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Magic Grant supports women’s empowerment initiative

Our very own Mariette Ferreira, Executive Director of the SA College for Tourism (SACT), is a recipient of the Magic Grant awarded by the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation. The Foundation awards these grants to individuals who are dedicating their lives to transformative work through bold leadership and vision, especially in women’s empowerment.

Community Development

Equipping champions – a custodianship approach to combat wildlife crime

In late 2019, the South African Government launched the GEF 6 Project that aims to strengthen institutions, information management and monitoring to reduce the rate of illegal wildlife trade in South Africa.

Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Sioma Ngwezi National Park, Wildlife Crime

Creating safe havens for pangolins

As we commemorate the 10th Annual World Pangolin Day on 20 February 2021, we are reminded of the plight of these uniquely beautiful scaly anteaters. As a result of being relentlessly poached for...

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Saying goodbye to a remarkable man

We are profoundly saddened by the loss of Chrispin Muchindu, a friend and colleague who, for the past eight years, was an intricate part of the Peace Parks team.


Farewell to a great friend and mentor

It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to a stalwart of Peace Parks Foundation this week. Surrounded by his family, Johannes Jacobus Marthinus van Zyl, best known as Boetie, passed away...

Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Leopard Protection Programme, Wildlife Crime

Hope for the world’s most persecuted large cat

Saving Spots, a leopard protection project that has been running in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area since 2018, has had significant successes in working with local communities to save the species from...

Simalaha Community Conservancy

A horseback adventure in Zambia

Simalaha Horse Safaris provides an intimate experience of the vast open plains, as well as mopane and acacia woodlands, of the Simalaha Community Conservancy in Zambia.

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