Presentations

On this page, the talks and posters are listed which were presented at the BIOTA congress. Many of the presentations are also downloadable as PDF file. We thank all authors for making their presentations available.


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 173 Entries / Last update: 19 January 2009
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 Congress Topics
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 30 Observation System 62 Oral
 34 Process Analysis 111 Poster
 39 Land use, impact and value    
 25 Interventions    
 23 Capacity development    
 11 Coffee project    
 7 Microbiology    
 2 Congo project    
 2 Not assigned    
 


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Oral presentations
Observation System
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1.1Land cover and land use change assessments in BIOTA - in the framework of vegetation diversity mapping, Global Change in Africa and future perspectivesLandmann, T.(1); Keil, M.(2); Sabellek, K.(3); Hüttich, C.(1); Gessner, U.(1); Le, B.(4); Schmidt, M.(1,2); Schaab, G.(5); Lung, T. (5);Weber, B. (8); Lieckfeld, L.(2); Oldeland, J.(6); Sommer, H.(3); Wegmann, M.(1); Vlek, P.L.G.(4); Yao, N.(1); Dech, S.(1,2); Strohbach, B.(7); Jürgens, N.(6)Observation SystemOral
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1.2Spatial pattern analysis across Africa for a better understanding of biodiversity patterns using remote sensing.Wegmann, M.(1); Magidi, J.(2); Lung, T.(3); Schaab, G.(3); Krug, C.(7); Knight, J.(2); Sommer, J.H.(4); Sabellek, K.(4); Fahr, J.(5); Herkt, M.(5); Barnikel, G.(5); Penner, J.(6); Rödel, M.-O.(6); Keil, M.(8); Landmann, T.(1); Schmidt, M.(8)Observation SystemOral
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1.3Using Remote Sensing And Expert Knowledge To Map Landscape-Level Land Degradation In South Africa And NamibiaWistebaar, N.(1); Hoffman, T.(2); Desmet, P.(3); Rouget, M.(1); Jonas, Z.(1); Lieckfeld, L.(4); Gessner, U.(5)Observation SystemOral
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1.4Opportunities, challenges and limitations of species distribution models: Implications for decision-making in support of biodiversity conservation and sustainable land useHerkt, K.M.B.(1); Barnikel, G.(1); Fahr, J.(1); Finckh, M.(4); García Marquez, J.R.(2); König, K.(3); Oldeland, J.(4); Penner, J.(5); Rödel. M.-O.(5); Schmidt, M.(3); Sommer, J. H.(2); Wegmann, M.(6)Observation SystemOral
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1.5Environmental History Land use and climatic impacts on the vegetation of the western part of southern Africa over the last 200 yearsHoffman, T.(1); Rohde, R.(2); Jürgens, N.(3)Observation SystemOral
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1.6Standardised Biodiversity Observatories – results and future challengesJürgens, N.; Augustin, Büdel, Deutschewitz, Dojani, Donaldson, Esler, Finckh, Goetze, Hahn-Hadjali, Kongor, Koulibali, Fischer, Petersen, Porembski, Rambold, G.; Schmidt, Schmiedel, Sinsin, Strohbach, Thiombiano, Wägele, Weber, Zedda, ZizkaObservation SystemOral
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1.7Regional Climate simulations for the BIOTA South region - model performance and first results of future climate projectionsHänsler, A.; Hagemann, S.; Jacob, D. Observation SystemOral
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1.8Observation of abiotic site properties: Results for biodiversity and implications for monitoring Petersen, A.(1); Gröngröft, A.(1); Schmiedel, U.(2); Jürgens, N.(2)Observation SystemOral
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1.9Rapid species identification - future tools for large scale monitoringOyieke, H.(1); Wägele, J.W.(2)Observation SystemOral
Process Analysis
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2.1Drivers and function of soil diversity in savannas and tropical forestsDalitz, H.(1); Fey, M.(2); Gliniars, R.(1); Graiff, A.(4); Gröngröft, A.(3); Grohmann, C.(4); Herpel, N.(3); Kaiser, D.(4); Linsenmair, K.E.(4); Mills, A.(2); Musila, W.(1,5); Oesker, M.(1); Petersen, A.(3); Siegle, M.(4); Todt, H.(1)Process AnalysisOral
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2.2Mechanisms of vegetation change: ecological transition zones sensitive to global change in South and West AfricaShiponeni, N.(1); Goetze, D.(2); Hennenberg, K.J.(2); Kersting, P.(3); Allsopp, N.(4); Carrick, P.J.(1); Porembski, S.(2); Hoffman, M.T.(1)Process AnalysisOral
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2.3From land use to vegetation and biodiversity changes – linking models and data.Blaum, N.(1); Rossmanith, E.(1); Lohmann, D.(1); Meyfarth, S.(1); Schwager, M.(2); Domptail, S.(3); Nuppenau, E.-A.(3); Geßner, U.(4); Keil, M.(4); Gröngröft, A.(5); Jeltsch, F.(1)Process AnalysisOral
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2.4The influence of land use change on the distribution of plant species in North and West African dry lands.Koenig, K.(1); Thiombiano, A.(2); Hahn-Hadjali, K.(1); Schmidt, M.(1); Wittig, R.(1); Augustin, A.(3); Finckh, M.(3); Agbani, P.(4); Agonyssa, D.(4); Sinsin, B.(4)Process AnalysisOral
