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Expert NameMs. Monique Salomon
TitleHonourary Research Fellow
DivisionEntre for Environment, Agriculture and Development (CEAD)
Institution
CityScottsville
CountryDutch, Permanent reseident of South Africa
Telephone27 33 260 6173 /3947599
EmailSALOMON(at)UKZN:AC:ZA
Work ExperienceRevived and manages PELUM South Africa, local chapter of an African network of NGOs in Participatory Ecological Land Use Management. Established PROLINNOVA South Africa, country programme of a Global Partnership Programme for local innovation in sustainable agriculture and natural resources management. As Director of the Farmer Support Group managed projects in community-based natural resources management projects (e.g. Landcare) and was implementing agent for the Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Project. As interim director of the Msunduzi Innovation and Development Institute facilitated public-private partnerships for urban development in Pietermaritzburg. Was a lecturer in rural development and extension at the University of Zululand. As international consultant for Stoas and Wageningen University evaluated programmes such as Working for Water (South Africa), Integrated Pest Management (Egypt), sustainable smallholder agriculture (India), and smallholder irrigation (Pakistan).
Qualifications1. MSc Cultural Anthropology 2. Pursuing a PhD in Environment and Development (to be completed in 2010)
Number of Publications
Awards1. Invited keynote speaker at the XXI International Grassland Congress and VIII international Rangeland Congress, Hohhot, China. 28 Jun-5 Jul 200 2. Invited keynote speaker at the VIIth International Rangelands Congress, Durban, South Africa, 26 Jul-1 Aug 2003.
Other Activities1. Member of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa (GSSA) 2. Member of the South African Society for Agriculture Extension (SASAE)
Publications1. Salomon, ML, Prof. R Fincham, Dr T. Everson & Dr. N. Allsopp (2008) The battle over cattle. Livestock management in a changing rural landscape. Keynote paper in: Volume 2, Proceedings of the XXI International Grassland Congress and VIII international Rangeland Congress, Hohhot, China. 28 Jun-5 Jul 2008. 2. Swaans, Kees, Jacqueline Broerse, Irma van Diepen, Monique Salomon, Diana Gibson and Joske Bunders (2008) Understanding diversity in impact and responses among HIV/AIDS–affected households: the case of Msinga, South Africa. African Journal of AIDS Research 2008, 7(2):167-178. NISC pty ltd 3. Salomon, Monique & Khumbu Zuma (2003) Landcare in South Africa: facilitating resourcefulness. Proceedings of the VIIth International Rangelands Congress, Durban, South Africa, 26 Jul-1 Aug 2003. 4. Engel, Paul & Monique Salomon (2002) Cognition, development and governance. In: On frogs and wheelbarrows. Wageningen University, The Netherlands. 5. Engel, Paul G.H. & Monique L. Salomon (1997) Facilitating innovation for development. A RAAKS resource box. Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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