2016-2017 Recipient of Post Doctoral Research Fellowship under SARCHI Chair of Interdisciplinary Science in Land and Natural Resource Use for Sustainable Livelihoods, Rhodes University, South Africa
2016 Recipient of the Completion Grant for PhD, North West University, South Africa
2012-2015 Recipient of North West University PhD Bursary, South Africa
2014 LEAD Fellow (Cohort 19)
2014 Study awarded “Outstanding paper of 2014″ and “Highly commended paper of 2014” by Emerald Group Publishing. It will be used as example for authors submitting to the journal and will be freely available for 12 months.
Caxton H. Matarira, Deepa Pullanikkatil, Tawanda Kaseke, Everness Shava, Desmond Manatsa.(2014) “Socio-economic impacts of climate change on subsistence communities: Some observations from Lesotho“. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management. Vol.5, No.4.
2009-2010 START grant, National science Foundation, US. (GEO-0627839) “Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change on Subsistence Farming Communities in Lesotho”. (Co-researcher)
2009 Membership of Golden Key Honour Society, University of Free State, South Africa (awarded for Academic Excellence).
2005-2007 ATPS grant, Royal Dutch Government – Activity no: 10385-CO0020791. “Water Pollution by Industries in Lesotho”. (Lead Researcher)