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The DRFN launches a new Information Platform, allowing all visitors to the DRFN website to access digital environmental information generated from DRFN’s library collections at the Windhoek office and at Gobabeb Research and Training Centre in the Namib Naukluft Park.

The information platform hosts five different searchable databases developed by the DRFN:
– DLIB, our knowledge management database containing over 4000 reports and other publications

– Enviroteach: A dedicated searchable archive for publications developed under the Enviroteach project

– DEA RDP: A searchable archive for Directo...

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The DRFN is now launching a searchable database with summary reports from the Summer Desertification Programme (SDP) that was implemented by the DRFN with funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) annually from 1992 to 2005.

The SDP was designed as a hands-on, field training experience for students from the several Namibian tertiary institutions. Each of the thirteen two-month projects provided the opportunity for the application of theory to environmental problem solving for sustainable development. Economic, social and environmental sustainability were all...

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Gobabeb Research and Training Centre is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for leading research, training and education activities and coordinating with associated tourism developments.

To download the announcement for the advertised position for the Executive Director of Gobabeb Research and Training Centre, please click here.

To download the Role Profile for the Executive Director of Gobabeb Research and Training Centre, please click here.

Please note that closing date of submission of your application is t...

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A five day physical inspection and assessment of 17 Otji-toilets installed during the first year of the E-CAP project was carried out in Grundorn South and Nico Noord, using a questionnaire including a sketch of the structure of the Otji-toilet.

The inspection of the 17 dry sanitation systems revealed that most toilets were in good condition with slight or no smell and were kept clean by the owners. However, a common problem is the cracking of the drying plate on which the collection drums stand. According to the users of the toilets the drying plate cracks when the full drum is switched with ...

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