Sustainable development of agricultural and forestry systems

Will be presented by Felix Reinders
In Stellenbosch on 8 October 2019
In Bloemfontein on 29 October 2019

Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture 2019

SA Academy of Engineering
The South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) is a young, growing, non-profit, independent institution with 199 members. It functions as a voluntary association under its own constitution and follows the model of Academies of Engineering in many countries around the world.
The Academy comprises eminent engineers of all disciplines and related professionals with proven ability and achievement. It is able to harness their wealth of knowledge and experience which, with the interdisciplinary character of the membership, provides a unique resource for independent, evidence-based advice. The SAAE maintains relations with overseas Academies of Engineering and in 2009 was admitted as a member of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS).
To be a reliable and sought-after source of expert advice on matters pertaining to global competitiveness and quality of life for the nation.
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CAETS Convocation 2019

Dr Mike Shand, Prof Elsabe Kearsley and Dr Trueman Goba who represented SAAE at the 2019 CAETS Convocation in Stockholm, Sweden.The 2019 CAETS Convocation took place from 24 to 28 June 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden and was hosted by the Royal Swedish Academy of...

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CAETS Convocation 2019

The delegates from 26 countries who attended the CAETS Convocation in  Stockholm.


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