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Dr. Teresa Chuma

Qualifications:

PhD Agricultural Economics (2018), UKZN, SA.

Academic Appointments:

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

Adoption of Agricultural Technologies, Economics of Household Post Harvest Losses and Household Grain Management, Market Access and Market Participation Behaviour, Climate Smart Agriculture


Faculty: Social Studies
Department: Economics
Research Category: Economics
Biography:


Email: chumateresa@gmail.com
Phone: +263 773 041457
Publications:

Conference papers
Mvumi, B.M., Chigoverah, A.A., Koza, T., Govereh, J., Chuma, T., Dzvurumi, F., Mfote, D. and T. Tefera (2013). Introduction, testing and dissemination of grain storage technologies for smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe: A partnership approach. Presented at the 11th African Crop Science Conference, Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda. 14 - 17 October 2013.

Journal Papers

Chuma, T., Mudhara, M. and J. Govereh (under review). Factors determining smallholder farmers’ willingness to pay for a metal silo in Zimbabwe. Agrekon.
Chuma, T., Mudhara, M. and J. Govereh (under review). The effects of grain storage technologies on maize marketing behaviour of smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics (JARTS).
Chuma, T., Mudhara, M. and J. Govereh (under review). The effects of grain storage technologies on the hunger gap among smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe. Food Security.
Chuma, T., Mudhara, M. and J. Govereh (under review). Storage losses among smallholder farmers and the economic viability of maize stored product protection methods in Zimbabwe. Agribusiness: an International Journal.
Chuma, T., Mudhara, M. and J. Govereh (under review). Factors influencing smallholder farmers’ choice of storage technologies in Zimbabwe. Food Policy.

Technica reports
Lunduka, R., Ndhlela, T., Magorokosho, C., Amsal, T., Setimela, P., Chuma, T., Ndoro, O. and Mudzambwa, H. 2017. Sensory Taste Evaluation for Cooked and Roasted Maize Varieties in Zimbabwe. Country report. CIMMYT, Harare.
Chuma, T. and R. Lunduka. 2016. Adoption and Impact of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties in Zimbabwe. Country report. CIMMYT, Harare.
Govereh, J., Chuma, T. and T.Rukasha. 2014. Economic Utility of Hermetic Metal Silos: Examining Metal Silo Affordability among Smallholder farmers in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Draft Report. Socioeconomics: CIMMYT, Harare.
Govereh, J., Muchetu, G. and T. Chuma. 2014. Distribution channels for synthetic insecticides to smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe: Considerations for hermetic bag distributions. CIMMYT, Harare.
Govereh, J. and T. Chuma. 2013. Effective Grain Storage Project Baseline Survey – Zimbabwe. CIMMYT, Harare.

Patented Work:

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Professional membership, Committees, Boards:

UKZN Alumni 2018

External Profile Links (Google Scholar, ResearchGate, LinkedIn, other social media links):

https://zw.linkedin.com/in/moses-chundu-a442255a




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