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Book Launch: Status Quo of Sustainable Forest Management in Namibia

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On 22 May 2023, the NSFM Project launched a publication titled ‘Status Quo of Sustainable Forest Management in Namibia’ in Windhoek. The publication is a component of the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi Region in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project, a collaborative initiative of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Namibia and the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN), financially supported by the...

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Symposium: The Role of Forests in Sustainable Development

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On 16 May 2023, the Namibia Sustainable Forest Management (NSFM) Project  held a Symposium on ‘The Role of Forests in Sustainable Development’ at Protea Hotel Furstenhof, Windhoek. The Symposium is the second of a series of conferences of the NSFM-Project and was aimed at looking at the future of Namibia’s forest in terms of sustainable forest management as the key to...

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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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Third Parliamentary-Public Engagement Hosted by the NSFM-Project

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The NSFM-Project hosted its third Parliamentary Public Engagement on ‘Opportunities for Namibia Arising from a National Forest Inventory’ on Tuesday, 14th of March 2023 in Windhoek. The Engagement was attended by Members of Parliament, particularly from the Standing Committee on Natural Resource Management and other parliament committee members with interest in natural resources. Experts in the field of sustainable forest management...

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Mid-Term Review on NSFM-Project Activities and Achievements

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On the 28 of February 2023, the NSFM-Project conducted a late morning talk event at the House of Democracy in Windhoek. The event was aimed at the mid-term review of the NSFM-Project with a presentation on activities and key achievements of the project. Various stakeholders from different organisations, NGOs and institutions attended the event which was officially opened by the Resident...

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The Future of Namibia’s Forests: Conference Proceedings are Available

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The NSFM-Project is happy to announce that the conference proceedings of its first national conference on ‘The Future of Namibia’s Forests’ are available. The proceedings compile a selection of speeches and presentations that have been held at the conference titled ‘The Future of Namibia’s Forests – Sustainable Forest Management as Key to Unlock its Potential’ that has been hosted by the...

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Excursion with Forest Management Committee Members to Zambezi Region Performed

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From 07 to 11 November 2022, the NSFM Project invited 12 representatives of Forest Management Committees of the Kavango Regions to an excursion to the Zambezi Region. The excursion is a vital activity of the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management in the Kavango-Zambezi Regions in Namibia’ (NSFM) Project, an EU-funded initiative aiming at contributing to an improved implementation of Sustainable Forest Management...

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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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Round Table Discussion on Fencing in Katima Mulilo

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The NSFM-Project organised the third Round Table Discussion on the subject ‘Fencing in Community Forests and Conservancies’, this time in Katima Mulilo. Different representatives of the Zambezi Regions’ Traditional Authorities, the Community Forests, the Communal Land Board, and the Directorate of Forestry met for another vital event in Zambezi Regions’ capital. This Round Table Discussion is an important component of the...

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