4th plenary coordination meeting in South Africa

Fourth Plenary Coordination Meeting and Second Participatory Assessment & Knowledge Transfer Workshop
Askham, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
3 - 9 June 2012
More than 40 researchers and stakeholders representing 16 partner organizations from 12 dryland nations from around the world will converge on what is known as the Mier site in the Kalahari Desert, near Askham, South Africa as part of The Prevention and Restoration Actions to Combat Desertification –An Integrated Assessment (PRACTICE) initiative. The development of the integrated, participatory evaluation protocol (IAPro) is in its final phase. Partners will present their research results to date, fine-tune the final steps of the protocol, and coordinate future efforts.
The meeting and workshop are being hosted by Prof Klaus Kellner of the School of Environmental Sciences and Development of North West University (Potchefstroom campus).