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Dr. Paul Simfukwe Profile

Dr. Paul Simfukwe

 Role: Head of Department, Department of Natural Resources, School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

 Qualifications: BSc (Natural Resources) (UNZA), MSc –Earth Resources and Environmental Geo-Sciences) (The Netherlands), PhD (Bangor, Wales)

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 Specialization/Research: Natural Resources Management and Environmental Soil Science

  •  Use of Biochar in soil fertility improvement in different soil types
  • Climate downscaling and crop modeling
  • The role of soils types in the regulation of soil function and microbial biodiversity and soil quality variability in natural environments.
  • Fate and transformation of environmental pollutants

 Teaching:

  • Soil Fertility and Productivity (ALW222),
  • Environmental Chemistry (ALW321),
  • Hydrology and Geomorphology (ALW421/ALW431),
  • Research Methods (AGA401),
  • Coordinator for Research Projects
  • Land use Planning (ALW441)
  • Soil Survey and Land Evaluation

Selected Publications:

1)   Ng'andwe, P.  Saramäki, K., Simfukwe, P., Chisha-Kasumu, E., Korhonen, K. (Eds.) (2015) Sustainable Livelihoods in the Green Economy. Karelia University of Applied Sciences Joensuu, Finland, Series  B:45

2)   Paul Simfukwe(2015), Wastewater Production, Treatment and Use in Zambia in Sustainable Livelihoods in the Green Economy. Karelia University of Applied Sciences Joensuu, Finland, Series  B:45

3)   Victor Shitumbanuma, Paul Simfukwe, Daniel Kalala, Belinda Kaninga, Brian Gondwe, MupandeNambala, Stephen Kabwe, GeofreySiulemba, NdasheKapulu, ObedLungu and James Mutegi (2015), Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Zambia, Zambia Soil Health Consortium

4)   Jones DL, Simfukwe P, Hill PW, Mills RTE, Emmett BA (2014). Evaluation of Dissolved Organic Carbon as a Soil Quality Indicator in National Monitoring Schemes. PLOS ONE 9 (3): e90882. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090882

5)   Paul Simfukwe, Paul W. Hill, Bridget A. Emmett, and David L. Jones (2011). Major soil types provides a poor indicator of carbon turnover rates in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43 (8), 1688-1696

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