Environmental & Social Justice

Research Publications & Reports


Books

Koelle, B; Slabbert, E; Koopman,A; Oettle, N; Archer, E; Kotze, D (2016) Livestock Farming under Climate Change Conditions. download here (pdf file)

Oettle, N; Koelle, B; Law, S; Parring, S; Schmiedel, U; Archer van Garderen, E; Bekele, T (2014) Participatory Adaptation Handbook- A practitioner’s guide for facilitating people centred adaptation , doi:10.7809/book.001. download here (pdf file)

Koelle, B; Oettle, N; Parring, S (2014) Experiential Learning for Adaptation - Facilitation Cards. download here (pdf file)

Malgas, R; Oettle, N: (2008) Sustainable harvesting of wild rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) in the Suid Bokkeveld, Northern Cape. EMG. (to be obtained through Indigo)

Oettle,N; Koelle, B: (2003) Capitalising on local knowledge - Community knowledge exchange: a toolkit for the preparation, implementation and evaluation of community to community knowledge exchanges. (to be obtained through Indigo)

Koelle, B. et al: (2010) Science and research for change - A Lobbying Handbook for Scientists, Indigo development & change and BIOTA Africa. download here (Pdf file)


Reader: Adaptation and beyond

Adaptation and beyond CASE STUDY Adaptation with a Human Face download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 1: Community Based Adaptation donwload here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 2: Working with adults  download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 3: Climate Science download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 4: Gender and adaptation download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 5: Different concepts for multi-disciplinary learning with adults  download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 6: Defining Adaptation  download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 7: Climate Models  download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 8: Climate Change Preparedness Workshops  download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 9: Modelling Rooibos crop suitability and distribution under scenarios of climate change

Adaptation and beyond No 10: The Seasonal Forecast Game download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 11: Livestock monitoring for adaptation  download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 12:Multilevel partnerships for mainstreaming climate change in local government download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 13:Climate Change Adaptation and Ethics download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 14:Participatory Photography download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 15:Sharing Lessons of Adaptation download here (Pdf file)

Adaptation and beyond No 16:Adaptation in the local context download here (Pdf file)


Workshop presentations

Community based adaptation to climate change workshop  - 25 October 2010
Chris Jack presentation: Climate Science and seasonal forecasts donwload here (Pdf file)
Sandy Hoffman: Working with adults in transition donwload here (Pdf file)
Claire Davis - CSIR - A Climate Change Handbook for Eastern South Africa donwload here (Pdf file)
South African Risk and Vulnerability Brochure donwload here (Pdf file)
South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas donwload here (Pdf file)
Workshops notes - download here (Pdf file)

Papers and Conference presentations

Annecke, W. 2008. The biofuels debate: Is jatropha curcas the answer for small scale women farmers? At the World Bank, 22 May.

Annecke, W. 2007. Monitoring men and evaluating women: Gender considerations in Monitoring and Evaluation. Presented at the Development Energy Africa Regional Workshop, Arusha, Tanzania 16-18 October.

Annecke, W. 2006. Key challenges in addressing climate change, energy and environment issues, presented at 2nd Annual South African Women and the Environment conference, Empowering Women for Environmental Action, held in Mpumulanga, 07-09 August 2006.

Annecke, W. 2004. What are we measuring and why? In the gender and energy session at the World Renewables Energy Congress, Denver, USA, 31 August - 4 September 2004.

Annecke, W. 2004 'Things are changing' - so does gender still matter? Paper presented at a plenary session at the World Renewables Energy Congress, Denver, USA, 31 August - 4 September 2004.

Annecke, W. 1998. Is there a women's perspective of environmental and media issues? paper presented at the State of the Ecological Movement in South Africa workshop, Cape Town, March/April.

Annecke, W. 1995. Women and education in South Africa, paper presented at the conference on Women Changing the World: New perspectives on thinking globally and acting locally, University of Illinois, 22 April.

