Faith Gara

  • University of Cape Town, PhD Anthropology


Faith Gara is an environmental anthropologist and holds an MPhil in Environmental Humanities. She uses various ethnographic methods in her PhD to explore paths toward a just transition and inclusive, resource efficient, and cleaner production interventions in Tanzania’s textile sector. Faith is passionate about valuing local knowledge through participatory projects. She believes it is essential to understand problems, effects and impacts from people’s experiences and allow these to inform interventions that align with lived realities. She aims to use research to contribute to an environmental governance discourse that advances Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) approaches.