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high impact green
programmes and projects.

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Supporting South Africa's
transition to a low-carbon,
resource-efficient and
climate resilient development
path.

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Providing catalytic finance
to facilitate South
Africa's transition to a
green economy.

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Reinforcing climate
policy objectives
through green
interventions.

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About The Green Fund

The Green Fund is a unique, newly established national fund that seeks to support green initiatives to assist South Africa’s transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and climate resilient development path delivering high impact economic, environmental and social benefits.

The Fund is managed by the Development of Bank of South Africa (DBSA) on behalf of Department of Environmental Affairs.

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News & Events

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 2018 GREEN FUND REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – REF:PROP2018001 HAS NOW OFFICIALLY BEEN CLOSED (AS OF 05/04/2018) AND THAT NO FURTHER OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME. THE GREEN FUND WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THE APPLICANTS THAT SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS AND WOULD BE CONTACTING ALL OF THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS IN DUE COURSE. 

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING TENDER NOTICE AND INVITATION TO TENDER ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS.  THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS’ (DEA) GREEN FUND IN LIAISON WITH THE DEVELOPMENT BANK OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (DBSA) FORMALLY INVITES SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED SERVICE PROVIDERS TO TENDER FOR CONDUCTING FEASIBILITY STUDIES ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

  • RFP054/2018 – FEASIBILITY STUDIES ON WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS
  • RFP055/2018 – FEASIBILITY TO SET UP PLASTIC PELLETIZATION PLANTS
  • RFP056/2018 – BASELINE ASSESSMENT OF WASTE QUANTITIES FOR ESTABLISHING SMALL MATERIAL RECOVERY FACILITY

PLEASE FIND A LINK TO THE ADVERT AND TENDER DOCUMENTS BY CLICKING          (HERE)

Featured Project

Landmark Foundation Trust:  
Shepherding Back our Biodiversity

Project Description

Shepherding has been on a declining trend in all commercial livestock farming regions in South Africa, resulting in the loss of local employment opportunities in the agricultural sector, and degradation of farming land. The Shepherding Back Biodiversity (SBB) project attempts to reverse this trend as a tool to support conservation friendly land use and to redevelop skills that are being lost. The focus is on removing capacity barriers to facilitate the uptake of more wildlife-friendly livestock farming practices, by using herders as the enablers. The project also seeks to use the ethical brand called Fair Game (FG) in order implement an innovative mechanism to finance the long term sustainability of the project through payment for ecosystem services. The above approach aligns with the Green Fund’s Environmental and Natural Resources Management funding window.

The project involves an area covering 22 000 hectares in the Karoo encompassing three farms (now collectively now as Kromelboog).

For a link to the Landmark Foundation Project website please click on the following link  (  HERE  )

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