Aug
02
2011

Socio-Ecological Impact Assessment of CuveWaters technologies

DRFN is carrying out a Socio-Ecological Impact Assessment (SEIA) of technologies piloted by the CuveWaters project. Between 28 – 31 July visits were made to the CuveWaters desalination plants in Akusima and Amarika in Omusati region, and the rainwater harvesting and ground storage installations in Epyeshona, located in Oshana region. The purpose of the visit was to take a closer look at the ecological foot print of the desalination and rainwater harvesting technologies, and to determine if the technologies resulted in any land use c...

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Lisup newsletter

The SECOND Edition of the newsletter for the Livelihood Support Program to the Resettlement Farms of Skoonheid, Drimiopsis, Donkerbos and Sonneblom can now be downloaded from this site. The LISUP and WATSAN Newsletter intends to share progress made and inform you of the projects planned activities. The LISUP and WATSAN programmes in the Omaheke Region are implemented by the DRFN and FCEAR – HABITAFRICA.

Please click here to read the newsletter.

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On 11th March 2011 a half day workshop was held in Uuvudhiya Constituency in Omusati region. The purpose of the workshop was to discuss sub-surface water storage in Iipopo village. The aims were:
• To provide information and discuss site selection for where the sub surface tanks will be constructed.
• To present and explain the function of the sub surface water storage reservoir to the participants.
• To identify the building team to help with the construction process.
• To inform about the time frame of the construction

The CuveWaters project has the main objective of improving people’s ...




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In April the E-CAP team visited Kalkrand Village Council. The purpose was to pilot the Performance Support Team (PST) approach based on the recommendations of the Namibian Integrated Water Resource Management Plan (IWRMP).

The aim of the visit was to discuss challenges that the village council is facing with regard to water, sanitation and solid waste management in order to provide hands on support to find solution to the challenges. During the visit the PST held meetings with village council administration and technical staff and councillors to gather all the challenges. The most crucial chal...

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