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2.5Effects of forest fragmentation and disturbance on biodiversity and ecosystem functions in an African rainforestSchleuning, M.(1); Farwig, N.(1); Althof, A.(2); Berens, D.(1); Bergsdorf, T.(3); Bleher, B.(1); Brenner, A.(3); Dalitz, H.(4); Fischer, E.(2); Fischer, G.(3); Freund, W.(3); Gikungu, M.W.(5); Gliniars, R.(4); Hagen, M.(5); Hita Garcia, F.(3); Kaib, M.(6); Kirika, J.M.(1); Kraemer, M.(5); Kraus, T. (7); Kühne, L.(3); Lung, T.(7); Malombe, I.(2); Mitchell, N.(7); Musila, W.(4); Peters, M.K.(3); Schaab, G.(7); Theisen, I.(2); Todt, H.(4); Uster, D. (4); Wägele, J.W.(3); Yeshitela, K.(2); Böhning-Gaese, K.(1)Process AnalysisOral
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2.6From field findings on biodiversity to landscape-scale distributions and change over time – Ants and birds in Kakamega ForestLung, T.(1); Peters, M.K.(2); Farwig, N.(3); Sajita, N.(3); Böhning-Gaese, K.(3); Schaab, G.(1)Process AnalysisOral
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2.7Fragmented landscape management: Integrating and implementing ecological research across taxa and scalesKrug, C.B.(1); Cabral, J.(2); Esler, K.J.(3); Grant, P.B.C.(3); Horn, A.(3); Heelemann, S.(4); Kieck, M.B.(3); Kongor, R.Y.(3); Meyer, J.(5); Vrdoljak, S.(3); Reisch, C.(4); Samways, M.J.(3); Schurr, F.(2); Sharma, G.P.(3); Poschlod, P.(4)Process AnalysisOral
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2.8Effects of experimental climate manipulations on soil and vegetation dynamics in the South African succulent karoo biomeMusil, C.F.; Nyaga, J.; Matimati, I.Process AnalysisOral
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2.9Monitoring of biophysical and climatologically drivers and the impact of Climate Change on ecosystem functions in West AfricaFalk, U.; Landmann, T.; Kunstmann, Harald; Szarzynski, J.; Schmidt, M.Process AnalysisOral
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2.10Impact of climate change on plant and bird diversity in AfricaBarthlott, W.(1); Böhning-Gaese, K.(2); Field, R.(3); Finckh, M.(5); Heyder, U.(4); Kissling, W.D.(2); Korntheuer, H.(2); Oldeland, J.(5); Sabellek, K.(1); Sommer, J.H.(1)Process AnalysisOral
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2.11Summary and vision: Understanding and modelling ecosystem processes and functions: current state and future challenges Jeltsch, F.(1); Boehning-Gaese, K.(2); Sommer, H.(3); Blaum, N.(1); Rossmanith, E.(1); Tietjen, B.(1); Meyfarth, S.(1); Groengroeft, A.(4); Simmons, R.(5); Lohmann, D.(1) et al. Process AnalysisOral
Land use, impact and value
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3.1Land use and climate changes in West Africa: dynamics of forest and savanna vegetationGoetze, D.(1); Hennenberg, K.J.(1); Koulibaly, A.(2); Orthmann, B.(1); Schöngart, J.(3); Sinsin, B.(4); Traoré, D.(2); Worbes, M.(5); Porembski, S.(1)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.2Mountains, mining, and threatened species – a deadly cocktail for the long-term conservation of a global biodiversity hotspotFahr, J.(1); Barnikel, G.(1); García-Márquez, J.R.(2); Hillers, A.(3); Kalko, E.K.V.(1); Penner, J.(4); Schmidt, M.(5); Sommer, J.H.(2); Wegmann, M.(5); Rödel, M.-O.(4)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.3Species interactions and ecosystem services: land use, seed dispersal and vegetation dynamicsKalko, E.K.V.(1); Berens, D.G.(2); Böhning-Gaese, K.(2); Djossa, B.A.(3), Eshiamwata, G.W.(4); Fahr, J.(1); Farwig, N.(2); Kirika, J.M.(4); Schleuning, M.(2); Ebigbo, N.(1); Sinsin, B.(3)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.4The bee diversity of Kakamega Forest: Influence of habitat fragmentation and successionGikungu, M.(1); Hagen, M.(2); Hasenbein, N.(2); Kraemer, M.(2)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.5Influence of habitat degradation on African ant and termite communitiesPeters, M.K.(1); Brandl, R.(2); Fischer, G.(1); Grohmann, C.(3); Hausberger, B.(4); Hita Garcia, F.(1); Kagezi, G.(5); Kaib, M.(6); Kaiser, D.(3); Konaté, S.(7); Korb, J.(4); Linsenmair, K.E.(3); Reichmann, S.(4); Wägele, W.(1)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.6Deforestation and biodiversity-loss due to cultivation? An interdisciplinary analysis in North-East NamibiaFalk, T.(3); Gröngröft, A.(1); Hecht, J.(3); Hinz, M.(4); Kangombe, F.(5); Keil, M.(6); Petersen, A.(1); Pröpper, M.(2); Strohbach, B.(5); Wisch, U.(1)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.7Cost-benefit analysis of different management approaches of Kakamega Forest in KenyaGuthiga, P. (1) Holm-Mueller, K. (2) Mburu, John (3) Kasina, J (4), Kramer, M (5)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.8Spatiotemporal availability and management obstacles of pastoral ressources in the transhumance system of the Mgoun region, Southern Morocco.Yessef, M.(1); Finckh, M.(2); Augustin, A.(2); Akasbi, Z.(2)Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.9Species interactions and population patterns of Moroccan steppe vegetation under grazing pressure and under exclusion of land use. Augustin, A.; Finckh, M.Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.10Applying Bio-Economic Models and Trust Games for Rangeland Management and Conservation under uncertainty Domptail, S.(1); Prediger, S.(2); Vollan, B.(2,5); Kirk, M.(2); Nuppenau, E.-A.(1); Popp, A.(3,6); Pröpper, M.(4) Land use, impact and valueOral
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3.11The road ahead / Thoughts and contributions from allHoffman, M.T.Land use, impact and valueOral
Interventions
