Ms Azwifaneli Managa
Research Assistant: Knowledge Transfer and Skills Development
Ms Managa holds a Masters degree in Research Psychology from the University of the Venda (2005). She is currently doing research on The challenges towards research in African universities in countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Ghana and Cameroon. Her research interests are in capacity building; gender issues and health issues, particularly on HIV/AIDS.
Mr Charl van der Merwe
Research Assistant: Science and Technology
Mr van der Merwe holds a BA (Hons) in Development Studies from the University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Social Development (ISD), Bellville (2008). He is currently writing his dissertation towards the completion of a MA in Development Studies from the University of Johannesburg. His research interests include the dynamics of social issues such as poverty, underdevelopment and hunger; social development; creation of sustainable urban livelihoods and urban food security.