Research information from infosysplus.org: Organisations and projects in Namibia

Projects with partners - Namibia (1)

  • BIOTA Southern Africa (Biodiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa)

    Cooperative research of African and German scientists for the generation of policy relevant knowledge on maintenance and sustainable use of biodiversity The goal of BIOTA Southern Africa is to gain knowledge for decision makers for a feasible and sustainable management of biodiversity, by taking natural as well as socio-economic conditions into account. This interdisciplinary and applied research project concentrates on studies in Namibia and the western parts of South Africa. Since start of the pilot phase (2000), the investigation focuses on the change of biodiversity caused by different land use systems and intensities. Therefore, systematic comparative studies on land use alternatives at different thematic levels and spatial scales have been established.