Simon Manda, PhD

Lecturer of Agriculture, value chains and Environmental Sustainability, University of Zambia

Simon Manda is a Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Zambia, Department of Development Studies. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies from the University of Zambia, a Master of Arts degree in Global Development and a PhD in Environment and Development from University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He is a commonwealth Scholar and a Mandela Washington Fellow. His PhD examined ‘Large-scale Agricultural Investments and Livelihood Dynamics on the Zambian ‘Sugarbelt.’ His current research examines soya transitions and implications on land-use dynamics, nutrition and agri-food systems in Zambia.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer of Agriculture, value chains and Environmental Sustainability, University of Zambia

Education

  • 2019 
    University of Leeds, PhD Environment and Development