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Research activities by PKRC

Farmer perceptions in the Kalahari

Between 5th and 9th of August the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN), Windhoek, Namibia together with a team of researchers from the North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa conducted an assessment of livestock farmers’ perceptions toward land degradation and climate change in the Namibian and South African part of Kalahari. The study was carried out […]

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Cuvewater assessment

PKRC has been appointed to conduct a desk study on “Ecology and land use” as part of a Social Ecological Impact Assessment (SEIA) for the CuveWaters project. The study addresses a range of questions related to the ecological and land use impacts that the different technologies introduced by the CuveWaters project have. The technologies range […]

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World Atlas of Desertification and Improvement

Between 29th of November and 3rd of December, PKRC hosted an international expert meeting for the development of a new “World Atlas of Desertification and Improvement (WADI). The project is funded by UNEP and coordinated by JRC in Ispra, Italy. The previous two meetings were held in Italy. This third and last meeting was held […]

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