Most of EMG's publications and reports relating to our programme work can be found as downloads in the relevant box on the right of the screen.
Other publications are listed below on this page. If the publication is not downloadable, please phone Raziyah (021 448 2881) to order a hard copy. Some downloads are also available in hard copy. A fee may be charged.
EMG Fact Sheet Series
Water & Climate Change Policy Briefs
In an attempt to make EMG's work more "visible", we comissioned writers, photographers, graphic artists and web-sepcialists to help us articulate something of the essense of what we do. The result is four Untold Stories which can be accessed with the click of a button!
Read our latest Summary Annual Report for 2014 (1.1MB). Downloadable Summary Annual Reports are available for the years 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2000 and 1998. Our Organisational Report 2002-2007 (5Mb) takes a more reflective (although a bit outdated) look at our work.
DVDs (all at R50)
Leaks, debt and devices: a community seeks alternatives (2013, 6 min) - Another side of "water management devices"
The Sea Gives Me Hope - Artisanal fishers in changing times (2013, 4 min) - A brief look at some of the issues facing small-scale fishers and their concerns about climate change.
Adapting to the wild side: Climate friendly rooibos (2009, 18 min and 10 min versions) - Small-scale farmers in the Suid-Bokkeveld harvest wild rooibos as well as cultivated varieties. This DVD illustrates how the farmers have learned to adapt to the threats of climate change.
Water is Life (2008) - A look at some of the issues facing water-stressed communities
Water and climate change - An look at South Africa's water issue through a climate change lens.
Rainwater harvesting - An illustration of what can be done, and is being done at a community level.
Everybody's cup of tea - Living sustainably in a dry land - This video documents the challenges facing small-scale Rooibos farmers in the Suid-Bokkeveld, their subsequent decision to form a co-operative to market their organic and fair-trade certified tea, and the benefits this has brought to the community.
Ways of being with planet earth in four proverbs (2002) - Four different illustration of what it means to live off the earth.
Ilitha Lomso and a community's struggle for water (2004) megan Anderson, EMG (170KB)
Water Leaks Project, Harare, Khayelitsha: Phase One (2004) Linda Martindale, EMG (850KB)
Msunduzi: A community perspective on water delivery (2004) Julie Smith, EMG (3.15MB)
Water Privatisation in Southern Africa: The State of the Debate (2001) Bond, McDonald, Ruiters & Greef, EMG
The Millenium Development Goals: A guide for South African civil society (2005) Chimphango, et.al., EMG
Implementation Barriers to Sustainable Development - Sustainability Watch 2006 Report (2006) Sustainability Watch
NEPAD and sustainable development:Ecological implications(2003) Annie Chimpango, EMG
The World Comes To One Country -- An insider history of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2003) Jessica Wilson & Victor Munnik, Heinrich Boll Foundation
Trading the Summit - Nomsa goes to the WSSD (2002) Illustrated by Carlos Amato, EMG
Towards Sustainable Development in South Africa: A discussion paper (1992) EMG
World Commission on Dams
Final Report, Southern African Hearings for Communities affected by Large Dams (1999), EMG
Applying the WCD Report in South Africa (2004) ed. Penny Urquhart, SA Multistakeholder Initiative on WCD / EMG (Summary and Substantive Report)
Trade Environment and Sustainable Development
This series of "pocket-sized" briefing papers on a range of issues, published in 2001, but still highly relevant.
Sustainable Consumption (1.3MB)
Sustainable Agriculture (6.4MB)
Regional Integration (1.2MB)