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4.1Cross-taxon patterns of biodiversity, land cover, and protected areas in West AfricaGarcía Márquez, J.R.(1); Barnikel, G.(2); Barthlott, W.(1); Da, S.(1); Dressler, S.(3); Fahr, J.(2); Herkt, M.(2); Janssen, T.(3); Kalko, E.(2); König, K.(3); Landmann, T.(4); Linsenmair, K.E.(5); Penner, J.(6); Rödel, M.O.(6); Schmidt, M.(3); Schmidt, M.(4); Sommer, J.H.(1); Thiombiano, A.(7); Wegmann, M.(4); Zizka, G.(3)InterventionsOral
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4.2Restoration of degraded soils in Burkina FasoOuédraogo, A.(1); Hahn-Hadjali, K.(2); Kaiser, D.(3); Konaté, S.(4); Linsenmair, K.E.(3); Soulama, S.(1); Thiombiano, A.(1)InterventionsOral
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4.3BIOTA involvement in the participatory forest management of Kakamega Forest, aiming at a zonation mapMitchell, N.(1); Fischer, E.(2); Freund, W.(3); Gaesing, K.(4); Hagen, M.(5); Kraemer, M.(5); Oesker, M.(6); Peters, M.K.(3); Wägele, J.W.(3); Wünscher, T.(7); Schaab, G.(1)InterventionsOral
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4.4Tools developed for use in biodiversity research and management related to East African rainforestsSchaab, G.(1); Böhning-Gaese, K.(2); Dalitz, H.(3); Fischer, E.(4); Freund, W.(5); Gaesing, K.(6); Holstein, J.(7); Kraemer, M.(8); Lampe, K.-H.(5); Mussgnug, F.(9); Peters, M.(5); Rietdorf, U.(10)InterventionsOral
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4.5Participatory research with some Namibian farmers to improve ecological functioningZimmermann, I.(1); Shamathe, K.(1); Pringle, H.J.R.(2); Tjilumbu, L.(1); Liyemo, A.(1); Muheua, S.T.(1); Kauatjirue, J.(1)InterventionsOral
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4.6From Science to Action: the Implementation of “Locally Protected Areas” (LPAs) for Biodiversity ConservationHahn-Hadjali, K.(1); Wieckhorst, A.(2); Sinsin, B.(3); Thiombiano, A.(4)InterventionsOral
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4.7Approaches to reconcile biodiversity conservation with the need to improve rural livelihoodsBecker, M.(1); Gaesing, K.(2); Kappel, R.(3); Mussgnug, F.(4); Rietdorf, U.(5); Schmidt-Kallert, E.(6); Wünscher, T.(7)InterventionsOral
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4.8Institutions and Policies for Better Management of Natural Resources in NamibiaDomptail, S.(1); Falk, T.(2); Hinz, M.(3); Kirk, M. (1,2); Popp, A.(4); Unanivi, V.(3); Muhongo, M.H.(3); Namwoonde, E.(3); Mapaure, C.(3)InterventionsOral
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4.9Developing a decision support system for the management of semi-arid savannas in Namibia (progress and lessons learnt).Joubert, D.F.; Zimmermann, I.; Fendler, J.; Winschiers, H. InterventionsOral
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4.10Ecosystem services, landscapes and concepts for biodiversity protection: A “Pan-African” policy perspectiveFalk, T.(1); Gaesing, K.(2); Goetze, D.(3); Hahn-Hadjali, K.(4); Kirk, M.(1); Nuppenau, E.-A.(5); Rietdorf, U.(6); Schareika, N.(7); Schmid-Kallert, E.(2); Wünscher, T.(8)InterventionsOral
Capacity development
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5.1Capacity development and knowledge exchange in BIOTA Africa: a capacity to build capacity project.Sinsin, B.Capacity developmentOral
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5.2Passing on biodiversity data to decision makers and the public for sustainable land use planning and education. Examples from Morocco and West Africa.Kampmann, D.(1); Koenig, K.(1); Finckh, M.(2)Capacity developmentOral
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5.3Creating enabling frame conditions for land user –scientist communicationKoelle, B.(1); Kotze, D.(1)Capacity developmentOral
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5.4Researcher-land user linkage: The para-ecologists in BIOTA AFRICASchmiedel, U.(1); Christiaan, R.(2); Dausas, M.(2); Isaacks, R.(2); Kooitjie, A.(2); Kotze, D.(2); Lot, J.(2); Mukuya, R.(2); Pieters, W.(2); Todt, H.(3); Dalitz, H.(3); Analo, C.(4)Capacity developmentOral
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5.5Paving the road for pollinator conservation in KenyaKinuthia, W. (1); Gikungu, M. (1); Hagen, M. (2); Kraemer, M. (2)Capacity developmentOral
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5.6The Zaï system: A West African traditional soil restoration system based on termite activityKaiser, D.(2); Konaté, S.(1); Linsenmair, E. K.(2)Capacity developmentOral
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5.7Awareness raising film project on illegal logging in Northern NamibiaMukuya, R.(1); Pröpper, M.(2)Capacity developmentOral
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5.8Biodiversity data nodes – digitization and integration of biodiversity dataSchmidt, M. (1, 2); Thiombiano, A. (3); Dressler, S. (1, 2); Finck, M. (7); Janssen, T. (1); Jürgens, N. (7); Khayota, B. (6); Konaté, S. (5); Muche, G. (7); Schmiedel, U. (7); Sinsin, B. (4); Zizka, G.(1, 2) Capacity developmentOral
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5.9BIOTA AFRICA biodiversity data nodes in GermanyMuche, G.(1)Capacity developmentOral
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5.10Transdisciplinary Approaches in Documentation of BiodiversityLampe, K.H.Capacity developmentOral
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5.11Capacity development and data centers: Conclusions and visionsKhayota, B.(1); Lampe, K.-H.(2)Capacity developmentOral
Coffee project
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6.1CoCE - Conservation and use of the wild populations of Coffea arabica in the montane rainforests of EthiopiaDenich, M.(1); Gole, T.W.(2); Gatzweiler, F.(1); Balcha, G.(3); Vlek, P.L.G.(1)Coffee projectOral
