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South Africans get free access to parks for a week

To build South Africans' pride in the country's natural, cultural and historical heritage, South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering free entry to citizens...

Africa and space: the continent looks skyward

Many African countries have active space agencies, whose earth-observation satellites help find natural resources, monitor elections, track weather, plan agriculture, deliver services, and support disaster relief and military security. Space tech may soon also connect hundreds of millions of Africans to the internet.

Mvelaphanda moves into platinum

Chamber of Mines turns on Africa’s first platinum fuel cell

The Chamber of Mines building in Johannesburg will now be powered by a 100kW fuel cell that runs on platinum and natural gas - a showcase of the potential South Africa has to become a significant player in the manufacture of platinum power fuel cell technology.

Protecting and enhancing our environmental assets and natural resources

In 2030, rural communities are thriving and prosperous, cities are compact and energy efficient, the public know the dangers of climate change and unconstrained consumption of natural resources is no more. Our priorities, instead, are on the protection and rehabilitation of South Africa's natural assets.

South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

South Africa’s Oh-lief baby care range gets rave reviews

Organic and natural products are seeing a revival as consumers want to know what’s in their food, toiletries and medicine. Local baby care range Oh-lief is capitalising on this trend to reap local and international success.
'Green' internships for SA youth

‘Green’ internships for SA youth

South Africa has launched a R300-million training, mentoring and workplace-based learning project aimed at building a pool of young, capable professionals for the country's biodiversity and natural resource management sector.

From the city to the wild

Scott Ramsay swapped his city slicker life in Jozi to live in the beautiful South African wilderness, travelling around the country and promoting its natural riches.
Cape Town gets new nature reserves

First World Forestry Congress for South Africa

For the first time in its 85-year history, the World Forestry Congress will come to Africa. The congress’s next gathering, held under the auspices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, will take place in Durban in 2015.
Ghana's world first in legal timber

2009 – the Year of Natural Fibres

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has declared 2009 to be the International Year of Natural Fibres, and South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is backing the initiative.

Ghana and SA: growing together

South Africa and the West African country of Ghana share a similar story of economic mismanagement by authoritarian rule followed by democracy, reform and remarkable growth - and now enjoy an increasingly favourable trade and investment relationship.

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