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On becoming warriors for the human spirit

This year we hosted a training course led by Margaret (Meg) Wheatley, called Warriors for the Human Spirit. The training was hosted in partnership with Kufunda Village from Zimbabwe and participants came from both countries. 18 participants, 10 of which received...

Navigating Home – an immersion into the wild places of ourselves and of Nature

What can we learn from Nature when we immerse ourselves into one of the most magnificent and dramatic landscapes South Africa has to offer – the Drakensberg? Every year the SI hosts immersive learning experiences, taking participants into some of the wildest places in...

Greater Cape indigenous foods back on the map with groundbreaking partnership

A groundbreaking new partnership between the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security (CoE-FS), Local WILD, and the Sustainability Institute (SI) is laying the foundation for a radical embrace of forgotten and neglected local indigenous foods from the Greater...

Applications open for the Biodiversity Partners Program!

Applications for Campus Agence Française de Développement’s (French Development Agency [AFD]) innovative Biodiversity Partners Program (BiPP) are open for southern African participants. This exciting programme aims to support a growing pool of entrepreneurs or...

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Celebrating 20 Years!

Celebrating 20 Years!

On Friday 1 November we celebrated our 20th anniversary! What started as an idea to provide a space where people could...

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