Postharvest Technology
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Pos​tharvest T​echnology​​​​​​

​The South African Research Chair in Postharvest Technology​ at the University of Stellenbosch was established in 2009 under the DST-NRF South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI). The pri​mary goal of the Chair is to undertake cross-cutting innovative research and human capacity development to support South Africa's agricultural and horticultural postharvest industries.

​Distinguished Professor Umezuruike Linus Opara PhD CEng CFS


​DST-NRF South African Research Chair in Po​stharvest Technology

Laureate of the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Continental Prize for Life & Earth Science

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