The ACDI is leading the development of a Climate Information Project, which was designed in response to a call by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to develop a set of updated climate change assessments for 25 African countries.
This project aims to understand and strengthen the governance system that determines how risks associated with flooding and sea-level rise are addressed in the city of Cape Town.
With global warming predicted to negatively affect plant growth and agricultural production, one obvious solution is crop species with improved tolerance to heat stress.The "Thermotolerance genotypes for sustainable legume production in South Africa" project (2016-2018), plans to identify thermotolerant genotypes in three legume species in South Africa.
The Environmental Security Group work within the Centre for Criminology to understand how the governance environment shapes environmental risk and societies exposure to it.
MAPT is project-managed by the Energy Research Centre.
The CORDEX project is project-managed by the Climate Systems Analysis Group at UCT. There is an increasing need for detailed, high-resolution regional information regarding future climate.