Andrew Hartnack

Position: Projects Director
Institution: Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation
Expertise: Social anthropology; development research; evaluation

Andrew is the Projects Director & Senior Researcher at the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation. He has an academic background in social anthropology and human/economic geography and holds a PhD from the University of Cape Town. His academic research has focused particularly on displacement/forced migration, and its impacts on the social and economic lives of farm workers in Zimbabwe, and on rural and urban livelihoods and the informal sector in southern Africa, particularly in the context of land reform. Previously, he worked both in-house and as a consultant for and with NGOs in Zimbabwe and South Africa and doing a range of jobs, mostly to do with development, social upliftment, livelihood enhancement, HIV/Aids, conservation, forced migration, land reform and social impact assessment. He also lectured at Stellenbosch University and UWC, delivered numerous conference/seminar papers and had his work published in peer-reviewed journals. In 2016, Andrew's book – 'Ordered Estates: Welfare, Power and Maternalism on Zimbabwe's (once white) Highveld' was published by Weaver Press and UKZN Press.