Magaliesberg Biosphere

The Magaliesberg Biosphere was proclaimed an international Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO on 9 June 2015, having been recognised for its exceptional natural, cultural and human characteristics. The Magaliesberg Biosphere is owned and managed by the people who live within it, and by their elected representatives. Biospheres are demonstration sites that harness the natural and cultural assets of the area to promote socio-economic improvement for the community, and enjoyment for visitors, through the sustainable use of the natural resource.