Brief Background on Awelani Community Conservation Area within the GLTFCA

One of the communities living adjacent to the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park in the South African side called Mutele Community made 1800 ha of their land available for conservation and related tourism infrastructure. The area is named Awelani (A Venda word meaning "resting") Community Conservation Area. The government of South Africa has built a community lodge in the area.

Introducing BIOFUND (Portuguese only)

Este documento apresenta o lançamento do BioFund a ser realizada em Maputo, 02-04 junho de 2015.

This document introduces the launch of BIOFUND to be held in Maputo, 2-4 June 2015. 

Ce document présente le lancement de BioFund qui se tiendra à Maputo , 2-4 Juin 2015.


Community Based Fire Management –CBFiM - Best practice examples in the SADC region

Most SADC Member States are affected by fire annually which threatens the livelihoods of rural communities. The Protocol on Forestry calls upon Member States to co-operate in addressing issues of common concern including deforestation, climate change, forest fires, and law enforcement in a manner that makes the best use of the technical, financial and other resources in the Region.