South Africa

Partners and Target Groups


  • Government partner: DFFE
  • Implementing partner: Natural Justice
  • Cooperation partners:  United Nations Industrial Development Organisation: Global Quality Standards Programme (UNIDO GQSP), Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO), Southern African Essential Oils Producers Association (SAEOPA), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Department of Trade Industry and Competition (the dtic) South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)
  • Government partner: DFFE
  • Cooperation partners: Natural Justice (NJ), South African Association of the Flavour & Fragrance Industry (SAAFFI), South African Essential Oil Producers’ Association (SAEOPA), South African Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)
  • Private Sector Partners: European ingredient, formulation and consumer product industry using natural products, SMMEs of the South African natural products sector 



Target groups

  • Small businesses and entrepreneurs
  • Traditional knowledge holders and local communities
  • Government departments
  • Business support/meso-level organisations