On Tuesday, 8th May 2012, Abraham Hangula flew up to Tsumkwe with the contractors responsible for the installation of the hybrid system. The aim of this trip was to resolve some crucial outstanding technical issues on the system. These issues ranged from the synchronization of the diesel generators to the solar system, the communications between various system components, a non-functional battery bank and to perform basic maintenance on the diesel generators.

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Tsumkwe Energy inverter room

The trip was successful, as the team managed to resolve all the technical problems. A training session wa...

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The second edition of the newsletter for The Livelihood Program for Okongo San Resettlement Projects (LIPROSAN) can now be downloaded.

The LIPROSAN programme targets the resettlement projects of Onamatadiva, Eendobe, Oshanashiwa and Ekoka in the Okongo Constituency of Ohangwena Region. The LIPROSAN Newsletter shares progress made and inform you of the project’s planned activities.The LIPROSAN programmes in the Ohangwena Region are implemented by the DRFN and the Government.

Please click here to read the newsletter

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DRFN annual report 2011n
DRFN is glad to make its annual report for the period 2010 to 2011 available for download. The report can be downloaded by clicking here.

We are certain that this report will provide you with much interesting information about our past and current projects.

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“Proud of our deserts: combating desertification
An NGO perspective on a National Programme to Combat Desertification”

by Mary Seely and Sharon Montgomery.

The DRFN has the pleasure to launch this new book presenting the outcomes and impacts of Namibia’s Programme to Combat Decertification (Napcod) seen from an NGO perspective.

Napcod arose out of needs identified at independence in 1990, incorporated into its constitution, and captured in Namibia’s Green Plan taken to Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Nevertheless, the dry years experienced in southern Africa during the early 1990s meant that drou...

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