Our Collaborators

Dr Mariam Akhtar-Schuster

Dr Mariam Akhtar-Schuster Dr Mariam Akhtar-Schuster is a geographer and currently the senior scientific advisor and coordinator of the German IPBES coordination office at the

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Dr Graham von Maltitz

Dr Graham von Maltitz Dr Graham von Maltitz is a systems ecologist and rural development specialist at the CSIR with a focus on resource ecology

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Prof Hendri Coetzee

Prof Hendri Coetzee Prof Hendri Coetzee is an environmental social scientist that specialises in community-based research and interventions (e.g. projects/programmes) in the southern Africa context.

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Prof Dr Sarel Cilliers

Prof Dr Sarel Cilliers Prof. Sarel Cilliers’ field of study is urban ecology and along with Prof Klaus Kellner is employed at the North West

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Prof Dr Kerstin Wiegand

Prof Dr Kerstin Wiegand Dr. Kerstin Wiegand is a professor of Ecosystem Modelling, at the University of Goettingen, Germany and one of the principle investigators

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Bastian Hess

Bastian Hess Bastian Hess is an ecological modeller from the University of Göttingen, Germany and is involved in the IDESSA program Bastian Hess is an

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Dr Andre F van Rooyen

Dr Andre F van Rooyen Dr André F van Rooyen is one of the principle scientists at ICRISAT’s Bulawayo, Zimbabwe office and is a regular

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Tiro Mongwaketsi

Tiro Mongwaketsi Mr Tiro Mongwaketsi is one of the several farmers participating in the IDESSA program, he provides access to his farm in Ganyesa, North

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Johan Olivier

Johan Olivier A participant in the PRACTICE and IDESSA projects, Mr Olivier provides access to his farms for fieldwork in order to study restoration practices.

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Dr Christo Marais

Dr Christo Marais Christo Marais grew up on a wine, deciduous fruit and dairy farm near Robertson in the Breede River (Wide River) valley north

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