Benita de Wet
De Wet’s key competencies are integrated development planning, strategic environmental and sustainability assessment, facilitating the development of sustainability thinking and prospective planning for sustainability, and the integration of learning and information into transdisciplinary research, development and planning processes.
De Wet holds an MPhil in sustainable development planning and management, specialising in sustainable agriculture. She has a particular interest in the integration of different forms and sources of knowledge into development planning and using social co-learning for collaborative planning of sustainable futures. De Wet has worked within most economic sectors, including transport, services supply, mining, agriculture, tourism, industry as well as corporate business. In recent years, De Wet’s research focused on mechanisms to integrate sustainability thinking into development planning, including the fostering of social co-learning to encourage uptake.
Expertise: Sustainability science, planning for sustainability
- BSc Hons (Geography and Environmental Studies), University of the Witwatersrand, 1987
- MPhil (Sustainable Development Planning and Management), Stellenbosch University, 2007
Benita de Wetbdewet@csir.co.za