Archive | Climate Change

Drought Proof your Garden or Farm

As the climate increasingly destabilises, drought conditions in Southern Africa will increase. Valerie Payn, who has written the book An Ecological Gardeners Handbook, offers advice on how we can adapt our gardens and surrounding environment to increased temperatures and lower rainfalls. Valerie Payn* When faced with drought farmers and gardener often react by irrigating more, […]

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FLEAT tackles Climate Change in Tanzania

By Zainab Adams, SAFCEI Outreach Coordinator Day one: I was invited to attend a workshop in Same, Tanzania around “Connecting Poverty to Climate Change”. One of the key points was around “Changing the Mindset”. In the Tanzanian context it describes changing the way you think about what you can achieve. The Rev. Amos Mushendwa (guest […]

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Food Sovereignty Festival 2016

The South African Food Sovereignty Campaign is hosting an exciting festival in Johannesburg this coming weekend.   The festival serves as a platform to share information, celebrate food sovereignty alternatives in Africa and to learn about how we can build people’s power. Please get in contact with Jane at janecherrytree@gmail.com if you are interested in attending – for […]

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FLEAT forges ahead in Zimbabwe

Shared by Rev Canon Blessing Shambare The Anglican Church worldwide has adopted the five marks of mission in their holistic mission drive. The fifth mark spells out that safeguarding, renewal, transforming and sustaining the integrity of creation is a crucial component of the mission of God. To fulfill this the Province of Central Africa has […]

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Open letter to Ministers on Eskom

SAFCEI is one of the 28 organisations that signed on to this open letter sent to the Ministers of Energy, Public Enterprises, Environmental Affairs and Health, asking them to ensure Eskom’s compliance with obligations to protect the environment and human health. NGO open letter to Ministers on Eskom_6 Sept 2016

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Normal Is Over Screening

SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERE SCREENING OF “NORMAL IS OVER THE MOVIE”  Unique award-winning documentary offering various solutions to reverse the path of global decline SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIERE AT THE LABIA THEATRE AUG 5, 6 & 7  PLUS Q & A FILMMAKER, Renée Scheltema Dedicated to Renée’s beloved youngest daughter Elisa Emely Berkel (1989-2015) who dedicated the […]

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