A Socio-Ecological Observatory for Studying African Woodlands

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SEOSAW steering committee

SEOSAW is governed by a board of researchers. To learn more about what the steering committee does and how it functions, read the SEOSAW steering committee terms of reference.

Name Institution Location
Sally Archibald University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Kyle Dexter University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
John L. Godlee University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Francisco Maiato Pedro Gonçalves Herbarium of Lubango Angola
Musingo Mbuvi Kenya Forestry Research Institute Kenya
Wilson Mugasha Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania
Jonathan Muledi University of Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of Congo
Elifuraha Elisha Njoghomi‬ Tanzania Forestry Research Institute, Morogoro Tanzania
Natasha Ribeiro Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
Casey Ryan University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Nicola Stevens University of Cape Town South Africa
Mariska te Beest Utrecht University Netherlands
Geoff Wells University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Vera De Cauwer Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Namibia
Clemence Zimudzi University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Carla Staver Yale University United States
Charles Blessings Jumbe Centre for Independent Evaluations Malawi
Muri Gonçalves Soares Fundo Nacional de Desenvolvimento Sustentável (FNDS - National Fund for Sustainable Development) Mozambique
Justice Muvengwi University of the Witwatersrand South Africa

SEOSAW staff

Name Role Institution Location
Penny Mograbi Science Officer University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Tatenda Gotore Sustainable Management of Miombo Woodlands Researcher University of the Witwatersrand / Miombo Network South Africa
Lorena Benitez Project Officer University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

SEOSAW Student Liaisons

Name Institution Location
Mthokozisi Moyo University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Collins Masinde Kenya Forestry Research Institute Kenya
Hermane Diesse Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Namibia
Henry Kariuki Njeri Botany department, National Museums of Kenya Kenya

Lead data contributors

Name Institution Location
Antje Ahrends Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh United Kingdom
Thom Brade University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Joao Carreiras University of Sheffield United Kingdom
Emanuel Chidumayo Makeni Savanna Research Project Zambia
Vera De Cauwer Namibian University of Science and Technology Namibia
Dave Druce Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park South Africa
Gregor Feig Saeon Arid Lands Node South Africa
Manfred Finckh University of Hamburg Germany
John L. Godlee University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Francisco Maiato Pedro Gonçalves Herbarium of Lubango Angola
Torsten Hoche University of Hamburg Germany
Ricardo Holdo University of Georgia USA
Rudzani Makhado University of Limpopo South Africa
Steve Makungwa Llongwe University of Agriculture Malawi
Iain McNicol University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Anderson Muchawona Zimbabwe Forestry Commission Zimbabwe
Wilson Mugasha Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania
Aristides Muhate Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development Mozambique
Paula Nieto Quintano University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Rose Pritchard University of Manchester United Kingdom
Pierre Proces Congo Basin Forest Partnership Democratic Republic of Congo
Rasmus Revermann University of Hamburg Germany
Natasha Ribeiro Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
Casey Ryan University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Mahesh Sankaran National Centre for Biological Sciences India
Mylor Shutcha University of Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of Congo
Abel Siampale Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Zambia
Carla Staver Yale University USA
Stephen Syampungani Copperbelt University Zambia
Hemant Tripathi University of Leeds United Kingdom
Felix Trotter Forest Research United Kingdom
Wayne Twine University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Johannes Wallenfang University of Hamburg Germany
Mat Williams University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Ellie Wood University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

Other data contributors

Name Institution Location
Sally Archibald University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
David Augustine US Department of Agriculture USA
Ninda Baptista Polytechnic of Namibia Namibia
Samuel Bowers University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
António Valter Chisingui Herbarium of Lubango Angola
Joris Cromsigt Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden
Jolien de Ruytter University of Ghent Belgium
Barend Erasmus University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Patrick Graz Polytechnic of Namibia Namibia
Isla Grundy University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Cori Ham Stellenbosch University South Africa
Dave Harris Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh United Kingdom
Sergio Simão João Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
Miya Kabajani Namibia University of Science and Technology Namibia
Canisius Kayombo Forestry Training Institute, Olmotonyi Tanzania
William Kindeketa Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology Tanzania
Christoph Kleinn Georg-August Universität Göttingen Germany
W. Kubheja University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Paul Magdon University of Göttingen Germany
Joana B. Melo University of Leeds United Kingdom
Kathleen Mennell University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Edward Mitchard University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Buster Mogonong SAEON Arid Lands Node South Africa
Jonathan Muledi University of Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of Congo
César Pérez-Cruzado Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Spain
Tshililo Ramaswiela SAEON Arid Lands Node South Africa
Bob Scholes University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
Soah Shabani Selous Game Reserve Tanzania
Johannes Stoffels University of Trier Germany
Jose Tchamba Herbarium of Lubango Angola
Mariska te Beest Umeå University Sweden
Helga van der Merwe SAEON Arid Lands Node South Africa
Maria J. Vasconcelos Tropical Research Institute Portugal
Benjamin Wigley Kruger National Park - Skukuza South Africa
Emily Woollen University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

Other SEOSAW members

Name Institution Location
Nicholas Berry The Landscapes and Livelihoods Group United Kingdom
Adeline Fayolle University of Liège Belgium
Benard Guedes Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
Josiah Zephania Katani Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania
Caroline Lehmann University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Pierre Meerts Université libre de Bruxelles Belgium
Almeida Sitoe Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique
Rebecca Stedham The Landscapes and Livelihoods Group United Kingdom
Tony Swemmer SAEON Ndlovu Node South Africa

The University of Edinburgh

Natural Environment Research Council

US Department of Agriculture

Sasscal centre

University of Georgia

University of Hamburg

University of Zimbabwe

University of the Witwatersrand

Yale University

Makeni Savannah Research

Institutio Superior de Ciencias de Educacao, Huila

Llongwe University

SAEON Network

The Global Land Programme

Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

Université Libre de Bruxelles

National Centre for Biological Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Copperbelt University

University of Leeds

UK Research and Innovation

Global Challenges Research Fund

Namibian University of Science and Technology

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh