Even though the Hardap region is largely less populated in comparison to other regions in the country, it remains one of the regions where poverty is rife. The region has a total population of 79 507 with 40% of the population living in rural areas. Approximately 35% of households do not have sanitation facilities, with Rehoboth rural constituency having the highest percentage of 50% of the population with no access to sanitation facilities. The situation is worse in Schlip, a settlement in the Rehoboth rural constituency. According to the Schlip Constituency Development (CDC) Office, the popu...

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The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) cordially invites you to participate
in a Policy Dialogue on Managing Invasive Alien Species in Namibia. The Policy Dialogue
will be held on Thursday the 3rd of December 2015 at Namibia Institute of Public
Administration and Management (NIPAM), Olympia as from 08h00-13h00.

Kindly confirm participation with Ms Bernadette Shalumbu:
bernadette.shalumbu@drfn.org.na or +264 61 377500

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The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia is organizing a Training Workshop on Applying Ecosystem Approaches at Basin Scale with technical support from the International Union for Conservation of Nature East and Southern Africa (IUCN ESARO). The training is made possible through the generous financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The training will take place from 30 November 2015 at Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM), Paul Nash Street,Olympia,Windhoek.

The Training Workshop is an interdisciplinary course that focuse...

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The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) and DRFN are co-implementing a three year project from 2015-2017 with the focus on contributing to environmental sustainability through awareness-raising on environmental protetion and climate change adaptation and mitigation. HSF published a newspaper inlay titled Commemorating 20 Years Of Tackling Climate Change In Namibia 1995-2015.

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Please visit our facebook page for more pictures from the launch of the inlay.

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