The South African National Parks’ 2018 Kudu Awards, in partnership with First National Bank (FNB) and Total SA, is now open for entries. The award winners will be announced at a function to be held in Gauteng in October.
“Conservation, cultural heritage and giving back is now more important than ever before, and the Kudu Awards is an event whereby SANParks honours and celebrates people whose conservation efforts and national pride are exemplary,” says SANParks’ head of communications Janine Raftopoulos.
Entering the awards programme holds tangible benefits and financial rewards for entrants, she says. “Finalists and winners receive exposure and peer recognition by being associated with these prestigious awards.”
The awards consist of the following categories:
- Non-governmental Organisations
- Media Contribution to Conservation and Eco-tourism
- Community Contribution to Conservation
- Environmental Education
- Individual Contribution to Conservation
- Professional Stakeholders
- Associated Partners
- Women in Conservation
- Youth in Conservation