Dr. Enock Nixon Sakala

  • Role in Center:

    Advanced Researcher

  • Discipline:

    Geography and Environmental Studies

  • University:

    University of Zambia

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Biography: Dr. Enock Sakala is a Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Zambia (UNZA) School of Natural Sciences in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies.

Dr. Sakala has a Masters in Environmental Science and a PhD in Environmental Engineering. He is currently involved in research activities with the Universities of Bonn and Cologne under the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) “Future Rural Africa: Future-making and social-ecological transformation.”

His research interests are: environmentally sustainable development, environmental monitoring and assessment, environmental impact assessment, land use planning and management, sustainable agricultural production and food security, climate change- adaptation and mitigation, strategies and disaster risk management.

Selected Publications:

  • Ambukege, L.M./Sakala, E. (2017): Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Household Food Security in Kazungula District. International Journal of Research and Development Organization (IJRDO). Journal of Agriculture and Research, Volume-3, Issue-8, Paper-4. ISSN: 2455-7668.

  • Mackenzie, C.D./Sakala, E. (2017): Performance of Water Supply and Sanitation Services Institutions in a Growing Town: A Case of Chinsali Urban, Zambia. Journal of Baoji University of Arts and Sciences (Natural Science), Vol.37, No.4. DOI: 10.13467/j.cnki.jbuns.

  • Zimba, P./Sakala, E./Mushili, B. (2017): The Effectiveness of Geographic Information System (GIS) Application in Land Use Planning at Mufulira Municipal Council of Zambia. International Journal of Research and Development Organization ( IJRDO). Journal of Agriculture and Research, Volume-3, Issue-8, Paper- 9. ISSN: 2455-6653.

  • Carmody, P./Hampwaye, G./Sakala, E. (2012): Globalization and the Rise of the State? Chinese Geo-governance in Zambia. New Political Economy, Vol. 17, No. 2, 209-229.  ID: 552107.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Sustainable Development.

Current Position(s):

  • Lecturer
  • Researcher
  • Consultant

Prizes & Awards:

  • Certificate as National Focal Point Thematic Expert-MESA SADC, September 2018, Gaborone-Botswana.
  • Certificate in Advanced International Training Program in Education for Sustainable Development, 2014; SIDA – Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Certificate in Transport and Environmental – Science Technology: Issues of Road Safety, Traffic Flow Management and Air Pollution from Mobile Sources; Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), October 2012, Lusaka – Zambia.
  • Certificate in Management of Large Volume Waste; International Mining for Development Center of Australia, November 2012, Lusaka – Zambia.

Memberships & Networks:

  • “Global Centre of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability” (GCSMUS), Technical University Berlin (TU Berlin), Germany.
  • Southern Africa Science Service Center for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) Task 303.
  • Australia Alumni for International Mining for Development (IM4D).
  • Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) “Future Rural Africa.