Feb
06
2011

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.

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

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Feb
02
2011

The new DRFN website is now launched!
We thank all of you that have contributed your comments to the old site. We have taken as many of your comments into consideration as possible while designing this new site.

We hope that this site will provide you, the user with the information you are looking for. We appreciate your comments, which will encourage us to keep on improving on the information we are providing.

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The next meeting on the New World Atlas of Desertification and Improvement will take place in Windhoek, Namibia from 29 November to 03 December. DRFN is hosting this event. This is the third meeting of a group of experts from all over the world aimed at developing a new, more dynamic atlas of desertification and related themes.

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Sep
28
2010

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The DRFN signed a contract for the implementation of the Summer Land Care Programme (SLCP) on 29 September 2010.
The SLCP is a hand’s on field based course that is aimed at developing and increasing the capacity of young Namibian students and graduates to acquire and apply research skills in all levels of integrated land management.
The project is part of the Country Pilot Partnership Programme (CPP) and will run from November 2010 to February 2011 under the theme “investigating the benefits of carbon sequestration and conservation tillage of local land users”. This programme is implemented b...

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