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Fadzayi Elizabeth Mashiri Ph.D.

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

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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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  • Mashiri, Fadzayi (2015). Fast and easy rangeland monitoring using repeat photography. UC ANR Green Blog.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi (2015). Low residual dry matter on rangeland a concern heading into wet season. UC ANR Green Blog.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi (2014). Looking ahead: Post drought rangeland management. Green Blog.
  • Mashiri, Fadzayi * Hutchinson Barbara * Ruyle George (2011). "International Outreach." from
  • 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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