The SASSCAL Book, a culmination of six years of SASSCAL funded research, is now available online for download:

The cover page of the SASSCAL Book (left), the geographical extent of the research conducted (center) and the thematic index (right)

The Book was officially launched on 18 April 2018, during the SASSCAL Science Symposium in Lusaka, Zambia. The launch was presented by Dr Jane Olwoch, the SASSCAL Executive Director and Dr Rasmus Revermann, the editor in chief of the publication from the University of Hamburg.

Dr Jane Olwoch, SASSCAL Executive Director, Dr Rasmus Revermann, University of Hamburg and Dr Kristin Krewenka, University of Hamburg, distributing the first copies of the SASSCAL Book during the launch

The editor in chief of the publication the SASSCAL Book, Dr Rasmus Revermann, presenting the first copies of the SASSCAL Book

During the launch ceremony, a copy of the Book was presented to every SASSCAL Board Member and every SASSCAL Coordinator. In addition, a fun quiz made it possible for some audience members to also walk away with their copy of the hefty 3 kg Book.

Some 217 researchers contributed to the SASSCAL Book.

The Book proudly boasts 497 pages and is divided into the following chapters: Climate, Water Resources, Risk Management, Rangelands, Food Security, Forest Resources, Land Cover Dynamics and Biodiversity.

For an introduction to the book content please have a read here:
SASSCAL Book Introduction

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