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The South African Integrated Coastal Management Lekgotla 2019 


ICM SA 2019

10 - 11 sEPTEMBER 2019

The River Club

Liesbeek Avenue, Observatory Road, Cape Town

The First South African Integrated Coastal Management is a landmark event for South Africa. The ICM Lekgotla is intended to bring key role-players together to discuss and deliberate on   shared experiences  relating to Governance and ICM in the country, with particular emphasis on science-based management,  in the context of challenges and solutions to current and emerging issues that affect coastal management.


Purpose of

ICM SA 2019

The ICM Lekgotla intends to initiate a dedicated platform for discussion of critical Integrated Coastal Management issues facing South Africa, with the purpose of:

  1. An annual ICM Lekgotla that will bring to government, NGOs, public leadership and the private sector together to discuss critical coastal management issues and the delivery of priority projects linked to the National Coastal Management Programme; and

  2. An annual ICM Lekgotla that is focused on facilitating shared experiences in the implementation of ICM in the country, with particular emphasis on:

  • Science-based management: how scientific research informs management decisions and the crucial feedback loop between management and research for effective ICM;

  • Successes in the implementation of ICM in South Africa: exhibit and highlight the key success for ICM in the country, inclusive of case studies along the coast and international best practice utilised; and

  • Challenges and limitations experienced in the Implementation of ICM in South Africa: highlight the major challenges to the effective implementation of ICM, which is crucial to the review of management decisions, institutional arrangements and the legislation/regulations for future decision making, as well as how ICM implementation in RSA is impacting on a global shift in coastal management/ how our RSA initiatives talks to the international trends in ocean and coastal conservation.

The objective of the annual ICM Lekgotlas are to:

  • Promote meaningful engagement on urgent/priority coastal management matters;

  • Ensure that provincial and national priority projects are monitored and reported on;

  • Provide a platform for new and emerging ICM issues for discussion and decision-making;

  • Promote knowledge sharing and experiential learning between and among coastal practitioners, government officials and public leaders.


ICM SA 2019

The coastal zone provides a place to live, work and relax; a source of food and a gateway to the world. It is a maritime space with three core functionalities, namely: biophysical space, social space and economic space. The biophysical space is characterised by the interface of land and sea; whereby reefs, beaches, sand dunes, rocky headlands support and maintain a rich coastal fauna and flora.


The social space is characterised by the convergence of culturally diverse people for divergent purposes, e.g. spiritual or cultural practices, enjoyment, tranquility, food, etc. Lastly, the economic space is characterised by coastal resorts whereby coastal tourists spend time, etc.

The coastal zone in South Africa is managed through the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act No. 24 of 2008) (ICM Act 2008), and sought to proactively manage multiple-use conflicts, pre-empt and plan for new uses, and protect vulnerable ecosystems and marine biodiversity. In addition, the Act is sought to manage trade-offs in coastal development and effective coastal biodiversity management.


The ICM Act was enacted in December 2009 and is currently almost 10 years into its implementation. The Act was a landmark legislation for South Africa as well as the African continent, the first of its kind to promote and legislatively prescribe the fundamental shift towards integration in the management of the coastal zone.

Additionally, South Africa has approached a landmark anniversary, with 2017 officially marking 25 years of Integrated Coastal Management in South Africa.Over the past 25 years, a tremendous amount of research, management initiatives and experiences in the implementation of ICM and the ICM Act has been accumulated. This mass of experience and information requires a dedicated, ongoing platform to facilitate information sharing for coastal management.









Judy Beaumont is the Deputy Director-General of the Oceans and Coast at teh Deaprtment of Environmental Affairs and is responsible for the coordinated management of the Ocean and Coastal Environment at the national level. Ms. Beaumont was previously the Deputy Director-General for Climate Change in the Department

Deputy Director-General: Oceans and Coasts

Ms. Judy Beaumont


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Chief Director: Integrated Coastal Management

Adv. Radia Razack

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In 2006 I joined iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority as the Development Facilitation Manager. While in iSimangaliso, I furthered my interest in management by studying and completing my Masters in Business Administration. An opportunity in the National Department of Environmental Affairs in 2012 to lead and shape national transformation programmes within the conservation sector led to me moving to Pretoria.


