Kruger to Canyons Node of GLTFCA comprises of a number of interlinked and mutually reinforcing initiatives on the continuum between biodiversity conservation and sustainable development within UNESCO's MaB programme and the South African Government

Government of South Africa; USAID; Government of Flanders; Global Environmental Facility through SANParks and SANBI
South African National Parks; Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism; Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Authority; Conservation South Africa; Association of Water & Rural Development; Southern African Wildlife College; Worldwide Fund for Nature
1: To enhance the conservation of biodiversity and cultural heritage, maintain ecosystem services and foster the sustainable and equitable use of natural resources though the implementation of projects. 2: To explore, develop, support, and study thriving sustainable societies, economies, and human settlements respecting the web of life on which they depend. 3: To promote the understanding of the impact of environmental changes, including climate change, and develop and support mitigation and adaptation actions.
Kruger to Canyons
Specific Area (Village, Town, District, Province): 
HQ of the Initiative: 
Hoedspruit, South Africa
2020 to 2025
Is the timeframe likely to be extended?: 
Elaborate on likelihood to extend: 
Funding dependent on a number of variables that we do not always have control over
Thematic Focus: 
Agriculture, CC adaptation/mitigation, Community Livelihood Dev, HWC mitigation, Integrated Land Use Planning & Implementation, Policy & Leg frameworks, NR Protect & Mgt, Research, Tourism
1st Contact Name: 
Marie-Tinka Uys
1st Contact Email: 
2nd Contact Name: 
Nicolas Theron
2nd Contact Email: