College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Community engagement

The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences carries out Unisa's vision of being the African university in the service of humanity by way of a range of community engagement activities. The college identifies partnerships with communities with specific needs which can be addressed through the expertise of the college in the areas of teaching and research. This entails leveraging our knowledge and skills to the benefit of communities, and improving our teaching and learning for staff and students. We are in a unique position to engage with communities by virtue of our strong focus on sustainability within the context of agriculture and the environment. These activities find expression in projects that are sustainable quality co-operative partnerships with communities. Moreover existing CAES community engagement and outreach activities are nurtured and new ones are actively promoted.

Listed below are some of the community engagement projects run by the College: