ICCCFS will feature reports by leading researchers from the BRICS countries, Indonesia, and the United States.
Dr. Sikhalazo Dube is a Program Manager: Rangelands Management at the ARC-API. Prior to joining the ARC he was a Senior Scientist (Ecosystems Modeling) at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria in the Global Change and Ecosystems Dynamics Research Group. His research, student supervision and policy inputs focus on rangelands ecology: the dialogue between science, resources users and policy formulators, development of decision support tools and mapping of resources in light of a changing world. He recently participated, at SADC level, in the review of the Regional Agriculture Policy. He is a member and Immediate Past President of the GSSA. His publications include over 40 articles in scientific journals, proceedings, books and chapters in books. He is an author and co-author of several technical reports. His work has been presented in over 20 local and international conferences. Dr. Dube holds a Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology and Management (2005) from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. He holds a number of other professional qualifications.