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Dr Shephard Siziba


Dr Shephard Siziba
Qualifications:PhD, MSc, BSc
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1. Siziba S, and E. Bulte. 2012. Does Market Participation Promote Generalized Trust? Experimental Evidence from Southern Africa. Economics Letters (117) pp 156-160
2. Nyikahadzoi K., S. Siziba, N.Mango, A. Diagne and A. Adekunhle. 2012. Impact of integrated agricultural research and development on adoption of soil fertility management technologies among smallholder farmers of Southern Africa. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Vol. 4(8), pp. 147-163
3. Siziba. S, K. Nyihadzoi, A. Diagne, A.0. Fatunbi and A.A adekunle. 2010. Determinants of cereal market participation by sub-Saharan Africa smallholder farmers. Learning Publics Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Studies. 2(1). 180-193
4. Nyikahadzoi. K, S. Siziba, N. Sagary, J. Njuki, and A.A. Adekunle.2010. Promoting Effective Collective Marketing in the Context of Integrated Agricultural Research for Development in Sub Saharan Africa. Learning Publics Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Studies. 2(1). 82-97
5. Mudombi-rusinamhodzi, G., S. Siziba and V. Kongo. 2012. Factors affecting smallholder farmers’ responsiveness to climate variability induced hazards in Zimbabwe. African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 20, Issue Supplement s2, pp. 297 – 301
6. Nyikahadzoi K., R.Samati, P.D. Motsi, S. Siziba and A. Adekunle.2012. Integrated Agricultural Research in the Context of Gender differentiation. The journal of Social Development In Africa, Vol(27).2.
7. S.Siziba. 2008. Assessing the adoption of conservation agriculture in Zimbabwe’s smallholder sector. Verlag Grauer, Stuttgart (PhD thesis)
8. Waddington, S.R., Mulugetta Mekuria, S. Siziba and J. Karigwindi (2007).Long-term yield sustainability and financial returns from grain legume-maize intercrops on a sandy soil in subhumid north central Zimbabwe. Experimental Agriculture 43(4): 489-503
9. S.Siziba 2006. Book reviewed: Spoor, Max (ed.) (2004) Globalisaton, Poverty and conflict A critical ‘Developemnt’ Reader. 339 pp. In: Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture.Vol 45 (2006) No. 4 DCG-Verlag Frankfurt/M. p 358-359.
10. Mekuria, M. and Siziba, S. (2003). Financial and risk analysis to assess the potential adoption of green manure technology in Zimbabwe and Malawi. In: S. Waddington (Ed.). Grain Legumes and Green Manures for Soil Fertility in Southern Africa: Taking Stock of Progress. Soil Fert Net and CIMMYT-Zimbabwe, Harare. pp. 215-221.
11. Shephard Siziba, Godfrey Mudimu and Mulugetta Mekuria (2003) A Farm Level Evaluation of the Impact of IPM on Pesticides Use: A comparative Analysis of IPM and Non-IPM Trained farmers in Zimbabwe’s smallholder Sector Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension University of Zimbabwe, Working Paper AEE1/2003
12. Stephen Waddington, Ishmael Pompi and Shephard Siziba (2002) Cowpea: A Traditional Multi-Purpose Grain legume for Smallholders in Zimbabwe. A brochure. CIMMYT and AREX, Harare, Zimbabwe
13. Nhamo Nhamo, Walter Mupangwa, Shephard Siziba, Tendai Gatsi and Davison Chikazunga(2002) Cowpea: A traditional Multi-purpose Grain Legume for smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe Proceedings of a conference held 8-11 October 2002 at Leopold Rock Hotel, Vumba, Zimbabwe. Soil Fert Net and CIMMYT-Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
14. Siziba, S. and Mulugetta Mekuria (2003). Soil fertility management and maize production in southern and central Mozambique: Highlights from the informal exploratory survey. Target, Soil Fert Net Newsletter 34:3-4.
15. Mulugetta Mekuria and S. Siziba.(2003). Adoption of soil fertility technologies in the northern and southern provinces of Zambia. Target, Soil Fert Net Newsletter 36:6-7.
16. Shephard Siziba and Mulugetta Mekuria (2003) Economics of Maize Seed Types: options for Zimbabwe smallholder farmers- Top 20 Selected Poster paper, IAEA Conference 16-22 August, 2003 Durban, South Africa
16 Mulugetta Mekuria, S. Waddington, H. Tchale, T. Gatsi and S. Siziba (2003). Enhancing adoption of soil fertility management technologies: Experiences of Soil Fertility and Policy Network for Southern Africa. Proceedings of the Regional Agroforestry Conference on Agroforestry Impacts on Livelihoods in Southern Africa: Putting Research into Practice, 20-24 May 2002 at Aventura Warmbaths, South Africa: ICRAF.
17. S.Siziba, R. Madakadze and N.F Mhlanga (2001) Options for increasing food availability in the region: Technical constraints and opportunities for improving SADC food security. A section in a book Key concepts and Issues Affecting food security in Southern Africa. Department Of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
18. Godfrey Mudimu Shephard Siziba, and Benjamin Hanyani-Mlambo(1998) Urban Agriculture, Food security and the Environment: Soico-economic issues, land use conflicts and cultivators’ views. Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension University of Zimbabwe, Working Paper AEE1/1998

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