Project Description

The University of Mpumalanga (South Africa)

This new university has a strong agriculture school that is engaging with smallholder farmers’ development (including rainwater harvesting, climate resilience and irrigation system efficiency); and a School of Science that is developing major electives for the Bachelor of Science in conservation science, agricultural science, and water sciences. The university also has a Rural Development qualification and overall has a strong commitment to social-ecological systems, sustainable development and climate resilience. Diploma programmes are also being offered. Curriculum innovation is currently taking place in the Conservation Diploma, and a new Advanced Diploma in Conservation Sciences is being developed to address climate resilience issues.

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