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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.
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Account number: 555 011 525 61
Branch: Maerua
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  • UNCCD COP 11 delegates having fun at the Namibian site event

    Posted on Sep 18, 2013

    <p><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c9007084f3c.jpg" alt="Deledates 1" border="0" width="600" height="424"></p></p>

  • Eco – Newsletter 19 September 2013

    Posted on Sep 18, 2013

    <p><a href="http://www.drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-41.jpg"><img src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c9007a8630c.jpg" alt="" title="issue 4" width="763" height="371" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2708" srcset="http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-41.jpg 763w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-41-300x145.jpg 300w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-41-624x303.jpg 624w" sizes="(max-width: 763px) 100vw, 763px"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.drfn.info/docs/land/newsletter/Econewsletter-issue4.pdf">Download Here</a></p></p>

  • Eco – Newsletter 18 September 2013

    Posted on Sep 18, 2013

    <p><a href="http://www.drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-3.jpg"><img src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900808597b.jpg" alt="" title="issue 3" width="762" height="373" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2703" srcset="http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-3.jpg 762w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-3-300x146.jpg 300w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-3-624x305.jpg 624w" sizes="(max-width: 762px) 100vw, 762px"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.drfn.info/docs/land/newsletter/Econewsletter-issue3.pdf">Download Here</a></p></p>

  • Eco – Newsletter 17 September 2013

    Posted on Sep 17, 2013

    <p><a href="http://www.drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-2.jpg"><img src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c90086868f4.jpg" alt="" title="issue 2" width="761" height="371" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2696" srcset="http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-2.jpg 761w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-2-300x146.jpg 300w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-2-624x304.jpg 624w" sizes="(max-width: 761px) 100vw, 761px"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.drfn.info/docs/land/newsletter/Econewsletter-issue%202.pdf">Download Here</a></p></p>

  • Eco – Newsletter 16 September 2013

    Posted on Sep 17, 2013

    <p><a href="http://www.drfn.info/docs/land/newsletter/Eco-newsletter_issue%201_final.pdf"></a><a href="http://www.drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-one.jpg"><img src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c9008c72347.jpg" alt="" title="issue one" width="762" height="370" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2681" srcset="http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-one.jpg 762w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-one-300x145.jpg 300w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/09/issue-one-624x302.jpg 624w" sizes="(max-width: 762px) 100vw, 762px"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.drfn.info/docs/land/newsletter/Eco-newsletter_issue%201_final.pdf">Download Here</a></p></p>

  • Namibia Side Events & Special Events for COP 11

    Posted on Sep 12, 2013

    <p>The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia is co-hosting side events &amp; Special Events for COP 11 on the following dates. </p> <p></p> <p><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c90099550e6.jpg" alt="Side Event 16 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"></p> <p><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c9009e40cf9.jpg" alt="Side Event 17 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"><br><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900a3406c8.jpg" alt="Side Event 18 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"><br><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900a840f6a.jpg" alt="Special Event 18 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"><br><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900ae4083d.jpg" alt="Side Event 19 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"><br><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900b359a56.jpg" alt="Special Event 19 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"><br><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900b853245.jpg" alt="Side Event 25 Sep small" border="0" width="423" height="600"></p></br></img></br></img></br></img></br></img></br></img></p></p>

  • Tale of Two Rivers

    Posted on Aug 19, 2013

    <p><a href="http://www.drfn.org.na/files/2013/08/photo-1.jpg"><img src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900be4188f.jpg" alt="" title="photo 1" width="667" height="500" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2659" srcset="http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/08/photo-1.jpg 667w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/08/photo-1-300x224.jpg 300w, http://drfn.org.na/files/2013/08/photo-1-624x467.jpg 624w" sizes="(max-width: 667px) 100vw, 667px"></a></p> <p><i></i></p> <center>Left to right: Tertu Lileka, Anna Auala, Ruusa Gottlieb &amp; Miya Kabajani</center> <p>Four SDP participants presenting their “Tale of Two Rivers” to the Botanical Society of Namibia, 15 August 2013. This was the project for 2012/2013 SDP that addressed the die-off of Faidherbia Albida trees in the Swakop River and compared the situation with the Kuiseb River.</p></p>

  • DRFN Strategic Retreat

    Posted on Aug 13, 2013

    <p>A strategic retreat was held on the 3rd of August 2013 at Dan Viljoen to brainstorm on the way forward for the DRFN in a changing environment. </p> <p>The gathering provided ideal environment for staff, associates and the Board members to share and deliberate on key issues that are pertinent to the sustainability of the DRFN.</p> <p><img style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" src="/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/58c900c8efce2.png" alt="Pic" border="0" width="600" height="359"></p> <p><i></i></p> <center>DRFN’ers engaged in a discussion</center> <p>Going forward, the DRFN should not only focus on its core mandate but scout and create opportunities that are marketable for the DRFN.</p> <p>In conclusion, policies on consultancies, advocacy, training and research will be developed by DRFN to affi...</p></p>

  • New Project: Sharing lessons learnt with decision makers for sustainable environmental management and livelihoods improvement

    Posted on Aug 13, 2013

    <p>The Finnish Embassy has once again allocated funds to the DRFN to implement a project that will focus on:</p> <p>1. Good practices/lessons learnt communicated (advocated) to high-level decision makers for adoption in the areas of sustainable land management, integrated water resources management (including sanitation) and renewable energy.</p> <p>2. Factual reporting capacity of journalists in the areas of sustainable land, management, integrated water resources management (including sanitation) and renewable energy enhanced.</p> <p>3. Contribution of “green jobs” to livelihoods improvement, environmental su...</p>

  • Orange-Senqu River Learning Box project – Teachers pre-test workshop

    Posted on Jul 22, 2013

    <p>The DRFN is assisting in the development of Environmental Education resource materials about the Orange-Senqu River Basin, targeting 10-12 year old primary school learners in this transboundary basin. The first phase of the project was successfully completed in 2012. A two day workshop was conducted with teachers from six schools in the basin (Omaheke and Karas Regions) in Keetmashoop on the 15th and 16th July 2013. The aim of the workshop was to introduce the River Learning Box to the teachers and build their capacity to enable implementation of the RLB in their respective schools.</p> <p>During the...</p>

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