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GreenAlert is a Web platform which allows users to track environmental impact assessments (EIA) in their area. Citizens can get project descriptions, status of the development, and the government body responsible for authorising and monitoring the development. Citizens can also register for personalised alerts by email or SMS. As of October 2018 #GreenAlert had tracked about 8 688 EIAs around the country.

Online presence

Home Organisation

Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism

Other Partners

Code for Africa
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Osiwa

Type of organisation responsible for the initiative

NGO

Key people

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism 

Sources

https://accessinitiative.org/get-involved/campaigns/greenalert

Updated: 2018/09/01

What if I can’t find a project on the database?

If you know of a project or initiative that is not on the database please contact civictech@journalism.co.za with as much information as possible including contact details. We want to make the database as comprehensive as possible but we need the community’s help to do so.