School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
Chinhoyi University of Technology

School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

The Dean's brief Profile

Professor Stanley Marshall Makuza is the Executive Dean of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Chinhoyi University of Technology. He graduated with a BSc (Animal Science), University of Zimbabwe 1985, MSc (Animal Science), Michigan State University, USA 1989 and a PhD (Animal Science), North Carolina State University, USA 1995. After graduation in 1986 he worked for 6 months as a Poultry Manager at Irvines Day Old Chicks Private Limited in Harare and another 6 months as a Research Officer in the Farming Systems Research Unit of the Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Agriculture in Harare.

Professor Makuza is an Animal Breeder / Geneticist with a minor in Statistics / Biometry who worked at the University of Zimbabwe, Department of Animal Science as a Lecturer from 1989 and rose to Full Professor in 2007. He was Chairman of the Department of Animal Science from 2002 to 2004. For 4 1/2 years he worked as the Founding Dean and Professor of the Faculty of Agriculture at Umutara Polytechnic, Nyagatare in Rwanda. Professor Makuza has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Animal Breeding and Genetics, Statistics / Biometry, Data Analysis and Interpretation, Research Methods and Experimental Designs in Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Africa and Rwanda. Prof Makuza has been a resource person on several occasions in data use and management training courses for Governmental and Non-Governmental organisations. He was appointed Professor at Chinhoyi University of Technology on 1 October 2011 and was Deputy Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology from 1 December 2011 to 30 April 2012. Professor Makuza served as African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources (ANAFE)'s Southern Africa Regional Forum for Training (SA-RAFT) Chair and member of ANAFE Board from January 2014 to December 2017.

Professor Makuza has supervised 3 DPhil, 29 MSc / MPhil and 26 BSc students. Professor Makuza has published 1 Book, 2 Zimbabwe Open University Modules, 4 Book chapters, 60 refereed Journal publications and 19 refereed conference publications and 9 un-refereed articles. Professor Makuza has been External Examiner at Bunda College of Agriculture (University of Malawi), Sokoine University of Agriculture, National University of Rwanda, Africa University, University of Fort Hare, University of Kwazulu-Natal.


Department of Agricultural Engineering
Department of Animal Production and Technology
Environmental Science
Irrigation and Water Engineering
Department of Biotechnology
Department of Food Science and Technology
Department of Crop Science and Post Harvest Technology