FRESHWATER RESEARCH CENTRE 
      
       SPECIALISTS IN AQUATIC RESEARCH AND TRAINING

Our vision

Our vision is to undertake collaborative research that is relevant, data-driven and scientifically defensible; and which promotes the effective management, conservation and rehabilitation of freshwater ecosystems in Southern Africa.

Our mission is to:

 

  •  Generate knowledge related to the structure and functioning of freshwater ecosystems in Southern Africa
  • Translate this knowledge into a form that will guide the management and conservation of freshwater ecosystems
  • Share this knowledge with society and raise awareness of the value of freshwater ecosystems through traditional and digital media channels, attendance at conferences and meetings, and publication in peer-reviewed literature
  • Supervise and mentor students and help to develop capacity