The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia is co-hosting side events & Special Events for COP 11 on the following dates.
Left to right: Tertu Lileka, Anna Auala, Ruusa Gottlieb & Miya Kabajani Four SDP participants presenting their “Tale of Two Rivers” to the Botanical Society of Namibia, 15 August 2013. This was the project for 2012/2013 SDP that addressed the die-off of Faidherbia Albida trees in the Swakop River and compared the situation with the [Read more…]
A strategic retreat was held on the 3rd of August 2013 at Dan Viljoen to brainstorm on the way forward for the DRFN in a changing environment. The gathering provided ideal environment for staff, associates and the Board members to share and deliberate on key issues that are pertinent to the sustainability of the DRFN. [Read more…]
The Finnish Embassy has once again allocated funds to the DRFN to implement a project that will focus on: 1. Good practices/lessons learnt communicated (advocated) to high-level decision makers for adoption in the areas of sustainable land management, integrated water resources management (including sanitation) and renewable energy. 2. Factual reporting capacity of journalists in the [Read more…]