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Human Rights Day – Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Human Rights Day is commemorated annually as a tribute to the citizens of South Africa who assembled at Sharpeville in 1960 to assert basic human rights in the face of injustice and oppression.

Food policy and nutrition economics in the SDG era

For analysts and academics alike, the world of development policy changes quickly. Decision-makers are faced with increasing complexity and a growing list of elements that have to be taken into account in policy reform and design.

The Great Karoo – a refuge for the trapdoor spider

The Karoo stretches 400 000 square kilometres over the provinces of the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape. Its vast, open semi-desert landscapes offer a sense of escapism and nothingness, guaranteeing peace and tranquillity for...