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Mr. Overson Chiyaka


Masters in Population Studies, University of Zimbabwe, 1999. Bachelors of Science Rural and Urban Planning, University of Zimbabwe, 1997

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Research Interests:

-Results based management (RBM)
-Municipal corporate governance
-Spatiality of development
-Monitoring & Evaluation

Faculty: Social And Behavioural Sciences
Department: Department of Demography Settlement & Development
Research Category: Public Administration

Development expert with vast experience on Programme and Project Design. Keen interest in facilitating development interventions plus design of Monitoring & Evaluation Frameworks for effective implementation. Expertise in program design, undertaking baseline research surveys and executing programme/project evaluations. Sound grounding in fund raising & grant management

Phone: +263 773 388 203

Patented Work:

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Consultancy and advisory work (current and past):

1. The Limiting Statutory Framework for Economically Beneficial Community Based Natural Resource Management in Zimbabwe & Botswana. Accessible on - CASS/PLASS2003:
2. Lead Consultant RUP Associates - Ngoma Kurira Eco Tourism Project Write up for Goromonzi RDC – Funded by CAMPFIRE 2001
3. Design and Supervision of the Baseline Study - AGYW and HIV in 6 DREAMS Districts of Makoni, Mutare,Bulawayo, Mazowe, Makoni and Gweru January 2017
4. Lead Consultant Evaluation of the Hivos – Norwegian Embassy Culture Frame Project 2013

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