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6.2Genetic diversity of wild coffee and its implications for conservationTesfaye, K.(1); Senbeta, F.(2); Oljira, T.(3); Balemi, S.(4); Govers, K.(5); Bekele, E.(1); Borsch, T.(5)Coffee projectOral
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6.3Ecophysiology and Quality of Wild Arabica Coffee from Afromontane Rainforests of Ethiopia and their Relationships with Environmental ConditionsYadessa, A.(1); Beining, A.(1);Kufa, T.(3); Goldbach, H.(2); Fetene, M.(4); Burkhardt, J.(2)Coffee projectOral
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6.4Using the economic value of forest coffee for forest conservation.Stellmacher, T.(1); Gatzweiler, F.W.(1); Haile, A.(2); Seyoum, A.(1)Coffee projectOral
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6.5Contributions of the Ethiopian Coffee Forest Forum to the conservation of coffee forests in Ethiopia.Gole, T.W.(1); Senbeta, F.(1); Moll, P.(2); Zander, U.(3); Gatzweiler, F.(4); Denich, M.(4); Kelbessa, E.(5); Adugna, G.(6); Dalle, G.(7); Hedden-Dunkhorst, B.(8)Coffee projectOral
Microbiology
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7.1Functional diversity and impact of mostly novel nitrogen-fixing bacteria associated with wild plants and crops from Northern regions of NamibiaBurbano, C.; Bahulikar, R.; Demba-Diallo, M.; Hurek, T.; Reinhold-Hurek, B.MicrobiologyOral
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7.2The diversity and activity of bacterial communities in Namibian semiarid savanna soils – anthropogenic determinants and feedback loopsZul, D.(1,2); Fösel, B.U.(1); Romann, E.(1); Mayer, M.(1); Overmann, J.(1) MicrobiologyOral
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7.3Diversity of Acidobacteria in Namibian soils and novel methodological developments in microbial ecologyPester, M.(1); Rappl, K.(2); Starke, I.(1); Baranyi, C.(1); Wagner, M.(1); Ludwig, W.(2); Loy, A.(1)MicrobiologyOral
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7.4Impact of land use and soil properties in the Kavango-region of Northern Namibia on N2O emissions and denitrifier communities Hannig, M.(1); Gröngröft, A.(2); Conrad, R.(1); Braker, G.(1)MicrobiologyOral
Congo project
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8.1Medicinal plant use for biodiversity conservation: From tradition to modern applicationMuganza, M.(1,2); Mato, B.(2,3); Bikandu, B.(2); Lassa, T.(2); Lukoki, F.(3); Fruth, B.(2) Congo projectOral
Poster
Observation System
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-Assessment and spatial pattern analysis of soil lichens along the BIOTA Southern Africa transectZedda, L.(1,2); Kong, S.-M.(1); Rambold, G.(1)Observation SystemPoster
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-Plant-Pollinator Networks in an Agriculture-Forest Mosaic and how to conserve themHagen, M.(1); Gikungu, M.(2); Kraemer, M.(1)Observation SystemPoster
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-Changes in vegetation cover in Namibian Savannas as retrieved by remote sensing and its relationship to precipitation and land useGessner, U.(1); Hüttich, C.(1); Keil, M.(2); Schmidt, M.(2)Observation SystemPoster
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-Vegetation Type Mapping in North-Eastern Namibia based on Botanical Assessments and Multi-scale Satellite ObservationsHüttich, Ch.(1); Gessner, U.(1); Keil, M.(2); Schmidt, M.(2); Strohbach, B.(3)Observation SystemPoster
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-Satellite remote sensing for biodiversity - as part of the BIOTA project in West AfricaLandmann, T.(1); Wegmann, M.(1); Fahr, J.(2); Schmidt, M.(1,3); Dech, S. (1,3)Observation SystemPoster
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-Modelling spatial pattern of biodiversity using imaging spectroscopy Lieckfeld, L.(1); Oldeland, J.(2) Observation SystemPoster
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-Remote sensing based determination of the percentage tree cover for biodiversity assessments in West AfricaSchramm, M.(1); Machwitz, M.(1); Landmann, T.(1); Schmidt, M.(1,2); Conrad, C.(1); König, K.(3); Dech, S.(1,2) Observation SystemPoster
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-Checklist of the Flora of Burkina Faso - Out soon.Dressler, S.(1,2); Schmidt, M.(1,2); Thiombiano, A.(3); Hahn-Hadjali, K.(2); Guinko, S.(3); Zizka, G.(1,2)Observation SystemPoster
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-Reconstruction of migration pathways of plants adapted to semiarid to arid regions in Southern Africa using molecular markersJürgens, N.; Oncken, I.; Rudolph, B.Observation SystemPoster
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-The ant diversity of a Congo-Guinean rain forest in western KenyaHita Garcia, F.; Fischer, G.; Peters, M.K.Observation SystemPoster
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-Fire distribution in West African Savannas using satellite dataYao, A.N.(1,2); Landmann, T.(1,2); Schmidt, M.(1,2); Konaté, S.(3); Dech, S.(1); Linsenmair, K.E.(4)Observation SystemPoster
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-Acoustic assessment of insect fauna in fragmented and natural areasGrant, P.B.C.(1); Samways, M.J.(2)Observation SystemPoster
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-Foliicolous lichens as bioindicators for different forest types in Kakamega ForestYeshitela, K.(1); Killmann, D.(1); Sérusiaux, E.(2); Fischer, E.(1)Observation SystemPoster
