Tasiyiwa Priscilla Muumbe

Curriculum Vitae
  • 09/2018 - 03/2020
    University of Zimbabwe (Harare, Zimbabwe) - Lecturer Department of Geography & Environmental Science, planning and teaching courses to undergraduate students.

  • 09/2014 - 03/2016
    MSc (Master of Science)–Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation (Specialization Natural Resources Management) –ITC; Faculty of Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation University of Twente, The Netherlands.

  • 09/2007 - 08/2014
    Forestry Commission (Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe), Tree Breeder.

  • 07/2013 - 08/2013
    Short Course: Japan International Cooperation (JICA) Training Course on the Development of Forest Management Scheme in Harmony with Environment in Tropical/ Sub-Tropical Areas –University of Ehime (Japan) and Hanoi (Vietnam)

  • 02/2002 - 03/2006
    BSc (Bachelor of Science) Honours Forest Resources and Wildlife Management from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

  • 08/2004 - 07/2005
    World Agroforestry Centre (Harare, Zimbabwe) - Student intern.
Research Interests

I am interested in LiDAR Remote Sensing and its applications to forestry research.


Muumbe T. P., Hussin Y.,Van Leeuwen L., Paradzayi T. & P. Mafuratidze (2019): "Estimating Above-Ground Biomass of Individual Trees with Terrestrial Laser Scannerand 3D Quantitative Structure Modelling, Southern Forests", Journal of Forest Science (In Review).

Mafuratidze P., Muumbe T.P. & T. Gara (2019): "Dominant wetland vegetation species discrimination and quantification using insitu hyperspectral data", Geocarto International (In Press).

Madhibha T. P. (2016): "Assessement of Above Ground Biomass with Terrestrial LiDAR Using 3D Quantitative Structure Modelling in Tropical Rain Forest of Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Malaysia", University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information and Earth Observation (ITC). ViewExterner Link

Tembani M., Madhibha T., Marunda C. T. & W. J. Gapare (2014): "Sustaining and improving forest genetic resources for Zimbabwe: lessons from 100 years", International Forestry Review, 16 (6), doi:10.1505/146554814814095339, 615–632. ViewExterner Link

Madhibha T., Murepa R., Musokonyi C. & W. Gapare (2013): "Genetic parameter estimates for interspecific Eucalyptus hybrids and implications for hybrid breeding strategy", New Forests, 44 (1), doi:10.1007/s11056-011-9302-8, 63–84. ViewExterner Link

Nyoka B. I., Ajayi O. C., Akinnifesi F. K., Chanyenga T., Mng’omba S. A., Sileshi G. & T. Madhibha (2011): "Certification of agroforestry tree germplasm in Southern Africa: Opportunities and challenges", Agroforestry Systems, 83 (1), doi:10.1007/s10457-011-9393-4, 75–87. ViewExterner Link

Scholarships & Awards
  • 2019 - 2024
    DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service

  • 2014 - 2016
    Joint Japan World Bank Scholarship

  • May 2006
    NUST Book Prize