Gamtoos Irrigation Board Projects

Working for forestry

  • Ntywenka (Maclear)
  • Cengane (Qumbu)
  • Tsolo (Tsolo)
  • Ntsubane (Lusikisiki)
  • Matiwane (Port St Johns)

The Cata / Tsolo project is a Working for Forestry project that focuses on invasive alien plant treatment in selected commercial forestry plantations around Ntsubane, Cengane and Ntywenka and Tsolo (in the former Transkei). Attention is given to the riparian zone areas between the commercial forest compartments.

The Matiwane project is a Working for Land project aimed at the restoration of indigenous forest patches and invasive alien plant treatment around the indigenous forest patches.


Since 1991, GIB has gained an outstanding reputation for managing large-scale labour-intensive infrastructure and environmental projects in the Eastern Cape. The Board’s expertise has been recognised widely and ...


The GIB manages projects on behalf of the Department of Water Affairs (Working for Water), the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Working for Wetlands), the World Wildlife Foundation...
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Fred Ferreira Way, Patensie, 6335, Eastern Cape
087 806 7484
042 007 0382

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General 066 470 3782
R Colesky 083 703 0428
A Murray 083 490 1737
L Grundling 083 552 0157
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