D’RAP Objectives

Advance knowledge and assist city with decision-making within the context of global environmental change in:

  • biodiversity conservation
  • land use planning
  • climate change
  • management
  • multidisciplinary: Environmental, biological, social science, governance & economics
  • Build research capacity of eThekwini Municipality &UKZN
  • Generate knowledge & learning so as to address the gap between scientific research, policy development & management
  • Develop monitoring protocols for climate change
  • Increase human capital