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Peter Tshepiso Ndhlovu

Ph.D. candidate in Indigenous Knowledge Systems and lecturer at School of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Mpumalanga

Mr. Tshepiso Ndhlovu is currently a lecturer at School of Biology and Environmental Sciences (University of Mpumalanga) and a Ph.D. candidate in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (Medicinal plants or ethnobotany, North West University); he is in possession of a Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Master of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (ethnobotany) cum laude. He served as a temporary and contract lecturer, facilitator at North West University, and a research assistant for a Postdoctoral, doctoral candidate, and master students in various research projects related to medicinal plants and foods, from 2017 till 2020. Mr. Ndhlovu specializes in indigenous knowledge research methodologies and related areas of interest such as (medicinal plants, ethnoveterinary, wild fruits, and food security).

Furthermore, I have gained extensive experience in administration, community outreach program-mes, and community engagement between the DSI and NWU IKS Centre on the IKS act of 2019 public awareness. Mr Ndhlovu has experience in indigenous knowledge systems research (medicinal plants, ethnoveterinary, wild fruits, and food security. Some of the few skills gained from previous positions include data capturing and analysis, typing, communication skills, and publish scientific papers.

He was contracted temporary as lecturer and assistant on the Bachelor of Indigenous Knowledge Systems.

I have published several peer-reviewed articles in various journals and presented my work to various scientific conferences.