News & Events

The Open Climate Network (OCN)

The OC brings together independent research institutes in key countries around the world to monitor national progress on climate change policy. For more information, please visit openclimatenetwork.org Partners in the Electricity Governance Initiative used the OCN Policy Implementation Toolkit to assess progress on implementation of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPP), a key … Continue reading

Climate Change Project

Climate change is a reality and is already having repercussions in our country. People need to start living sustainably now, and preparing themselves now for the unforeseen consequences of changing resources. Climate Change Communication Project Join the Global Initiative Same Tanzania The Open Climate Network Climate Change and Energy – The South African Perspective Adapting … Continue reading

Resources

DVDs and BOOKLETS Take a look at our resources Partnership for Healthy River – Handbook Farming Sunlight booklet Redrawing the Grid For information on our resources, please contact info@thegreenconnection.org.za Understanding Electricity Price Increases Informative Documents compiled for the  Smart Electricity Workshops The Smart Electricity Brochure NERSA Public Hearings CLIMATE CHANGE RESOURCES Climate friendly living Cradle … Continue reading

Documents & Reports

Reports The Green Connection produces materials and other resources that aim to raised awareness about environmental issues. These resources can be downloaded and used provided that the sources are acknowledged and the aim of the resources is for public education not for gain. EGI REI4P review 2014 Renewable Energy is the long term future for … Continue reading

Articles, News & Events

Blue Action for Africa

The Green Connection is partnering in a collaborative campaign to sustainable protection of South Africa’s oceans, in an innovative and exciting three-year initiative with WILDTRUST (lead organisation), Centre for Environmental Rights, Ocean Unite, South African Association for Marine Biological Research, and WWF-SA. South Africa currently has only 0.4% of its continental waters within MPAs (excluding … Continue reading

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Responsible Fisheries

The Green Connection facilitates understanding of responsible fisheries. In 2007, The Green Connection designed and implemented a capacity building course on Responsible Fisheries for the Responsible Fisheries Alliance which is coordinated by WWF-SA. Which also ran the Sustainable Seafood Initiative. The Green Connection trained WWF facilitators so that they could be accredited to run the … Continue reading

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Women Empowerment

Liz Mcdaid is the coordinator of the Global Green Grants Fund advisory board in Southern Africa She attended and helped develop training material for a workshop on women’s rights run by an organisation that works with women and mining, called WOMIN. The Green Connection’s Liz McDaid worked with WOMIN specifically to develop resource material on … Continue reading