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-Variation of Lepidoptera biodiversity along an aridity gradient in central NamibiaMey, W.Observation SystemPoster
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-Identification books for selected Insect groupsMey, W.; Deckert, J.; Koch, F.Observation SystemPoster
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-Biodiversity Monitoring in Europe: The EU FP7 EBONE project European Biodiversity Observation NEtwork Vogel, M.(1); Jongman, R.(2)Observation SystemPoster
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-Gradients of species diversity on the Saharan fringe in Southern MoroccoFinckh, M., Oldeland, J.; Augustin, A.Observation SystemPoster
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-Cultural biodiversity knowledge – uses and impactLang, H.; Limpricht, C.; Linke, T.; Naumann, C.; Pröpper, M.; Schnegg, M.Observation SystemPoster
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-Demography and biodiversityLang, H.; Limpricht, C.; Linke, T.; Naumann, C.; Pröpper, M.Observation SystemPoster
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-Biodiversity research: The holistic approach in anthropologyLang, H.; Limpricht, C.; Linke, T.; Naumann, C.; Pröpper, M.; Schnegg, M.Observation SystemPoster
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-A 27 year-old observatory in the Sahel savanna of N Senegal - design, present results, chances and limitations for long-term biodiversity monitoringMiehe, S.(1); Kluge, J.(2); Culmsee, H.(2)Observation SystemPoster
Process Analysis
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-Genetic structure of two demographic stages of the animal-dispersed tree Prunus africanaBerens, D.G.; Braun, C.; Griebeler, E.M.; Böhning-Gaese, K.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Predicting Tropical Bird Diversity in Response to Climate Change: Are Woody Plants a Lag Factor?Kissling, W.D.(1); Field, R.(2); Korntheuer, H.(1); Heyder, U.(3); Böhning-Gaese, K.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Soil features influencing lichen diversity at the BIOTA observatories in NamibiaZedda, L.(1,2); Gröngröft, A.(3); Petersen, A.(3); Miehlich, G.(3); Kong, S.-M.(1); Rambold, G.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Tree growth monitoring, a way of detecting the response of trees to climate change, and an African Tree Growth Network (ATGN) as a vision for the futureGliniars, R.(1); Becker, S.(1); Musila, W.(1,2); Oesker, M.(1); Todt, H.(1); Dalitz, H.(1);Process AnalysisPoster
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-Multi-scale distribution patterns of termite mounds in central Namibia - implications for ecosystem functioningGrohmann, C.(1); Oldeland, J.(2); Petersen, A.(3); Gröngröft, A.(3); Linsenmair, K.E.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Climate reconstruction using climate–growth relationships of tropical tree species in West AfricaOrthmann, B.(1); Schöngart, J.(2); Hennenberg, K.J.(1); Worbes, M.(3); Sinsin, B.(4); Porembski, S.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-A conceptual state-and-transition model of vegetation change in the Highland Savanna: how well does the data fit it thus far?Joubert, D.F.(1); Smit, G.N.(2)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Dynamical linkage of ecological and economic models of Namibian commercial rangelands: assessing land use impacts and identifying sustainable land use strategiesLohmann, D.(1); Blaum, N.(1); Domptail, S.(2); Popp, A.(3); Rossmanith, E.(1); Jeltsch, F.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Mechanistic distribution models for Fynbos Proteaceae and their use for conservation managementCabral, J.S.; Schurr, F.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Climate change impacts on shrub encroachment: a simulation study of the coupled dynamics of water and vegetation in drylandsTietjen, B.(1); Zehe, E.(2); Jeltsch, F.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Upscaling hydrological processes in a Namibian savannaWieczorek, M.; Tietjen, B.; Blaum, N.; Jeltsch, F.; Rossmanith, E.Process AnalysisPoster
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-A generic savanna model for modelling vegetation dynamicsMeyfarth, S.(1); Tietjen, B.(1); Strohbach, M.(2); Wesuls, D.(3); Gröngröft, A.(4); Rossmanith, E.(1); Blaum, N.(1); Jeltsch F.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Small-scale vegetation-dynamics on different soils on the Etjo Erosion plainsStrohbach, M.; Van Rooyen, G.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Plant Functional Types of vegetation and their distribution over time and space on the Etjo Erosion PlainsStrohbach, M.; Van Rooyen, G.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Combining Plant Functional Types and Landscape Functional Analysis - possible new tool for rangeland managers?Strohbach, M.; Van Rooyen, G.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Rangeland degradation in arid savannas. Consequences for animal diversityBlaum, N.(1); Rossmanith, E.(1); Seymour, C.(2); Wasiolka, B.(1); Meyer, J.(3); Jeltsch, F.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Understanding mechanisms and processes of possible climate and land use changes on species diversity: The BIOTA Kalahari Biodiversity Simulator KBioSim© -an educational and management toolBlaum, N.(1); Schwager, M.(2); Rossmanith, E.(1); Tews, J.(3); Wichmann, M.C.(4); Jeltsch, F.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Towards a sustainable use of the devil’s claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) - results from a simulation modelSchütze, S.(1); Blaum, N.(1); Tietjen, B.(1); Strohbach, M.(2); Rossmanith, E.(1); Jeltsch, F.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Over-utilisation of communal farmland: effects on the soil seed bank and limitations for veld regenerationDreber, N.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Functional classification of vegetation as an instrument to detect indicators for rangeland degradationWesuls, D.; Dreber, N.; Oldeland, J.Process AnalysisPoster
