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Midmar to Albert Falls Biosphere Reserve
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Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Initiate the designation of 70,000 hectares of South Africa's Midlands and Mistbelt Grasslands key biodiversity areas as a UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve, consisting of core protected areas and a surrounding production landscape with conservation-friendly management practices. Work with stakeholders to demarcate the boundaries and zones of the biosphere reserve, establish a formal steering committee led by federal and provincial government agencies, and complete the UNESCO nomination process.

Strategic Direction: 3 Maintain and restore ecosystem function and integrity in the Highland Grasslands and Pondoland corridors