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24 Multipliers from Zambezi Region Trained on Sustainable Forest Management

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24 Multipliers from Zambezi Region Trained on Sustainable Forest Management The Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) project held a two-day workshop on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for multipliers from the Zambezi region in Katima Mulilo from the 19th – 20th of June 2023. The workshop aimed at training multipliers such as leading members of different communities (youth representatives) to enable them...

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12 Traditional Authority Representatives from Kavango East Region trained on Sustainable Forest Management

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On the 29th of March 2023, the Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) project held a one-day workshop training on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for traditional authority representatives from the Kavango East region in Rundu. The workshop is part of several workshops that are aiming at improving knowledge and skills on SFM among community forest members, traditional authority representatives, as well as...

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12 Multipliers from Kavango East Region trained on Sustainable Forest Management

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The Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) project held a two-day workshop on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) for multipliers from the Kavango East region in Rundu from the 27th – 28th of March 2023. The workshop aimed at training multipliers such as leading members of different communities (youth representatives) to enable them to train other members of their communities on SFM using...

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Another Six Community Forests trained on Sustainable Forest Management

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From 03 October to 21 October 2022, the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project had gone for three long weeks in the field to train the members of six Community Forests in Zambezi, Kavango East as well as Kavango West Region on Sustainable Forest Management. These two-day long workshops/ trainings aimed at equipping members of Community...

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Another Five Community Forests trained in Sustainable Forest Management (PART 2)

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From mid-March to the beginning of April, the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project was in the field again and trained the members of five Community Forests in Zambezi, Kavango East as well as Kavango West Region on Sustainable Forest Management. The two-day long workshops aimed at equipping members of Community Forests with the necessary skills...

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Another Five Community Forests trained in Sustainable Forest Management (PART 1)

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From mid-March to the beginning of April, the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project was in the field again and trained the members of five Community Forests in Zambezi, Kavango East as well as Kavango West Region on Sustainable Forest Management. The two-day long workshops aimed at equipping members of Community Forests with the necessary skills...

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Panel Discussion in Nkurenkuru – How to Integrate Local Communities as Equal Partners in Sustainable Forest Resources Management?

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On 02 February 2022, the NSFM-Project visited Kavango West and organised a Panel Discussion in Nkurenkuru. The question under consideration was ‘How to Integrate Local Communities as Equal Partners in Sustainable Forest Resource Management?’. This event is a component of a larger series of public discussions around the topic of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM). The public discussion series takes place in...

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End-of-the-year-review: The NSFM-Project in 2021

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When everyone is preparing for the festive season, it is time to pass the first year of the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi-Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project in review. Even though a lot of restrictions were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSFM-Project completed its first project year with a lot of activities being implemented and various fruitful...

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Training on Sustainable Forest Management started in Community Forests (PART 2)

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[Continuation of Training on Sustainable Forest Management started in Community Forests (PART 1)] Mid October, the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi Region in Namibia’ (NSFM)-Project commenced with its workshops in Community Forests in Kavango West, Kavango East as well as Zambezi Region; Mbeyo, Likwaterera, Zilitene and Lubuta were the first Community Forests that got training on Sustainable Forest Management....

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Training on Sustainable Forest Management started in Community Forests (PART 1)

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Mid October, the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi Region in Namibia’ (NSFM)-Project commenced with its workshops in Community Forests in Kavango West, Kavango East as well as Zambezi Region; Mbeyo, Likwaterera, Zilitene and Lubuta were the first Community Forests that got training on Sustainable Forest Management. The role of Community Forests in Sustainable Forest Management was next on the...

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Pre-Visitation Trip to Kavango and Zambezi Regions

In April, the Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) Project Team spend 12 days in the Kavango and Zambezi Region to meet with the local communities, regional decision-makers as well as regional offices of the Directorate of Forestry (DoF). The pre-visitation trip was dedicated to introducing the NSFM-Project to its target groups in the Kavango and Zambezi Regions, to learning about their...

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Insightful Key Stakeholder Consultation Event in Rundu

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The Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) Project hosted an insightful Key Stakeholder Consultation Event in Rundu on 08 April 2021. Important stakeholders invited included representatives of the Traditional Authorities, the Kavango East and West Regional Farmer Unions, the Community Forests, as well as Councilors of the Kavango East and West Regional Councils and the Governors of both Kavango regions. This exchange...

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