Baobabs Tell of Ancient African Past

Baobabs Tell of Ancient African Past

A wonderful story that meanders along a trail, 1 000 years old, linking Vilanculos on the coast of Mozambique with the home of the little golden rhino, Mapungubwe. The trail is marked by the presence of giant baobabs, observers, watchers, sentinels of the past, silent witnesses to the rise and fall of cultures and communities. Along the way, we hear from EcoProducts owner Dr Sarah Venter.

2019 Dec: Thank you, LATHER!

2019 Dec: Thank you, LATHER!

The second print of the Little Big Baobab Booklet has been funded by Baobab Foundation donor LATHER. Inspired by her PhD research on baobab trees, Dr Sarah Venter wants to make the fascinating information usually available only in obscure scientific papers, available to a much broader audience including children. curious adults, and anyone who loves baobab trees…

50 new trees Baobab Guardians celebration!

50 new trees Baobab Guardians celebration!

Our big event celebrating planting 50 baobab trees was a huge success!  The purpose of the event was firstly to celebrate and make heroes of the Baobab Guardians, thereby inspiring others to also plant trees. Secondly, it was to present certificates to those Guardians whose baobab seedlings have almost reached 3 metres in height which […]

We did it! 50 baobab trees planted!

We did it! 50 baobab trees planted!

We’re thrilled to announce that what began as a dream in November 2013 has become a reality today! We have planted 50 baobab trees in the wild thanks to the help of our wonderful sponsors.  Baobab trees can live to over a thousand years old, are tough and sturdy and can survive near desert-like conditions. So why do we need to nurture baobab seedlings until they are strong enough to survive in the wild? 

2016 Aug: The Little BIG BAOBAB Book

2016 Aug: The Little BIG BAOBAB Book

Inspired by her PhD research on baobab trees, Dr Sarah Venter wanted to make the fascinating information usually available only in obscure scientific papers, available to a much broader audience including children. The Little BIG BAOBAB book is for everyone who loves baobab trees…