Joyline Kufandirori


Joyline is currently a doctoral student under International Studies Group, at the University of Free State. Her PhD title is Conflict and Cooperation: "New farmers" in Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe, 2000-2015. The study is interested in Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme and it provides a comprehensive account of land use patterns, conflict and cooperation among newly resettled farmers. She received her MA in Africa studies under the same group. She also holds a BA in History and War & Strategic Studies from University of Zimbabwe.  She has research interests in land reform, farm labour and gender issues in Zimbabwe.

Awards


MA and PhD scholarship at the International Studies Group

Publications


Book Review, Charles Laurie, The Land Reform Deception: Political Opportunism in Zimbabwe: Political Opportunism in Zimbabwe’s Land Seizure Era, Oxford University: New York, 2016

 Joyline T. Kufandirori, Fast Track Land Reform in Matepatepa Commercial Area, Bindura District: Effects on farm workers, 2000- 2010, M. A Thesis,  University of Free State, 2016