Kudzai Kusena

Kudzai Kusena
University of Cape Town | UCT · Department of Environmental and Geographical Science

PhD in Environmental and Geographical Sciences

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March 2005 - June 2015
Independent Researcher
Independent Researcher
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  • Genetic Resources Manager National Genebank of Zimbabwe, PhD Candidate

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Publications (7)
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Contestations about the way in which digital sequence information is used and regulated have created stumbling blocks across multiple international policy processes. Such schisms have profound implications for the way in which we manage and conceptualize agrobiodiversity and its benefits. This paper explores the relationship between farmers' rights...
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A brief about ongoing research focused on farmer-led seed systems in Zimbabwe
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Local seed systems that are developed, managed and maintained by farmers are a fundamental practice in small- holder crop production, supporting more than 80% of farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and feeding more than 70% of its population. The resilience of such systems is under threat from poverty, climate change, drought, increased pests and diseas...
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The purpose of this study was to access variability in qualitative and quantitative traits among ten accessions that were obtained from Genetic Resources and Biotechnology Institute (GRBI) in Zimbabwe. The accessions were planted in a Randomized Complete Block Design, with three replicates. The qualitative and quantitative characteristics were reco...
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Land cover change is a characteristic reflection of a human society interacting with the physical environment. The Zimbabwe-Mozambique-Zambia Transboundary Natural Resources Management Area is a human settled area endowed with a variety of wildlife (elephants, lions, and buffalo) and wild lands (Dry forests and Miombo ecosystems). However, human-el...

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