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Minister Barbara Creecy: 8th annual Green Youth Indaba

Programme Director Advocate Linda Zama – KZN Premier’s Office; Cllr Ntando Khuzwayo – City of eThekwini; Mr Sanele Zulu – Green Youth Network Chairperson; Esteemed guests, Sanibonani eThekwini Good morning and thank you for inviting me to join you at this important eighth annual Green Youth Indaba. As we near the end of Youth Month […]

Youth urged to consider careers in green economy

Thursday, June 29, 2023 Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, has identified the green economy as a career option that young people should consider to gain access to new opportunities, possibilities for employment, ownership and shared prosperity. Addressing the annual Green Youth Indaba in Durban, the Minister said sustainable development is the […]

South Africa needs empowered and successful youth entrepreneurs in the environmental industry

Composting businesses could play a huge role in addressing challenges of unemployment and food security. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Siwaphiwe Myataza-Mzantsi Grooming entrepreneurial spirit among the youth is a crucial element in addressing the unemployment crisis. The 8th annual Green Youth Indaba 2023 is yet another crucial intervention by the Department of Forest, Fisheries and the […]

Sustainable development the solution to economic problems, says Creecy

Minister of Environmental Affairs Barbara Creecy has warned the youth face triple crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental pollution. Lauren Beukes “Which are as a direct result of the unsustainable development path that the world is on, and this unsustainable development path threatens not only the future of the natural world but it […]

Green Youth Indaba 2022 Event Report

Green Youth Network 2022 The Green Youth Network in partnership with FP&M SETA, EWSETA, and the Department of Trade and Industry and Competition, hosted its 7th Annual Green Youth Indaba. The Green Youth Network is responsible for the advancement of youth interest – and the development of sustainable skills – in the green economy. It […]