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


New paper on transdisciplinary research to bridge the science-action gap in local land-use planning

SAPECS-affiliated researchers Jessica Cockburn and Mathieu Rouget, together with a team of researchers and practitioners working in the eThekwini Municipal Area (Durban, South Africa), recently published a paper on bridging the science-action gap in the journal Ecology and Society. Through presenting empirical insights and lessons learnt from a local collaboration between a university (University of […]

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Internship: Social-Ecological Systems Research at the CSIR in Stellenbosch

Internship: Social-Ecological Systems Research 1 Year Contract Position The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives. Stellenbosch University is amongst South Africa’s leading tertiary institutions, and is recognised internationally as an academic institution of excellence. About […]

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