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-Spatial heterogeneity of abiotic factors - affecting species diversity in Kakamega ForestTodt, H.(1); Gliniars, R.(1); Musila, W.(1,2); Oesker, M.(1); Dalitz, H.(1)Process AnalysisPoster
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-Alteration of species interactions and spatial patterns under exclosure conditions in Moroccan steppes. Augustin, A.; Finckh, M. Process AnalysisPoster
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-Fish diversity of the Pendjari National ParkMoritz, T. (1); Linsenmair, K.E. (1)Process AnalysisPoster
Land use, impact and value
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-Why and How to Conserve Kakamega Forest – a Synthesis of E13 Phase II+IIIWünscher, T.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Pesticide residues in soil, water and crops resulting from cash crop cultivation in Benin and Burkina FasoBonzi-Coulibaly, Y.(1); Tapsoba, H.(1); Stechert, C.(2); Kolb, M.(2); Bahadir, M.(2);Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Termites as key elements in soil restoration (Zaï system, Burkina Faso)Kaiser, D.(1); Konaté, S.(2); Linsenmair, K.E.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Utilisation, loss and conservation of plant diversity in cacao plantation areas: case studies from central Côte d'Ivoire (Lamto Reserve and Oumé area)Konan, D.(1); Piba, S.C.(1); Koulibaly, A.(1); Kouamé, N’G.F.(1); Goetze, D.(2); Traoré, D.(1); Porembski, S.(2)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Object-based analysis for imagery of the farmland surrounding Kakamega Forest for socio-economic planning scenariosLübker, T.; Schaab, G. Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Exploring the disturbance of East African rainforests using three spatially explicit indices Mitchell, N.; Schaab, G. Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Pesticide residues in non-target organisms - a consequence of land use change in West Africa? Stechert, C.(1); Kolb, M.(1); Djossa, B.(2); Nago, G.A.(2); Sinsin, B.(2); Rödel, M.-O.(3); Fahr, J.(4); Kalko, E. (4); Reichmann, S.(5); Korb, J.(5); Bahadir, M.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Rural water supply in Namibia: effects on natural resource management and livelihoodsBock, B.; Falk, T.; Kirk, M.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Patterns of biodiversity and land use impact in Soebatsfontein, a biodiversity hotspot in South AfricaFalk, T.(1); Gröngröft, A.(2); Herpel, N.(2); Linke, T.(3); Petersen, A.(2); Schmiedel, U.(4); Vollan, B.(1); Weber, B.(5); Zedda, L.(6)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-The role of animal-mediated seed removal/ dispersal for shrub encroachment during a drought in a Namibian highland savannah.Osterried, K.; Wasiolka, B.; Rossmanith, E.; Jeltsch, F.; Blaum, N.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Farm typology, nutrient balances and soil fertility management in agricultural systems of KakamegaMussgnug, F.; Diwani, T., Ngome, F.; Becker, M.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Forest Management in North-East Namibia: An interdisciplinary AnalysisPröpper, M.(1); Falk, T.(2); Hinz, M.(3); Mapaure, C.(3)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Behavioral responses of the Spotted Sand Lizard Pedioplanis l. lineoocellata to grazing induced degradationWasiolka, B.(1); Henschel, J.(2); Blaum, N.(1); Jeltsch, F.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Scientific and farmer perception of the great diversity of veld types in arid southern NamibiaDomptail, S.(1); Dreber, N.(2); Petersen, A.(3)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Land use changes in the Sandveld Region, West Coast South AfricaMagidi, J.T.(1); Knight, R.S.(1); Krug, C.B.(2); Keil, M.(3); Gessner, U.(4); Hüttich, Ch.(4)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Socioeconomic and cultural determinisms of cacao production in the Baoulé-V and the Lamto region (Côte d'Ivoire)Yao, A.T.R.(1); Kouassi, N'G.F.(1); Goetze, D.(2); Kouakou, N'G.F.(1); Porembski, S.(2)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Soils characteristics and phytodiversity in protected and pastoral, land used area in Burkina Faso and BeninAnne, C.A.T; Runge, J.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Influence of former cultivation on the endangered renosterveld in the Cape lowlands (South Africa) and implications for restoration managementHeelemann, S.(1); Krug, C.B.(2); Esler, K.(3); Reisch, C.(1); Poschlod, P.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Seed banks, germination and the regeneration of Cape lowland RenosterveldHeelemann, S.(1); Krug, C.B.(2); Esler, K.(3); Reisch, C.(1); Poschlod, P.