Mega-Green Initiative Set for South Africa's Karoo

Comprising a conference and tourism precinct as well as a four megawatt solar panel field, the project Giant Flag, takes its name from its most inspired element - a 66 hectare South African flag made up of 2.5 million coloured desert plants.

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  • South Africa's Giant Flag

    Author:
    Giant Flag
    Publisher:
    Giant Flag
    Publication Date:
    16 October 2014

    Plans are afoot to create a massive South African flag out of desert plants and solar panels in the Karoo. The Giant Flag project was launched in ... see more »

  • South Africa:   More Than Just a Giant Flag

    Daily Maverick, 27 October 2014

    GREG NICOLSON went to the Eastern Cape last week looking for a flag of unimaginable proportions. Instead, he found a project that when completed will be a symbol of a more equal,… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Design Job Creation Success in Klein Karoo

    Biz-Community, 25 February 2014

    In a joint effort by craft and design entrepreneur, AVOOVA, the Jobs Fund (National Treasury) and the Cape Craft & Design Institute, 50 sustainable jobs have been created in… Read more »

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Succulents in South Africa's Karoo region.

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