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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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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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11 February 2013Anglo American's grant towards SA College for Tourism is changing lives

A multi-year grant of R1.05 million towards the SA College for Tourism (SACT) from Anglo American's corporate social investment arm, the Chairman's Fund, is helping to uplift people in rural areas acr

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29 January 2013Covane Community Lodge opens under the management of the Barra Resorts group

With a capacity to accommodate 34 people, the Covane Community Lodge reopened its doors in October 2012, after extensive renovations that allows it to provide services of international standards.

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18 January 2013First Matchia chillies harvested

Members of the Matchia community have harvested their first chillies, to the delight of all involved.

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1 January 2013SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy successes

Every year 90 young women and 16 young men – all unemployed and from impoverished rural backgrounds – are sponsored for a year-long training course at the SA College for Tourism in hospitality ser

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27 December 2012Turtle monitoring season

The 2012 turtle monitoring season in Mozambique started on 1 October and will continue until April 2013. Throughout the season, Reserve management and turtle monitors undertake vehicle and foot patrol

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