DZOMO LA MUPO WILL HAVE ITS 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

DLM THEME OF 2018 : The importance of indigenous trees and forests for the ecosystems in this times for climate change threat WE ARE DZOMO LA MUPO IN PRACTICE: WE ARE THE VOICE OF THE EARTH. WE SHALL BE HOLDING OUR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN THE INDIGENOUS FOREST. THE FOREST NEEDS US AND WE NEED FOREST FOR OUR BREATH TOO. IN DIALOGUES WE REALISE THAT WE SHOULD DO MEETINGS IN THE FORESTS AND NOT ALWAYS INSIDE BUILDINGS. Date: 27 April 2018 (Friday)…

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Zwifho(Dzomo la Mupo Sacred natural sites)co-ordinator

Vho-Makhadzi Vho-Joyce Netshidzivhe of Thathe sacred Natural forests(Zwifho) She is the Dzomo la Mupo sacred sites co-coordinator.Members of DLM said she is the one who can lead this role when she was elected in DLM general meeting.The members said that  the programme of Zwifho require an elder Makhadzi who is from Zwifho clan and who is able to write and talk about Zwifho knowledge. What is Zwifho: Dzomo la Mupo dialogues with knowledgable elders describe Zwifho as follows: Zwifho are Sacred Natural Sites…

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DZOMO LA MUPO WOMEN INDIGENOUS TREES NURSERIES

Dzomo la Mupo(DLM) 2018 theme: The importance of indigenous trees and indigenous forests in this times of climate change threats. We women!! We moon!! “Seedlings germinate from seed. We pick seeds of the trees and we do not transplant germinating seedlings from the forests.” This is a program of  planting trees that are indigenous and recuperate knowledge about indigenous trees. Tree planting groups in all DLM communities have been trained the permaculture and agro ecology skills. Members establish own nursery at…

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Why are you chopping the trees?

When you are breathing dirty air, the trees will do this (shake their leaves) and ask you to come and say “we will take your dirty air and give you fresh air” And then you chop it down When you are wanting shade, the trees will do this and ask you to come “and we will shade you from the hot sun” And then you chop it down When the seasons come, the trees blossom and give fruit to feed…

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Why we need Dzomo la Mupo

Massive destruction of forests along the rivers and in the mountains of the Vhembe district of South Africa is a great cause for concern, it has already caused great losses in healthy food sovereignty where many communities in the area harvest from the wild for their survival. Dzomo la Mupo is working to alleviate this environmental degradation.

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