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Dr Vongai Murugani

POSITION AT SIPRI
Researcher

Dr Vongai Murugani

Dr Vongai Murugani

Dr Vongai Murugani is a Researcher with the SIPRI Peace and Development Programme working on the World Food Programme Knowledge Partnership.

Vongai has worked as an Associate Consultant in an Agribusiness and Climate Change unit, where she worked on climate change and food security in Southern Africa. Prior to this she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher on food security focusing on smallholder farming schemes, climate smart agriculture and market access in rural South Africa. She enjoys the complexity of transdisciplinary research and working in partnership with communities to make a difference.

Subject expertise

Food security, gender and women’s empowerment, nutrition sensitive agriculture

Regional expertise

Southern Africa, especially South Africa and Zimbabwe

Languages
English, Shona
Education

PhD Food Security, University of KwaZulu-Natal; M.Sc. Food Security, University of KwaZulu-Natal; B.Sc. Food Science and Technology, University of Zimbabwe

Citizenship
Zimbabwe
External publications