Although this was a valuable experience, I missed the challenges associated with implementation, real conservation management, stakeholder engagement and so I returned to iSimangaliso as the Tourism Operations Manager. My leadership and conflict negotiation skills were put to the test as


I managed very complex stakeholder issues in areas of iSimangaliso characterised by contestation both between the Park and stakeholders, and amongst different groups of stakeholders. Particularly on the Marine Protected Area where different use groups compete for space and marine resources (divers, charter fishing, small scale fisherman).

In 2015, I became the Park Operations Director, an executive management position with iSimangaliso. I have shown ability and success in developing, motivating and strengthening my team.

Executive Manager: Biodiversity Conservation, iSiMangaliso Wetland Park Authority

Mr. Sizo Sibiya

  • Dr Razeena Omar is a leading figure in conservation in South Africa. She is a former director of South African National Parks and is the co-chair of the Earth Charter International Council. She has served as the Executive Director: People and Conservation at SANParks and as a member of the Council of the Botanical Society of South Africa. She has been the Chief Executive Officer of CapeNature, the public institution tasked with overseeing biodiversity conservation as part of a sustainable economy in the Western Cape, since January 2014. 

  • She was a schoolteacher for a few years before joining Hewat College as a lecturer in 1987. After ten years at Hewat, she began to assume a larger role in conservation and was an Environmental Advisor to the then National Minister of Education, Professor Kader Asmal.  In 2008, she was appointed as Chief Director: Integrated Coastal Management in the Department of Environmental Affairs (Oceans and Coasts). Here she had to oversee the development of legislation to protect the country’s approx. 3 000km coastline.

CEO: CapeNature

Dr. Razeena Omar

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Piet van Zyl graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and is a Registered Professional Planner with the SA Council for Planners (SACPLAN), with 39 years’ experience.


He was the Founding President of the South African Planning Institute (SAPI) (1996-1998).He has been the Head of Department: Environmental Affairs and Development Planning at the Western Cape Government since 1 January 2012.

He has previously also held the following positions:

  • Head of Urban Planning at the Tourism Development & Investment Company in Abu Dhabi, UAE (2010-2011)

  • Executive Director: Strategy & Planning at the City of Cape Town (2007-2010)

  • Planning and Development Executive of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (Pty) Ltd (1990-2007)

He also spent the formative years of his professional career with the City of Cape Town (1981-1989)

Head: Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Mr. Pieter van Zyl


Merle Sowman is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences at University of Cape Town.  She obtained her PhD in integrated coastal management from UCT in 1994 and has been involved in teaching and research in the field of environmental sustainability and coastal and fisheries management since then. Her current research interests focus on policy and governance issues affecting small-scale fishing communities, governance responses to coastal risk and social justice issues in Marine Protected Area management. Merle is currently leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers concerned with understanding vulnerabilities of fishing communities in the BCLME to climate change and jointly developing local adaptation plans to build resilience. She is also part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers working on a new GCRF project - One Ocean Hub - which is concerned with transforming ocean conflicts and governance in ways that lead to more equitable and sustainable outcomes.   

Head of Department: Environmental and Geographical Sciences, University of Cape Town

Prof. Merle Sowman


Moenieba Isaacs is a full Professor with the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of Western Cape. Her research focus is on understanding the social and political processes of fisheries reform in South Africa and southern Africa, mainly through the lenses of small-scale fisheries policy processes and implementation.  She has worked extensively with communities in South Africa to find policy solutions to the problems, which has highlighted the need to deal with social differentiation in fishing ‘communities’ -unless an understanding of such complexities are part of research processes, they can perpetuate local conflicts. She is an engaged and reflective scholar and always working on finding creative and appropriate ways to engage with social processes, decision making and policymaking in the context of diverse civil society interests. In 2017, she received the Institutional Individual Engagement Excellence Award for her research, policy and community engagement work. NRF rated scholar, leading the blue justice campaign for small-scale fisheries, and founding member of the TBTI international network of small-scale fisheries research.

Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of the Western Cape

Prof. Monieba Isaacs

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Bronwen Cornelissen holds a BTech Degree in Environmental Health, and is currently employed in the position of Control Biodiversity Officer.  

Prior to his current position he worked as Principal Biodiversity Officer: Coastal Management, Principal Environmental Officer: Pollution and Waste Management, as well as an Environmental Health Practitioner, respectively. Hence, Bronwen’s background is in the coastal management, waste management, and EIA administration fields and has 20 years’ experience in the Environmental Management field. 

