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 the 17th of September 2015 at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre.

This event is organized in the frame of the USAID funded project “Applying the Ecosystem Approach in Integrated Water Resources Management”. The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia is leading the implementation of the project in Namibia with support from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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Commissioned by the SADC Secretariat through the support of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ), in delegated cooperation with the UK Department for International Development and the Australian Agency for Internal Development (AusAID) the IWRM pilot project in Mariental was coordinated at the national level by the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF). At the Local Level the project was implemented through the Mariental Municipality Local Economic Development division.

The project implementation phase started with community mobilization ...

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A pro-poor approach to addressing sanitation and hygiene challenges in Schlip settlement, Hardap region, Namibia – Lucky Ganeb and Greater Mukumbira of DRFN successfully established three Community Health Clubs (CHC) in Schlip. The aim of the CHCs is to provide a very localised platform for community members to learn, address and share ideas about everyday challenges in their community. The idea for the CHCs is for the members to hold regular meetings for 1-2 hours and use visual aids to discuss the topic of the day. Participatory games which encourage self expression, songs and drama as well ...

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In response to the need for more youth participation in the water sector, the Youth Water Task Team organised the first Youth Water forum meeting.

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