Makana Environmental Forum
The Makana Environmental Forum was initiated in 2003 under the auspices of Makana Municipality’s portfolio committee on Environment, Disaster Management and Heritage, and the Directorate of Social and Community Services. The intention was to serve as a forum for collaborative engagement in a diverse range of environmental projects and activities in the Makana district.
The forum, under the chair of the portfolio committee of Environment, Disaster Management and Heritage, is meant to meet four times a year. Meeting dates are set by the Makana Environmental Manager (see below). Dates for 2013 are:
Tue 19 March | Thu 13 June | Tue 10 September | Thu 21 November
All meetings at 16h00, in the Hill Street Public Library
Aouncements of meetings, confirming venue, are sent out via the environment mailing list - to subscribe email Environment-request(at)lists.ru.ac.za
The environmental vision of Makana Municipality is informed by local issues and environmental protocols:
Director of Social & Community Services, Mr Mandisi Planga: Tel +27-46-603.6030/6121 or MandisiPlanga(at)makana.gov.za
Chair of the Social Development Committee, Clr Mtutuzeli Matyumza: Tel (+27) 046 603 6242, C (+27) 071 895 3426 or MtutuzeliMatyumza(at)makana.gov.za
Environmental Manager, Mr Ndumiso Nongwe: Tel (+27) 046 603.6056, F (+27) 046 636 2871, NdumisoNongwe(at)makana.gov.za, or visit him in the Health and Cleansing offices above Makana Tourism in Church Square, Grahamstown/Rhini.
Makana info: http://www.makana.gov.za/
Go to the Rhodes University ENVIRONMENT front page. Suggestions/Questions? Contact environment(at)ru.ac.za