The University of Pretoria Natural Hazard Centre Africa focus on research to enhance the management of natural disasters on the African continent. It provides research solutions and consultative services in the field of natural hazards, with particular emphasis on seismic and weather-related risks that can cause considerable human and financial losses as well as food insecurities throughout Africa. The Centre plays a dual role of research and education in the field of natural hazards and serves as a hub of information for the engineering, mining, disaster management and insurance industries.

The University of Pretoria is open for strategic investment partners to support the Centre. The strategic partner will have access to experts in the field of hazard and risk modelling of extreme natural events and to the latest scientific research. Most importantly though, the partner will facilitate research that can play an important role safeguarding the people living in Africa who are very vulnerable to the devastating effects of natural disasters.


Previous Sponsors


AON Benfield | Analytics

Head Office Tel: +27 (0) 11 944 7000


Munich RE: Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Limited

Heod Office Tel: +27 (0) 11 242 2000


MMI Holdings

Head Office Tel: +27 (0) 12 671 8911


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