The Centre for Geographical Analysis (CGA) is a self-funded research and service institution of the University of Stellenbosch, seated in the Department Geography and Environmental Studies. The objectives of the Centre are to:
- Conduct basic and applied research on environmental, urban and regional development problems through utilization of geographical-analytical methods.
- Provide a service to the community by undertaking research and training on request from academic, private and public institutions.
The CGA specializes in the application of geographical information systems (GIS), satellite remote sensing and other geographical-analytical techniques in carrying out its research, training and service provision functions.