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Eco-Logical Sponsors

Commercial Products from the Wild Group (CPWild)

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Department of Forest and Wood Science
Univversity of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
Matieland
7602
Western Cape
South Africa

Tel: 021 808 3303
Fax: 021 808 3603
Email: info@cpwild.co.za
Website: www.cpwild.co.za
Contact: Cori Ham ~ Coordinator

The Commercial Products from the Wild (CPWild) Group promote the commercialisation of indigenous plant species in southern Africa. It is a multidisciplinary association of ecological, social and economic professionals and institutions with a common mission to facilitate enterprise establishment through sustainable use of indigenous plants in rural communities.

The main focus of the CPWild Group is the alleviation of poverty through the provision of support to enterprises based on indigenous plant products. The Group consists of:

  • The Department of Forest and Wood Science at the University of Stellenbosch (coordinator)
  • The Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development from the University of Pretoria
  • FutureWorks! CC
  • ForestWood CC
  • Ukwazisa Consulting CC