African Centre for Gene Technologies (ACGT)
The ACGT is a collaborative initiative that involves the CSIR, the Universities of Pretoria, the
Witwatersrand, and Johannesburg; and the Agricultural Research Council (ARC). The Centre aims to
create a network of excellence in advanced biotechnology, with specific focus on the '-omics' and the
POL-SABINA is managed by the University of Pretoria through the African Centre for Gene
The ACGT also provides technical backstopping support for SABINA,
and co-ordinates its South African partners.