Links to organisations with whom we work and partner.
Partners in Sustainability
www.saoso.org South African Organic Sector Organisation SAOSO works to unite with farmers, producers, retailers and consumers of organic products so that collectively they can aim to successfully protect the future food freedom and natural ecology of South Africa.
www.saoso.org/pgs PGS South Africa Participatory Guarantee Systems are locally focused quality assurance systems. They certify producers based on active participation of stakeholders and are built on a foundation of trust, social networks and knowledge exchange.
www.ecoatlas.co.za Eco Atlas Ethical Directory is South Africa's all-inclusive ethical online platform providing a unique search function which enables you to find places to eat, shop, stay and play according to the priorities that are important to you as a responsible traveller and conscious consumer.
www.topicsa.org.za TOPIC is a consumer-led organisation funded by consumers and retailers that tests the authenticity of product labels. TOPIC is committed to transparency and uses laboratory testing, farm and factory visits and any other means necessary to verify that ingredients and label claims are accurate.
www.bdaasa.org.za Biodynamic Agricultural Association of South Africa The mission of BDAASA is to establish an effective resource centre that can support the development of biodynamic farmers, farms and farming practice in Southern Africa. They are comitted to strengthen, promote and advance the practice of biodynamic agriculture in Southern Africa.
www.ifoam.bio International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM - Organics International has occupied an unchallenged position as the only international umbrella organization of the organic world, uniting an enormous diversity of stakeholders contributing to the organic vision.
www.giz.de/en/worldwide/312.html Deutsche Gesellschaft für intenationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH German development cooperation with South Africa, on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
www.southernafricafoodlab.org SAFL - Southern Africa Food Lab brings together diverse, influential stakeholders in southern African food systems in order to respond to systemic issues in creative ways and to inspire change in how we think and act on complex social challenges.
www.worldwildlife.org WWF - The World Wildlife Fund is an international non-governmental organization working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of humanity's footprint on the environment.
www.enviropaedia.com Environmental Encyclopaedia - Rethink Reality The Enviropaedia is a knowledge and network building project designed to motivate and facilitate wide scale participation in social, environmental, economic and political sustainability.
www.janemackenzie.co.za Jane Mackenzie is a self-sustaining Naturalist in all areas of her life setting an example for individuals to follow. She inspires people and clients with her insights on intelligent food and herbs for vibrant health, harmonious food gardening, sustainable living, indigenous gardens, and healthy lifestyle.