College of Agriculture, Engineering and Sciences

School of Agrictultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Public lecture by visiting ASSAf lecturer and TED presenter 

We are pleased to announce that UKZN has been selected as one of the tertiary institutions who will this year host the Academy of Sciences of South Africa’s (ASSAf) Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Professor Louise Fresco.

Professor Fresco, who is a Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), is an internationally recognised speaker with vast experience who will contribute to current debates within South Africa on food security and the food-energy-water nexus.


Prof Fresco will be delivering a public lecture at UKZN’s Life Sciences Campus, Pietermaritzburg, as follows:

Topic:  Changing patterns of food production and consumption in the world and in Africa.

Date: 18th February, 2014

Time: 14h00 – 16h00

Venue: John Bews Zoology Lecture Theatre, Life Sciences Campus, Pietermaritzburg


RSVP: to Nomfundo Zulu on or on 033 260 5515

Follow the link to Professor Fresco’s TED presentation:

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