Bronwen is a firm believer that an integrated approach is of the utmost importance in order to achieve the ultimate goal of coastal management and sustainable development.

Principal Biodiversity Officer: Coastal Management

Mr. Bronwen Cornelissen


Alfred Matsheke started working for nature conservation Directorate of the then Department of Agriculture and Forestry in the Former Transkei as a learner nature conservator bases in the coastal nature reserves. After qualifying as a nature conservator, he then become responsible for management of two inland nature reserves, and assisting with coastal enforcement along the coast during holidays, particularly festive season, enforcing the Transkei Decree of 1992, specifically the section that relates to Coastal Conservation Area. He participated briefly in the development of the green and white paper development process that led to the current ICM Act.

Reconfiguration of environmental portfolio in the Eastern Cape, resulted in the establishment Eastern Parks Board where he served as a reserve manger in three nature reserves (one being a coastal reserve),  before moving to work at OR Tambo  District Municipality as an environmental officer. He is now working for Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs in KwaZulu Natal in the coastal management sub-directorate. 

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs

Mr. Alfred Matsheke


Mr Xolani Nikelo is working as a Control EO for the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT). Background of Conservation with experience in  Coastal Protected Area Management and Planning. Been involved in ICM for nearly 10 years. Current area of work including Policy Development and Implementation as well as coordination of ICM work within the Province.

Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs

Mr. Xolani Nikelo


Mellisa Naiker graduated with a Masters in Science (Marine Botany) from the University of the Western Cape. She joined the Department Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in 2005 in the Spatial Planning, Biodiversity and Coastal Management Directorate. Working mostly in the municipal spatial planning realm in mainstreaming biodiversity considerations into municipal SDFs, she has contributed to the development of biodiversity sector plans and the mainstreaming biodiversity in the Province together with CapeNature. Mellisa joined the Coastal Management Directorate in 2015 and is working in the policy, special programmes and reporting component. Mellisa is responsible for the overall reporting and coordinating the implementation of the Provincial Coastal Management Programme. She chairs the Aquaculture Monitoring Committee, assists in the coordination of blue economy initiatives in the department and is managing a flagship project of the Department on a Strategic Environmental Assessment and Decision Support system for the Greater Saldanha Bay area which is piloting a number of innovative approaches to cooperative governance towards establishing and maintaining environmental quality targets in while facilitating economic growth.

Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

Ms. Mellisa Naiker


Darryl Colenbrander currently holds the position of Head: Coastal Policy Development and Management Programmes, City of Cape Town. His focus is on the development of policies and strategies and the promotion of Integrated Coastal Management towards building a resilient coastal city. He has recently completed his PhD through the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands where his research topic focused on the governance of coastal risk and vulnerability in developing city-scale contexts. Prior to joining the City of Cape Town in 2009, Darryl was employed as a researcher within Oceanographic Research Institute.

Head: Coastal Policy Development and Management Programmes, City of Cape Town

Dr. Darryl Colenbrander

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Andrew graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He was employed by the eThekwini Municipality (then the Durban City Council) and worked as an engineer in the field of river and hydraulic engineering. In 1993 he was promoted to a managerial position responsible for the stormwater engineering branch. At the same time he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) from the University of South Africa.


In 1997 he was appointed as the manager of the Rivers and Coastal Engineering branch. He was then promoted to the position of Director: Drainage and Coastal Engineering department in 1998. His Director responsibilities included the stormwater maintenance branch, the Durban sand bypass scheme, three civil design offices for coastal engineering, stormwater engineering and in-house client projects, an urban design and landscape planning branch. A total of 210 staff and an annual capital budget of R560 million (2018 equivalent).


In 2003 he took up a strategic management position in the Office of the City Manager as Project Executive: Coastal and Catchment Policy, Co-ordination and Management. His current responsibilities include, the development of coastal and catchment policies, input into national and provincial legislation, municipal bylaws, implementation of the Integrated Coastal Management Act at municipal level, as well as the development of strategic public and private developments.


He is responsible for the Unit civil engineering mentorship programme where graduates are prepared for professional registration. There are currently over 120 staff on this programme. He is currently an external final year examiner at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is a registered Professional Engineer and is a member of several institutions.


