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People of faith

caring for living earth

Faith leaders

and green champions in action

SAFCEI Calendar 2019

Featuring photography by local

Cape Town/Garden Route artist

Andrea Nixon

Who we are

SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute) is a multi-faith organisation committed to supporting faith leaders and their communities in Southern Africa to increase awareness, understanding and action on eco-justice, sustainable living and climate change.

What We Do

Care for the Earth by Faith Communities

Promoting understanding of the connection between faith and living Earth, and inspiring people of faith to effect change and just development within their own communities.

Energy Justice

Working for South Africans to have accessible, affordable and sustainable energy, and for faith leaders and communities from other countries to learn from South Africa’s experience.

Food & Climate Justice

Promoting a rights of nature approach to food sovereignty and climate change, opposing factory farming, industrial agriculture and GMOs.

Faith Leader Environmental Advocacy Training

Facilitating faith leaders environmental advocacy training (FLEAT) in southern Africa, and providing learning resources to conduct local eco-projects, including eco-actions in congregations.

COP24: Reflections on Climate talks in Katowice

By Wellington Sibanda This year The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) concluded late on 14th December in Katowice, Poland, after two weeks of tension –filled talks. Nearly 23,000 delegates were...

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Marriott International to go Cage-Free by 2025

In less than 48 hours of the Open Wing Alliance campaign launch, Marriott Hotels, the world's *largest* hotel group, has committed to dropping battery cages for egg-laying hens WORLDWIDE! See Marriott International's public commitment here. Read more about our...

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