A new page informing about the Namibian Institute of Sustainable Development (NISD) has been added to the site. NISD is a strategic alliance between the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia and the Namibia Nature Foundation.

The two organisations play an important role in ensuring that Namibia’s environment remains healthy and productive and that Namibians use their natural resources in sustainable and productive ways to combat poverty and improve people’s quality of life – in short, promoting sustainable development.

The Namibian Institute for Sustainable Development supports Namibia...

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Gbb open day new

The Gobabeb Training and Research Centre team, together with the Geological Survey of Namibia in partnership with their German counterpart BGR hereby invite you to Gobabeb’s Open Day on Saturday, 14th May 2011.

The day will highlight a range of values of the Namib Desert and ways of maintaining these beautiful resources. The event will especially focus on Gobabeb, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) and other stakeholder’s projects that aim to enhance and maintain or responsibly use the rich resources of the Namib, for example by following the world-wide first Strategic Environmental Manag...

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The REPORT page has been updated. Several documents have been added to the Energy, Land and Water themes.

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The Summer Land Care Programme (SLCP), implemented by the DRFN and Gobabeb Training and Research Centre (GTRC) with funding from the Country Pilot Partnership (CPP) has just come to an end. The intensive two-month course in applied research was aimed at building the capacity of Namibian tertiary students. Twelve students from the Polytechnic of Namibia (PoN) and the University of Namibia (UNAM) took part in the 2010-2011 course, investigating Land-Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry in the Ohangwena region at two sites, Endola and Omauni.


Policy frameworks on local and national levels, liveliho...

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