Sinetemba Xoxo

Name: Sinetemba XoxoSinetemba Xoxo

Degree: MSc (Water Resource Sciences)

Working Thesis Title: Investigating the options of using Ecological Infrastructure (EI) to optimise community water security during drought periods.

 Year of registration: 2019

Biography: Sinetemba hails from the midlands of the rural Eastern Cape and is a 2016 BSc degree graduate, majoring in Geology and Environmental Sciences, and a 2017 BSc honours graduate in Environmental Sciences, both from Rhodes University. Currently he is reading for his masters degree in water resource sciences with the Institute for Water Research at Rhodes University.  For his masters study, he is focusing on how Ecological Infrastructure can bring value for community water and livelihood security in events of drought disaster, using Macubeni and the Crocodile catchments as case study sites. This study is supported by WRC through its Water-Energy-Food Security project and the GEF5 SLM project in Macubeni. His research interests are centred around the broader sustainability field with questions relating to resilience thinking and influence to water and energy security.

Supervisor(s): Dr Mantel, Sukhmani (IWR, RU); Dr Tanner, Jane (IWR, RU) and Dr De Vos, Alta (Department of Environmnetal Sciences, RU).

Last Modified: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:26:50 SAST