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Garden Route fires: team visits to assess rehabilitation funding applications

A team of ten people - including quantity surveyors, project managers, environmental consultants, and engineers - is currently working in the Garden Route to assess applications for grant funding in the wake of the storms and fires that tore…
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Garden Route Rebuild Initiative trains alien plants eradication team

The Environmental Management Workstream of the Garden Route Rebuild Initiative (GRRI) has implemented a pilot project to train a team of previously unemployed people in invasive alien plant eradication. The team attended an alien vegetation…

Helen Zille praises Garden Route Rebuild Initiative: “New model for disaster management.”

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has praised the Garden Route Rebuild Initiative as a model for disaster management and reconstruction in the wake of catastrophe. Speaking at the Southern Cape Landowner’s Initiative’s Environmental Seminar…

Premier Zille lauds management of Bitou’s desalination plant

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has lauded the design and management of Bitou’s desalinationn plant. The Premier was in the area on Thursday, 23 November, to speak at the Southern Cape Landowner’s Initiative’s Environmental Seminar…

Garden Route Rebuild Initiative leads route to recovery

Cooperation and a shared dream to ‘Build Back Better’ are key ingredients as the Garden Route recovers from the destruction caused by wildfires that tore through the region in June this year. That’s the message from Hildegarde Fast,…