The Sustainable abattoirs project was implemented at Brukarros Meat Processors (BMP) between November 2013 and March 2014. It was implemented by the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia in collaboration with Sustainable Business Malardalen, Malardalen University, and the Swedish Agricultural University in Uppsala, with funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

The overall aim of the project was to investigate how to improve management of solid waste and waste-water at the abattoir and the tannery, as well as demonstrate how to decrease water consumption by...

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San study

The Desert Research foundation of Namibia in partnership with Legal Assistance Centre conducted a study focusing on the living conditions of the San communities in Namibia. Participatory research methods were applied during this study with the aim of involving the San people and obtaining a deeper insight into their livelihoods, views and perceptions. The study focused on all the regions where the San of Namibia live. The study covered a wide range of themes including: access to land; livelihoods and poverty; culture; education; health; gender; participation and representation. This has culmi...

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Mar
24
2014

Group photo of participants

Following the workshop held on 20 February 2014 to elect a Basin Management Committee for the Upper Swakop, please find the following documents as agreed to be uploaded on the website:
Workshop Minutes
Participants List
Water Act
Basin Guidebook

PRESENTATIONS

Basin Management
Economic Analysis
Potential Pollution Hotspots
Mapping Tool
Recap
Water Supply








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The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry in collaboration with NamWater and other stakeholders are working on improving the water quality of water sources in the Upper Swakop Basin to ensure water security. In order to raise awareness among stakeholders and water users on the water quality and quantity management challenges of the Upper Swakop Basin; exchange information on current development challenges and their impacts on the water resources; and to discuss the importance of basin (health) protection towards sustainable development; the “Workshop on the Management of the Upper Swakop...

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