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-The impact of land use type on the diversity of ants in the LAMTO region (Côte d’Ivoire)Koné, M.(1); Konaté, S.(2); Linsenmair, K.E.(3) Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Estimation of fungus-growing termites and their symbiotic fungi (Termitomyces sp.) diversity and abundance through a gradient of land use in the LAMTO region (Côte d’Ivoire)Koné, N. A.(1); Konaté, S.(1); Daouda, K.(2); Linsenmair, K.E.(3) Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Effects of land use and soil properties on vascular plant vegetation and biological soil crustsKunz, N.S.(1); le Roux, A.(2); Schmiedel, U.(3); Wessels, D.C.J.(4); Weber, B.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Diversity islands of special ecological and socio-economical relevance: Sustainable use of termite mounds and their productsErpenbach, A.; Hahn-Hadjali, K.; Reichmann, S.; Korb, J.;Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Procurement Auctions for Conservation Practices – Economic Experiments in Kakamega, KenyaSaizaki, R.; Wünscher, T.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Conservation versus degradation and sustainable use of termite mounds in the Pendjari region (Benin): causalities and scopes for intervention through a farming system analysis approachNuppenau, E.-A.(1); Ogoudedji, G.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Unsustainable use of frogs and ecosystem consequencesMohneke, M.(1); Zongo, B.(2), Boussim, J.L.(2); Zongo, F.(2); Thiombiano, A.(2); Rödel M.-O.(1)Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Rural Livelihood, Land Management and Biodiversity. Community participation for biodiversity conservationKenea Negero, W.Land use, impact and valuePoster
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-Termite communities along a habitat degradation gradient: Patterns and processes for ecosystem functionKaib, M.(1); Kagezi, G.(2); Brandl, R.(3)Land use, impact and valuePoster
Interventions
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-Geodata-based tools supporting biodiversity research and forest management in Kakamega ForestSchaab, G.; Asser, B.; Dammann, P.; Huth, K.; Muchori, F.N.; Ojha, N.; Zimmer, H.InterventionsPoster
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-The effects of grazing and rest on plants in experimental plots on two neighbouring farms in Namibia’s Highland SavannaZimmermann, I.(1); Wesuls, D.(2); Kauatjirue, J.(1)InterventionsPoster
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-Causes for degradation and options for recovery of land use systems in Kakamega, Western KenyaMussgnug, F.(1); Diwani, T.(1); Nickel, D.(2); Becker, M.(1)InterventionsPoster
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-Cotton production and biodiversity in Benin and Burkina Faso:, small farmers options, policies and impact on environmentPalmantier, A.(1); Kirk, M.(1); Senghor, A.(2); Degla, P.(3)InterventionsPoster
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-Conservation status and ex-situ conservation of endangered plants from Kakamega and Budongo ForestRembold, K.(1); Theisen, I.(1); Onyango, J.(2); Fischer, E.(1)InterventionsPoster
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-The Auctioning of Forest User Rights as part of Participatory Forest Management in Field Pilots in Kakamega Forest, Kenya.Khalumba, M.(1); Holm-Müller, K.(2); Wünscher, T. (1)InterventionsPoster
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-Between a rock and a hard place: sustainable conservation of the Cape Lowlands in the face of fragmentation & invasionKongor, R.Y. (1); Sharma, G. P. (1,2); Krug, C.B. (3); Esler, K.J. (1,2); Horn, A. (1)InterventionsPoster
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-Multi- Agent Simulation of the Effects of Participatory Management Approaches on the Sustainable Utilization and Conservation of Kakamega Forest in KenyaMaithya, J.; Wünscher, T.InterventionsPoster
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-Resource manipulation for control of alien invasive grasses in the Fynbos BiomeRuwanza, S.(1); Musil, C. F.(1); Esler, K. J.(2)InterventionsPoster
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-Conserving the Last Refuges - an Analysis of Protected Area Management Approaches in West AfricaKonrad, T.; Linsenmair, K.E.InterventionsPoster
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-Integrating biodiversity conservation into regional planningAligula, E.InterventionsPoster
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-Strategies to reconcile biodiversity conservation with the need to improve rural livelihoods in the setting of Kakamega District.Becker, M.(1), Gaesing, K.(2), Kappel, R.(3), Mussgnug, F.(4), Rietdorf, U.(5), Schmidt-Kallert, E.(6), Wünscher, T.(7)InterventionsPoster
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-Success Factors for Participatory Forest Management in AfricaGaesing, K.(1), Schmidt-Kallert, E.(1)InterventionsPoster
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-Fish catch assessment of the Pendjari River, BeninAhouansou Montocho, S.(1); Lalèyè, P.(1); Linsenmair, K.E.(2)InterventionsPoster
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-Description of fishery management in the Whedos in the North of BeninHauber, M.E. (1); Lalèyè, P. (2); Assongba, N. (3); Linsenmair, K.E. (1)InterventionsPoster
Capacity development
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-BIOTA East Africa - scientific support for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversityFreund, W.; Wägele, J.W.Capacity developmentPoster
