Agriculture Research and Advisory Services

                Enterprises University of Pretoria deploys multi-disciplinary teams of experts that provide innovative research and advisory services. Most of our solutions are customised and draws on the latest best practice as informed by science and evidence.

                Our ability to engage with and solve current real-world challenges on a day-to-day basis makes us a business partner of choice - both locally and internationally.

                Core Competencies

                • Agricultural extension
                • Agri-transformation
                • Agro-processing strategy development
                • Baseline farm and commodity scenario modelling
                • Bioprospecting, medicinal plants, complementary and alternative medicines research
                • Commodity yield projections
                • Cost of production studies
                • Drought impact and resistance research
                • Due diligence and technical agri-business
                • Farm-level business modelling
                • Food safety standards research
                • Food, nutrition and well-being policy
                • Impact assessments
                • Industrial food processing systems (specialisation in starches and grains)
                • Irrigation modelling
                • Plant pathology
                • Policy development and reviews
                • Postharvest technology
                • Supply/value chain analysis and business strategy development

                Value Proposition

                Research and advisory services

                The ability to provide business-to-business solutions across the full life cycle of services from project conceptualisation to delivery and capacity building using scientific evidence as basis

                Specialised services

                We draw on the expertise of over 140 disciplines from nine faculties of the University of Pretoria. This enables us to deploy multi-faceted teams that provide customised and innovative solutions.

                Professional Memberships

                Samra Sanec Sarima