Sustainability Research Unit
Working Towards a Community Vision for Landscape Management - Consultation Feedback Report. View our feedback here.
The SRU collaborates with many institutions and gatekeepers, including the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; University of Stellenbosch; Rhodes University and the Stockholm Resilience Centre.
The Sustainability Research Unit is home to a group of critical thinkers dedicated to promoting the sustainability and resilience of social-ecological systems. See our strategic plan here.
On the 4th of November 2016, Bianca Currie with the assistance of Samantha Mc Culloch and Current Masunungure facilitated a visioning process with over 50 stakeholders from the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Area.
SRU facilitates dialogues about the future of the Breede-Gouritz catchments and their people
GEORGE NEWS - The sustainability research unit at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (George campus) is doing research. in Wilderness on people's sense of place read more
Research to combat coastal degradation
Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Dirk Roux, one of SRU’s stalwart Research Associates, who was again awarded a highly respectable B3 rating by the National Research Foundation for the period 2017-2020.
Research excellence Prof Dirk Roux
My project aims to explore the role of different motivations in ecosystem stewardship and their influence on the social and ecological requirements that build the resilience of a biodiversity common.
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The SRU is constantly embarking on academic endeavours to further various disciplines.
The role of small towns in the evolving Southern Africa landscape. More Info
The Resilience Alliance is an international, multidisciplinary research organization that explores the dynamics of social-ecological systems.
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The SRU is part of a collaborative project which aims to use the area between the Kaaimans and Touw Rivers as a laboratory to learn about strategies for invasive weed management in a manner that promotes ecological restoration and green economic development.
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SAPECS is an international, transdisciplinary research program that aims to advance stewardship of social-ecological systems and ecosystem services in southern Africa.
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Port Elizabeth, 6031, South Africa
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