Activities
SAFNet members are involved in fire and natural resource management in the SADC region in areas such as national parks, private game reserves, state forests, communal and commercial farming areas.
Papers
2006
  • Roy, D.P., Trigg, S.N., Bhima, R., Brockett, B., Dube, O., Frost, P., Govender, N., Landmann, T., Le Roux, J., Lepono, T., Macuacua, J., Mbow, C., Mhwandangara, K., Mosepele, B., Mutanga, O., Neo-Mahupeleng, G., Norman, M., Virgilo, S., 2006, The utility of satellite fire product accuracy information ? perspectives and recommendations from the southern Africa fire network, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44: 1928-1930.
2005
  • Roy, D.P., Frost, P., Justice, C., Landmann, T., Le Roux, J., Gumbo, K., Makungwa, S., Dunham, K., Du Toit, R., Mhwandagara, K., Zacarias, A, Tacheba, B., Dube, O., Pereira, J., Mushove, P., Morisette, J., Santhana Vannan, S., Davies, D., 2005, The Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNet) regional burned area product validation protocol, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 44: 4265-4292.
2003
  • Bruce Brockett, 2003, Using remote sensing for fire management in Pilanesberg National Park and Madikwe Game Reserve, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Grevile Ruddock, 2003, Working on Fire - Piloting Integrated Fire Management in South Africa, SAFNet Presentation.
2002
  • Woods, D., Potgieter, A., Landmann, T., Govender, N., 2002, Fire policy, experiments and experience in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, Southern African Fire Network (SAFNet).
Reports
2013
  • Navashni Govender, Anja Hoffman, Wisdom Dlamini, 2013, 9th SAFNET meeting at Morogoro, Tanzania, 25 - 27 Feb 2013.
2011
  • Navashni Govender, Anja Hoffman, 2011, SAFNET 2011 Report - Executive summary.
2009
  • 2009, Africa Environment Outlook case studies, UNEP Division of Early warning (DEWA).
2008
  • 2008, Towards Effective Regional Fire Management, Policies and Operations status, SAFNet Report.
2007
  • Chris Justice, 2007, International Wildland fire Conference Seville, Spain May 13-17th 2007, SAFNet Report.
  • Pauline Dube, 2007, Contribution of the START′s GOFC-GOLD support to the SOUTHERN AFRICA FIRE NETWORK (SAFNet), SAFNet Report.
2006
  • Pauline Dube and Cheikh Mbow, 2006, International Workshop on Climate and Land Degradation - Arusha, Tanzania, 11-15 December 2006, SAFNet Report.
2005
  • David Roy, et al., 2005, The Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNet) regional burned-area product-validation protocol, SAFNet Report.
  • Pauline Dube, 2005, A Collaborative Effort Towards Developing Capacity for Operational Fire Monitoring and Management Systems in Southern Africa, SAFNet Report.
2002
  • W.S.W. Trollope, L.A. Trollope, 2002, Fire Behaviour a Key Factor in the Fire Ecology of African Grasslands and Savannas, SAFNet Report.
1985
  • P.G.H. Frost, F. Robertson, 1985, The Ecological Effects of Fire in Savannas, SAFNet Report.
Projects
2002
  • Opha Pauline Dube, 2002, Climate change and wildfires in the Limpopo Basin, SAFNet Project.
2001
  • David Roy, 2001, Burned area mapping in southern Africa: case study synthesis and regional application of MODIS data, SAFNet Project.
Presentations
2013
  • Navashni Govender, 2013, Report back from SAFNet 2011 delegate questionnaire Golden Gate HNP, South Africa.
2008
  • Aggrey Rwetsiba, 2008, Fire information systems for operational fire strategies , SAFNet Presentation.
  • Anja A. Hoffmann, K. Dintwe, B. Phillimon, Cheewai Lai, Minnie Wong & Diane Davies, 2008, Wildfire Information Database: Example of Department of Forestry & Range Resources, Botswana, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Blessing Siwela, 2008, Concept Note On Cross-border Fire Management for the SADC Countries, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Blessing Siwela, 2008, Data Sharing Initiatives at SADC FANR, SAFNet Presentation.
  • David A.N. Nangoma and Julian Bayliss, 2008, The First Use of the MODIS Rapid Response (MRR) Fire Alert System on Mount Mulanje, Malawi – A Case for Conservation Management, SAFNet Presentation.
  • David Roy, Chris Justice, I Csiszar, 2008, GOFC-GOLD Fire; How does SAFNet fit in?, SAFNet Presentation.
  • David Roy, Luigi Boschetti, Chris Justice, 2008, Southern Africa validation of the MODIS, L3JRC and GlobCarbon burned area products, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Diane Davies, Chris Justice, Jacques Descloitres, John Latham, John Musinsky, 2008, Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS), SAFNet Presentation.
  • Esther N. Mosase , 2008, Designing a fire information system to facilitate fire risk mapping in Ngamiland district, Botswana, SAFNet Presentation.
  • John Molefe , 2008, Using remotely sensed data to assess landscape post fire recovery in the Limpopo basin of Botswana, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Lisias Tjeripo Tjaveondja, 2008, Fire management trial: A case of Makambu woodlands, Namibia, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Luigi Boschetti & David Roy, 2008, Defining a fire year for reporting and analysis of global inter-annual fire variability, SAFNet Presentation.
  • M. N Procter, 2008, Integrated Fire Management and Fire Statistics, SAFNet Presentation.
  • M. S. Gamedze, 2008, The Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNet) - Governance, SAFNet Presentation.
  • M. S. Gamedze, 2008, The Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNet) - Overview, SAFNet Presentation.
