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Mathews Tsirizeni

RISE Degree 

PhD in Natural Resources Management – Hydrology from the Okavango Research Institute (ORI), University of Botswana

RISE Network(s) 
Nationality 
Malawian
Current Position 

GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist / Consultant for LEAD Southern and Eastern Africa

SSAWRN PhD Student at ORI

Research 

Spatial and temporal surface stream flow and sediment tramport observation using an unmanned aerial vehicle in the Panhandle region of the Okavango Delta, northern Botswana

Special Accomplishments 

August 2015: Training on Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Wetland Data Collection, University of Dar es Salaam; GlobE Wetlands in East Africa Initiative

July 2015: 2nd International African Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Food Security Conference in Nairobi, Kenya; Sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

April 2015: International Spring University Short Course on ARIES (Artificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services) Modelling

Certificate in Google Earth Mapping from Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA

Certificate in Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation from Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Publications 

Manda B, Senganimalunje T, Nyirenda C, Tsirizeni M. 2010. Chapter 3: Energy, Industry, and Mining. In Malawi State of Environment and Outlook Report: Environment for Sustainable Economic Growth, ed E Sambo, A Chikuni, pp. 47–66. Lilongwe, Malawi: Environmental Affairs Department.

Chavula G, Zambezi F, Kabwaza R, Tsirizeni M. 2010. Chapter 11: Exploring the Future of Malawi’s Environment using Scenarios. In Malawi State of Environment and Outlook Report: Environment for Sustainable Economic Growth, ed E Sambo, A Chikuni, pp. 235–252. Lilongwe, Malawi: Environmental Affairs Department.