Country Profile - South Africa

Country Profile - South Africa
       

Researchers

Category

Supervising agency

Executing agency

Research focus

Head count

FTEs

Year

Federal
Government

Agricultural Research Council

Grain Crops Institute (GCI)

Groundnuts, sunflower, soybeans, dry beans, lupines, cowpeas

45

45.0

2000

   

Small Grain Institute (SGI)

Corn, nuts, soybeans, sorghum

31

31.0

2000

   

Institute for Industrial Crops (IIC)

Indigenous fiber, hemp, flax, cotton

18

18.0

2000

   

Vegetable and Ornamental Plant Institute (VOPI)

Vegetables, potatoes, ornamental plants

40

40.0

2000

   

Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Crops (ITSC)

Citrus, sub-tropical fruits, nuts

37

37.0

2000

   

Infruitec Nietvoorbij (NIETV)

Grapes, other fruits

87

87.0

2000

   

Rangeland Forage Institute (RFI)

Natural resources, pastures, forages

30

30.0

2000

   

Animal Improvement Institute (AII)

Beef, dairy, sheep, goat swine

43

43.0

2000

   

Animal Nutrition and Products Institute (ANPI)

Off-farm post harvest, beef, dairy, swine

32

32.0

2000

   

Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (OVI)

Beef, sheep, goat, swine, dairy

75

75.0

2000

   

Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI)

Natural resources, biosystematics, pesticide dynamics

82

82.0

2000

   

Institute for Agricultural Engineering (IAE)

 

22

22.0

2000

   

Institute for Soil Climate and Water (ISCW)

Natural resources

57

57.0

2000

   

Central Office (CO)

 

35

35.3

2000

 

Department of Agriculture

Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute (GADI)

Sheep, goats, pastures, forages

7

3.5

2000

 

Directorate of Marine and Coastal Management

Sea Fisheries Research Institute (SFRI)

       
 

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Division of Food Biological and Chemical Technologies (Bio/Chemtek)

Off-farm post harvest

15

7.5

2000

   

Division of Water, Environment, and Forestry (Environmentek)

 

18

18.0

2000

Provincial
Government

Dohne Agricultural Development Institute

 

10

5.0

2000

 

Free State Department of Agriculture, Glen

   

6.8

2000

 

Northwest Department of Agriculture, Potchefstroom

Vegetable, corn, sheep, goat, pastures, forages

23

4.6

2000

 

Kwazulu-Natal Department of Agriculture, Cedara

Beef, pastures, forages, sheep, goat

42

8.4

2000

 

Mpumalang Department of Agriculture, Nelspruit

Pastures, forages, sheep, goats, beef, crops

 

6.0

2000

 

Western Cape Department of Agriculture , Elsenburg

 

61

30.5

2000

 

Northern Cape Department of Agriculture, Upington

Natural resources, sheep, goats, beef

 

6.0

2000

Non-profit

South African Sugar Association (SASA)

Experiment Station

Sugar

49

25.0

2000

 

Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR)

Forestry

16

16.0

2000

 

South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR)

Ocenanographic Research Institute (ORI)

Marine fisheries, natural resources

15

15.0

2000

Higher Education

University of Cape Town

School of Economics

Natural resources, tobacco

3

0.3

2000

 

University of Fort Hare

Faculty of Agriculture

 

26

3.9

2000

   

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Wheat, natural resources, off-farm post harvest, pasture, forages

54

18.9

2000

 

University of Natal

School of Agricultural Sciences and Agribusiness and School of Applied and Environmental Sciences

Socio-economics, poultry, swine, sugarcane

62

18.6

2000

 

University of the North

Faculty of Sciences, Health and Agriculture

 

17

3.3

2000

 

Technikon South Africa

Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences

Natural resources

21

5.2

2000

 

Port Elizabeth Technikon

Department of Agriculture, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Sheep, goat, wheat, pasture, forages, socio-economics

5

2.0

2000

 

University of Pretoria

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Sheep, goat, poultry, wildlife, natural resources

107

32.1

2000

   

Faculty of Veterinary Science

 

111

38.8

2000

 

University of Stellenbosch

Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences

Forestry, livestock, crops

94

28.2

2000

 

University of Venda

School of Agriculture, Rural Development and Forestry

Vegetable, crops, livestock, socio-economics, off-farm post harvest

33

6.6

2000

 

University of North West

Faculty of Agriculture

       
 

University of Zululand

School of Agriculture

       

Private Enterprises

 

Capesan Technology Development

Fruits

8

8.0

2000

 

Intervet

Melelane Research Unit

Sheep, goats, dairy

2

2.0

2000

 

DFPT/Hortech

Fruits

9

9.0

2000

 

Kynoch Agronomy Research

Corn, wheat, precision farming

4

4.0

2000

 

Grain SA R&D Unit

Corn, wheat, barley, sorghum, soybean, sunflower, groundnuts

5

5.0

2000

 

Dow Agrosciences

Corn, wheat, potato, vegetables, sugarcane

3

3.0

2000

 

Sugar Milling Research Institute

Sugarcane

18

12.0

2000

 

Epol Technical Department

 

1

0.5

2000

 

Forestwood cc

Natural resources

1

1.0

2000

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