17 May 2017
Adelina Chinda is dressed to match the red hot chillies she’s picked and has built a brick house for her family.
Paulo Mahlango has the widest smile imaginable and says his house now has a brand new roof that doesn’t leak. All big changes from the tiniest of chillies.
Story and photos by Keri Harvey
* The chilli project was enabled by the Community Development Facility, a joint initiative between the government of Mozambique, COmON Foundation and Peace Parks Foundation, in the southern Mozambique component of the Lubombo TFCA.
26 December 2016Communities and conservation
'There’s a big link between the health of communities and conservation,' explains Blue Ventures’ population, health and environment support officer, Urszula Stankiewicz.read more
23 May 2016A truly responsible tourist destination
Anvil Bay is a private and exclusive barefoot beach camp on a rare untouched stretch of coastal wilderness in Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve. The resort is owned by the local community and operread more
11 February 2015Bindzu & Tchia agricultural project launched
The Bindzu and Tchia Association’s agricultural project has just been launched. Situated in the Mozambican component of the Lubombo TFCA, the project will provide an income to 40 farmers and food seread more
21 June 2013Chemucane ecotourist lodge under construction
The construction of the Chemucane community lodge in Maputo Special Reserve, featuring nine exclusive guest suites, with two family and seven double-bedded units, is well under way.read more
18 January 2013First Matchia chillies harvested
Members of the Matchia community have harvested their first chillies, to the delight of all involved.read more
5 May 2011Community to develop ecotourist lodge in Maputo Special Reserve, Lubombo TFCA
On 25 March 2011, the Ahi Zameni Chemucane, a community association representing 850 people from three rural Mozambican communities, signed a 25-year partnership agreement with the Bell Foundation toread more