Prof Michael Chimonyo is a B-rated researcher (internationally recognized) and has supervised over 50 postgraduate students in a 20-year academic career. He is a sub-editor of the journal Tropical Animal Health and Production and sits on the panel to evaluate NRF ratings.

He is involved in teaching and learning of various modules that include Animal Health, Animal Production, Research Methods and Techniques. He has numerous active research collaborations across the globe.

Qualifications: Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education and Training (UFH), PhD Animal Breeding (University of Zimbabwe), MSc Animal Science, BSc Agriculture (Honours)
Rating: B2
Faculty: Science, Engineering and Agriculture
Rating category: International acclaimed researcher
Research Specialization: Characterization in Animal Genetic Resources

Research Interests: Characterization of animal genetic resources, Non-conventional feeds for livestock, Smallholder livestock production, Indigenous knowledge systems in livestock production

Phone: 015 962 8000
Email: Michael.Chimonyo@univen.ac.za