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Expert NameMr. Graham Von Maltitz
DivisionCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
CountrySouth Africa
Telephone27 12 8413640
Work ExperienceMr von Maltitz is a systems ecologist with over 20 years experience in issues dealing with savanna ecology, natural resource management including community based natural resource management, desertification and sustainability of biofuels. Mr von Maltitz led a group of national experts in the development of the National Action Plan. He has extensive experience working with rural communities in relation to natural resource management. He currently manages numerous large intergrated projects
QualificationsMSc Botany (ecology), University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Number of Publications16
Other ActivitiesEcological scientist registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals. South African Coordinator for the EU funded re-impact project. South African Coordinator for the EU funded project Bioenergy, sustainability and trade-offs: Can we avoid deforestation while promoting biofuels
Publications1. Von Maltitz, G. (in press 2009) Institutions for sustainable land management. Reflections on institutional aspects of implementing the UNCCD in South Africa. African journal of range and forage science. 2. Wise, RM von Maltitz, GP, Scholes, RJ, Elphinstone, C and R Koen (in press 2009) Estimating carbon in savanna ecosystems: rational distribution of effort. Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global climate change. 3. Von Maltitz, G.P., R.J. Scholes, B. Erasmus, and A. Letsoalo. 2008. Adapting conservation strategies to accommodate climate change impacts in southern Africa. In: Climate Change and Adaptation, edited by Neil Leary, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Jyoti Kulkarni and Rodel Lasco. Earthscan, London, pp 28-52. ISBN 978-1-84407-470-9 4. Von Maltitz, G.P., R. J. Scholes. 2008. Vulnerability of southern African biodiversity to climate change. In: Climate Change and Vulnerability, edited by Neil leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong and Juan Pulhin. Earthscan, London, pp 33-48. ISBN 978-1-84407-469-3 5. Von Maltitz, G.P and Shackleton, S. 2004. Use and management of forests and woodlands in South Africa. In: Indigenous Forests and Woodlands in South Africa: Policy, People and Practice. M.J. Lawes, H.A.C. Eeley, C.M. Shackleton and B.G.S. Geach (eds). Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press
Last updated09/12/2009 12:00:00

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