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Boteti, Botswana

The four phase methodology that links the »Research themes was followed in Boteti, producing results that are specific to this study site. 

 

Phase A: Establish contexts & goals   Socio-cultural, economic and environmental context  »Study site location & description 
Stakeholders, goals and drivers of change 

»Stakeholders and their sustainability goals

»Drivers, policies and laws

»Interviews with local residents

»Gender related issues

Status of land degradation, sustainable land management and risk 

»Land degradation and conservation maps

»Evaluating the desertification risk assessment tool with local experimental results

Phase B: Identify, evaluate and select SLM options   Identification, documentation and evaluation of sustainable land management options 

»Identifying strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 1

»Evaluating strategies: technologies and approaches documented

Prioritize and select remediation options with stakeholders

»Selecting strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 2

 

 

Phase C: Trial SLM options and model regional effects  Trial SLM technologies in field experiments, including scientific and stakeholder monitoring

»Field experiments

»Biogas: experimental results and conclusions

Biophysical and economic effects at field and regional scale »Simulated biophysical impact of remediation strategies and their financial viability
Phase D: Conclusions and key messages for extension & policy  Evaluation of remediation options and preparation of recommendations

»Evaluation of remediation recommendations: Stakeholder Workshop 3

»Policy brief

Strategy for disseminating recommendations for extension and national policy

»Twantsho bosekaka: dilo makwati

»Highlight conclusions

»Dissemination strategy

»Scientific publications

 

 

 

# Article Title
1 Contact the Boteti study site team
2 Study site location & description
3 Stakeholders and their sustainability goals
4 Drivers, policies and laws
5 Interviews with local residents
6 Gender-related issues
7 Land degradation and conservation maps
8 Evaluating the desertification risk assessment tool with local experimental results
9 Identifying strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 1
10 Evaluating strategies: technologies and approaches documented
11 Selecting strategies: Stakeholder Workshop 2
12 Field experiments
13 Biogas: experimental results and conclusions
14 Simulated biophysical impact of remediation strategies and their financial viability
15 Evaluation of remediation recommendations: Stakeholder Workshop 3
16 Policy brief
17 Twantsho bosekaka: dilo makwati
18 Highlight conclusions
19 Dissemination strategy
20 Scientific publications
 
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