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Programme South Africa - Sweden Research and Innovation Week 2019 - May 6-10
  • Satellite events (May 6-8) (Across South Africa)
  • South Africa Sweden Research Seminar & Leadership Summit (May-8-10) (Stellenbosch University)
Read more about the project on www.sasuf.org and www.facebook.com/SouthAfricaSweden
Tuesday, May 7 • 08:45 - 17:00
Sustainable plant, soil and arthropod management - towards a safe, productive and diverse biosphere

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The North-West University, Potchefstroom campus, South Africa will be hosting a workshop on Climate change, natural resources and sustainability (Theme 1) during the South Africa-Sweden Research & Innovation Week, 6 - 10 May 2019, South Africa.  The workshop topics address common research topics that could be developed into potential collaborative research between the two countries (see attached programme). Participants from both South Africa and Sweden will be attending the workshop.

Topics of interest under the theme:

· Climate and Water
· Soil and plant health
· Food and hygiene
· Conservation biology and ecology
· Arthropod ecology, evolution and health


Rasheed Adeleke, Associate Professor, Unit for Environmental Science and Management, NWU, South Africa, Rasheed.Adeleke@nwu.ac.za, +27 (0)18 299 2495.

Natuschka Lee, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and environmental Sciences, Umea University, Sweden, natuschka.lee@amu.se, +46 70 375 1213

Peter Lindblad, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden peter.lindblad@kemi.uu.se 

Tuesday May 7, 2019 08:45 - 17:00