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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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28 March 2013Training conservation staff in GIS and GPS

The Foundation has been offering basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) training at the Southern Africa Wildlife College (SAWC) for the past 13 years. The valu

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20 March 2013Moments of Grace - a fine art photographic book

Koos van der Lende, master landscape photographer, has been supporting Peace Parks Foundation since 2002 and his work has captured the grandeur of southern Africa's transfrontier conservation areas fo

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13 March 2013Another €15.5 million for Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) TFCA

On 8 March 2013, State Secretary Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) handed a symbolic cheque to the amount of €15.5 million to the D

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4 March 2013Developing Sioma Ngwezi National Park in the KAZA TFCA

On 26 February 2013, Ms Sylvia T. Masebo, MP, the Zambian Minister of Tourism and Arts officially opened a hangar, constructed by Peace Parks Foundation, and launched a Bat Hawk microlight for Sioma N

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22 February 2013Further support from the Swedish Postcode Lottery!

At an awards ceremony hosted by the Swedish Postcode Lottery in Stockholm, on Thursday 21 February 2013, Peace Parks Foundation Sweden was the fortunate recipient of SEK 10 million. The Swedish Postco

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15 February 2013Dutch Postcode Lottery gives charities a record €291 million

More than 90 good causes graced the Dutch Postcode Lottery's annual Goed Geld Gala at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 13 February 2013. The Netherlands' largest charity lottery announced that it wou

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