Every month ICLEI Africa focuses on one of their members and looks at their history, their environmental achievements and the challenges they face while mitigating climate change.


Member of the Month – June 2014

The Municipality of Walvis Bay, Namibia, is a small but highly active local government which has made enormous strides in climate change adaptation and protection of its coastline. We are honoured to profile this long-term ICLEI member for its commitment and proactivity.



Member of the Month: May 2014

EThekwini Metropolitan Municipality (Durban) is one of ICLEI’s oldest African members, with a long history of innovative projects for urban sustainability. With its important Governance position in ICLEI and its championing of the Durban Adaptation Charter (DAC), this City is a worthy winner of April’s “Member of the Month”.



Member of the Month: April 2014

Savanne District Council, in the south of the Mauritius, is one of the most scenic and unspoilt parts of the island nation. This new ICLEI member is also a new Local Government – established when its parent body was subdivided in December 2012.



Member of the Month: March 2014

Matsapha is one of the Swaziland’s principal urban economic hubs; industrial Matsapha is actually classed as the second most important economic centre in Swaziland after the more commercially oriented neighbouring town of Manzini. Within the town’s boundary there is a small amount (approximately 4% of total land area) of exclusively residential land.


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