The CSIR's 70 year-plus track record is one of many technological innovations and successful interventions. All of these breakthroughs and highlights first started as a project or part of a project in one of our laboratories or research groups. Read more about ongoing or recently completed CSIR projects.
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The objective of this project is to investigate improved characterisation and dynamic monitoring of the acid mine drainage (AMD) footprint in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Area by using hi
This collaborative project between South Africa and China is aimed at enhancing knowledge, skills and technology for the sustainability of the mining industry.
Previous studies on tree water use quantified the water requirements of apple orchards, but these were not exceptionally high-yielding orchards.
The CSIR embarked on an integrated nutrition intervention pilot programme in five schools in Cofimvaba in the Eastern Cape with the aim of supporting government to provide nutrient rich food-stuff
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), in partnership with the Coca Cola Company – and its bottler, Amalgamated Beverage Industries (ABI) – and the CSIR aim to bring solutions to the waste
Land cover change essentially represents the human footprint on earth that is visible from space and satellites have been observing this transformation for past forty years, during which time the h
The CSIR is assisting national and local government, cities and other stakeholders with urban planning strategies by making use of spatial and urban growth modelling and simulation software.
Namibia has experienced extensive bush encroachment which has negative economic impacts on livestock production and water availability.
CSIR researchers have been continuously monitoring and studying the effect of wastewater discharge on the marine environment in Durban.