about us

Sustento, which means support and sustenance, was established in 2007 to provide scientific consulting services in the natural resource, environmental and development arena for both public and private entities. Sustento has a highly qualified, multidisciplinary team with expertise in environmental and development science, natural science, population studies, resource economics, agricultural economics, social sciences, tourism, population statistics and communication.

Over the years, we have grown to provide multi-disciplinary services including the drafing of business cases, business plans, conducting feasibility studies and environmental communication.

Our work is directed towards supporting our clients in achieving the national imperatives of job creation, green economy, sustainable resource use, biodiversity conservation and in achieving international commitments such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Convention on Biological Diversity of the United Nations. All our work applies disciplined scientific methods from which we provide a large variety of project outputs to our clients.

Services

Research

Our work follows a scientific approach and effective scientific research requires a balance between literature review, data collection and publishing. We at Sustento provide a comprhensive suite of such services to our clients when required to do so.

Biodiversity and Ecosystem

Biodiversity protection, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources has become a major global concern, since human activities accelerate biodiversity losses, degrade ecosystems and contribute to climate change

Strategy Development

We provide strategic development services or direction, and making decisions on allocation resources.

Monitoring and Evaluation

We assist our clients with the development and implementation of results-based and sustainability M, E and R systems, from the conceptualising and design of the systems.

publications

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our projects

CSIR

Counsil of Scientific Industrial Research

NRF

National Research Foundation

DEA

Department of Environmetal Affairs

WRC

Water Research Commission

Anglo American

Anglo American

DWS

Department of Water & Sanitation

MTPA

Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

DOH

Department of Health

SANBI

South African National Biodiversity Institute

TSHWANE

City of Tshwane

McKINSEY & COMPANY

McKinsey & Company

GIZ

Deitsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit

contact us

info@sustento.co.za

+27 12 753 6963

+27 83 292 0371

+27 79 813 0129

POSTAL ADDRESS

P.O Box 101552

Moreleta Plaza

0167

Fax:

+27 86 443 9842