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Latest News30 August 2018

Aerial support for conservation operations in Mozambique

Two brand new Savannah airplanes have arrived in Mozambique for use by the country’s National Administration for Conservation Areas (ANAC). The acquisition of the aircraft was funded by Peace Parks Foundation, whilst ANAC financed the costs associated with permanently importing the airplanes from South Africa. read more

VISION

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Peace Parks Foundation envisages the establishment of a network of protected areas that links ecosystems across international borders.

Given the proximity of the region's protected areas to each other, the possibility exists to create wildlife dispersal routes between them, or in certain instances to link them.

MISSION

Peace Parks Foundation facilitates the establishment of transfrontier conservation areas (peace parks)* and develops human resources, thereby supporting sustainable economic development, the conservation of biodiversity and regional peace and stability.

*The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Wildlife Conservation and Law Enforcement of 1999 defines a transfrontier conservation area (TFCA) as "the area or component of a large ecological region that straddles the boundaries of two or more countries, encompassing one or more protected areas as well as multiple resource use areas". The Protocol commits the SADC Member States to promote the conservation of shared wildlife resources through the establishment of transfrontier conservation areas.

WORDS FROM NELSON MANDELA

Photo: Roy Beusker/NPL
Photo: Roy Beusker/NPL
'I know of no political movement, no philosophy, no ideology, which does not agree with the peace parks concept as we see it going into fruition today. It is a concept that can be embraced by all.

In a world beset by conflicts and division, peace is one of the cornerstones of the future. Peace parks are a building block in this process, not only in our region, but potentially in the entire world.'
Vacancies and Tenders

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES - CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Eco-Business Planning Guideline, Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES - CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Situational Analysis of Land Use and Ownership, Lubombo Plateau Eswatini

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