Nov 112013
 
The DRFN attended the FLC partners reception at the residence of the Chargé d' Affaires of the Embassy of Finland in Windhoek

The reception was organized by the Embassy of Finland in honor of the Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) Coordinators from Eastern and Southern Africa who were visiting Namibia. The purpose of the reception was to celebrate and share the good work of FLC Partners in Namibia in addressing the country’s development challenges. During the reception, [Read more…]

Nov 082013
 
Teacher's workshop in Mariental

The DRFN through its Orange-Senqu River Learning Box project conducted a teachers’ workshop in Mariental on the 4 and 5 of November. The workshop was aimed at providing the participants the opportunity to collate recommendations on the RLB in order to strengthen the contents of RLB materials to ensure that they are relevant to the [Read more…]

Nov 062013
 
DRFN partners with EIF to promote environmental journalism

The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) was a partner in the preparation of the CoP 11 Journalism Awards, which were aimed at increasing media coverage of the just-ended 11th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (held in Windhoek from 16-27 September). The awards for local journalists were sponsored by [Read more…]

Oct 242013
 
Botanical Society Tree award

The Summer Development programme (SDP) which is a research training course for graduate students initiated by DRFN and Gobabeb, received a tree award from the Botanical Society last Thursday at the National Botanical Research Institute. The award was given in recognition of the research efforts that the programme undertook recently looking at the death of [Read more…]