FynbosFire leaves a footprint in Matatiele

The FireWise Community of Matatiele was chosen to test out FynbosFire’s Toolkit and systems developed in a different biome, now testing out best practices on a national level.   Situated in the Maluti mountains near the Lesotho border in the Eastern Cape,...

FynbosFire Project boosts positive reaction to wildfire management

UNDP GEF FynbosFire project boosts positive reaction to wildfire management   In the international world of wildfire fighting, there can be few places more challenging than the Cape Peninsula.   Although only about sixty kilometres in length and averaging...

Wildfire meets its match

A quiet revolution in wildfire management is taking place in vast areas of the Western Cape – from the West Coast and Namaqualand to the Overberg – as  farmers work together with Fire Protection Associations to tackle the scourge of wildfire. Their...