Role: Early Career Researcher
Xolisile works at Illovo South Africa. She will be investigating the effects of climate change on the productivity in commercial sugarcane farming and milling in Malawi and South Africa, and analyse the effectiveness of current management practices in mitigating the effects of climate change on sugar cane. Xolisile will use future projections of yield to inform strategic decision-making by Illovo. Xolisile holds a BSc. (Hons) in Environmental and Geographical Science from UCT.