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SA Climate and health risks

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For the last few months, the south-western parts of South Africa have eagerly awaited the time when the sun stops hiding behind grey banks of clouds. Summer has finally arrived and now that the days are longer and warmer, we may feel more inspired to hit the beach, have a picnic in the park or resume our favourite outdoor activities.
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Konica Minolta South Africa employs good practice for environment and the economy

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FTFA Ecopreneur, Jeminah Mkhize, and Trees for All Administrator, Pat Anderson, took to the road for the first of this years` Konica Minolta South Africa tree planting events.

They arrived, together with Konica Minolta South Africa Nelspruit branch manager, Gerhard van Tonder and team,  at Nelspruit Primary School, site of the first event, and immediately felt welcome in the well-tended school grounds.
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Finding my way - Cordula Gutekunst

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Our newest volunteer, Cordula Gutekunst from Germany, shares how she found the path leading her to FTFA.
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RatesClearance.com and Food & Trees for Africa plant trees in 38 municipalities

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RatesClearance.com and Food & Trees for Africa plant trees in 38 municipalities

Korbitec’s RatesClearance.com planted 111 trees across South Africa in November through Food & Trees for Africa. The trees have been ‘’earned’’ by 38 municipalities that have participated in RatesClearance.com’s “Grow Your Tree” Campaign.
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African Climate Reality Project ramps up for expansion

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The African Climate Reality Project (ACRP), a programme of Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), South Africa’s first greening and social development enterprise, will expand its activities into Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa in the new year.

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Cloud-based back-ups save a lot of heartache for FTFA

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When the head of a key department's laptop is stolen, top management starts worrying. What will happen to the data on that laptop? Was it backed up? Do we have copies of it on our server? Worse yet, is the server back-up current or hopelessly outdated?
This exact situation occurred at  Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), when the head of the Trees for All department's laptop was stolen from her vehicle earlier this year.

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Konica Minolta South Africa planted 2 500 trees nationwide in celebration of Arbor Month

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Konica Minolta's Cape Town branch, seen here during Arbor Month. From left: Albert Julie, Stacey Jepthas, Jan Cloete, Carol Harris and Sue Purcell.

In its continued commitment to the environment, Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office, planted 2 500 fruit and indigenous trees in September 2015 in celebration of Arbor Month. This will be followed with a further 2500 to be planted early in 2016. The planting is all conducted through South Africa's first environmental social enterprise, Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA).

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Six ways FTFA fights climate change, one tree at a time

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Ops Manager Kate Bezuidenhout gave The Ground-Up Project some interesting insights into what FTFA does daily.
You can read the full article here: http://bit.ly/1NPfzCZ
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SA Taxi offsets 44.2 tonnes of carbon with tree donations to schools

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21 September 2015 - SA Taxi, South Africa’s only independent financer of minibus taxis and one of the country’s few certified developmental credit providers, has set a precedent in the minibus taxi industry by voluntarily offsetting carbon through Food & Trees for Africa’s carbon offset programme Trees for All.

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Greening NGO Food & Trees for Africa reaffirms partnership with kulula.com

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Johannesburg, 29 October 2015
- In celebration of the ongoing support Food & Trees for Africa receives from privately-owned low-cost airline kulula.com, the greening and food Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) has planted 20 trees at Emmangweni Primary in Tembisa, Gauteng, today.

 
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