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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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HSF trains 14 small business owners in Zambezi

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A group of fourteen small business owners from different constituencies of the Zambezi Region recently received training from the Hanns Seidel Foundation in partnership with the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia Energy Institute and the Zambezi Regional Council. The three days workshop aimed at helping small business owners develop business skills and identify business opportunities, help them identify renewable...
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Zambezi lectured on renewable energy and energy efficiency

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The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) through its Promoting Renewable Energies in Namibia (PREN) project together with its partners Namibia Energy institute (NEI), Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) and the Zambezi Regional Council recently held a public dialogue focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency. The dialogue event, themed ‘Towards Making Global Goals and Agreements...
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Solar energy for rural schools in Zambezi

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CHETTO – 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. Situated in a flood-prone area, learners at the school had to rely on candles when studying at night.Nsundwa and Kandunda Kaseta Combined School in the Kongola Constituency benefited from the...
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