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'Learning for Landscapes' - reflections and insights from a knowledge co-production workshop in South Africa

This article reflects on a recent workshop held with practitioners working on collaborative landscape-scale stewardship initiatives across South Africa.

We came from all different corners of South Africa to find common ground: …all the way from the West Coast: fynbos vegetation, commercial potato farmers and precious estuaries… all the way from the Marico Bosveld: thorny country with precious water resources, fiercely proud locals and the ever-present threat of mining… all the way from the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal:  hard-working farmers and agricultural landscapes covered in plantation forestry and dairy … all the way from pastoral grasslands: herders care for cattle which provide livelihoods and socio-cultural identity… and all the way from many other diverse contexts and projects, with a variety of stewardship objectives and practices. 1,239 more words

Reflections & Provocations

Realizing Value through Analytics

Over the past few years, the sentiment that analytics and big data are not delivering business value has grown. In a 2015 Xerox Forrester survey of business stakeholders, 44% of respondents said analytics and big data are overrated or deliver insignificant benefits. 887 more words

Design Thinking

SOUNDING SHIFT (Copenhagen, Denmark - Christchurch, New Zealand, 2016)

Sounding Shift – The Transitional Core in Everyday Sound Objects is an exploration of how the audio format might be able to sustain and invoke transdisciplinarity. 83 more words

Soundscape

United and divided responses to complex urban issues

By Christina Culwick, Gauteng City-Region Observatory, South Africa

In November 2016, Ekurhuleni (South Africa) was hit by a spate of heavy floods that left people dead, houses washed away, cars under water and infrastructure irreparably damaged. 657 more words

Area

Transdisciplinary Learning in Early Childhood – contributing to international-mindedness

Leading up to our Unity in Diversity Day and as a part of our yearlong Who we are unit of inquiry; our current inquiry into How we organize ourselves; and our language focus Writing to Instruct/Explain, we read Jon J Muth’s version of Stone Soup. 935 more words

International Mindedness

First Reflection, What is Haeata?

After accepting the position at Haeata, I knew that this was my ideal job, but while explaining to friends and family I realized that i didn’t know how exactly the school would function. 584 more words

ARSP as a diversity of perspectives

Following the release of the latest edition of The Annual Review of Social Partnerships (ARSP), Associate Editor, Jill Bogie, discusses the role of multi-stakeholder partnerships in building a more sustainable future. 1,008 more words

Sustainability