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Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics, UZ; MSc Economics, UZ

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Extension: tba

Research Interests: International Trade, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Mr Hazvina’s biography

Fanuel Hazvina is a lecturer in the Economics department (UZ) teaching Mathematics for Economics II, International Trade Theory and Policy, Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Economics.  He joined the department as a full time lecturer in November 2004.  Before joining the University of Zimbabwe’s Economics Department, Mr Hazvina worked as an Energy Development Officer in the Ministry of Energy and Power Development. He has more than 11 years extensive research experience in macroeconomics, development, and international trade issues (WTO, regional integration, ACP/EU Trade Relations and Negotiations).  He has specific expertise in Trade Negotiations, Regional Integration, and Implementation of trade commitments and Capacity Building for Government Officials, Private Sector representatives and Civil Society. He has provided Technical Advice in the ACP/EU negotiations on Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) as an Econometrician and Macroeconomic Development Expert for the ESA-EU EPA Negotiations. Mr Hazvina also has practical experience in working with trade promotion organizations (TPOs) in Zimbabwe and Zambia. Over the years, Mr Hazvina has also been a consultant to the following organizations with which he has produced technical and policy documents: (1) World Bank; (2) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); (3)Trade and Development Studies Centre; (4)Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), (5) Zimbabwe Economic Research Unit (ZEPARU), (6) USAID Strategic Economic Research and Analysis (SERA); (7) ZimTrade; (8) UNECA (9) African Union Commission among others.


  1. Zivengwa T.; Ndedzu D.; Hazvina F.; and Mavesere I.M (2013). Investigation the causality between education and economic growth in Zimbabwe. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.
  2. Chifamba, R  and Hazvina, F (2012). The Delink between SADC Trade Liberalisation and Poverty Reduction. Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria South Africa. - Book Chapter in ‘Regional Trade Integration, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Southern Africa’ Edited by M. Tekere.
  3. Hazvina, F. and Govinda, T (2012). Economics of Biofuels in Zimbabwe, published as World Bank Technical Paper to the Government of Zimbabwe
  4. Hazvina F. Hurungo J. And Chugumira G. (2011) Technical Paper on Regional Trade Integration in SADC: Towards Deeper Integration. ZEPARU Working Papers.
  5. Zivengwa, T, Sakutukwa, T and Hazvina, F.(2008) (published as a backdated issues.  Financial sector deepening sophistication and growth nexus, ZAMBEZIA, University of Zimbabwe Publications.
  6. Zivengwa T and Hazvina, F. (2010).  Mapping an Ideal Currency Regime for Zimbabwe- Journal of Strategic Studies, Issue No. 1
  7. Zivengwa, T., Hazvina, F. and Maphosa, N. (2011). Impact of Dollarization on education of the girl child: Case Study of the Faculty of Social Studies, University of Zimbabwe, ZJER, University of Zimbabwe
  8. Hazvina, F. Zivengwa T and Makochekanwa, A. (2010). Zimbabwe: The 11th Province of South Africa – From one form of Domination to Another ‘Horse and Rider Relationship’ Journal of Strategic Studies, Issue No. 1
  9. Hazvina, F. (2012).18th African Union Summit endorses the establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)  in Africa. Southern African Trade and Development Newsletter, March 2012, Issue No. 38
  10. Hazvina, F. (2012). Towards regaining regional competitiveness: Zimbabwe launches new Industrial Development and Trade Policies. Southern African Trade and Development Newsletter, March 2012, Issue No. 38
  11. Hazvina, F. (2012)Towards a Continental FTA (CFTA) in Africa: Trade Facilitation Programs in Eastern and Southern Africa- Southern African Trade and Development Newsletter, June 2012, Issue No. 39

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