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South Africa, Working for Water
Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
Invasive alien plants in South Africa
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Species that has been introduced on purpose or spread in the wild threaten livelihoods in agriculture or water resources. As illustrated in this map, some regions of South Africa have very high ratios of invasive alien plants and are subject to government projects to limit the distribution and information campaigns informing the public.