Panel Discussion on the Current State of Sustainable Forest Management

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The second Panel Discussion in a series of upcoming Public Discussions dealt with the current state of Sustainable Forest Management in Namibia. On 11 May 2021, the Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) Project in collaboration with the Namibia Scientific Society and funding from the European Union successfully hosted a Panel Discussion in Windhoek. Three experts were invited to shed light on...
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Insightful Key Stakeholder Consultation Event in Rundu

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The Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) Project hosted an insightful Key Stakeholder Consultation Event in Rundu on 08 April 2021. Important stakeholders invited included representatives of the Traditional Authorities, the Kavango East and West Regional Farmer Unions, the Community Forests, as well as Councilors of the Kavango East and West Regional Councils and the Governors of both Kavango regions. This exchange...
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NSFM-Project hosted its first Public Discussion Event in Rundu

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‘Sustainable Forests Management – Key to Adding Value to Local Development’ was the topic discussed during the High-Level-Expert Talk in Rundu on 08 April 2021. This successful High-Level-Expert Talk forms an important event in a series of upcoming Public Discussions in Windhoek, Rundu and Katima Mulilo which compromise key components of the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi Region in...
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Aris Primary School Aquaponics Training

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The Aris Primary School aquaponics training started in April and continues up until the 22nd before the students leave for the school holidays until the end of May. Once they return from the holidays, review sessions will continue to ensure that the students master both the theoretical and practical applications of this climate-smart agricultural alternative practice of aquaponics. Aquaponics System It...
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Aris Primary School Aquaponics System Inauguration

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The plight of food insecurity remains significant in Namibia as a recorded 430,000 Namibians are affected. The Aquaponics Project plays an important role in supporting alternative, climate-smart practices of aquaponics within the Hanns Seidel Foundation’s continued TH!NK Namibia campaign. The objective of this event was, first, to inaugurate the Aquaponics Project’s first pilot aquaponics system at Aris Primary School. With the...
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NSFM-Project Panel Discussion 25/02/2021

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The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Namibia in collaboration with the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN and the Namibia Scientific Society (NWG) successfully hosted a Panel Discussion in Windhoek on 25 February 2021. Four experts from different backgrounds were invited to deal with the question ‘What is Sustainable Forest Management?’ in a lively online event. As the first event in a...
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Aris Primary School Aquaponics system

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  About Aris Primary School Established in the 1980s, the Aris Primary School is one of Farm Krumhuk’s social initiatives. Situated about 20 km south of Windhoek, the school is situated in the Aris village, where it provides school for about 175 children from the 1st to the 7th grade. As a public boarding school, it also provides housing for families,...
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Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ Project Officially Launches at the House of Democracy

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On 11 February 2021, The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Namibia in collaboration with the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) officially launched the European Union (EU)-funded ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Regions in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project at a public event held at the House of Democracy in Windhoek. The NSFM-Project, with a planned implementation period spanning from October 2020 to...
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Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development: A Resource Book for Namibia

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With the COVID-19 crisis impact still present and weighing on us all, the current situation also provides an opportunity to look beyond our daily lives and to expand your knowledge. Given the myriad environmental challenges facing nations, it is important to have concrete resources from which and with which to manage existing environmental challenges. A common challenge, especially in Namibia, is a...
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Energy Access For Rural Healthcare Facilities

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Access to electricity is critical to health care delivery and to the overarching goal of universal health coverage. However, the availability of electricity to support proper health services is less than adequate in many countries. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) studying over 4000 clinics and hospitals, about one in four health facilities has had an unreliable electricity supply. Clinics, maternity wards,...
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