Baoberry

Developing ecological and environmental equipment, solutions and products towards climate change and healthy ecosystems
2019 SEED South Africa Award Finalist Water, Sanitation & Health (WASH) Klerksdorp, South Africa

Baoberry develops innovative products such as wetland in a box, floating treatment wetlands, mycelica, bacteria, phytoremediation research- and in applied biotechnology research with nature-based solutions. Baoberry provides ecological engineering and biotechnology services and products to NGO's, governmental organisations, the private sector and to the public, locally and globally.

Baoberry also conducts research and development in green, grey, white and blue biotechnology. They develop viable products addressing sustainability challenges and promoting community development. Their ecological engineering services include the planning, design and development, construction, maintenance and monitoring of viable ecosystems.

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

Baoberry has set up a carbon and water footprint database to start offsetting its carbon and water footprint.  This initiative commenced through installations of floating treatment wetlands and Spekboom propagation and planting. 

  • Educating 50+ future water leaders in ecological engineering with our partner IIEMSA
  • Creating two local jobs over 2018
  • Launching its future ecological engineering leaders academy programme
  • Recycling 100% of its plastic waste
  • Carbon offsetting through installations of floating treatment wetlands with partners
  • Securing income for partners by educating future water leaders
  • Reducing industrial waste at an iron and steel company by more than 40% over a 5-year implementation of its i-ZEWATA programme

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Partners

This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

IIEMSA (formerly known as Monash South Africa) works with Baoberry on research opportunities and also on educating future water leaders.

North West University has been collaborating with Baoberry on concepts of Green Infrastructure, Eco-engineering and Biotechnology.

Senwes Ltd is a collaborative partner of Baoberry (Ecological Engineering Services) on various initiatives, such the “Awetbox” project.

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