Green Economy

Nature conservation can be a challenge, especially for local governments. Protected areas can reap tremendous benefits for a country, and indeed the planet. But often local governments must deal with a double bind of having to shoulder the costs of conserving the land and water as well as the costs...Read more
South Africa remains one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. The country is home to 10% of the world’s plant species and 7% of its reptile, bird and mammal species. Furthermore, endemism rates reach 56% for amphibians, 65% for plants and up to 70% for invertebrates. The Government of Sout...Read more