Oct 112011
 
Adaptation fund

Through the Adaptation Fund (AF), developing countries who are party to the Kyoto Protocol (KP) are eligible for direct access to funding in order to implement adaptation projects and programmes that will reduce the economic and environmental pressures caused by climate change. On behalf of the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate [Read more…]

Oct 112011
 
E-CAP: Local Authority Support

E-CAP: Local Authority Support in Gibeon and Stampriet through Performance Support Team approach. Based on an approach piloted in Kalkrand, the Performance Support Team (PST) was implemented in Gibeon from 30 May – 01 June 2011, and in Stampriet from 27-30 June 2011. The local authorities were visited with the aim of discussing challenges and [Read more…]

Aug 152011
 
E-CAP: Rural Component

Dry sanitation for rural communities The rural component of the E-CAP project is in the process of piloting dry sanitation systems at selected farms on Odendaal farms in the Hardap region. The specific locations where dry sanitation systems are piloted are: Grundorn South, Nico Noord, Laurensia, Laurensia Pos, Doringdraai and Nico. Based on consultations with [Read more…]

Aug 152011
 

Food for Thought schedule for May – June 2011 Sikhu Ncube The interactions of the flow regime and the terrestrial ecology of the Mana Floodplains in the Middle Zambezi River Basin (MSc thesis) 16 August 2011 MOHSS Sanitation with emphasis on health and hygiene 19 August 2011 Dr. Andreas Wienecke Possibel uses of wast from [Read more…]