SAPECS is an international, transdisciplinary research program that aims to advance stewardship of social-ecological systems and ecosystem services in southern Africa.

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Resilience Scoping Dialogue held in Stellenbosch

At a recent “scoping dialogue” held at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS) and the Sustainability Institute, more than thirty leading thinkers and practical users of “resilience” were brought together to reflect on, interrogate and explore the concept of resilience, how it is being practically applied in a range of settings to advance sustainability, […]

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Call for applications: Masters fellowships in food system transformations for 2016

SARChI Research Chair in Social-Ecological Systems and Resilience Hosted by the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at Stellenbosch University Call for applications: Masters fellowships in food system transformations for 2016 Deadline for applications: 30 July 2016 Escalating global challenges such as climate change, food and water security, biodiversity loss, socio-political conflict and economic volatility, […]

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