FireWise in Fynbos

FireWise in Fynbos

Part 6:  Firewise in Fynbos    The Voluntary FireWise Communities project supports communities in living with wildfire and encourages neighbours to work together and take action now to prevent losses. By supporting firefighters, landowners, NGOs and local authorities...

Fire is a bad master, but a good servant

Part 4:  Fire is a bad master, but a good servant   Integrated Fire Management practice promotes the beneficial use of fire.  There is a general consensus now that the Fynbos Biome needs fire. Fire can be an agent of rebirth or an inferno of destruction.   If the...

Managing fires – reduction, readiness, response and recovery

Part 3:  Managing fires – reduction, readiness, response and recovery With funding provided by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Special Climate Change Fund, the UNDP-supported “FynbosFire Project” is aimed at developing sustainable...