An exciting opportunity for ordinary citizens to find out about how environmental burdens are often borne by the poor, while environmental benefits are experienced by the rich.. how does this play out in the current South Africa..
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April 9, 2016
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Liz Mcdaid worked with SAFCEI, conducting energy audits for buildings, such as Faith Centres. Recently an energy audit of a church in Mitchells Plain was completed as part of SAFCEI’s energy auditing programme. SAFCEI Energy 100
Our training makes a difference and helped get the South African trawl industry onto a sustainable path, reducing seabird bycatch.
April 8, 2016
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ENABLING PEOPLE TO CREATE CHANGE: CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO FISHERIES (EAF) IMPLEMENTATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
April 7, 2016
Comments Off on Conference on Energy Investment hosted at the IGC centre – London
Liz Mcdaid of the Green Connection was invited to attend a Conference on Energy Investment hosted at the IGC centre, the London School of Economics, in London, November 2015. Tackling extreme poverty: Evidence from the field As the first of the newly adopted United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, eradicating extreme poverty constitutes a major challenge […]
March 20, 2016
Comments Off on The Green Connection – Exercising Democracy in the Two Rivers Urban Park
The area defined as the Two Rivers Urban Park (TRUP), located at the confluence of the Black and Liesbeek Rivers, is a special and unique place in Cape Town. The area comprises sensitive ecological systems and habitats along the rivers, extensive open space areas, significant institutions (including the South African Astronomical Observatory and Valkenberg), historical buildings […]
March 12, 2016
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Wind farm in South Africa. Part of the Renewable Energy Programme for Independent Power Producers. Green Connection has been part of formerly analysing the progress made by these power producers in supplying renewable energy and creating jobs, local enterprises, and socio-economic development.