The DRFN being a non-profit organization depends on funding from external sources to implement some of its activities.
If you wish to make a donation towards the work that the organization implements, please make use of these banking details.
For more information on this please contact:

Account number: 555 011 525 61
Branch: Maerua
Branch code: 282273
Swift code: FIRNNANX


“Namibia is a country that is primarily arid to semi-arid, as is about 30% of the globe. How can sustainable development take place in such environments? The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia was established to support research but also to address sustainable development throughout arid lands. The DRFN tackles issues ranging from water to energy to land from a human and a basic biophysical perspective, as well as undertaking awareness and capacity building necessary to support this approach”

- Dr.M.K. Seely, Founding Director

DRFN has a vacancy for a local based and dynamic intern, who is passionate about environmental sustainability and community development in Namibia.

The internship is part of the project titled “Uptake of Climate Change Adaptation research results in Africa” (CLARE).

The overall objective of the programme is to further the uptake of research results and innovations generated under the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) and to build resilience to climate change in Namibia. This specific project builds onto the research results from the Adaptation at Scale in...

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Dear Readers,

The revised version of the Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Development: A resource book for Namibia is now available online.

Happy reading!

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It is that that of the year that we need to recharge and spent some time away from the office!

The DRFN will be closed for the holiday season from 16th December 2019, and we will re-open office on the 13th of January 2020.

The DRFN wishes you a joyous festive season and we look forward to being of service to you in 2020!

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The DRFN wishes our founder, Mary a hearty 80th birthday.

We want to thank you for the years of service that you have dedicated to the DRFN. Thank you for your brave and fearless leadership. We wish you many more years, to keep on inspiring the nation.

Happy 80th Birthday Mary!!

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DRFN is an implementing partner of the ThinkNamibia Environmental Awareness and Climate Change Campaign
Our Partners and Sponsors in support of our work include:
This website was created with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation.