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Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering Staff-amanyatsi

 Department of Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering Staff

Prof. A.M. Manyatsi - Professor (Land and Water Management)
B.Sc.Agric. (UNISWA), M.Sc. LWM (Cranfield), Ph.D. (James Cook).
 

Research Interest

Land degradation, Land and Water Resources Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Remote Sensing, GIS and Spatial Climate Change Impacts, Climate Change Adaptation, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Smart Agriculture.

Recent Publications

 

  • Manyatsi A.M., Kunene T, Gumedze T., Tfwala C and Mvubu B.(2017). Effect of tillage practices on mpisture retention and maize (Zea mays L.) performance under rainfed conditions in Swaziland. International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research (IJOEAR). 3 (7): 45-50
  • Manyatsi A.M. and Simelane G.R. (2017). The effect of organic mulch on the growth and yield of Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.).International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research (IJOEAR), 2 (6): 53-56
  • Orchard S.E., Stringer L.C. and Manyatsi A.M. (2016). Farmer perceptions and responses to soil degradation in Swaziland. Land Degradation & Development. Doi:10.1002/ldr.2595, 1-11.
  • Manyatsi A.M. and Mbingo M.M. (2016). The effect of sewerage water treatment plant on the water quality of Mzimnene River in Swaziland.. European Journal of Earth and Environment. 3 (2): 54-63.
  • Ndlangamandla M.T., Ndlela Z.P. and Manyatsi A.M. (2016). Mulching and tired ridges as a moisture conservation strategy to improve the yield of sorghum in semi-arid parts of Swaziland. International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research (IJOEAR). 2 (3): 23-26
  • Manyatsi A.M., Vilane B.R., and Mavuso S. (2016). Progress in addressing Millennium Development Goal 7; the case of Malindza, a semi-arid rural area in Swaziland. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5(1), 58-64.
  • Manyatsi A.M., Zwane N., and Dlamini M. (2015). Evaluation of satellite rainfall estimates for Swaziland. American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. Vol 3 (3), 93-98
  • Mavuso S.M., Manyatsi A.M., and Vilane B.R.T. (2015). Climate change impacts, adaptation and coping strategies at Malindza, a rural semi-arid area in Swaziland. American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. Vol 3 (3), 86-92
  • Vilane B.R.T., Manyatsi A.M. and Shabangu K. (2015). Drought coping strategies at Lunhlupheko community, a semi-arid rural area in Swaziland. African Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol 10 (8), 783-788
  • Manyatsi A.M. and Thwala M.M. (2014). Sanitation and Hygiene at Rural Schools in Swaziland: A Case Study of Ekhukhanyeni Constituency.  Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 6(5): 278-283.
  • Msibi S.T., Kihupi N.I. Tarimo A.K.P.R. and Manyatsi A.M. (2014). Technical performance evaluation of centre pivot sprinkler irrigation system at Ubombo Sugar Estate, Swaziland. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Bioresource Engineering Research, 3: 1&2, 23-38.
  • Msibi S.T., Kihupi N.I. Tarimo A.K.P.R. and Manyatsi A.M. (2014). Evaluation of speed effect on the technical efficiency of centre pivot irrigation at Ubombo Sugar Estate, Swaziland. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Bioresource Engineering Research, 3: 1&2, 14-22.
  • Msibi B.M., Mukabwe W.O., Manyatsi A.M., Mhazo N., and Masarirambi M.T. (2014). Effects of liquid manure on growth and yield of spinach in a sub-tropical environment in Swaziland. Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 6:2, 40-47.
  • Shongwe P., Masuku M.B., & Manyatsi A.M. (2014). Factors affecting the choice of climate change adaptation strategies by households: A case of Mpolonjeni Area Development Programme in Swaziland. Journal of Agricultural Studies, 2:1, 89-98.
  • Shongwe P., Masuku M.B. & Manyatsi A.M. (2014). Cost Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies on Crop Production System: A case of Mpolonjeni Area Development Programme (ADP) in Swaziland. Sustainable Agriculture Research: 3:1, 37-49.
  • Nkonde M.S., Masuku M.B., & Manyatsi A.M. (2014). The impact of climate change on livestock production in Swaziland: The case of Mpolonjeni Area Development Programme. Journal of Agricultural Studies, 2:1, 1-15.
  • Manyatsi A.M and Mbhokazi T. (2013). Occurrence and Management of Wildfires in Northern Hhohho, Swaziland. American-Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, 13 (9):1195-1201
  • Nkonde M.S., Masuku M.B and Manyatsi A (2013). Factors affecting household vulnerability to climate change in Swaziland: A case of Mpolonjeni Area Development programme (ADP). Canadian Journal of Agricultural Science, 5:19, 108-122.
  • Mwendera E. and Manyatsi A.M. (2012). An assessment of climate change and available water resources in the lowveld of Swaziland. Journal of Environmental Sciences and Engineering B1 (2012), 1124-1133
  • Tfwala S.S., Manyatsi A.M. and Wang Y.M. (2012). Assessment of land degradation at Velezizweni, Swaziland. Res. J. Environ. Earth Sic., 4: 0, 878-883.
  • Masarirambi M.T. Dlamini Z. Manyatsi A.M. Wahome P.K. Oseni T.O. and Shongwe V.D. (2012). Soil Water Requirement of Amaranth Grown in Semi-Arid Sub-Tropical Environment. American-Euasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 12:7, 932-936. 2012.
  • Carmichael P.C., Shongwe V.D., Masarirambi M.T., and Manyatsi A.M. (2012). Effect of mulch and irrigation on growth, yield and quality of Radish (Raphanus sativus). Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 4:3, 183-187.
  • Manyatsi A.M. and Tfwala S.S. (2012). The Status of Domestic Water at Velezizweni, Swaziland, Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 4:2, 128-134.
  • Mhazo N., Manyatsi A.M., Masarirambi M.T. and Mhazo M.L. (2012). Conservation agriculture in an integrated crop and livestock farming system: Challenges and opportunities in Swaziland. Swaziland Journal of Sustainable Development, 1:1, 69-89.
  • Manyatsi A.M. (2011). Application of indigenous knowledge systems in hydrological disaster management in Swaziland. Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 3:4, 353-357

Contacts

UNISWA, P.O. Luyengo, M205
Phone: +268 2517 0528
Cell: +268 7604 3128
e-mail: manyatsi@uniswa.sz