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The Human-Natural Resource Interface: Reconciling Conflicting Trade-offs?

ATKV-Hartenbos Holiday Resort, Southern Cape

18 - 21 September 2011


  • Sustainable resource use (commercial and traditional) and economics
  • Ecological challenges and conservation strategies
  • Human-Wildlife conflict - both sides of the coin
  • Stewardship, policy, planning and socio-economic issues
  • General ecology and assessing human impacts on biodiversity
  • Carnivore management and predator-livestock interactions

  • Symposium Programme and Abstracts Book
  • SAWMA 2011 General information
  • Guidelines for Abstracts, Papers and Posters
  • SAWMA 2011 Registration form
  • Accommodation booking: Hartenbos 18-21 September
  • Map and directions


  • Dinner Presentation - Dave Pepler
  • Management of complex ecosystems - Paolo Caroli and Alex Baroni
  • Brown hyaenas on roads - M.Thorn
  • How can genetic methods promote fisheries conservation and fair trade in SA - D. Cawthorn
  • Making non detriment findings: Ensuring sustainable utilization of species in international trade - M. Pfab
  • Publishing primary biodiversity data - Daly, Davies-Mostert and King
  • Factors influencing potential dispersal routes of African wild dogs - B.Whittington-Jones
  • Human wildlife conflict takes fligh - Morgan Hauptfleisch
  • Promoting SMS to manage human wildlife conflicts - Sebastien LE BEL
  • Wildlife Road Traffic Accidents - Wendy Collinson
  • Determination of feedstuffs nutritional composition and diet nutritional quality in the National Zoological Gardens of SouthAfrica - Ulrich Mwimbi



    Elma Marais: SAWMA Secretariat
    Host and co-hosts: Louw Hoffman (University of Stellenbosch) and Stefan Hattingh (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University: Saasveld Campus)
    Scientific co-ordinators: Louw Hoffman and Frans Radloff (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)