CATCHMENT ACTION TOOLS (CATs)

These CATs were made available during cycle 2 of the CSO Indabas in 2016.
Tool Name Brief Description Link
Our Olifants Our Olifants Website What do miners, farmers, luxury lodge owners and fisherman in South Africa and Mozambique have in common? They rely on a river that runs from Witbank and Sekhukhuneland in Mpumalanga, through the Kruger National Park and across the Mozambiquan border to Massingir, Chokwe and XaiXai, where it finds rest in the salty water of the Indian Ocean. Yet this river, our Olifants River, is under threat. It dried up for the first time in 2005. Visit
How to apply resilience thinking Youtube video: How to apply resilience thinking Produced by the Stockholm Resilience Centre, details seven principle for building resilience in socio-ecological systems. Watch
Changing Practice Short Course Changing Practice Course
This course has been designed to support civil society action and participation in local water governance. The course is part of a bigger research project that is looking at how academics, activists, NGO’s and communities can work together to engage with and monitor key issues identified in the National Water Resource Strategy 2.
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#MineAlert #MineAlert
Find mining project near you and register for alerts Visit
Tunatazama Tunatazama Community activists document the impact of mining and heavy industry across rural villages and urban townships in Southern Africa. Activists document their observations in investigative reports and short alerts.  Download
NGO Pulse NGO Pulse SANGOnet's weekly online publication focussing on NGO-related issues in Southern Africa.  Visit
South African Human Rights Commission South African Human Rights Commission Pamphlets explaining basic human rights Visit
Certified Good Citizenship Certified Good Citizenship The free online course will provide you with the relevant knowledge, attitudes and skills to become a democratically competent citizen. Visit
An introduction to a rights-based approach to water in the Sand River Catchment Water as a Human right, made easy! An introduction to a rights-based approach to water in the Sand River Catchment Workbook 1
Water as a Human right, made easy! A framework for understanding a right-based approach to water Workbook 2

SPLUMA Act Booklet SPLUMA Act Booklet A booklet on the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 Download

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