The Nordic Africa Institute

Bridget Bwalya Umar

Senior Researcher, African Scholar Programme

Bridget Bwalya, photo.

Bridget’s research focus is climate smart agriculture, Climate change, gender and natural resources management, Land governance, Political agronomy and Smallholder agricultural development.

Bridget Bwalya has 13 years experience working as lecturer and researcher at the University of Zambia, teaching courses and conducting research related to sustainable land management, research methodology, climate change, gender, and natural resources governance.

Recent publications

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  • Umar, B. B., Nyanga, P. H., Chibamba, D., Nchito, W.S. (2020). Women’s empowerment, land and donor-driven agricultural interventions in Eastern Zambia. World Development Perspectives. Vol. 19, (2020).
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2020.100208external link, opens in new window
  • Umar, B. B., Kapembwa, J. (2020) Economic benefits, local participation, and conservation ethic in a game management area: Evidence from Mambwe, Zambia. Tropical Conservation Science.
    https://doi.org/10.1177/1940082920971754external link, opens in new window
  • Mubanga, F. C., Umar, B. B. (2020). Environmental discounting behaviour of smallholder farmers in Chibombo District, Central Zambia. Land Use Policy. 95 (2020) 104551.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104551external link, opens in new window
  • Pelekamoyo, J., Umar, B. B. (2019). Access to and control over agricultural labor and income in smallholder farming households: a gendered look from Chipata, Eastern Zambia. Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security, 4 (2): 42-57.
    https://doi.org/10.19268/JGAFS.422019.4external link, opens in new window