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WHAT IS JOBS 4 CARBON?

We restore degraded veld in the Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve domain by planting spekboom.

World Network of Biosphere Reserves

The World Network of Biosphere Reserves of the MAB Programme consists of a dynamic and interactive network of sites of excellence. It fosters the harmonious integration of people and nature for sustainable development through participatory dialogue; knowledge sharing; poverty reduction and human well-being improvements; respect for cultural values and society’s ability to cope with change - thus contributing to the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve

The Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve (GCBR) is a voluntary citizens’ initiative dedicated to the conservation of its region’s biodiversity, tied to the socio-economic development for the wellbeing of its peoples. Governed by members, it is a registered non-profit company with the tax status of a public benefit organisation. UNESCO has designated the region as a place of major biodiversity significance for the planet.

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Vanwyksdorp Development Institute

The Vanwyksdorp Development Institute (VDI) is a not-for-profit company aimed at socio-economic upliftment of poor rural communities, primarily in Vanwyksdorp and the surrounding Klein Karoo. The means to achieve the Vision and Mission is the establishment of a learning campus that provides the environment and opportunity to learn skills and incubate entrepreneurial activities. Healthy, employable youth, with better opportunities for their lives.

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HOW CAN I HELP?

job creation while fighting climate change

Help us address two of the most important problems of our time...

  1. BECOME A DONOR

    Please consider a once-off or monthly financial contribution

  2. BECOME A STAKEHOLDER

    Join the tens of farmers who have made land available for rehabilitation

  3. BUY SPEKBOOM PLANTS

    Buy spekboom plants from our nursery

What our Landowners & other Stakeholders say...

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LATEST NEWS

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