Dr. Donald P. Chimanikire


Dr. Chimanikire holds a PhD in International Relations from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – India. He is the Acting Director and Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Zimbabwe. He was a Researcher and also Lead Author for Working Group 3 of IPCC on Climate Change, 2011-2014. Dr. Chimanikire has an interest and vast knowledge in poverty reduction, as he was the Chairperson of the Poverty Reduction Forum from 1997-2007. Where he was responsible for the production of the Zimbabwe Human Development Reports sponsored by the UNDP  and their dissemination was under his supervision. He saw through the following five ZHDR Reports:


  • Poverty in Zimbabwe
  • Globalization and Zimbabwe
  • Governance in Zimbabwe
  • HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe
  • Gender and Culture in Zimbabwe.

Dr. Chimanikire was also a member of the Southern African Climate Change Network(SACCNet).




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