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Proceedings of the NSFM Project End Conference

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The third conference proceedings of the conference on 'The Future of Namibia's Forests - Sustainable Forest Management as Key to Unlock its Potential' are available for download now. The proceedings summarise the findings of the project end conference of the NSFM Project that took place on 20 September 2023 in Windhoek. Officially endorsed by the Parliament of the Republic of Namibia...

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Project End Conference on ‘The Future of Namibia’s Forests – Sustainable Forest Management as Key to Unlock its Potential’

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On September 20th, an impactful project end conference titled "The Future of Namibia's Forests – Sustainable Forest Management as Key to Unlock its Potential" took place at Mercure Hotel in Windhoek. The conference was officially endorsed by the Parliament of the Republic of Namibia and the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT). The conference provided a platform for thought-provoking discussions...

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Sustainable Forest Management Explained in 8 Episodes: Video Presentation in Kavango East

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The NSFM Project hosted a video presentation followed by a public discussion on these short educational video clips on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for Kavango East region stakeholder in Rundu on 30 August 2023. These videos clips (click here the get to the videos) are based on the fact sheet series that the NSFM Project launched in 2022. The series of...

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Sustainable Forest Management Explained in 8 Episodes: Dialogue Event in Kavango West Region

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On the 29th of August 2023, the NSFM Project hosted a video presentation followed by a public discussion on these short educational video clips on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Kavango West region stakeholders in Nkurenkuru . These videos clips (click here to get to the videos) are based on the fact sheet series that the NSFM Project launched in 2022....

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Upcoming Project End Conference: Draft Programme

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The Hanns Seidel Foundation Namibia (HSF) and the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) are excited to announce that the Project End Conference of the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project will take place in Windhoek on 20 September 2023. Kindly R.S.V.P. by 13 September 2023 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Download the draft programme here

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Public Discussion on ’How to add value to Namibian Forest products’

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On the 2nd of August 2023, the ‘Namibia Sustainable Forest Management’ (NSFM) Project hosted a public discussion at Goethe Institute in Windhoek. The discussion was aimed at shedding light on how to add value to Namibian forests products in terms of sustainable forest management as the key to unlocking its potential from different perspectives. The event was attended by different forestry...

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Public Discussion: ‘Stop Poaching Namibia’s Forestry Resources’ 2.0

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On the 6th of June 2023, the ‘Namibia Sustainable Forest Management’ (NSFM) Project hosted a public discussion at Goethe Institute in Windhoek. The event aimed at discussions focusing on the illegal extraction of Namibia’s forest resources from the KAZA Regions as well as looking at the future of Namibia’s forest in terms of sustainable forest management as the key to unlocking...

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Sustainable Forest Management Explained in 8 Episodes: Video Presentation in Katima Mulilo.

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On the 22nd of June 2023, the NSFM Project hosted a video presentation followed by a public discussion on these short educational video clips on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Katima Mulilo. These videos clips are based on the fact sheet series that the NSFM Project launched in 2022 (click here to get to the digital versions of the fact sheets)....

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18 Traditional Authority Representatives from Zambezi Region Trained on Sustainable Forest Management

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On the 21st of June 2023, the Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) project held a one-day workshop on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for Traditional Authority (TA) representatives from the Zambezi region in Katima Mulilo. All various TAs from the tribes of Zambezi region were represented, including sub courts from emerging community forests. The workshop is part of several workshops that are...

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24 Multipliers from Zambezi Region Trained on Sustainable Forest Management

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24 Multipliers from Zambezi Region Trained on Sustainable Forest Management The Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) project held a two-day workshop on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for multipliers from the Zambezi region in Katima Mulilo from the 19th – 20th of June 2023. The workshop aimed at training multipliers such as leading members of different communities (youth representatives) to enable them...

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