About Us
Plants in the Cape Floral Kingdom. © CI/Photo by Haroldo Castro
The vegetation on the Cape is dominated by fynbos (an Afrikaans word for “fine bush”), a shrubland comprising hard-leafed, evergreen, and fire-prone shrubs.
© CI/Photo by Haroldo Castro


To promote and support conservation, restoration, and sustainable land use in South Africa’s Hotspots as an essential element of food security and land reform, human and economic development, and building resilience to the impacts of climate change.



South Africa’s Hotspots are restored and maintained to provide water, food and climate change resilience for the long-term benefits of people and nature.