Training took place from 19-24 March with two Northern Local Authorities ( Oshakati and Oshikuku).
 
The training was conducted by Dr Johaness Heeb from cewas, in partnership with DRFN. Staff members from the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), from Windhoek, Otjiwarongo and Swakopmund were also present. The DRFN has partnered up with the ACC to implement this toolbox in other areas where the ACC is working, and this is why ACC were part of this training (to learn to facilitate the toolbox).
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The aim of the training was implement the water integrity toolbox
The water integrity toolbox is a 6 st...




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The Business Breakfast meeting on Promoting Good Governance in the Provision of Water and Sanitation Services: Challnges, Gaps and Opportunities was a success. Here is a summary of some of the outcomes from the meeting.

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  • We should all take responsibility for our water resources.
  • We should engage in activities that will facilitate restoration of our river systems.
  • Everyone’s involvement and participation is of paramount importance especially in reducing the levels of pollution.
  • There are various open forums like the Upper Swakop Basin Committee where we can all be involved.
  • The City of Windhoe...

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The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) and the Centre for Water Management Services (cewas) will be co-hosting a business breakfast on the 25th of March 2015 at Nice Restaurant from 08:00 am to 10:30 am.

The topic for this ‘Dialogue’ is: Promoting Good Governance in the Provision of Water and Sanitation Services: Challenges, Gaps and Opportunities.

The target group of the Business Breakfast includes policy makers, local authorities, practitioners, civil society organisations and the general public. We will be greatly honoured if you co...

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Piet du Pisani, the Director of the DRFN handed over books to Maria Amakali, the Director of Resource Management in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and Cynthia Ortmann, the Chair of the Local Organizing committee. This is in preparation for the commemoration of the World Wetlands/Water Day. This year’s celebrations will be held at Kamutjonga Inland Fisheries Institute (KIFI), in Kavango East from the 25th to the 26th of March 2015. This will be under the theme “Water and Sustainable development”.

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This donation of books on water and the environment is aimed at learners who ar...

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