News and updates from the continent


Biodiversity Indaba: Inclusivity, equitable sharing of benefits

Biodiversity Indaba: Inclusivity, equitable sharing of benefits

Dec 1, 2015

Biodiversity Economy Indaba commits to equitable sharing of benefits between the private sector and communities; promotes sustainable use of biological resources and socio-economic and livelihood support.

Everyone has a role to play in preserving the planet

Everyone has a role to play in preserving the planet

Dec 1, 2015

The Trust’s Programmes and projects aim to protect wild places, achieving environmental sustainability and ensuring the long-term integrity of species and people that inhabit natural systems.

DEA celebrates 20 years of Working for Water

DEA celebrates 20 years of Working for Water

Oct 29, 2015

Since the inception of the WfW programme in 1995, the family of Natural Resource Programmes have together created more than 227 100 person-years of employment across South Africa.

Green Talents winners meet sustainability research elite

Green Talents winners meet sustainability research elite

Oct 21, 2015

Leading young scientists from 20 countries are meeting German’s sustainability research elite from 19 to 30 October 2015 and two South African winners are among the group.

Nedbank Green Wine Awards: Honouring conservationists

Nedbank Green Wine Awards: Honouring conservationists

Oct 20, 2015

Aside from the wines, the Best Farming Practice category remains a key part of the competition and continues to promote sustainable farming and conservation of the Cape winelands.

GCIP Awards laud SMEs, start-ups in the green space

GCIP Awards laud SMEs, start-ups in the green space

Oct 20, 2015

GCIP South Africa proudly acknowledged the inventive work of selected small businesses and start-ups that have crafted environmental and technological innovations that can have a significant impact in South Africa.