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CST POLICY BRIEF: Framework for resilient essential services

Dr Liza van der Merwe
Publication: CST Policy Brief
2019 - Reports & Policy Briefs

Essential services, like water and electricity, underpin modern life. Disruption in service delivery
exposes critical inter-dependency, ranging from community level to the national economy.



CST Toolkit: A formative resilience assessment approach

Dr Liza van der Merwe
Publication: CST Toolkit
2019 - Reports & Policy Briefs

A resilience building workshop was designed to enhance the resilience of essential service delivery in a
sociotechnical systems context through ongoing formative resilience assessments. The workshop utilizes
seven generic resilience building principles, derived from social-ecological systems, found to enhance the
resilience of ecosystem services.



T-labs for Alternative Food Systems in the Western Cape

O. Zgambo
Publication:
2018 - Reports & Policy Briefs

There is a growing body of experience feeding the design of and motivation for social innovation labs as spaces that can be used to enable transformation or change. Olsson et al. (2004) have described transformation as…



Regime shifts in social-ecological systems


Publication:
2018 - Reports & Policy Briefs



Stewardship of the earth’s social-ecological systems

Clements, H
Publication:
2018 - Reports & Policy Briefs