Jack is Chairperson of the EXCO of the Marico BR. He is a landowner and game farmer in the Marico BR. His land features an artesian eye (well). The water from the eye won a gold medal on the bi-
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Kgosi Mabalane’s role as the Royal Leader of Baphiring Traditional Authority is to uphold the Customs and Traditions of his Nation. He also oversees the basic administration of the Tribal Office as The Chairperson of the Traditional Council, where they provide leadership in every governmental department. Additional responsibilities include serving in government boards(Freedom Park-
The majority of the land within the Marico Biosphere Reserve is privately or communally owned. The Marico Biosphere Reserve Management Authority (NPO 2019/091751/08) was established to manage the Core, Buffer and Transition zones of the Marico BR. A Board of Directors comprising of private and communal landowners and institutions is assisted by an Advisory Board that includes scientists and experts from tertiary and research institutions (Marico BR, n.d.).
He is Kgosi/Traditional leader in the traditional community of Bakwena ba Modimosana ba Morare ba Matlhako in Tampostad village commonly known as Pella. Pella is situated to the north of Groot Marico town.
The history of the Groot Marico dam, which is next to Pella, and its naturality confirms that our area too is full of natural resources which needs to be taken care of hence Kgosi Gasebone is a member of the Marico BR Management Authority.