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28 January 2014President Chissano visits Limpopo National Park

Massingir, 22 Jan 2014 – Former Mozambican president and Peace Parks Foundation board member, Mr Joaquim Chissano, visited Limpopo National Park (LNP) on a fact-finding mission, primarily intended t

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24 January 2014Dylan Lewis supports Peace Parks Foundation

South African artist Dylan Lewis is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost sculptors.In 2009, he donated this exquisite sculpture to Peace Parks Foundation, which he has supported as a Peace P

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17 January 2014Sustainable farming skills for Simalaha communities

In 2012, Peace Parks Foundation received a generous donation from the Swedish Postcode Lottery to develop a wildlife sanctuary in the Simalaha Community Conservancy in south-western Zambia and improve

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6 January 2014Limpopo National Park Special Anti-Poaching Unit Deployed

On 9 December 2013 the passing out parade for Limpopo National Park's special anti-poaching unit of 30 expressly trained field rangers was held at the park's Aguia Pesqueira (Fish Eagle) camp.

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17 December 2013Africa's biodiversity is in good hands

This year the Southern African Wildlife College was privileged to welcome Senior Chief Inyambo Yeta from the Simalaha Community Conservancy in Zambia to the graduation of its protected area management

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6 December 2013Nelson Mandela, founding patron of Peace Parks Foundation

Peace Parks Foundation deeply regrets the passing of its founding patron, Dr Nelson Mandela. The thoughts and prayers of Peace Parks Foundation staff are with Madiba's family.

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28 November 201394 graduates look forward to a career in the tourism industry

On 22 November 2013, 89 women and five men from southern Africa's rural communities graduated in hospitality service operations at the SA College for Tourism. The five men were trained at the request

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20 November 2013Community rangers graduate

Thirty previously unemployed youth proudly bid farewell to the Southern African Wildlife College after completing a 12-month training for a National Certificate in Resource Guardianship. The training

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14 November 2013/Ai/Ais-Richtersveld park manager excels

The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park features magnificent barren landscapes, the world’s second largest canyon, the Fish River Canyon, and the richest succulent flora on earth. Looking after

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8 November 2013Launch of the Joaquim Chissano Wildlife Preservation Initiative in Mozambique

On 4 November 2013, the Joaquim Chissano Foundation launched the "Joaquim Chissano Wildlife Preservation Initiative in Mozambique” at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre, Maputo.The

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