Planned Deliverables - FSD

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Feb 22, 2014 (3 years and 3 months ago)

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Planned Deliverables


Scientific Relevance


Position


Highlights

Loss of ecosystem services:


Provisioning:

Supply of material for horticultural activities

Resource harvest (medicinal plants, firewood)

Supports commercial & subsistence
pastoralism


Cultural:

Wildlife
-
based tourism, hunting & recreation

Cultural & spiritual activities

Contribution to economic diversification

Regulating:

Erosion & sedimentation control

Climate regulation (provision of clean air)

Sustaining water quality (purification)

Supporting:

Provision of habitat (biodiversity)

Maintenance of nutrient, carbon & water cycles

Soil formation & retention



Planned Deliverables
Scientific Relevance Position Highlights



Chapter in IUCN
-
CEM Ecosystem Approach Book


Papers at Thicket Forum (SA); Wildlife
Management Symposium (SA); NAJU Workshop
(Germany); ISEE 2008 (Kenya) & IUCN
-
WCC (Spain);


8 MSc Theses (w/ posters) using SELS framework;


Probable (co
-
funded sandwich) PhD trajectories


2 peer
-
reviewed articles


Stakeholder outreach newsletters & updates


Leverage for continued support / funding


Testing the SELS framework with respect to:


international relevance


restoration of ecosystem/landscape services
(understanding the trade
-
offs with land
-
use changes)


transdisciplinarity

& integration of concepts


effective stakeholder engagement
(how does the
framework answer the right questions for the right people?)


Contribution to scientific understanding of
values, perceptions, trade
-
offs & financing
across institutional and geographical scales.

Planned Deliverables
Scientific Relevance
Position Highlights


Establishing partnerships with:


Various WUR Chair Groups (MSc students)

Water for Food & Ecosystems Programme of
the Dutch Government (LNV
-
DLG) (in
collaboration with WUR
-
ALTERRA, WUR
-
LEI) .


CSIR ecosystem services research programme


DWAF and CAPE PES research programme


Planned Deliverables Scientific Relevance
Position

Highlights




Ecosystem Management And Restoration Knowledge (EMARK)
Centre


Research & Botanical Gardens

Planned Deliverables Scientific Relevance Position
Highlights



Realising the 2008 AMC2
“Growing into the Future”
Nursery Proposal

Planned Deliverables Scientific Relevance Position
Highlights




Successful 3
-
day workshop (2007)



Inventory knowledge, expertise &
partners: what we have and what is needed



Identifying key questions and focus areas
from research
-
implementation perspective



Stimulating collaboration for supporting
multidisciplinary research & capacity
building


institutional fixing & social capital



Publishing and distributing of the
PRESENCE Workshop Outcomes (Apr. 2008)