Position: Senior Lecturer
Work Address: UNISA, Department of Science & Technology Education, PO box 3923, UNISA 0003
Personal Website: See Dr. Soul Shava’s profile on UNISA web site
Research Activities: Traditional Agrobiodioversity use and conservation in southern Africa. Dr Soul Shava is an environment and sustainability education specialist. He holds a PhD in Environmental Education from Rhodes University, South Africa. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Education in the Department of Science and Technology Education at the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Dr Shava has research interests in Indigenous Knowledges, particularly their representation in knowledge generation processes at the interface of modern institutions and local communities and their application in community development contexts and environmental education processes in southern Africa; community based natural resources management (CBNRM), socio-ecological resilience; climate change; green economy; intangible cultural heritage; sustainable agriculture, traditional agribiodiversity conservation; and the use of traditional crops and indigenous food plants by local communities to achieve food security and resilience to climate change impacts.Country: South Africa
Fields of Expertise: Anthropology, Botany, Climate change, Conservation, Education and Capacity Building, Ethnobiology, Farming systems, Fisheries and Aquatic Genetic Resources, Indigenous Knowlewdge (IK), Landscape Ecology, Natural Resource Management, Plant Genetic Resources