Citrus Research International is a research and technical services organisation based in South Africa that focusses primarily on citrus. CRI coordinates and funds research conducted by the CRI Group which includes close collaboration between CRI and a wide range of partners. There is a strong focus on the southern African citrus industry’s needs as they relate to the industry’s heavy reliance on export of fresh fruit to global markets.

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Mission and Vision Statements

To maximise the long-term global competitiveness of the southern African citrus growers through the development, support, co-ordination and provision of Research and Technical services by combining strengths of all CRI Group partners.

To be the organisation that fully meets the technical and research requirements of the southern African citrus grower fraternity, thereby ensuring the global competitiveness of the industry.

11th Citrus Research Symposium

The 11th Citrus Research Symposium will be held at the Champagne Sports Resort in the Drakensberg from Sunday 23 August 2020 to Wednesday night, 26 August 2020. The symposium will give feedback on citrus research conducted for the southern African citrus industry during the previous two years. Registrations & Payments can be done on the website: Once the registration form has been completed, the system will automatically generate an invoice which will be sent to the email address provided. Payments can be made online via Payfast or EFT.