He has authored several papers mainly on coastal and sea level rise related topics and obtained his PhD on “The risks, management and adaptation to sea level rise and coastal erosion along the Southern and eastern African coastline”. He has been an expert reviewer for the IPCC’s chapter on “coastal and low lying areas” in the Fifth Assessment Report (FAR).

Project Executive: Coastal and Catchment Policy, Co-ordination and Management

Dr. Andrew Mather

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Ntombovuyo Madlokazi was born in Cape Town, raised in Upper Mngqesha Location- Eastern Cape. She completed her basic education at Nzululwazi High School, Alice. Then she went to the University of Fort Hare in 2002-2006 where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany and Microbiology, and BSc Hons in Botany (specializing in Plant Ecology and Physiology).


Between 2008 & 2010, she joined SANBI, Pretoria and Environmental Evaluation Unit as a Research Assistant supporting research projects- such as Eastern Cape Flora Project, San-! Khoba: indigenous People, consent and Benefit Sharing. That is where the dawn of her practical biodiversity experience emanated. She has published two articles: Mayekiso, B., Madlokazi, N. and Magwa, M. L., (2008). Antimicrobial Activity of Schistostephium heptalobum Leaf Extracts. Global Science Book: Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Science and Phillips, T and N. Madlokazi, 2010. An Impact Assessment of the Research funded by Water Research Commission on Wetlands Management in South Africa. WRC Report No. KV 253/10.


Her ambition on environmental management grew and joined the Department (DEFF) in 2011 as an intern (Estuaries Management) and today is a Control Environmental Officer responsible for Estuaries Management sub-directorate. At DEFF, her work includes integration, coordination and efficient management of South African estuaries; science-policy interface (ensuring estuarine research respond to management challenges); lead the development and implementation of Estuarine Management Plans; and  facilitate the implementation of international obligations (RAMSAR Convention Resolution on estuaries).  

Control Environmental Officer: Estuary Management, DEA Oceans and Coast

Ms. Ntombovuyo Madlokazi

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Lorren is an industrial and process engineer with a Masters in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cape Town. She specialises in Life Cycle Assessment and has developed carbon and water footprint tools and sustainability indicators for industry. She is currently the project manager for the circular plastics economy programme at WWF-South Africa and is involved in multiple systemic interventions in the plastics space in South Africa to address the plastic pollution challenge. Policy responses are a means to enable governments to hold business accountable for addressing plastic pollution and are important in supporting the development of a circular plastics economy in South Africa and globally.

Project Manager: Circular Plastic Economy Programme WWF-South Africa

Ms. Lorren de Kock

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Mr Potlako Khati is currently employed by the Department of Environment Forestry and Fisheries. He has been involved in spatial planning environment for more than eleven (11) years. He’s been responsible for spatial planning for coastal zone management and his main focus has always been to provide guidance and advice to National Provincial and local government regarding spatial planning implication of Integrated Coastal Management Act on land use management systems. He has been involved in a number of committee in the Department directly involved NEMA/ SPLUMA implications.


Furthermore, Mr Khati has been involved in the local government space through the Department and SALGA engagement to facilitate integrated coastal management objectives which required implementation at municipal level. Some of the initiatives which has direct implications to municipalities includes but not limited to- coastal access; climate change adaptation work; mainstreaming and alignment of coastal management plans, frameworks and strategies.

Control Environmental Officer: Coastal Planning, DEA Oceans and Coast

Mr. Potlako Khati


Mr. Moses Ramakulukusha is currently involved in the development of the South African Marine Spatial Planning system as part of Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy. He was directly involved in the development of the South African Marine Spatial Planning legislation and is currently facilitating the development of Marine Area Plans. Moses comes from a geology and Environmental Management background and has been involved in Environmental Impact assessment at Provincial and National level in both the territorial and marine environment.

Control Environmental Officer: Marine Spatial Planning, DEA Oceans and Coast

Mr. Moses Ramakulukusha


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SARChI Chair: Marine Spatial Planning, Institute for Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University

Prof. Amanda Lombard

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I am a registered Professional Natural Scientist (Pr.Sci.Nat - SACNASP), GISc Practitioner (GTg - SAGC, formerly PLATO) and member of the Disaster Management Institute of South Africa (DMISA), with extensive experience working in multidisciplinary environments primarily utilising GIS as a decision support tool and managing projects that focus on environmental analyses, risk assessments and spatial planning. More recently, I've gained lots of experience working with LiDAR.

