Scenario Planning to Assess the Implications of Climate Change on Land and Water use within the Agricultural Sector of the Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa

Project Details
Organisation(s) involved: Eden district municipality and Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa
Project Objective/ Description: Project Objective/Description: The overarching aim of the project is to identify and promote logical, financially feasible alternatives that will encourage wise, and sustainable use of land and water resources within the agricultural sector of the Garden Route.  A significant portion of the agricultural sector within the Garden Route is currently financially unstable and environmentally unsustainable. In these areas inappropriate cultivation and irrigation, overstocking, and illegal activities are causing significant damage to natural resources.
Location: Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa
Contact: Dr. Steve du Toit, steve@wessa.co.za