Die volgende Artikels is slegs in Engels beskikbaar:
Social Development Month (October)
Prof Antoinette Lombard
Gelaai op 22 Oct 2014
Pro-poor strategies such as social grants, the national school nutrition programme and the expanded Public Works Programme, amongst others, reflect a better understanding in that the most vulnerable are assisted to break the poverty trap.
Twenty first century organisations can be as large and powerful as countries, yet the communication and knowledge revolution has shrunk the planet and its people into a global village. These extremes of size and a shifting environment force organisations to walk a tightrope balancing people, planet and profit.
Limpopoís tomato growers have to face up to climate change
Gelaai op 20 Oct 2014
Limpopo Province produces 66% of the total annual tonnage of tomatoes grown in South Africa. The province is also deemed particularly vulnerable to the impact of climate change, partly because it is exposed to extreme weather events. A new study demonstrates the extent to which current climate change scenarios are likely to impact tomato production and proposes possible methods for farmers to mitigate the impact.
Centre for Human Rights celebrates human rights champion Navi Pillay
Gelaai op 09 Oct 2014
On Friday 3 October 2014, the Centre for Human Rights was privileged to play host to Ms Navi Pillay, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. She delivered a public lecture on her work as High Commissioner in the Senate Hall of the University of Pretoria.
Mammal Research Institute Annual Southern Right Whale Survey
Gelaai op 29 Sep 2014
The Mammal Research Institute of the University of Pretoria will start flying their 36th annual helicopter survey of the Southern Capeís right whale population on 29 September this year; a survey that will be generously sponsored by four offshore oil and gas companies namely; ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa Limited, Impact Africa Limited, The Petroleum Oil And Gas Corporation of South Africa (SOC) Ltd, and Thombo Petroleum Limited.
TuksFootball shines for the University of Pretoria
Gelaai op 19 Sep 2014
TuksFootball has made the University extremely proud by retaining the Varsity Sports title, said the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey on Thursday at a function where the 2014 champions were duly honoured.
World Rhino day 2014: Research by the University of Pretoria to aid in the Rhinoís fight for survival
Gelaai op 19 Sep 2014
World Rhino Day on 22 September celebrates all five species of rhino Ė the Black, White, Greater One-Horned, Sumatran and Javan rhinos- living abundantly and free. Initiated in 2010 by WWF-South Africa when poaching started to escalate, it has since became an international event, uniting people and organisations from across the world who are committed to saving these animals.