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New UP project to support South African dairy industry

A new project by researchers at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria tackles some of the big unanswered questions regarding mastitis treatment failure at South African dairies.

Why it's hard to control the Fall armyworm in southern Africa

The Fall armyworm poses a serious threat to African agriculture and food security, and according to Prof Kerstin Kruger, its arrival is a particularly heavy blow for southern Africa which is just recovering from a severe drought.

Africa has an air pollution problem but lacks the data to tackle it

Prof Janine Wichmann from the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the University of Pretoria discusses Africa's air pollution problem and the data needed to address it in an article published on The Conversation.