About Us

The Terrestrial Ecology Section in the School of Biological Sciences of the Faculty of Science at the North-West University (NWU) expertise are in land degradation and restoration/rehabilitation ecology of arid- and semi-arid rangelands. The emphasis is on Ecosystem- Functions (EF) and Services (ES) regarding Sustainable Land Management (SLM) and to study the impacts and control of desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) on rangelands, as well as what technologies can be implement to restore/rehabilitate these lands.

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Recent News

April 5, 2017 |

Prof. Klaus Kellner attended the Kalahari Namib Project (KNP) meeting on 5 April 2017

Prof. Klaus Kellner attended the Kalahari Namib Project meeting on 5 April 2017 in Upington.

March 28, 2017 |

Prof. Klaus Kellner attended the DEA Development of Bush Expert Workshop 2017

Prof. Klaus Kellner organized the DEA Development of Bush Expert Workshop 2017 from 27 – 29 March 2017 at North West University Potchefstroom Campus.

March 13, 2017 |

Prof. Klaus Kellner will attended the AfRA 3rd Authors’ meeting (TAM)

Prof. Klaus Kellner will attend the AfRA 3rd Authors’ meeting from 7 – 11 August 2017.

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