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Frank Matose

Frank Matose

Department of Sociology
University of Cape Town

Ph: # (0)21 650 3501

Email: Frank.Matose(at)uct.ac.za

Website: http://www.sociology.uct.ac.za/


Frank Matose joined UCT in January 2009 as a Senior Lecturer from the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape where he was for 5 years. Previously he was a researcher with the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) at the regional office for Eastern and Southern Africa in Harare. His interests are in natural resource commons governance in southern Africa and how power and knowledge intersect in commons management as well as the accompanying implications for policy and development.

Professional Affiliations:

Executive council member of the International Association for the Study of Commons (IASC, formerly IASCP)

Latest Publications:

  1. Hara, M. & Matose, F. (2009). Cross-sectoral commons governance. Guest editors of a special issue of Development Southern Africa, Vol. 26, No. 4.
  2. Hara, M. Turner, SD. Haller, T. & Matose, F. (2009). Governance of the commons in southern Africa: Knowledge, political economy and power. Development Southern Africa, Vol. 26, No. 4: 521-537.
  3. Matose, F. (2009). Knowledge, power, livelihoods and commons practices in Dwesa-Cwebe, South Africa, Development Southern Africa, Vol. 26, No. 4: 627-637.
  4. Mandondo, A., R. Prabhu, F. Matose, (eds.), (2008). Coping Amidst Chaos: Studies on Adaptive Collaborative Management from Zimbabwe. ACM Series. Bogor, Indonesia, CIFOR.
  5. Matose, F. (2008). Institutional Configurations around Forest Reserves in Zimbabwe: The Challenge of Nested Institutions for Resource Management, Special issue “Communities, Natural Resources, and Environments”, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability”, Vol. 13, No.5: 1-12.