  • M. S. Gamedze, 2008, The Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNet) - Overview - Discussion, SAFNet Presentation.
  • M.N. Procter, 2008, Wildfire and Rural communities, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Mduduzi S. Gamedze, 2008, West Africa Regional Network (WARN) and the Fire Early Warning Systems for Africa, Ghana, November 2007, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Mdumiseni Wisdom Dlamini, 2008, The spatial patterns and seasonality of vegetation fires in Swaziland, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Oliver Mudenda, 2008, Environmental applications of remote sensing, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Orácio Chaúque, 2008, Fire situation in Mozambique - Part 1, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Orácio Chaúque, 2008, Fire situation in Mozambique - Part 2, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Philip Frost, 2008, Advanced Fire Information System, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Priscilla Haindongo, Paulus Shikongo & Ventuundja Kazapua, 2008, Forest fire synopsis: A Namibian context 2006-2007, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Sesafeleng Mosotho, 2008, Fire risk assessment in Botswana through climate modelling, SAFNet Presentation.
2004
  • Cheikh Mbow, 2004, Is Africa Vulnerable To Uncontrolled Fires: What Are The Challenges For Fire Management In Africa?, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Dr Jean-Berckmans MUHIGWA Bahananga, 2004, Fires Among Other Threats In Kahuzi-Biega National Park, A World Heritage Site, SAFNet Presentation.
  • J. Chimphamba, R. Chome, 2004, Impacts Of Cut-And-Burn Bushfires Of A Transboundary Watershed: A Case Study Of The Songwe River, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Kuda L. Mhwandagara, 2004, Fire Management In CBNRM: A Case Of Mafungautsi Forest In Zimbabwe, SAFNet Presentation.
  • O. P. Dube, K. L. Mhwandagara, 2004, Community Based Fire Management (Cbfim): Based On International Wildland Fire Summit Paper By FAO, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Pauline Dube, 2004, Proceedings of the 5th SAFNet Workshop (August 2004), SAFNet Post-Meeting Report.
  • Rabanus Shoopala, 2004, Fire Situation In Namibia: Country Point Of Contact For Namibia , SAFNet Presentation.
2003
  • Andre Potgieter, 2003, The Integrated Fire Management Policy of the Kruger National Park, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Chris Justice, 2003, The international context of SAFNet and future opportunities, SAFNet Presentation.
  • David Woods, 2003, Towards a fire decision support system for Kruger National Park, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Diane Davies, 2003, MODIS Web Fire Mapper: an example of internet GIS technology to support decision making, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Fay Robertson, 2003, Abstract: Fire intensity and fire management in the elephant-transformed woodlands of the Zambezi Valley Escarpment, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Harry Biggs, Brian Van Wilgen, 2003, Changes in fire management philosophy in Kruger National Park and implications for other protected areas in Africa, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Johann Goldammer, Neels De Ronde, 2003, Cooperative efforts of the Subsaharan Wildland fire community in the Global Wildland Fire Network and GOFC-GOLD, SAFNet Presentation.
  • John Mainah, Pauline Dube, 2003, Abstract: Impacts of climate change, vulnerability & adaptation capacity in the Limpopo basin, Botswana's fire aspects, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Joseph Kanyanga, 2003, Synthesis of the results of the SAFNet questionnaire, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Muhigwa Bahananga, 2003, Fires in the D.R. Congo, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Nicky Sento, 2003, Fire Scars and Recovery Rates, Botswana: Abstract and Presenation, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Pauline Dube, 2003, Overview of Safnet Mission Statement and Review of Last SAFnet Meeting, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Pauline Dube, 2003, SAFNet Future Directions, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Peter Frost, 2003, Differing perceptions of fire: values, virtues and variations, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Peter Frost, 2003, Fire information requirements for policy makers and planners, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Philip Frost, Helena Bosman, 2003, Regional Monitoring: Wide Area Satellite Monitoring Information System: Presentation, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Philip Frost, Helena Bosman, 2003, Regional Monitoring: Wide Area Satellite Monitoring Information System: Abstract, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Rabanus Shoopala, Priscilla Haindongo, 2003, Fire monitoring in Namibia: Abstract and Presenation, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Rabanus Shoopala, Priscilla Haindongo, 2003, Fire monitoring in Namibia: Abstract and Presenation, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Robert Scholes, 2003, Southern Africa biomass burning and its contribution to emissions UNFCCC reporting, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Santos Virgi, 2003, Fire Issues in Angola: before, now and tomorrow, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Sehenyi Tlotlego, 2003, Remote sensing & Fire management - an interface for Local Communities: Abstract and Presentation, SAFNet Post-Meeting Report.
  • Sotery Ntamuturano, 2003, Fire in Tanzanzia, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Stephen Simukanga, 2003, APINA activities in southern Africa, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Steve Makungwa, 2003, Overview of Safnet Mission Statement and Review of Last SAFnet Meeting, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Steve Makungwa, 2003, Update from Malawi, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Tamuka Magadzire, 2003, Potential linkages between the SADC Regional Remote Sensing Unit and SAFNet , SAFNet Presentation.
  • Tobi Landmann, 2003, Estimating fire severity and fuel loads in Kruger National Park, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Tobi Landmann, 2003, Feedback from SAFARI 2000 Synthesis Meeting, 7-11 October 2002, University of Virginia, USA, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Winston Trollope, 2003, Fire Behaviour a Key Factor in the Fire Ecology of African Grasslands and Savannas, SAFNet Presentation.
  • Winston Trollope, 2003, Fire Behaviour in African Savannas, SAFNet Presentation.