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Dr. Melusi Rampart


Dr. Melusi Rampart

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Natural Resources
Department of Range and Forest Resources (RFR)

Private Bag 0027 Gaborone
+267 3650367
  1. PhD in Forestry (eco-physiology of seeds) at University of Wales, Bangor, UK.
  2. MSc in Environmental Forestry at University of Wales, Bangor, UK. .
  3. Bachelor of Science in Forestry Management at Oregon State University, USA.


1.     Beekeeping

2.     Mensuration

3.     Nursery Practices

4.     Tree Establishment and Tending operations (Silviculture)

5.     Plant water relations

6.     Agroforestry

               7.    General Ecology

Primary Research Areas

Plant eco-physiology, stand structure and regeneration ecology of woody species in forests.

Research Areas of interest

  1. Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  2. Beekeeping and pollination
  3. Monitoring and sustainable use of natural environments.
  4. Plant ecology, habitat fragmentation and invasive species
  5. Ecosystem and ecological manipulation to suit available environments.


  1. Pathways of restoration of the degraded Kazuma Forest Reserve in northern Botswana - 2018 to 2021 (P872, 396.00)
  2. Chobe and Kasane forest Reserve Management Plan - 2019 to 2020


Mmolotsi, R.M., Obopile, M., Kwerepe, B.C., Sebolai, B., Rampart, M.P., Segwagwe, A.T., Ramolemana, G., Maphane, T.M., Lekorwe, L., Kopong, I., Kelatlhilwe, M. and Tiroesele, B. (2012).