Professor Emeritus

PhD (Cape Town)

Current Projects:

  • Communities of practice, adaptive co-management and social-ecological transformation in the Garden Route

  • Vulnerability, social learning and mal-adaptations to climate change

Research interests: Resilience, transformations and adaptive co-management in disorderly social-ecological systems

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Monicah Mbiba

Post-doctoral fellow

Phd in Animal, Plant and Environmental Science (University of the Witwatersrand)

Host: Prof Christo Fabricius

Research Interests:

Biodiversity and conservation in human dominated landscapes, natural resource use and rural livelihoods, and Savanna ecology

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Current Masunungure

Doctoral student 

Title of project: Decision support system to prioritise the management  of woody invasive alien plants.

Study area:  Garden Route Biosphere Reserve

Promotor:  Prof Christo Fabricius and Dr Tineke Kraaij

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