The Pedagogical University plays a critical role in the education system of Mozambique as it trains most of the country’s teachers. It also conducts research on energy, biodiversity, water systems and climate change in the Limpopo Basin and Limpopo National Park and influences community education and social learning. The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Maths, and the Faculty of Land Science and Environment include climate change concerns in teachers training. The University has postgraduate programmes in Energy and the Environment, and Environmental Management. The PU has a special interest in place-based curriculum innovation to address the Mozambique education policy requirement of 20 % localized curriculum in schools.