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28 November 2012Prof Jakes Gerwel, vice-chairman of Peace Parks Foundation

Peace Parks Foundation deeply regrets losing its vice-chairman, Prof. Jakes Gerwel, who passed away early on Wednesday morning, the 28th of November 2012, following a short illness.

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27 November 2012Crowning a successful year

On Friday, 16 November 2012, 90 young women and 16 young men from across southern Africa graduated at the SA College for Tourism in Graaff-Reinet.

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16 November 2012Custodians of the future

Children in the Wilderness is an environmental and life skills educational programme for children focusing on the next generation of decision makers: inspiring them to care for their natural heritage

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12 November 2012Assisting the Lillydale Home Care Centre

On the 2nd of October 2012 the TFCA Unit of the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, in collaboration with Peace Parks Foundation, assisted an underprivileged community living on the wes

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8 November 2012SA College for Tourism wins two prestigious awards

On 1 November 2012 the SA College for Tourism won the Mail & Guardian Investing in the Future Education Award. This award is bestowed on projects and initiatives that demonstrate a company or organisa

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24 October 2012Major events in the Zambian component of the Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) TFCA

A few hundred kilometres upstream from Victoria Falls lie the Ngonye Falls, which provided the backdrop to the opening of the Ngonye Falls Community Partnership Park on 27 August 2012.The Zambian Min

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19 October 2012Transfrontier park provides further training

Building on the success of the mountain rescue training and GIS training provided earlier this year, staff members of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park's partner institutions i.e. the Namibi

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17 October 2012Masego community links in with Greater Mapungubwe TFCA

The Masego community in Botswana, by way of the traditional leadership represented by the Dikgosi from the three villages, together with the village development committees and an interim committee, ha

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26 September 20122012 Fish River clean up

The annual Fish River Canyon hiking trail season starts on the 1stof May and ends on the 15th of September. It is an extremely popular trail and, as people from all over the world book for it, it is

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11 September 2012Developing Maputo Special Reserve as a tourist destination

A ceremony to celebrate the 2012 translocation of wildlife from game reserves in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province to Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve was held on 10 September 2012.

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