Institute for African Renaissance Studies (IARS)


Responsible: Prof Esther Kibuka-Sebitosi, PhD; MSc, BSc (Hon); MBA (coordinator)


Based at the Institute for African Renaissance studies University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, Prof Kibuka is the Coordinator of the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Expert Network ( in South Africa. This is a partnership between Germany, Mexico, India and South Africa. Her research and postgraduate supervision covers various fields such as African Renaissance, Gender, Decoloniality, Climate Change, among others.  Her current research is multidisciplinary covering Sustainable development aspects and the transition to sustainable green economy.