Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Fadzayi Elizabeth Mashiri Ph.D.

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County Director Mariposa, Livestock and Natural Resources Farm Advisor Mariposa, Merced, Madera counties
Cooperative Extension Mariposa County
5009 Fairgrounds Road
Mariposa, CA 95338-9435
(209) 966-2417
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Also in:
Merced County
Madera County


Fadzayi Mashiri was born and raised in Zimbabwe.

Prior to joining UC Cooperative Extension, she was a Senior Research Specialist at the University of Arizona mainly working on adaptive grazing management focused on developing sustainable grazing in desert ecosystems.

Before that Fadzayi worked in Zimbabwe as a lecturer and chairperson of the department of Livestock and Wildlife Management at the Midlands State University and as a Senior Agricultural Extension Officer for the Agriculture Extension Services.


PhD Rangeland Management, University of Arizona. 2010
M.S Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture, Agriculture University of Norway. 1999
B.S Animal Science, University of Zimbabwe. 1992


Livestock Management, Rangeland Ecology and Management,, Management of Natural Resorces

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Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Mashiri, Fadzayi (2014). Looking ahead: Post drought rangeland management.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi * Hutchinson Barbara * Ruyle George (2011). "International Outreach." from http://globalrangelands.org/international_outreach.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi (2010). Long-term dynamics (32 years) of plant abundance and spatial variation in response to grazing systems, precipitation and mesquite cover on the SRER.M. McClaran. University of Arizona.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi * McClaran (2008). "Short- and Long-term Vegetation Change Related to Grazing Systems, Precipitation and Mesquite Cover." Rangeland Ecology and Management 61: 368-379.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi * McClaran (2003). Challenges in establishing sustainable stocking rate in the drier common property rangelands of Zimbabwe. International Rangeland Congress, African Journal of Range and Forage Science.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi (1999). Farming Systems and Food Security in Low Rainfall Communal Areas of Zimbabwe. The Case of Zvishavane District, Midlands Province.N. Shanmugaratnum.: 110.

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