On Tuesday 22 of September 2020, the DRFN and its project partners University of Namibia (UNAM) and Reos Partners held an inception meeting for the CLARE project at Outapi Town hotel in Outapi, Omusati region. 

The overall aim of the CLARE project is to create urgency and agency on climate action through collective action in semi-arid Namibia, that can be achieved through the vertical and horizontal integration of key actors from the national, regional, and local levels. The purpose of the inception meeting was to share the original objectives of the project with participants, share and refine...

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The DRFN is proud to be a partner with Omba Arts Trust, who throughout the year's have been supporting our San Communities in the three resettlement farms of Drimiopsis, Skoonheid and Donkerbos-Sonneblom.

COVID-19 has had devastating impacts on the livelihoods and incomes of these communities, and it is only through fund raising initiatives, donations and purchases of these beautifully crafted products that we can lend a helping hand. It is against this background that the Omba Arts Trust, has developed this video aimed at raising funds through alternate means for these crafters, who have very...

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A CDKN-supported project in Namibia is experimenting with different ways to communicate climate change information to policymakers both at regional and national level, as well as to local communities in more accessible ways. The project, focused on strengthening regional climate change governance and gender-responsive climate action, commissioned the development of a graphic to highlight the implications of the latest research findings on what global warming of 1.5°C means for Namibia, a climate change hotspot and an already very dry, hot and water-stressed country. And because of these variab...

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The DRFN is seeking the services of a communications expert or consulting firm for a short-term assignment on the "Uptake of Climate Change Adaptation Research Results in Africa" (CLARE) project. 

The overall objective of the consultancy is to design and develop appropriate communications modalities for short courses on climate change with available content for targeted project stakeholders. The purpose of the consultancy is to design learning strategies for different stakeholders that incorporate comprehensive approaches, methods, and tools that can be used by the project to carry out the imp...

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