Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Promotion at ORI-L. Magole

Dr Lapologang Magole , a Research Scholar at Okavango Research Institute has recently been promoted to Senior Research Scholar. Dr. Magole who received her Phd. in Development Studies (Environmental Policy Analysis) from the University of East Anglia, has previously taught Regional Development Planning in the Department of Environmental Science of the University of Botswana. As a researcher she has worked on issues of environmental management policy and natural resources governance for over ten years. Through her research and application (development work) she has interacted with resource users at grass roots level, donors, policy makers and implementers and has come to appreciate multiple interests and aims with regard to natural resource management and use. Her publications are in the areas of; institutions for management of the commons, rangeland management dynamics, issues affecting development and resource access of the San and other minority communities and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Her geographical scope of work has widened to the whole Southern African Development Community (SADC) through networking and collaborative work. We congratulate Dr Magole on her achievement!

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