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Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development: A Resource Book for Namibia - UPDATED, ELECTRONIC VERSION NOW AVAILABLE

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We are excited to present you this new, 2020 updated digital edition of Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development: A Resource Book for Namibia.

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Solar energy for rural schools in Zambezi

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The Nsundwa Combined School in Zambezi Region this week became the proud recipient of a 3kW solar power system, which is much to the relief of teachers and learners. 

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Energy efficiency key to fight climate change

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The Bank of Namibia’s report on Namibia’s second quarter performance found that fuel imports significantly contributed to the decline in the country’s current account. 

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Youth empowered on environmental sustainability

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A group of twenty-nine young people from seven regions across the country took part in a Solar Cooking and Sustainable Living workshop that recently took place at the Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) Centre in the NamibRand Nature Reserve.

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Namibia calls for implementation of Paris Climate Agreement

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WINDHOEK - With recent climatic disaster experienced in the Southern African region, Namibia says it is high time to call for the full implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, and for all state parties to honour their commitments particularly to small states that are at the receiving end of climate calamities. 

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Hanns Seidel Foundation ups rural electrification

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The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) recently electrified Otjikojo and Ongongo primary schools in Kunene region. The initiative, which forms part of the Foundation’s 3-year Pilot Project, Promoting Renewable Energies in Namibia (PREN), aims to electrify off-grid rural schools with renewable energy.

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Data Portal on Rural Electrification Workshop

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Four students from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the United States of America developed a data portal of schools, hospitals, and clinics, with or without electricity in rural areas in Namibia.
Known as Data Portal on Rural Electrification the system can trace such facilities with accuracy that includes distance to nearest power lines, images, and the ratio of students to teachers.

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PREN Project reaches out to Kavango East and Zambezi regions

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The PREN Project team accompanied by our project partners EduVentures and Namibia Energy Institute (NEI) embarked upon a familiarization visit to Kavango East and Zambezi Regions from 17 to 22 February 2019. The purpose of the visit was to meet local leaders to introduce the PREN Project and partners and visit rural schools that were identified to benefit from PREN Project activities.

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Hydropower development and water storage conference slated for April

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WINDHOEK - The international world water and renewable energy community is scheduled to meet at the Safari Court Conference Centre in Windhoek at the beginning of April to discuss water resources and hydroelectric power development. The three days of discussion are to be preceded by training workshops and seminars.

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New regional centre set to drive renewable energy efforts

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SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ... Seen here is Eric Molale, Botswana's minister for mineral resources, green technology and energy security (seated) with delegates including Namibia's mines and energy minister Tom Alweendo during the signing of the inter-governmental memorandum of agreement (IGMoA) at the SACREEE launch.

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