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DAFF New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

NEPAD is a strategic framework aimed at developing an integrated socio-economic development framework for Africa. NEPAD’s priority areas range from tackling poverty and underdevelopment to good governance and regional integration of policies and strategies. DWAF-Forestry policies are also aligned to these principles.
DAFF Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

FAO is an international organisation which assists in the improvement of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in both developed and developing countries. The FAO-Forestry website provides detailed country profiles (incl. South Africa) and forestry-related documents.
DAFF African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)

AWF plays a major role in ensuring continued existence of some of Africa’s most rare and treasured species. It is also involved in promoting community conservation and conservation enterprise projects, natural resource education and research programmes.
DAFF The Dendrological Society

In 1979 when the Dendrological Foundation was founded, the terms "Dendrology" and "Dendrologist" were fairly unknown in South Africa. And yet there was a need for the creation of a competent body who would serve the particular requirements of a dendrological community in Southern Africa. The Foundation was formed as an independent, non-profit, non-racial association aiming at the promotion of the knowledge of trees, in particular the indigenous ones, their protection and planting and the preservation of tree-dominated ecosystems by way of research, publications, courses etc.
DAFF The South African Botanical Society

Mindful of the role of the people of South Africa as custodians of the world's richest floral heritage, it is their mission to win the hearts and minds and material support of individuals and organisations wherever they may be for the conservation, cultivation, study and wise use of the indigenous flora and vegetation of southern Africa."
DAFF United Nations International Forum on Forests (UNFF)

Established in 1997 by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), UNFF represents an international forest policy dialogue. Its concerned mainly focus on international arrangements and mechanisms to promote the management, conservation and sustainable development of all forest types.
DAFF Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa

WESSA is one of the leading environmental organisations in South Africa and their mission is to promote public participation in caring for the Earth. WESSA has adopted an holistic approach to environmental issues and is involved in a wide range of projects and initiatives.
DAFF The World Conservation Union (IUCN)

IUCN is the largest and most important environmental knowledge network. It conducts conservation science policy research around the world and assists with the preparation and implementation of national conservation and biodiversity strategies
DAFF World Resources Institute (WRI)

WRI is an independent non-profit environmental research and policy organization working closely with governments, private sector and civil society to create solutions that protect the earth and improve people’s lives.
DAFF World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

WWF is an organization dedicated to the prevention of degradation of natural environment and sustainable use of natural resources. Several programmes have been established in South Africa which will cover climate change and toxins, species and forests.
DAFF Silverhill Seeds

Silverhill Seeds is home to a vast repository of seeds across the spectrum of African flora.

The site for information about plants native to Southern Africa and related topics.
Food & Trees for Africa
National non-government greening organisation in South Africa