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. (Forthcoming). “Land Use and Agricultural Production”. Chapter in Moyo, S., Sukume, C. and Chambati, W. (eds) The Process and Impact of the Fast Track Land Reform Programme in Zimbabwe. AIAS/CODESRIA. ISBN: ??.
2. Mhazo, N., Hanyani-Mlambo, B., Proctor, S., Nazare, R. and Masarirambi, M. (Forthcoming). “The Constraints and Prospects of Small- and Medium-Scale Production and Marketing of Processed Food Products in Zimbabwe: The Case of Fruits and Vegetables”.
3. Poulton, C. and Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2009. “Comparative Analysis of Organization and Performance of African Cotton Sectors: The Cotton Sector of Zimbabwe”, World Bank Africa Region Working Paper Series, 122: 55 – 73.
4. Mazuru, N., Njaya, T. and Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2007. “Economic Development Through Government Farming Loans: A Case Study of A1 Farmers in Mashonaland Central Province, Zimbabwe”, Sustainable Development, 9 (2): 201 – 213.
5. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2006. “Agricultural Extension and Farmer Support Systems in Zimbabwe’s Resettlement Areas”, AIAS Policy Brief Series, Issue No. 5/2006: 1 – 17.
6. Poulton, C., Gibbon, P., Hanyani-Mlambo, B., Kydd, J., Maro, W., Larsen, M., Osorio, A., Tschirley, D. and Zulu, B. 2004. “Competition and Coordination in Liberalized African Cotton Market Systems”, World Development, 32 (3): 519 – 536.
7. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2003. “Forestry Extension in Zimbabwe: A Case Study of Realities at the Grass Roots Level”, pp. 157 – 183 in Bolding, A., Mutimba, J. and van der Zaag, P. (eds) Interventions in Smallholder Agriculture: Implications for Extension in Zimbabwe. University of Zimbabwe Publications.
8. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2002. “Strengthening the Pluralistic Agricultural Extension System: A Zimbabwean Case Study”. FAO Integrated Support to Sustainable Development and Food Security Programme (IP) Publications. Rome.
9. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2002. “Farmers Casualties to Credit Access: Is Collateral Used as a Weapon?”, Post Harvest Bulletin, 2 (1): 11 – 12.
10. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2000. “Economics of Smallholder Dairying in Zimbabwe”, pp. 70 – 74 in Sibanda, S. and Kusina, N. (eds) Integrated Livestock – Crop Production Systems in the Smallholder Farming Systems in Zimbabwe. ISBN: 0–86924–132–X.
11. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. 2000. “Re-framing Zimbabwe’s Public Agricultural Extension Services: Institutional Analysis and Stakeholders’ Views”, Agrekon, 39 (4): 665 – 673.
12. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T., Sibanda, S. and Ostergaard, V. 1998. “Socio-Economic Aspects of Smallholder Dairying in Zimbabwe”, Livestock Research for Rural Development, 10 (2): 1 – 14.
13. Hanyani-Mlambo, B.T. and Hebinck, P. 1996. “Formal and Informal Knowledge Networks in Conservation Forestry in Zimbabwe”, Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, 4 (3) : 3 – 6.

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