10 July 2017
The large expanse of sand contains evidence of human occupation from the Stone Age to the present and is associated with the culture of the formally nomade ǂKhomani San people and the strategies that allowed them to adapt to harsh desert conditions. They developed a specific ethnobotanical knowledge, cultural practices and a worldview related to the geographical features of their environment.
The ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape bears testimony to the way of life that prevailed in the region and shaped the site over thousands of years. See more here.
Peace Parks Foundation has been working with South Africa’s National Lotteries Commission, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and Rotary Deutschland Gemeindienst since 2009 to develop the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park, which aims to preserve the cultural and traditional knowledge of these indigenous communities, while improving their opportunities to earn a livelihood.
15 June 2017Astounding success of Erin
Tourism Officer for the Khomani San, Dirk Pienaar, says something meaningful has been started from nothing by Peace Parks Foundation, which manages the ‘Khomani San – Living in Peace’ project, sread more
1 June 2017Khomani San Rising
Descendents of the original inhabitants of southern Africa, the Khomani San of the Kalahari are revered for their intimate knowledge of bush lore. These skills are now being transformed into sustainabread more
21 July 2016SANParks donation of zebra to ‡Khomani San
The ‡Khomani San of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park were delighted when SANParks recently brought nine, and then another 11, zebra to their Erin Game Ranch.read more
5 January 2016Kgalagadi lion research
Visitors come from far and wide to see the magnificent lion of the Kgalagadi, the apex predator of the transfrontier park. Following an outbreak of canine distemper in 2009, a population survey detectread more
17 June 2015Kgalagadi ninth in the Top 50 Best Safari Parks of Africaread more
28 May 2015Enhancing visitors' experience of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
In an endeavour to make visitors’ stay more enjoyable, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park management decided to conduct induction sessions for their staff, particularly their frontline staff who dealread more
20 January 2015Seamless management of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
In Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, staff from Botswana and South Africa work together to ensure that visitors adhere to park regulations in order to protect the fragile desert environment and its wildliread more
6 January 2015Kgalagadi now has WiFi
In follow-up to the previous report, when WiFi was installed at Twee Rivieren/Two Rivers entrance gate and rest camp, the service has now been extended.read more
14 November 2014Kgalagadi Lion Research Project
Thanks to a donation from the Turner Foundation, Peace Parks Foundation is supporting a Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park lion research project, implemented under the auspices of South African National Parread more