In South Africa on November 1, 2019, a benefit sharing agreement was reached after many years of intense negotiations. This industry wide agreement was the first of its kind, and was launched between the Khoikhoi and San people, and the rooibos industry.
In this Afrikaans Language radio program, Indigenous Rights Radio's Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan, Johannesburg) receives a telephone call from Piet Berends and Willem Swarts (Khoisan, Northern Cape). They speak about survival in the Kalahari Desert and the hoodia plant.
This program is in Afrikaans.
Producer: Shaldon Ferris
Interviewees: Piet Berends (Pictured) and Willem Swarts
Music: "Kora Kalabash and Hum" by Johannes Davids, used with permission
Jayd Smith from Eldos FM introduces this program, where presenter Diana Morat interviews operations manager for epidemic preparedness Dawn Kgaje.
This program is produced by Eldos FM, a community radio station in Johannesburg, South Africa.
"Burn Your Village to the Ground" by A Tribe Called Red. Used with permission.
Saxaphone by Tyso
Production and editing: Jayd Smith
Voices: Jade Smith, Diana Morat
Image: Mixer at community radio station
Interviewee: Dawn Kgaje