Botswana

Staying informed, protecting & caring for ourselves, each other and the environment 

      Over recent weeks much of the discussion amongst PACE educators, and there’s been a lot,  has focused on their concern to be informed about Corona virus and COVID-19. As community leaders and educators they are anxious to understand, to have correct facts, to know how to prepare, how to protect, how to respond when people are unwell and how best to advise those around them. They are aware that many people have limited access to information, and don’t [...]

Someone somewhere has found a solution!

PACE shares solutions to common environmental problems. Mokolodi Nature Reserve in Botswana is working with us to do just that. These grade 6 students from Morula Primary School from Selebi Phikwe in the north eastern part of Botswana visited the Mokolodi Nature Reserve Education Centre recently. The Educators took them on a field trip around the park, where they saw and learned first hand about soil erosion and the efforts that Mokolodi Nature Reserve is making to control it. Seeing how [...]

Reduce, reuse, recycle – Mokolodi and Botswana leading the way.

Waste management is a key part of the Conservation and Sustainability Education delivered day in and day out by the education team at Mokolodi Nature Reserve. The Mokolodi Education Centre receives an average of 10,000 young learners every year. Highlighting the importance of managing plastic and other waste sustainably is one of their priorities - waste management is critical for the reserve, the communities of Botswana it serves as well as the global environment. Plastic, glass and tins left in the [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:08:56+01:00May 17th, 2018|Botswana, Conservation, Education, Initiatives|0 Comments

Building skills for gardening and food security at Mokolodi in Botswana

Mokolodi education centre recently engaged visiting students from Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) to help develop their walled garden as a teaching and learning facility for visiting school groups. The students from BUAN environmental education club joined a food security discussion and then a practical session, pictured above on Saturday 27th January when they worked alongside Mokolodi’s education team to clear and prepare the Centre’s walled garden, previously a permaculture site, so that it can be used by [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:07:21+01:00May 9th, 2018|Botswana, Cultivation, Education|0 Comments

Mokolodi Education Centre – engaging the next generation, in Botswana.

Mokolodi Nature Reserve is 15 km from Gaborone - thirty square kilometres of beautiful Botswana countryside that provides a home to free living giraffe, rhino, kudu, bushbuck, water buck, zebra, warthog, leopard, crocodile, baboon and many more species as well as hyena and cheetah in spacious enclosures, and various rescued birds, primates and reptiles in sanctuary space. Education is ‘at the core’ of Mokolodi. The land was donated into a non-profit Trust in 1994 ‘for the children of Botswana - a [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:03:38+01:00January 15th, 2018|Activities, Botswana, Conservation, Education, Initiatives|0 Comments