Young entrepreneur follows her dreams

Young entrepreneur follows her dreams

One of our Youth Programme participants, Meagan, participated in the Stitch & Dream workshops a few months ago. This inspired her to start her own product range. Here is her story. “Every young person has a desire to generate their own income, to be able to help...
The politics of fast fashion

The politics of fast fashion

By Frances Storey, PGDip in Sustainable Development student Clothing…an expression of self, a protective layer, an identity. Clothing has significance to us all but at what cost? The act of wearing an outfit has become political as the issues of fast fashion...
Youth for change: alumna at the Y20 Summit

Youth for change: alumna at the Y20 Summit

Hannah Hopper, an alumnus of Stellenbosch University’s Undergraduate Diploma in Sustainable Development presented at the Sustainability Institute (SI), was one of three delegates – alongside Farai Mubaiwa and Oshea Roopnarian – chosen to represent South Africa at the...
Launch of the Growers Guide

Launch of the Growers Guide

We are excited to announce the launch of Cape Wild Foods: A Growers Guide! This publication is aimed at small farmers and home gardeners. It brings plant and cultivation information as well as images about a selection of 22 local indigenous food plants. With this book...

Biodiversity Partners Program

Let’s imagine a world where… …all organizations can have an impact on restoring biodiversity …local knowledge of biodiversity and nature-based solutions are widespread …support is available for new ideas and pilot projects, which have a positive impact on nature in...
Wisdom of the Wild: A deep immersion into nature

Wisdom of the Wild: A deep immersion into nature

This year, we offered a truly unique experience as one of our capita-selecta modules: A five-day nature immersion in the wilderness of the Cederberg. This experience was based on the learning journey that myself and a few of my fellow PGDip students held as part of...