Southern African rangelands

Resilience of rangeland systems

Sans titreIn collaboration with Politecnico Milano

Based on theoretical rangeland models, the aim of this work is to understand the drivers of bush encroachment and resilience of rangeland systems. A specific focus is given on the advantages of multispecies grazing as a way to increase robustness and adaptability of rangelands.

Related publications:

Accatino F, Sabatier R, de Michele C, Ward D, Wiegand K, Meyer K (2014), Robustness and management adaptability in tropical rangelands: a viability-based assessment under the non-equilibrium paradigm, Animal 8(8), pp 1272–1281 (pdf)

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