Annecke, W. 1995. The Mopane Pickers in Botswana: Woman and children do the picking, who has the pick of the profits? paper presented in the Centre for African Studies series, University of Illinois, 10 April.

Hawkins,Heidi J.: Wild rooibos germination and propagation trial under greenhouse conditions, 2009.

Hawkins, Heidi J.: Wild rooibos germination and propagation trial under greenhouse conditions, 2009.

Koelle, B., & Waagsaether, K. (2014). Growing rooibos and a stronger community: participation and transformation. In J. Ensor, R. Berger & S. Huq (Eds.), Community-based Adaptation to Climate Change - Emerging Lessons (pp. 206). Rugby, UK: Practical Action Publishing.

Koelle, B. (2013). Women farmer scientists in participatory action research processes for adaptation. In M. Alston & K. Whittenbury (Eds.), Research, Action and Policy: Adressing the Gendered impacts of Climate Change (pp. 223). Dordrecht: Springer.

Koelle, B (2009): Take a walk on the Wild Side: Small Scale Rooibos Tea Farmers are taking action to adapt to climate change. Paper presented as a key note presentation at the Univeristy of York, Conference: Climate Change Apaptation and Disenfrenchised People, Toronto, Canada.

Koelle, B: (2009) "I am here because I want to be here" - perceptions of small scale farmers on climate change adaptation", Indigo paper.

Koelle, B, Oettle, N: (2010) Adapting with Enthusiasm: Climate change adaptation in the context of participatory action research, Indigo paper. download here

Koopman, K., Louw, L., Louw, R.R. (2006) Climate Change and Rooibos: research in action. Oral paper co-presented with participating farmers at Climate Change conference hosted by National Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Midrand, Johannesburg.

Louw, R.R. (2006) Sustainable harvesting of wild rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) in the Suid Bokkeveld, Northern Cape. Unpublished MSc. (Bot.) Thesis. Leslie Hill Institute for Plant Conservation, Botany Department, UCT.

Louw R.R and Huntly, P. (2006) Sustainable harvesting of wild rooibos: poor man's cup of tea makes good. Veld & Flora September edition.

Louw, R.R. & Koopman, J. (2006) Climate Change and adaptive strategies of Rooibos small-scale farmers in the Northern Cape. Paper presentation at Climate Change workshop hosted by Western Cape Provincial Department of Environment and Development Planning at Kirstenbosch, Cape Town.

Louw R. (2004). Participatory Action Research (PAR) in the Veld: A case study on sustainable harvesting of wild rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis). Paper presented at the Indigenous Plant Use Forum held in Clanwilliam, 5-8 July 2004. (Paper received award as Best Paper at the conference).

Louw R. (2004) Delivering the goods for the sustainable harvesting of wild rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis). Paper presented at the Fynbos Forum held in Langebaan 10-13 August 2004.

Malgas,R; Hawkins,H; Koelle, B; Parring, S; Smuts, N: Propagation of wild rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) as a livelihood strategy for small-scale farmers adapting to Climate Change in the Suid Bokkeveld, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, 2009.

Suarez, P., Mendler de Suarez, J., Koelle, B., & Boykoff, M. (2014). Serious Fun: Scaling up community based adaptation through experiential learning. In L. F. Schipper, J. Ayers, H. Reid & A. Rahman (Eds.), Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (pp. 275). London and New York: Earthscan/ Routledge.

Todd, S. (2008): Final report on the results and analysis of the Wild Oats control experiment in the Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Reserve. download here

Todd, S. (2008):Fine-Scale Vegetation Map of the Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Reserve. download here

Todd, S. (2008): Description and Layout of the Alien Grass Eradication Trial, Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Reserve. download here

Todd, S. (2008): The Abundance and Impact of Alien Annual Grasses on Hantam-Roggeveld Dolerite Renosterveld Vegetation at Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape, South Africa. download here

Todd, S. (2008): Options for Invasive Grass Management in the Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Reserve. download here