Goal 15: Life on land
Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss

Protection of forest and terrestrial ecosystems is on the rise, and forest loss has slowed. That said, other facets of terrestrial conservation continue to demand accelerated action to protect biodiversity, land productivity and genetic resources and to curtail the loss of species.

Available technologies

Available technologies
Agricultural Research Council

Stumpout®: Protecting Indigenous Fauna with a Fungus Black and golden wattle trees (Acacia mearnsii and Acacia pycnatha) are considered an invasive alien species in South Africa, they out-compete...

Agricultural Research Council

Lachenalia: Not A Flower By Any Other Name South African floral diversity is well known worldwide. Gerbera, Gladiolus, Freesia, Ornithogalum, and Protea representing some of the most important...

Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Apative Land Management

The SASSCAL WeatherNet provides easy and open access to climate information from over 150 Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) over southern Africa. This data includes rainfall, air and soil...

North West University

Walking Pivot

Development of a proprietary irrigation pivot with a walkabout action, to increase surface reach with a single pivot. 

 

Development Impact

Reducing the...

Novelquip Forestry (Pty) Ltd

As global populations grow, so does the demand for timber and its by-products, putting an ever-increasing strain on this natural resource. The best way to fight climate change is to plant trees....

Rhodes University

The CrpeNPV is a microbial biological control agent that is used as a biopesticide for the control of tortrid pests in high-value fruit crop production. The final formulated product has been...

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation

Lu-177 n.c.a is a non-carrier added version of Lu-177 which is a Beta emitter with therapeutic properties for the treatment of a wide range of carcinomas.  Lu-177 n.c.a has a higher specific...

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