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15 July 2009Proclamation of Marine Protected Area in Africa’s first Marine TFCA

On 14 July 2009 the government of Mozambique took a significant step in protecting its coastline when it declared a 678km² Marine Protected Area stretching from Ponta do Ouro in the south to the Mapu

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24 June 2009Veterinary research station to focus on TFCAs

On Monday, 22 June 2009 the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA), Peace Parks Foundation and the University of Pretoria signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop the Hans Hoheisen Wi

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20 June 2009Shashe irrigation scheme gets boost

PEACE Parks Foundation of South Africa yesterday handed over electric fence worth R250 000 to Shashe Irrigation Scheme in Beitbridge district to help deter stray elephants from destroying crops in the

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19 June 2009Limpopo/Shashe renamed Greater Mapungubwe TFCA

The Limpopo/Shashe TFCA, shared by Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe was today, 19 June, renamed the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area.Ministers Kitso Mokaila of Tourism in Botswana

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29 May 2009Alexander Forbes supports Peace Parks Foundation

On 28 May Werner Myburgh, Peace Parks Foundation CEO received R51 936.00 from Julie Fredericks, Alexander Forbes Risk Services CEO during a brief ceremony at Alexander Forbes' offices in Stellenbosch,

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12 May 2009Meeting with HM Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

Peace Parks Foundation officials had the honour to meet with HM Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands on May 12th to brief her on the work of Peace Parks Foundation: the organisation her father Prince Bern

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9 February 2009Sperrgebiet proclaimed a national park

Sperrgebiet proclaimed a national park KOLMANSKOP - It was time to open up Namibia's hidden treasures to its entire people, hence, the opening of the Sperrgebiet National Park, over the weekend.Anothe

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3 December 2008Southern African Wildlife College Graduation Ceremony

Southern African WIldlife College Graduation CeremonyNine months had passed since an enthusiastic group of park rangers converged at the Southern African Wildlife College from conservation areas stret

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3 December 2008Working with WCS and COMACO

The Kasungu-Lukusuzi TFCA, which is part of the Malawi/Zambia TFCA comprises two proclaimed national parks: the Lukusuzi National Park in Zambia and the Kasungu National Park in Malawi. Separating the

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27 November 2008Cross-border Cooperation

On Tuesday, 25 November 2008 the Managing Executive of the Kruger National Park, Dr Bandile Mkhize presented Mozambique's Limpopo National Park with a rubber dingy on a loan basis to help with law enf

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