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JOHANNESBURG – Make Africa Green (Pyt) Ltd is a South African black consultancy company established for the purpose and objective of providing consultancy, training and nurturing communities and most importantly learners across South Africa and Southern Africa in the field of natural farming, sustainable natural resource management, permaculture, environmental greening and food security projects by means of community development.
The founder member Mr Joe Matimba has a track record in community and environmental greening solutions and is backed up by many years of experienced vested. Joe has been involved in numerous greening initiatives, food security, community development and training across South Africa and SADC region while still working for Food & Trees for Africa for 18 years. He is one of the most experienced permaculture and environmental specialists and community developer in the country.
Make Africa Green will be the instrument he will be using to provide skills development, training and capacity building on food security to subsistence farmers, community developers, school learners, educators and historically disadvantaged communities. Says Make Africa Green’s Managing Director, Joe Matimba, “Make Africa Green understands the delicate balance of human sustenance and nature’s ecological demands. That is why through permaculture we can assist beneficiaries to make better use of their environment to create a health community who free from starvation, hunger and malnutrition.
Make Africa Green runs a number of programmes, most of which provides practical experience, hands-on experience. “We organise field trips to environmental conservation sites to share skills, knowledge and information with participants who are beneficiaries of our programmes to increase their knowledge and first-hand experience of that which they learn through our programmes,” states Matimba.
“Our programmes contribute towards job creation, alleviation of poverty, crime, and substance abuse reduction and reduced levels of malnutrition within children.”
Make Africa Green is playing a major role in mitigating poverty, unemployment, maintaining agricultural productivities; promotes economic viability in both short and long term; and maintains stable rural communities and improves quality of life for communities.
Permaculture food gardening techniques build on current agricultural achievements, adopting a sophisticated approach that can maintain high yields and profits without compromising the natural resources on which agriculture depends on.
“Permaculture and environmental education optimizes the transferring of skills, knowledge, information and technology to achieve long-term stability in agricultural enterprise, environmental protection, conservation, preservation, management and consumer safety,” concludes Matimba.
Make Africa Green has a number of consultants based in different provinces of South Africa to implement some of the company’s environmental greening, food security and sustainable land design and management, landscaping, medicinal herb processing, capacity building, educational tours, permaculture training and workshops in disadvantaged schools and communities. Make Africa Green provides a turnkey solution for all environmental greening, food security and community empowerment and development requirements. This makes Make Africa Green one of the most adept permaculture and environmental consultancy companies in Southern Africa.
For more information about our programmes visit our website: makeafricagreen.co.za
Joe Matimba, 082 889 3946
Spindle Communications cc
131 Buckingham avenue, Craighall Park 2196
PO Box 516, Auckland Park 2006
Tel: +27 11 880 0364
Fax: +27 11 788 3697
Cell: +27 82 789 9777
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