I am well versed in ArcGIS with extensive experience in advanced GIS analyses including the use of extensions such as spatial analyst, network analyst, 3D analyst and model builder as well as spatial data (geodatabase) and database management. I currently manage ArcGIS server and licence administration as well as the development of decision support tools in the form of Flex, Silverlight and JavaScript Viewers.

From an environmental and disaster risk perspective, I'm primarily interested in coastal processes and extreme events, including those influenced by climate change, human-environmental interactions and consequences as well as the related socio-economic impacts. I'm currently undertaking site specific coastal inundation risk modeling using Delft3d (Deltares) and GIS (ArcGIS, QGIS).

GISc Professional / Acting OCIMS & MIMS Manager, DEA Oceans and Coast

Dr. Lauren Williams

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Dr Melanie Lück-Vogel is an interdisciplinary senior researcher at the CSIR’s Coastal Systems Research Group in Stellenbosch.

She has more than 18 years of experience in remote sensing and geospatial analysis for transdisciplinary environmental research and development in Southern Africa. The focus of her current work is on coastal vulnerability assessment and response to climate and global change.


Relevant projects include the Coastal Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (INGC;2009-2012); the National Coastal Assessment for (DEA O&C; since 2017); the Green Book project: Climate change adaptation for South African settlements (CSIR/IRDC; 2017-18); the Development of the National Coastal Access Strategy and Guidelines (DEA O&C; 2013-2014); the OCIMS Coastal Flood Hazard Viewer (since 2016) and the Coastal Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment (GIZ/DEA; 2019), amongst others.


She is involved in capacity building through lectures and supervision of more than 20 South African and international Post-Grad students during the last 10 years.

Senior Researcher: Coastal Systems Research Group, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Dr. Melanie Luck-Vogel


Dr Bronwyn Goble is a Senior Scientist at the Oceanographic Research Institute. As a coastal scientist she has a wide range of research interests, including applied coastal management research for addressing social challenges in the coastal zone and facilitating improved implementation of the Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) Act in South Africa. She also works on a range of projects that investigate changes in the natural coastal environment and the drivers thereof. Bronwyn’s background is in the use and application of Geographic Information Systems and she continues to use and grow these skills for spatial planning, change detection and modelling of coastal processes.


Bronwyn believes that capacity building and knowledge sharing are key to the success of ICM, as such she facilitates several training sessions with provincial and local government and provides guest lectures on coastal management to post-graduate students. Additionally, she has recently completed her PhD, which considered ways of enhancing ICM decision making at the local level, through innovative knowledge transfer and information sharing approaches.


Bronwyn is passionate about ensuring that science informs coastal management and decision making. As such she works closely with the Kwa-Zulu Natal Province on a range of strategic ICM projects in support of coastal management within the Kwa-Zulu Natal Province. Most excitedly she has been the co-lead on the development of an innovative ICM support tool for the province – www.coastkzn.co.za. The aim of which is to assist in access to information and knowledge on ICM.

Senior Scientist: Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI)

Dr. Bronwyn Goble


Ashley Johnson is the Director for Oceans Research at the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. He joined the organisation as a Physical Oceanographer in August 1996 with a special interest in Ocean-Atmosphere interaction and Numerical Modelling. He studied at the University of Cape Town as well as the University of Western Brittany, France. Most recently, he served as the Vice-Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and has recently been appointed as a lead in the IOC of UNESCO’s Planning Committee for the UN Ocean Decade of Science for Sustainable Development. He has played an instrumental role in South Africa’s efforts to spearhead the regions participation in the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE2) and has been assisting various countries in setting up Regional Centres of Competence to foster greater training and cooperation. Ashley has a great passion for capacity building and fostering the development of young scientists.

Director: Oceans Research, DEA Oceans and Coast

Dr. Ashley Johnson

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Susan Taljaard is a Principal Researcher in the Coastal Systems Research Group of the CSIR where she has been working in the field of marine, coastal and estuarine research for more than 25 years. Her earlier tertiary education was obtained from the Nelson Mandela University, and in 2011 she received her PhD from the University of Stellenbosch (Topic: Implementation of integrated coastal management). Her research has been largely shaped by the CSIR’s mandate to foster, in the national interest and in collaboration with private and public sectors, scientific developments that contribute to the quality of life of South Africa’s people. As a result her research outputs were mostly applied focusing on the implementation of environmental policies, protocols and guidelines towards sustainable growth and development. With specific reference to marine and coastal research, her career commenced in marine water quality management developing, for example water quality guidelines and operational policies from marine disposal of land-derived wastewater, both nationally and within the region through the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem Programme, as well as the Western Indian Ocean Land-based Activities Programme. In 2014, she was project leader of the CSIR’s team that assisted the National Environmental Department with the development of South Africa’s first National Coastal Management Programme under the Integrated Coastal Management Act (2008).  Susan’s recent appointment as Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research (Nelson Mandela University) offers her with the opportunity to now share and learn from the next generation of marine and coastal scientists.