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-Gathering, maintenance, analysis, and web-presentation of lichen diversity data from the BIOTA Southern Africa observatoriesZedda, L.(1,2); Neubacher, D.(1,3); Köhler, Th.(1); Rambold, G.(1)Capacity developmentPoster
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-Creating a garden for pollination educationBergsdorf, T.; Hagen, M.; Kraemer, M.; Schwichtenberg, O.Capacity developmentPoster
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-Visual Plants – a tool for data capturing, data presentation, rapid determination and capacity building in biodiversity informatics for plantsDalitz, H.(1); Eilu, G.(3); Masinde, S.(2); Mbatudde, M.(3); Mizrahi-Todt, L.(1); Mwachala, G.(2); Ssegawa, P.(3); Waltemathe, J.(1)Capacity developmentPoster
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-Biodiversity data resources for West Africa – Accessibility and possible solutions to property rights issuesJanssen, T.(1); Dressler, S.(1); Hahn-Hadjali, K.(2); Hien, M.(3); Mahamane, A.(4); Sambou, B.(5); Schmidt, M.(1,2); Sinsin, B.(6); Thiombiano, A.(7); Zizka, G.(1,2)Capacity developmentPoster
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-West African Plant Database – a photo guide and identification toolSchmidt, M.(1,2); Brunken, U.(1); Dressler, S.(1,2); Janssen, T.(1); Porembski, S.(4); Thiombiano, A.(3); Zizka, G. (1,2)Capacity developmentPoster
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-Creating an ecology laboratory to support ecological research in KenyaMusila, W.(1,2); Gliniars, R.(1); Oesker, M.(1); Todt, H.(1); Dalitz, H.(1)Capacity developmentPoster
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-The Dutch-German ABS Capacity Development Initiative for Africa: Linking identified problems with objectives, activities and taylor-shaped instrumentsDrews, A. (1); al-Janabi, S. (2)Capacity developmentPoster
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-The website of BIOTA AFRICA – www.biota-africa.orgHillmann, T.(1); Muche, G.(1)Capacity developmentPoster
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-BIOTA East Subproject E-Scholarships: Capacity Building: High-Potential Postgraduate Scholars from Africa.Kuhn, M.(1); Diwani, T.(2)Capacity developmentPoster
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-BioMonitoring Data FacilityMuche, G.(1); Hillmann, T.(1)Capacity developmentPoster
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-Printed Field Guides - Products for biodiversity identification, education and managementHolstein, J.(1); Steiner, A.(2); Freund, W.(3); Häuser, C.L.(4)Capacity developmentPoster
Coffee project
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-CoCE – Conservation and use of wild populations of Coffea arabica in the montane rainforests of Ethiopia: An overviewCoCE TeamCoffee projectPoster
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-Effects of wild coffee management on plant diversity in the montane rainforests of southwestern EthiopiaSchmitt, C.B.(1,2); Senbeta, F.(3); Denich, M.(2); Boehmer, H.J.(4); Wondafrash, M.(5); Demissew, S.(5)Coffee projectPoster
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-Contrasting adaptation to drought stress in wild populations of Coffea arabica in EthiopiaBeining, A.(1); Kufa, T.(1); Goldbach, H.(1); Fetene, M.(2); Burkhardt, J.(1)Coffee projectPoster
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-Coffee Wilt Disease caused by Gibberella xylarioides and its rapid spread in East AfricaHindorf, H.(1); Adugna, G.(2)Coffee projectPoster
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-Certification – curse or blessing for Ethiopia’s dwindling coffee forests?Volkmann, J.(1); Stellmacher, T.(1); Gole, T.W.(2); Senbeta, F.(2); Grote, U.(3)Coffee projectPoster
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-Implementation-oriented research in the CoCE ProjectZander, U.(1); Moll, P.(2)Coffee projectPoster
Microbiology
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-Fungal species associated with Pod malformation on Acacia karoo in NamibiaChimwamurombe P.M.; Mapaure I.; Hausiku M.S.MicrobiologyPoster
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-Species richness and composition of soil bacterial communities in Namibian semiarid savanna soilsFösel, B.U.(1); Zul, D.(1,2); Romann, E.(1); Mayer, M.(1); Overmann, J.(1) MicrobiologyPoster
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-Phylochip studies of Acidobacteria diversity in Namibian soils.Rappl, K.(1); Pester, M.(2); Hartmann, M.(3); Starke, I.(2); Wagner, M.(2); Loy, A.(2); Ludwig, W.(1)MicrobiologyPoster
Congo project
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-Cryptic diversity of rainforest-plants used for self medication and nutrition in DR CongoBondjengo, N.(1); Kitengie, G.(1); Musibono, D.(2); Fruth, B.(1)Congo projectPoster
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-Soil factors that influence the abundance and distribution of threatened and endangered species in the Okavango Delta; with particular emphasis on Eulophia angolensisMiddleton, S. (1); Mfundisi, K.B. (2); Kurugundla, N. (3)Not assignedPoster
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-From Michel Adanson to our days: History of the study of the vegetation in SenegalDiop, A.T.(1); Ndiaye, P.(2) Not assignedPoster


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