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Surplus food: The key to boosting household food security
Surplus food: The key to boosting household food securityArticle

Government needs to legislate labelling that supports the diversion of surplus food; the food value chain needs to find efficient ways to divert and deliver it; and civil society needs to put pressure on the system to ensure that their fellow countrymen are adequately fed and nourished...

John Hudson 8 Sep 2020

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South Africa's biodiversity tax incentive is taken to scaleArticle

Successfully introducing South Africa's first biodiversity tax incentive was a complex process requiring support from numerous stakeholders, including government, protected area implementers, landowners and communities...

Candice Stevens 7 Feb 2020

SA Plastics Pact signed, 2025 targets set for circular economy
SA Plastics Pact signed, 2025 targets set for circular economyArticle

South Africa is the latest to join The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Plastics Pact global network, aligned with its New Plastics Economy vision...

6 Feb 2020

Community-owned Somkhanda Game Reserve a Big Five conservation success
Community-owned Somkhanda Game Reserve a Big Five conservation successArticle

The Somkhanda Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal, following 10 years of hard work, is one of the first successful community-owned and managed Big Five conservation ventures in South Africa...

12 Dec 2019

New stewardship project equips smallholders against climate change
New stewardship project equips smallholders against climate changeArticle

"The intention of the project is that at least 20 small-scale farmers undergo extensive training in Climate Wise Agriculture (CWA). They will test out climate wise approaches to farming in trial plots on local farms that will be set up for evaluating and monitoring alternative practices...

22 May 2019

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New WWF Nedbank Green Trust water project brings KNP, smallholder farmers togetherArticle

Reuben Leyane's 25-hectare farm is on the Sabie River, 1,5km from the Kruger National Park (KNP) fence and 12,5km from the town of Hazyview...

18 Feb 2019

US dogs deployed in SA to counter poaching
US dogs deployed in SA to counter poachingArticle

Earlier this week the first of 10 new counter-poaching dogs from Texas, USA landed at OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng...

5 Jul 2018

Moutonshoek declared protected area
Moutonshoek declared protected areaArticle

Lying in the mountains of the Moutonshoek valley near Piketberg, the Moutonshoek Protected Environment (MPE) is South Africa's newest privately protected area...

3 May 2018

WWF Nedbank Green Trust celebrates 25 years of success
WWF Nedbank Green Trust celebrates 25 years of successArticle

Combating the impacts of climate change and other urgent environmental realities is what Nedbank and WWF-South Africa responded to when the WWF Nedbank Green Trust was founded 25 years ago...

12 Nov 2015

WWF SA launches community-based approach for wildlife conservation
WWF SA launches community-based approach for wildlife conservationArticle

In the urgent race to combat poaching rates and build sustainable rhino populations, working with communities on the front line - those who live close to rhinos - has been identified as an essential, yet often underestimated, component in tackling the challenge...

29 Sep 2015

Nedbank's partnerships with farmers are focused on holistic solutions
Nedbank's partnerships with farmers are focused on holistic solutionsArticle

By partnering in various initiatives to advance agricultural operations across the country Nedbank has gained insight into on-the-ground challenges to solutions for the creation of effective, sustainable farming practices with commercial considerations in mind.

27 Oct 2014

WWF partners faith communities
WWF partners faith communitiesArticle

The WWF Nedbank Green Trust has partnered with the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) to increase engagement with multi-faith communities on environmental awareness and conservation issues.

2 Jul 2014

KNP communities concerned about rhino poaching - study shows
KNP communities concerned about rhino poaching - study showsArticle

In a recent research study conducted by Resource Africa for WWF South Africa (WWF-SA) in partnership with Nedbank, through the WWF Nedbank Green Trust, communities living in the Bushbuckridge and Malelane areas of Mpumalanga were engaged on issues of rhino poaching to gain an understanding on socio and cultural dynamics affecting this issue.

27 Sep 2013

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