Karoo Issues

What’s really going on in the Karoo? Talking points and insider views.

The Problem with Pied Crows

Pied crow numbers are rising in the Karoo, causing problems for conservation and agriculture.

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Karoo education

A Karoo Farm School with a Difference

How do you go about breaking the bonds of poverty? A tiny Karoo farm school near Colesberg shows the way.

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Karoo farming

Progressive Farmers of Graaff-Reinet

Being a Karoo farmer is one of the toughest jobs in the world. Forward-thinking veld management ways have taken root here, notably around Graaff-Reinet.

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Fracking, public participation meeting

Karoo Fracking – The People say No

This article from our archives was written after one of Shell’s first public participation meetings in the Karoo. It makes for fascinating background reading.

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