The Vhembe Biosphere Reserve (VBR) is the sixth South African Biosphere Reserve and the third in Limpopo Province. The VBR aims to conserve the areas uniquely bio-diverse environment, while simultaneously supporting and promoting much needed sustainable development.
The VBR is supporting the Light of Mercy Community Centre in Bodwe The multipurpose centre is a hub for community caregivers and activities include provision of meals to school children, continue reading
Highly informative newsletter with an article on the VBR and various research being undertaken in the greater Mapungubwe region. Download the pdf: Greater Mapungubwe Network newsletter – June 2014 compressed continue reading
Over the last few years interest in the Limpopo Valley coalfields by mining companies has increased substantially and the magnitude of the impact of the proposed developments and their associated continue reading
The objective of this workshop, held at the University of Venda (UNIVEN) in late 2011, was to determine biodiversity hotspots in the VBR based on species richness and occurrence of continue reading