Nov 162012
E-CAP: Introduction of proposed dry sanitation systems for piloting in the Nuwe Fontein and /Aub!gaos communities in the Karas Region

The E-CAP team facilitated two workshops in Nuwe Fontein and /Aub!gaos. The aim of the workshops was to introduce the proposed dry sanitation systems to the communities and raise awareness on health and hygiene. Nuwe Fontein community members attending the workshop The dry sanitation systems proposed for piloting were the Amalooloo and Envirosan. The awareness [Read more…]

Oct 112012
The weekend that was!!!! Gobabeb Open day 50th Anniversary

The Gobabeb Research and Training Centre held its annual Open Day on 22nd September 2012 to help celebrate its 50th anniversary. Six DRFN staff members supported preparations and participated in the event by arranging posters of past Summer Desertification Projects, past Summer Land Care Projects and a summary of the past participants and what they [Read more…]

Oct 052012
ECAP Project: Site visit to Grudorn South and Nico-Noord, including a meeting with the Karas & Hardap Regional Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation Cordination (DWSSC).

The E-CAP team travelled to the pilot sites in Grundorn South and Nico Noord in the Hardap region to collect temperature loggers which were installed in August 2012. Four toilets were installed with temperature loggers, one in the collection chamber just above the drying bucket, and the other inside the toilet. The recording was timed [Read more…]

Sep 112012
Fourth LISUP Newsletter

The fourth Edition of the newsletter for the Livelihood Support Program to the Resettlement Farms of Skoonheid, Drimiopsis, Donkerbos and Sonneblom can now be downloaded from this site. The LISUP Newsletter intends to share progress made and inform you of the projects planned activities. The LISUP programmes in the Omaheke Region are implemented by the [Read more…]