The DRFN being a non-profit organization depends on funding from external sources to implement some of its activities.
If you wish to make a donation towards the work that the organization implements, please make use of these banking details.
For more information on this please contact:

Account number: 555 011 525 61
Branch: Maerua
Branch code: 282273
Swift code: FIRNNANX


The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) and Gobabeb Research and Training Centre (Gobabeb Centre) is inviting students and recent graduates from the University of Namibia (UNAM) and Polytechnic of Namibia (PoN) to apply for participation in the Summer Desertification Programme (SDP). Students from all faculties are invited to apply.

The objectives of the programme are to equip Namibian students and recent graduates with experience and training in integrated sustainable land management through applied research approaches, critical thinking and problem solving.

The theme for the 2013/2014 course is: Sanitation and Waste Management in the Sossusvlei-Namib Landscape.

The course will accommodate 10 Namibian students and will run from 25 November 2013 to 2 February 2014.

Application forms can be submitted online to or be hand delivered at 7 Rossini Street, Windhoek West. The application form with your CV and supporting documents must be submitted to the DRFN latest on the 25th October 2013, 17:00

For more information please contact Christerline Ndeleki at 061 377500.

7 Rossini Street, Windhoek West
P.O. Box 20232, Windhoek, Namibia
Fax: +264-61-230172; Tel: +264-61-377500 Web:

Posted on Oct 08, 2013

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