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.
Greenpeace, 24 October 2014
Greenpeace Africa applauds the launch of the 'Giant Flag' in the Karoo. A multi-dimensional project, harnessing several streams of environmental, social and economic activity in a… Read 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 »
Anti-fracking activists have upped the ante against the exploration for gas in the Karoo by lamenting the failure of government to regulate mining pollution, and have called for a ... Read more »
Succulents in South Africa's Karoo region.