Action 24 Small Grants Facility: meet the projects
Action 24 supports 12 South African civil society initiatives that aim to engage with the South African Legislature, i.e. the Provincial Parliaments and the Parliament of South Africa, to address specific environmental or climate change related issues.
Click on the interactive map below for an overview of these initiatives:
Monitoring climate sensitivity of the Gauteng budget, oversight of climate change response and increasing requirements for Environmental Management Plans in the mining sector.
Lands Rights Organisation of South Africa (LANDROSA)
Climate Change Governance.
Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance (VEJA)
Engaging the legislature in improving environmental governance through public participation.
360 Degrees Environmental Organisation
Greening Waterberg Project Waterberg Environmental Justice Forum (WEJF)
Activism and Participation in Community Climate Change Environmental Justice.
Increased voice of rural voice in decision making processes.
Nkuzi Development Association
Evidence- based advocacy supporting the passing of the organic and agro-ecology legislation and the amendment of Act 36 on pesticides. South African Organic Sector Organisation (SAOSO)
Energy Smart Citizens in Action 2.0.
Project 90 by 2030
Parliamentary lobbying and advocacy for environmental sustainability.
Environmental Monitoring Group (EMG)
Inhlabanhloso (The Clarion Call).
Women’s Leadership and Training Programme (WLTP)
Sustainable Development Goal 13 – Climate Action.
South African Youth Climate Change Coalition (SAYCCC)
Empowering communities to advocate for environmental sustainability.
Sisonke Environmental Justice Network (SEJN)
The Small Grants Facility aims to broaden public participation in environmental governance, by supporting local civil society organisations in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape in their efforts to get involved in law-making and oversight on environmental issues that affect them and the communities they work in.
The small grants enable these organisations to carry out activities such as fact-finding, dialogues with the law-makers, involvement in public participation processes, drafting of briefs/ submissions/ petitions, etc. This is expected to contribute to intensifying the voice of grassroots organisations in the legislative and oversight processes while ensuring that women and youth play a more active role in governance.
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