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Louise Gammage (MSc)

Louise Gammage is a PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cape Town and forms part of the Marine Fisheries and Ecology group hosted by the South African Research Chair in Marine Fisheries and Ecology.  An environmental geographer by training and with a particular interest in environmental management and small-scale fisheries, Louise’s current research uses participatory methods and places focus on multiple stressors and feedback loops that give rise to vulnerability to change as well as the development of future adaptation scenarios for vulnerable communities within the context of the small-scale traditional hand line fishery in South Africa’s Southern Cape.

Her research is linked to the SCIFR project (see Projects page).

Her M.Sc thesis is titled:

Considering One’s Options When The Fish Leave.  A Case Study Of The Traditional Commercial Hand Line Fishery Of The Southern Cape” (PDF)