Articles
 
Soap produced from Kraalbos is used to treat skin ailments 
September 17, 2012
New business makes lotions and soaps from a local Namaqualand pioneer plant.  The products are now supplied to leading hotels and guest houses as part of a small business enterprise supported by CSA's SKEPPIES small grants fund.
Namaqualand Spring flowers 
September 14, 2012
New 11,000ha conservation area protects more than 128 plant and insect species found nowhere else on earth
Biodiesel fuel station 
September 13, 2012
​Earl Muller of Concordia, Namaqualand produces cleaner, greener and cheaper fuel from old cooking oil.
Eco Rangers are trained to use GPS to track predators and monitor veld conditions. 
September 12, 2012
In Namaqualand, ancient herding practices have been revived and modernised to help stock farmers protect their animals from predators.  Shepherds are using modern technology to make adaptive management decisions and gather scientific data that have seen a 320% less losses of stock to predators in the Kamiesberg area.​
 
July 8, 2010
At the peak of last year’s dry season in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, the only water pump in the village of Leliefontein broke down for nearly a month.
 
May 21, 2009
Situated in the Northern cape province of South Africa, Namaqualand is known for its open spaces and rare species such as the speckl ed cape tortoise (Homopus signatus) - the world’s smallest tortoise.
 
April 9, 2009
Healthy carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, pumpkin, sweet potato, onions and cabbage … not quite the crops you would expect to find in a harsh, rain-starved desert landscape!