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Open Call for Innovations addressing South Africa’s Water Challenges: water access and provision during the COVID 19 Pandemic

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Water Research Commission (WRC) of South Africa requests applications from local innovators developing technologies/solutions addressing South…  




Taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impact

Profiling the FynbosFire Project - a Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded initiative established in 2012.  



Development and Implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP) in South Africa

Project Summary. This Biodiversity Enabling Activity for South Africa assists DEAT in developing a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP). The BSAP will build on and reinforce other…  


Sustainable Public Transport and Sport: A 2010 Opportunity

The environment objective is to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) from urban transportion in South African cities through the promotion of a long-term modal shift to more efficient and less polluting…  


National Grasslands Biodiversity Program

The South Africa Grasslands biome is a repository of globally significant biodiversity. Much of the grasslands ecosystem presently lies in production landscapes allocated to livestock production,…  


Development of Value Chains for Products derived from Genetic Resources in Compliance with the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing and the National Biodiversity Economy Strategy

To Strengthen Value Chains for Products Derived from Genetic Resources that contribute to the equitable sharing of benefits and the Conservation of Biodiversity  


Leapfrogging South Africa's markets to high-efficiency LED lighting and high efficiency distribution transformers

Increase in the number of sustainable ‘green jobs’ created in the economy; Stabilization and reduction of carbon emissions and climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies fully operational  

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