SRI2022 – An African point of view to address wicked challenges

The world’s largest transdisciplinary gathering for the global sustainability community is currently being held at the University of Pretoria’s Future Africa Institute and Campus. The Sustainability, Research and Innovation Congress (SRI2022) unites more than 2 000 global research leaders, government and civil society experts, funders, and innovators to inspire action and promote sustainability transformation.

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Dr Heide Hackmann discusses Transdisciplinarity and Global Knowledge Networks with Womanity-Women in Unity

This week on Womanity-Women in Unity, as part of our commemoration for #AfricaDay, which is celebrated on 25 May, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Dr. Heide Hackmann, the Interim Director and Advisor on Transdisciplinarity and Global Knowledge Networks at the Future Africa Institute | University of Pretoria.  Prior to this role Dr Hackmann served as CEO of the International Science Council.

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SA female STEM scientist continues to grow One Health platform


The ground-breaking One Health High-Level Expert Panel's 2021 (OHHLEP) annual report has just gone live. What makes this noteworthy is that Professor Wanda Markotter is one of two global experts on the OHHLEP.

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#CLABAfrica Webinar 3 focusing on "People-Animal-Ecosystems-Health and Wellbeing"

Happening today!

#CLABAfrica Webinar 3

Tuesday 24 May 2022

15:00-16:30hrs (SAST)

Zoom Webinar, register here:


Brought to you by the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network - FANRPAN , Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Agence Française de Développement

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Dr Gudrun Dittrich-Schröder

Dr Gudrun Dittrich-Schröder

Zoology and Entomology
Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)
South Africa