DRFN Interns presented research findings at Biodiversity Action Day
On 13 May 2011 Riana Kadimba and Pinehas Uupindi attended the Biodiversity Action Day held at Omauni community forest in Okongo Constituency in Ohangwena region. Several presentations on biodiversity and forestry as well as traditional performance were given at the event.

The two interns presented key findings of the Summer Land Care Programme (SLCP) focused on land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF), and how these findings are linked to biodiversity. The presentation was well received and the participants were eager t...

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Sam, Val, Mary Clare and Caitlin in front of the first Otji-toilet built by the ECAP project.

Under the ECAP project‘s component aimed at providing targeted support to rural communities, the DRFN has recently begun a pilot study in the southern part of Namibia. The aim of the study was to determine past and current water supply and sanitation challenges, and to develop viable solutions in close cooperation with the local communities in the pilot area. The pilot study was conducted on eight Odendaal farms in the Hardap region.

A team of four students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute ...

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Lisup newsletter

The FIRST 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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NISD

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.

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The Namibian Institute for Sustainable Development supports Namibia...

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