ARU's publication in a prestigious journal 

Southern African mountains comprise some of the most diverse and fascinating montane systems in the world. An invitation has been issued for papers presented at the first Southern African Mountain Conference (SAMC2022) to be submitted to the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa as part of a SAMC2022 Special Issue.

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The ARU team

Developing a mountain-research ‘community of practice’ in Africa

The team at the Afromontane Research Unit (ARU) comprises a core of ARU research champions, postdoctoral research fellows, and postgraduate students.

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Mont-aux-Sources (MaS) LTSER platform
LTSER platform producing solutions to sustainability challenges.

The MaS-LTSER will be driven by local challenges and research questions ...

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Contact us

Sithando Jwara

Administrator: Afromontane Research Unit
Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba, 9866, Republic of South Africa
T: +27 58 718 5271
C: +27 73 512 7671