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21 June 2013Chemucane ecotourist lodge under construction

The construction of the Chemucane community lodge in Maputo Special Reserve, featuring nine exclusive guest suites, with two family and seven double-bedded units, is well under way.

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10 June 2013Training black rhino monitors at Majete in Malawi

In April 2013 Renias Mhlongo, senior tracker, and Alex van den Heever, senior tracker evaluator, from the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy, were invited to train a group of black rhino monitors

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30 May 2013Maputo Special Reserve 2013 Translocation

The Mozambican government's translocation programme, a multi-year endeavour now in its third year of operation, recently saw the introduction of 78 wildebeest to Maputo Special Reserve. The plan is to

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23 May 2013New field ranger base operational

Jointly funded by the German Federal Ministry for Cooperation and Development, through KfW, and Agence Française de Développement, the construction of Limpopo National Park’s new field ranger bas

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17 May 2013Savé Valley Conservancy upgrades local schools

The German government through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is funding the translocation of animals donated by the Savé Valley Conservancy, while making funds ava

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9 May 2013Limpopo National Park communities receive revenue-sharing cheque

On 17 April 2013, the Permanent Secretary of the southern province of Gaza, Francisca Maluana Cadaslamba, on behalf of the Governor and of Limpopo National Park, handed a cheque to the park communitie

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2 May 2013The Bookworm Kiddies Club

As a way of generating a love for reading from a young age, the Southern African Wildlife College Resource Centre started the Bookmobile Project in 2012. The main goal of the project is to make books

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24 April 2013K9 Conservation

The SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy continues to successfully train highly skilled trackers who are extremely sought after in the conservation sector. The Academy has shown that traditional tr

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18 April 2013Peace Parks Foundation Legacy Trust launched

“Intrinsic to human nature is the aspiration to create something of value for posterity,” says Mr Hansjürg Saager, Chairman of the Peace Parks Foundation Legacy Trust. “Leaving a legacy means

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10 April 2013Monitoring & evaluation systems training in the Lubombo TFCA

Staff members of the Maputo Special Reserve and the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve in Mozambique were recently trained in the use of a spatial monitoring & evaluation system. The system enab

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