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.
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 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
We provide strategic development services or direction, and making decisions on allocation resources.
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.
Counsil of Scientific Industrial Research
National Research Foundation
Department of Environmetal Affairs
Water Research Commission
Department of Water & Sanitation
Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency
United Nations Environment Programme
Department of Health
South African National Biodiversity Institute
City of Tshwane
McKinsey & Company
Deitsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit
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