CREATE - Consortium for Research in East African Tropical Ecosystems

The objectives of the CREATE Consortium initiated by the University of Bayreuth and Maseno University are:

to Create a platform for international scientific information exchange with respect to global change impacts on East African ecosystems

to Realize new projects and foster collaborative research on global change impacts in East Africa

to Educate doctoral students in up-to-date methods, approaches and innovations in global change science

to Analyze land use change and land management issues transdisciplinarily along transport continua

to Tie together our social, cultural and natural science understanding in order to visualize critical drivers of change in East African landscapes

to Encourage current but even more importantly the next generation natural scientists of East Africa to pursue proactive management of their natural resources