Growing Capacity And Harnessing The Good
Rhodes University’s Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science (DIFS) has joined a partnership with Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) (Malawi), the University of Eldoret (Kenya), and Makerere University (Uganda) to develop and refine the curricula of PhD courses in aquaculture and fisheries science to enhance the capacity of our continent to improve food security and the livelihoods of the people who depend on these industries.
Ecosystem dynamics of South African temperate mangrove forests: Dr Anusha Rajkaran, Botany Department
Globally mangrove forests are expanding their distributional ranges due to climate change. Intertidal salt marsh and mangroves occupy similar estuarine habitats, with salt marsh replacing mangroves in colder, more temperate zones.
Great Escarpment Biodiversity: Prof Nigel Barker, Botany Department
The Great Escarpment stretches southward from Angola in the northwest through Namibia, and curves through South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland back north to the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border.