Global Risk Governance programme
Environmental Entrepreneurs Support Initiative (EESI), a programme of the GRG, is working with the SA Urban Food & Farming Trust and Beyond Expectation Environmental Project to encourage learners in disadvantaged communities to develop organic gardens in schools.
John Cartwright, Co-coordinator of the Neighborhood Safety Initiative, Global Risk Governance programme was interviewed by Africa Melane on Cape Talk about neighbourhood watch groups and community safety.
On the 15th March 2019, Annette Hubschle made a presentation to CITES Scientific Authority on the impact of rhino poaching & anti-poaching measures titled Taking Stock ahead of Cites CoP 18: Rhinos, poaching and local communities.
The Global Risk Governance programme, University of Cape Town, is a co-ordinating node in the Evolving Securities Initiative in Cape Town. Other nodes include the Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research, Glasgow University; the Governing and Policing Research Group, University of Ghent and the University of New South Wales. The Griffith Criminology Institute, with assistance from ProActive ReSolutions is the ESI’s coordinating node.The Evolving Securities Initiative (ESI) was created with the aim of bringing together scholars and professionals from across the globe to develop responses to 21st century harmscapes.
Dr. Tariro Kamuti, Postdoctoral fellow, in the Global Risk Governance programme, is undertaking research together with the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) into predator persecution.
An op-ed, written by Terry Westby-Nunn, published in the Daily Maverick on the 4 December 2018 discusses a recent report Ending Wildlife Trafficking: Local communities as change agents from UCT’s Global Risk Governance programme authored by senior researcher Dr Annette Hübschle with Prof. Clifford Shearing.
The University of Cape Town News website published an interview with GRG researcher Annette Hubschle on a recent report titled Ending Wildlife Trafficking.
Welcome to Dr. Tariro Kamuti a postdoctoral fellow who is undertaking research into the ‘wildlife economy” supported by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI). Dr. Annette Hubschle, is currently the holder of a SANBI postdoc with a focus on the wildlife ranching economy. Dr Nick SImpson continues as a postdoctoral fellow exploring the "art of resilience". Dr. Louise du Toit has completed her current postdoctoral fellowship, but remains with the GRG researching energy security.
The Global Risk Governance programme, University of Cape Town and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime invite you to a seminar on "Ending Wildlife Trafficking: Communities as Change Agents".The seminar will be held on Thursday 25th October 2018 from 12:30 to 14:30.
Recent publications by member of the Global Risk Governance programme include journal articles and a report on environmental security and policing. The full text of "A systematic review of how vulnerability of smallholder agricultural systems to changing climate is assessed in Africa" is available through open access.
Annette Hübschle (GRG) will be presenting the findings of the research project on the enrolments, leverages and incentive structures of legal and illegal wildlife economies at the University of Sheffield on 15 October 2018. Dr. Hübschle's talk will be based on a just released report, 'Ending wildlife trafficking: Local communities as agents of change'.
Francis Massé of the University of Sheffield and Annette Hübschle, GRG, are co-hosting a mini-workshop at the Evidence to Action Symposium. More than 250 International Wildlife Trade experts will come together at the symposium to explore how evidence can help prompt effective policy and action against illegal trade in wildlife. At Francis and Annette's mini-workshop, a diverse set of scholars will explore policy, practice, rationales and impacts of wildlife protection economies.