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Looking across diverse food system futures: Implications for climate change and the environment

Zurek, M., Hebinck, A. and Selomane, O.
Publication: QOpen
2020 - Journal Articles

Agriculture and food systems are in urgent need of transformation. They currently do not provide the needed food and nutrition security outcomes while having far-reaching environmental and social impacts. Many interrelated challenges obscure how to transform the agri-food system towards environmental, economic, and social sustainability.

Consequences of recreational hunting for biodiversity conservation and livelihoods

E.D. Minin, H.S. Clements, R.A. Correia, G. Cortes-Capano, C. Fink, A. Haukka, A. Hausmann, R. Kulkarni, and C.J.A. Bradshaw
Publication: One Earth
2021 - Journal Articles

We provide an overview of the peer-reviewed literature on recreational hunting of terrestrial birds and mammals between 1953 and 2020.

Culturally diverse expert teams have yet to bring comprehensive linguistic diversity to intergovernmental ecosystem assessments

Lynch, A.J., Fernández-Llamazares, A., Palomo, I., Jaureguiberry, P., Amano, T., Basher, Z., Lim, M., Mwampamba, T.H., Samakov, A. and Selomane, O.
Publication: One Earth
2021 - Journal Articles

To incorporate more linguistic diversity into global ecosystem assessment processes, we present actionable steps for global science teams to recognize and incorporate non-English-language literature and contributions from non-Anglophones.

Supporting transformative climate adaptation: community-level capacity building and knowledge co-creation in South Africa

Gina Ziervogel, Johan Enqvist, Luke Metelerkamp & John van Breda
Publication: Climate Policy
2021 - Journal Articles

Given that marginalized communities are highly vulnerable to climate risk, it is important to build their capacity to adapt locally and to integrate their perspectives into higher level adaptation measures. Current adaptation policy does not pay sufficient attention to this. Using a Cape Town-based project on water governance in low income urban settlements, this paper explores how a transdisciplinary research project supported capacity building.

Informality and water justice: community perspectives on water issues in Cape Town’s low income neighbourhoods

Johan Enqvist, Gina Ziervogel, Luke Metelerkamp, John van Breda, Ntombikayise Dondi, Thabo Lusithi, Apiwe Mdunyelwa , Zinzi Mgwigwi, Mpumelelo Mhlalisi, Siya Myeza, Gciniwe Nomela, Ann October, Welekazi Rangana & Maggie Yalabi
Publication: International Journal of Water Resources Development
2020 - Journal Articles

Water justice requires attention be paid to the range of everyday realities that exist in the spectrum from formal to informal settlements.