Glissements de terrain

Un danger méconnu dans le Rift est-africain


Olivier Dewitte

Landslides have numerous impacts in the East African Rift. Discover the latest developments in the study of these natural hazards in this part of Africa, where millions of people live under threat.



About the speaker

Olivier Dewitte is a geographer at the Earth Sciences Department of the Royal Museum for Central Africa. His research investigates natural hazards in the context of a changing environment. His current research interests mainly focus on landslides and soil erosion in several regions of Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Rwanda, Uganda).



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Foyer, on level -1 of the Welcome Pavilion (building A on the map)

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