The vision of the Nansen-Tutu Centre for Marine Environmental Research is to serve Africa through advancing knowledge of the marine environment and climate system in the spirit of Nobel Peace Laureates Fridtjof Nansen and Desmond Tutu

The Nansen-Tutu Centre is hosted at the Department of Oceanography, Marine Research Institute,University of Cape Town

The Nansen-Tutu Centre’s activities are enabled from contributions from its Norwegian and South African partners and from projects. In kind contributions are received from the other partners

The Nansen-Tutu Centre staff comprised N persons, including N students and N associate researchers

Every year a board meeting is held in Cape Town


Nansen Tutu Center

Dept of Oceanography

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa


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