Principal Researcher: Coastal Systems Research Group, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Dr. Susan Taljaard

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Janine Adams is a professor in the Botany Department at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Deputy Director of the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research and a member of the Sustainability Research Unit.  Janine’s research focusses on the ecology, conservation and management of estuaries including environmental flow requirements, ecological health and importance indices.  Blue carbon ecosystems and their response to climate change is under investigation as well as water quality management and harmful algal blooms.  Her passion is making a difference and ensuring that knowledge is transferred across the science, policy, management spectrum.  She trains postgraduate students so that they will have the skills to work across this interface and has successfully graduated 32 MSc and 22 PhD students. She has published over 135 articles in rated journals.  In 2015 she received the silver medal from the Southern African Society of Aquatic Scientists for her contributions to the country.  Janine has served as Chairperson of the Water Research Commission and is a fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa.  In 2013 and 2017 she received the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University researcher of the year award and in 2018 she was the Science Faculty researcher of the year.

Deputy Director: Institute for Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University

Prof. Janine Adams


Session 1: Governance & Science to Policy

Dr. Razeena Omar

Practical Approaches to Science and Knowledge-based ICM

Prof. Monieba Isaacs

The role of social research, methodologies and design in building successful ICM interventions

Mr. Sizo Sibiya

Deliver Mechanisms for ICM - experiences and challenges

Prof. Merle Sowman

ICM Research in South Africa - experiences and challenges

Session 2: ICM Experiences & Knowledge/Science Requirements

Mr. Pieter van Zyl

The importance of knowledge and science requirements for provincial implementation of ICM

Mr. Xolani Nikelo

ICM experiences and knowledge/science requirements: Eastern Cape Provincial Perspective

Dr. Andrew Mather

ICM experiences and knowledge/science requirements: Ethekweni Metro Local Government Perspective

Mr. Bronwen Cornelissen

ICM experiences and knowledge/science requirements: Northern Cape Provincial Perspective

Ms. Mellisa Naiker

ICM experiences and knowledge/science requirements: Western Cape Provincial Perspective

Mr. Alfred Matsheke

ICM experiences and knowledge/science requirements: Kwa-Zulu Natal Provincial Perspective

Dr. Darryl Colenbrander

ICM experiences and knowledge/science requirements: City of Cape Town Local Government Perspective

Session 3: Estuary Management & Marine Litter

Ms. Ntombovuyo Madlokazi

Lessons learned in Estuary Management and Implications for future policy making

Ms. Lorren de Kock

Marine plastics: emerging science and its impact on future policy decisions

Session 4: Coastal & Offshore Planning

Dr. Darryl Colenbrander

Coastal Spatial Planning: Successes and Challenges

Dr. Andrew Mather

Coastal Spatial Planning Considerations

Mr. Potlako Khati

Coastal spatial planning realities

Prof. Amanda Lombard

Spatial Planning for an uncertain future

Mr. Moses Ramakulukusha

Offshore Spatial Planning Realities

Student Posters

Session 5: The opportunity of Information Systems to deliver ICM Tools & Knowledge Platforms

Dr. Lauren Williams

The National Ocean and Coastal Information Management System (OCIMS)

Dr. Melanie Luck-Vogel

The National Coastal Assessment  & Coastal Climate Change Vulnerability Study: Implications for the future

Dr. Bronwyn Goble

KwaZulu-Natal Coastal Information Systems

Session 6: Future-Proofing ICM - What is the Science Pointing to? 

Dr. Ashley Johnson

National Research in support of ICM and implications for future policy

Dr. Louise Firth

Eco-engineering of the grey: making space for nature along urbanised shorelines

Dr. Susan Taljaard

Future Science Perspectives for Coastal Management

Prof. Janine Adams

Research Implications for the future of estuary management

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