College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Women and Agriculture

Dr Aluwani Maiwashe Tagwi is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences in the Department of Agriculture and Animal Health (Agriculture Economics). She recently received an award for external research from the Million and Half Million Rand Club in acknowledgement of her solutions to climate change. Read more

Art walk attracts the Embassy of Portugal

HE Manuel Carvalho recently visited the Unisa Florida Science Campus not only to enjoy the mutually beneficial relationship between the arts and science, but also to establish a collaborative mission with Unisa. Read more

Unisa Science ArtWalk

The University of South Africa invites interested Unisa student artists, staff and alumni to participate in transforming the Unisa Science Campus in Florida, Johannesburg, with various types of public artworks that embody the sustainability principles of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Read more

Over 20 years of highly impactful research in behavioural ecology

The NRF has recognised Prof Peter Henzi as a highly rated and an internationally acclaimed researcher whose work makes him one of the leaders in his field of expertise. Read more

Nature-based solutions to restore our beautiful land

As part of their African Visiting Scholar Lecture, CAES hosted Dr Chioma Blaise Chikere who, among others, is globally recognised for her contribution to sustainable environmental eco-restoration in the Niger Delta. Read more

A research pursuit to find day-to-day solutions to farming challenges

The National Research Foundation has recognised Prof Monnye Mabelebele as an emerging researcher who is showing outstanding potential in animal nutrition research. Read more

Plant the mustard seed and you will move mountains

Through perseverance and a mother’s love and support, Mdungazi Maluleke overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to attain a Unisa lectureship and PhD. Reading about his inspirational journey will make your day. Read more

Celebrating the World Environment Day

The Department of Geography of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, in collaboration with the Unisa Sustainability Office hosted a celebration of World Environment Day (WED) on 4 June 2021. Read more

Mapping the geography of knowledge in a new world

As a major knowledge node, South Africa is increasingly attracting students who formerly would have opted for higher education in the northern hemisphere, said Prof Ashley Gunter in his inaugural lecture. Read more

Enabling Africa’s small businesses to flourish

As part of its lecture series, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences hosted a visiting scholar, Prof Lucy Maliwichi, who focused on the role of small clothing manufacturing businesses in creating employment and generating income. Read more