Presentation on theme: "Global Change grand challenge SANBI Research & HCD strategy launch: 1-2 Dec 09."— Presentation transcript:
Global Change grand challenge SANBI Research & HCD strategy launch: 1-2 Dec 09
Design drivers The form, shape, and structure of the Global Change Grand Challenge is a South African project that must support science and technology as well as key social, economic development, and environmental management objectives Global Change Grand Challenge National Sustainable Development Framework, 2008 Climate Change Response Strategy, 2004 Research and Development Strategy, 2002 White Paper on Science and Technology, 1996 National Industrial Policy Framework, 2007 Sectoral Policies (water, agriculture, etc.)
Planning Approach Inter- national strategy GC/01 Global Change Implementation Framework GC/03 Resilience Innovation Develop- ment Programme SET HCD Strategy GC/04 Science - Policy Interface Strategy GC/06 Human Capital Plan DST 10- year Plan SAEOS strategy and Space Grand Challenge GC/07 International research co- operation plan African Global Change Science Plans GC/05 Infra- structure Plan Inter- national strategy GC/01 Global Change Implementation Framework GC/02 National 10- year Global Change Research Plan GC/03 Resilience Innovation Develop- ment Programme SET HCD Strategy GC/04 Science - Policy Interface Strategy GC/06 Human Capital Plan DST 10- year Plan SAEOS strategy and Space Grand Challenge GC/07 International research co- operation plan African Global Change Science Plans GC/05 Infra- structure Plan IBSA
KFA 1 Understanding a changing planet KFA 2 Reducing the Human Footprint KFA 3 Adapting the way we live KFA 4 Innovation for Sustainability 1.Observation, monitoring and adaptive management. 2.Dynamics of the oceans around southern Africa. 3.Dynamics of the complex internal earth system. 4.Linking the land, the air, and the sea. 5.Improving model predictions at different scales. 1.Waste minimization methods and technologies 2.Conserving biodiversity and ecosystems services 3.Institutional integration to manage ecosystems and the services they offer 4.Doing more with less 1.Preparing for rapid change and extreme events 2.Planning for sustainable urban development in a South African context 3.Water security for South Africa 4.Food and fibre security for South Africa 1.Dynamics of transition at different scales - mechanisms of innovation and learning 2.Resilience and capability 3.Options for greening the developmental state 4.Technological innovation for sustainable social- ecological systems. 5.Social Learning for sustainability, adaptation, innovation and resilience.
Centre of Excellence Applied Centre for Climate and Earth Systems Studies ( ACCESS ) Global Change, Society, and Sustainability South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) Africa Earth Observation Network (AEON) programmes Inkaba ye Africa/ Ikhure Africa Space Agency (Global Change Monitoring Network) South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas (R&V Atlas) SA Polar Research Entity Bureau on Global Change Science Global Change Performance and Investment Council Knowledge Brokering Support Unit
Future Management Arrangements NRF –GCGC launch and marketing of GCRP –Implementation of GRRP outreach and marketing strategy –Management of governance and management structures –Initiate and manage research programmes –Provide strategic support for key international partnerships –Support other GC initiative – R&V Atlas, Brokering unit DST –Overall policy coordination and strategic development –Conceptualization – resilience innovation development programme, sectoral programmes
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