The ASSAR project (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions) being implemented by the University of Namibia, University of Cape Town in collaboration with the DRFN and OXFAM-GB is a 5-year (2014-2018) collaborative research project focusing on climate change adaptation in Omusati Region.

As part of the project activities, Bernadette Shalumbu (ASSAR RIU Co-ordinator) and Ester Nangolo (ASSAR Research Assistant) accompanied by personnel from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) and RedCross Namibia kicked off the first of a three series training m...

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The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) is currently supporting a Research Portfolio comprising of 88 projects (worth € 23.8 million over five years since 2012) supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

With the first research portfolio coming to an end in April 2018 and the start of the second research and capacity development portfolio in 2018, SASSCAL will host a SASSCAL Regional Science Conference in April 2018.The overall aim of the conference is to highlight SASSCAL’s key achievements in resear...

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Dear Esteemed Partners,

Please note that we are officially closing office for the holidays as from 15 December 2017. We will re-open as from the 15th of January, 2018.

Wishing you a blessed festive season, wonderful new year!

DRFN team

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The  second phase of the TH!NK NAMIBIA Campaign was officially launched last week Wednesday 8 November. 

The main objectives of the project is to contribute to the increased use of renewable energies and energy efficiency in Namibia with the focus on schools, SMEs and start-ups in rural parts of Namibia. This project titled: Promoting Renewable Energies in Namibia (PREN) will be implemented from 2017 to 2019 and will contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on renewable energy by addressing the need to provide tailored clean energy solutions to rural communi...

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