The New York-based Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has funded numerous research projects in the Arts and Humanities at South African Universities to strengthen and promote the contributions to human flourishing and the well-being of diverse and democratic societies. Click here to view
The Big Cats are one of Africa’s most beautiful, priceless assets. In this evocative narrative about the Big Cats of MalaMala - one of South Africa’s iconic game reserves – Heather Dugmore includes local African myths, legends and anecdotes that complement the striking, graphic photography by Roger and Pat de la Harpe.
This book was commissioned in celebration of 25 Years of the WWF Nedbank Green Trust. In 1990 Nedbank realised the necessity of putting corporate clout and capital behind conservation in South Africa, and partnered with WWF in South Africa to create the WWF Nedbank Green Trust. With the support of its Green Affinity clients, from [...]
Shamwari Game Reserve pioneered Big 5, malaria-free tourism in South Africa's Eastern Cape and led the trend for many other game reserves to transform overgrazed farms into thriving commercial game reserves. Legendary conservationist, the late Dr Ian Player said: The history of Shamwari is a remarkable story and without precedent in the modern history of [...]
Muthi & Myths from the African Bush contains fifty-two compelling tales that will lead you on a journey of discovery of the African continent. No ordinary journey, it tracks the ancient grail of traditional African medicine or muthi. Along the way you will discover more about yourself and about life as a human being. The [...]