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The Farmer Support Project (FSP) funded by WWF Green Trust between 2006 and 2008 can be regarded as a direct response to the situation sketched out in the opening quote. The central concern of the project has been how to design, develop and implement learning programs that adequately and appropriately respond to such situations. The …

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A visual record for 2007 of the “Building capacity for changed practices” project conducted in the Craigieburn Wetlands of the Sand River Catchment, South Africa, by AWARD and funded by WWF SA

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Natural resources management in the former Bantustans was effected through the Traditional Authorities. This system, deeply resented, has been contested following the political changes of 1994. Today, while their political status is increasing, they are variously effective and contested at local level – but in many instances have lost authority and capacity and support of …

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Drawing up a budget & arranging finances Useful equipment Participant are informed about Arrangements with hosts Roles of the facilitation team members & dealing with emergencies

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In this paper we will reflect upon the theoretical underpinnings of a project conducted in a South African village bordering on a valley wetland in order to contribute to the discourse of natural resources management. The wetland, located at the foothills of the Drankensberg Mountains in eastern Mpumalanga Province, is a lifeline for roughly one …

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This project falls under the auspices of the Save the Sand Programme, an integrated catchment management initiative for the Sand River Catchment in South Africa. The catchment (2000 km2), situated in the north-eastern region of South Africa, is regarded as vulnerable in terms of water security. Indeed it is an example of the increasing conflict …

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South Africa includes a diversity of freshwater resources: rivers, estuaries, wetlands and lakes, although these are limited (Fundudsi, Kosi Bay, Sibaya and St Lucia). Nonetheless, with a rainfall of 500mm, placing it well below the global average of 800mm, it is a water-stressed country. Issues of governance and rights of access are then key in …

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Over the past years, the NGO AWARD (Association for Water and Rural Development) has been working on a programme entitled SWELL (Securing Water to Enhance Local Livelihoods) in ward 16 of the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality, South Africa. The aim of the programme is to develop an approach for integrated planning of rural water services to …

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Looking at livelihoods strategies of poor rural communities, it becomes evident that people require water for both domestic and productive needs. Access to reliable supplies of water affects a great number of activities, and water availability can provide a wide range of opportunities for the rural poor. However, traditionally, water supply planning has focussed on …

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