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We aim to achieve excellence through high quality education and research relevant to local, regional and national needs, and through cooperation with leading researchers and educators both in South Africa and internationally.
To train students in Botanical Sciences, to adequately equip them to apply themselves meaningfully in any activity requiring botanical expertise.
Undergraduate level training aims to provide a wide-spectrum comprehension of the anatomy, physiology, systematics, ecology and ethnobotanical aspects of plants.
At postgraduate level, our objectives are concerned with maintaining a high level of scientific excellence in botanical research with specific emphasis on ethnobotanical aspects as well as ethnomedicine.
Dr B. Mayekiso- Head of Department
Dr Buyesile Mayekiso
Head of Department
Phone: 040 602 2324
040 602 2324
University of Fort Hare
Private Bag X1314