STAFF: Lecturer

Mr Newettie Jambo

Designation : lecturer
Department: Agricultural Economics and Development
Contact Details :

Academic Qualifications                             

  • MSc Agriculture (Agricultural Economics) – Stellenbosch University
  • BSc Agriculture (Agricultural Economics) – University of Venda
  • Certificate in Understanding Panel Survey Data – University of Cape Town

Current Studies

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE) – Chinhoyi University of Technology
  • Ph.D. in Economics – Rhodes University, South Africa

Research Interests

  • Welfare and livelihood development of smallholder farmers
  • Rural Development
  • Econometrics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Development economics



  • Nyakudya, S., Jambo, N., Madududu, P., & Manyise, T. (2024). Unlocking the potential: challenges and factors influencing the use of ICTs by smallholder maize farmers in Zimbabwe, Cogent Economics & Finance, 12(1), DOI: 1080/23322039.2024.2330431
  • Jambo, N., & Traub, L. (2023). An assessment on the impact of agricultural spending types on agricultural growth: A case for Zambia, Malawi, South Africa. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 9(1), 2221008.
  • Nyakatonje, B., & Jambo, N. (2023). The Adoption of Strategies to Reduce Deforestation from Tobacco Production: A Case of Smallholder Farmers in Headlands Area of Makoni District. African Journal of Agriculture and Food Science, 6(2), 1-22.
  • Jambo, N., Matsekete, J V., Manyise, T., Ruzhani, F., & Madzokere, F. (2023). Groundnut Market Participation in Zimbabwe. A Case of Makoni District. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development. 15(4), 128-138. https://DOI:10.5897/JAERD2023.1381
  • Tirivanhu, N., Ruzhani, F., & Jambo, N. (2023). Determinants of effective cattle disease management among smallholder farmers in light of rapid theileriosis outbreaks and economic losses: The case of Mutare rural district, Manicaland province, Zimbabwe. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 9(2), 2275419.
  • Madududu, P., Madzokere, F., Jambo, N & Ruzhani, F. (2022). Determinants of agricultural commercialization in smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe: The case of Zhombe North Rural District. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics. 14(3), 95-104. https://DOI:10.5897/JDAE2022.1336.


  • Sithole, W., Madzokere, F., Ruzhani, F., Nyamusamba, R., and Jambo, N. (2024). Determinants of Fall Armyworm Control Strategies Used by Smallholder Farmers in Maize Production: The Case of Mutasa District, Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe. (Under Review).
  • Jambo, N., and Masamha, T. (2024). Unfolding the Perceptions and Preferences of University Students in Zimbabwe Towards E-learning Platforms in the Post-COVID-19 Era. (Under Review).
  • Jambo, N., & Traub, L. (2024). Examining the trends in Agricultural Spending across African countries. (Under Review).
  • Jambo, N., Ruzhani, F., Madzokere, F., and Nyakatonje, B. (2024). Estimating the Opportunity Cost of Using Family Labour and Own-Sourced Firewood in Tobacco Production: Implication on Small-scale Farmers’ Profitability.


  • Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA)