About Us

We inform, help and support our community

The MAP Forum stands as a dynamic coalition of stakeholders united by a shared commitment to the preservation and enhancement of the Moreleta, Apies, and Pienaars river sub-catchment areas within Tshwane, South Africa. Our forum serves as a vital nexus where diverse voices converge to address the multifaceted challenges facing these invaluable water resources.

Established with a vision to raise awareness, garner support, and catalyze active participation, the MAP Forum operates in close collaboration with the Limpopo-Northwest Catchment Management Agency. Together, we leverage collective expertise and resources to tackle pressing environmental issues while fostering sustainable solutions.

At the heart of our mission is a deep-rooted dedication to collaboration. We actively engage with a spectrum of stakeholders, including national departments, the City of Tshwane Municipality, private sector entities, local communities, and environmental organizations. Through inclusive dialogue and partnership building, we strive to harness the collective wisdom and ingenuity necessary to address the complex interplay of ecological, social, and economic factors impacting our rivers and their surrounding ecosystems.

Central to our efforts is the recognition of the interconnectedness of water resources and the environment. The Moreleta Spruit, Apies River, Pienaars River, and their intricate network of tributaries are not just bodies of water; they are lifelines that sustain biodiversity, support livelihoods, and enrich the fabric of our communities. As stewards of these vital waterways, the MAP Forum is steadfast in our commitment to safeguarding their ecological integrity and promoting responsible management practices.

Through a holistic approach that integrates science, policy, and community engagement, the MAP Forum endeavors to achieve tangible and lasting impact. From water quality monitoring and habitat restoration to community education and advocacy, our initiatives span a spectrum of activities aimed at nurturing resilient ecosystems and empowering local communities.

As we navigate the complex challenges of the 21st century, the MAP Forum remains steadfast in our resolve to champion the sustainable management of the Moreleta, Apies, and Pienaars rivers. Together, we can forge a path towards a future where these vital waterways thrive, enriching the lives of all who depend on them for generations to come. Join us in our journey to safeguard our rivers and build a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable future for all.

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