The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia will be hosting a Public Dialogue on the 10th of November 2015 at NICE Restaurant from 08:00 to 10:30 .

The topic for this Dialogue is: “Improving Integrity and Accountability in the provision of water and sanitation services through the Integrity Management Toolbox”.

The target group of the Policy Dialogue includes: Policy makers, Local Authorities, practitioners, civil society organisations and the general public.

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The media has recently carried a number of articles highlighting the dire state of the water reserves in Namibia due to the current drought, especially in the central region where Windhoek, the capital, is situated. According to Namwater, Namibia’s bulk water supplier, water reserves as they currently stand will last until September 2016, if there are no inflows into the dams during the next rain season. After that date, water supply from boreholes, water recycling and the canal from the north will only be sufficient to satisfy about half the demand. If the water shortages do materialise in 20...

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The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) is a Non-Governmental Organisation with the vision to see Namibia where people manage the environment for sustainable livelihoods. The DRFN works collaboratively in all sectors involved in management and use of natural resources, concentrating on the lands and livelihoods, energy and water sectors, with Government, commercial entities, non-Governmental and community-based organisations.
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The overall objective of the project is to improve the health, hygiene and well being of the population in Schlip settlement in the Hardap region.

Specific project objectives are:
• Schlip community has improved access to sustainable, safe and dignified sanitation
• Capacity of local communities strengthened to facilitate personal and environmental health and hygiene

In line with the first specific objective, the DRFN team is starting the construction of dry sanitation systems. In liaison with the project stakeholders (Hardap Regional Council, Ministry of Water, Agriculture and Forestry- ...

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