Restoring Water by Restoring Landscapes in the Baviaanskloof Sou

Pieter and Magrite Kruger are restoring Zandvlakte farm in the Baviaanskloof by planting millions of small Spekboom trees like the one in the foreground. The challenge is to create benefit for the farmers who have to adjust from goat and sheep farming to something more sustainable.

An public and private initiative by NGO Living Lands, the South African government, insurance companies and water users in Port Elizabeth is restoring the main water catchment for the city with indigenous carbon-sequestrating trees and helping to alleviate th problems of climate change.

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