The University of Cape Town aspires to become a premier academic meeting point between South Africa, the rest of Africa and the world. Taking advantage of expanding global networks and our distinct vantage point in Africa, it is committed, through innovative research and scholarship, as well as by protecting and encouraging curiosity-driven research that has a real impact on our communities and environment, to grapple with the key issues of our natural and social worlds.


  • Leader of WP4 (Needs, gaps and opportunities for the uptake of climate services and nature-based solutions)
  • Leader of mapping the ecosystem response to climate impact drivers and socio-economic scenarios in WP2
  • Coordinator of the Umzimvubu Catchment Hub
  • UNICT is also involved in WP2, WP3, WP5