Environment

Armyworms invade regions

4 days ago - 24 January 2020 | Environment

Farmers and the general public have been warned about a fall armyworm outbreak in the Zambezi Region and an African armyworm outbreak in the Oshana and Oshikoto regions.The agriculture ministry yesterday issued a statement on...

Sustainable use of biomass strengthened

6 days ago - 22 January 2020 | Environment

Germany has donated more than N$2 million in vehicles and equipment to the agriculture ministry and the University of Namibia (Unam) in an effort to strengthen the sustainable use of biomass. The donation included three...

Stop killing the birds - Irimari

1 week ago - 21 January 2020 | Environment

ILENI NANDJATO Good rainfall in the north has attracted a rare species of bird that locals have started killing.Oshana governor Elia Irimari has now urged the public to stop the illegal hunting...

Erindi sale in Tweya’s hands

1 week ago - 20 January 2020 | Environment

OGONE TLHAGE Minister of industrialisation Tjekero Tweya is set to facilitate a public consultative process regarding the planned sale of the Erindi Private Game Reserve to Mexican billionaire Alberto Baillères.The game reserve...

Nyae Nyae actively monitors fires

1 week ago - 16 January 2020 | Environment

Over the past five years, the Nyae Nyae Conservancy and Community Forest has actively managed and recorded fires in their area. According to a statement issued by the Nyae Nyae Conservancy management committee,...

EIF funds make a difference for San communities

2 weeks ago - 09 January 2020 | Environment

The San community in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy is using funds provided by the Green Climate Fund and the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) to build...

Conservancies must improve governance

2 weeks ago - 09 January 2020 | Environment

The biggest challenges for conservancies in Namibia during 2018 were financial mismanagement and non-compliance with standard operating procedures.The 86 registered conservancies and the Kyaramcan Association,...

Conservancies contributed N$880 million in 2018

2 weeks ago - 08 January 2020 | Environment

A total of N$8.375 billion has been contributed to Namibia's net national income through community conservation since 1990 to the end of 2018, while in...

7 800 wildlife attacks in 2018

2 weeks ago - 08 January 2020 | Environment

A total of 7 862 human-wildlife conflict incidents were recorded in Namibia's conservancies during 2018. These were however only recorded in 81 of the 86...

Be festive but obey the law

1 month - 24 December 2019 | Environment

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta has condemned any act of violence against visitors to Namibia and urged tour operators to recommit themselves to ensuring the safety...

Shifeta appoints new advisory council

1 month - 23 December 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has appointed new members of the Sustainable Development Advisory Council, which will advise on amendments to the Environmental Management Act of...

Climate talks end in compromise

1 month - 23 December 2019 | Environment

The longest United Nations climate talks on record ended in Madrid, Spain, with a compromise deal. The talks stretched into record overtime before negotiators...

Environment

Shifeta leads delegation to global...

1 month - 02 December 2019 | Environment

Namibia will participate at this year's United Nations climate-change conference, also known as COP 25, which starts today. The 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) to...

Unethical hunting has no place...

1 month - 29 November 2019 | Environment

Environment minister Pohamba Shifeta has made it clear that there is no place in Namibia for unethical hunting, which will damage the country's reputation.Shifeta, who...

Don’t waste your e-waste

2 months ago - 22 November 2019 | Environment

Mariselle Stofberg“Recycling is important for all, not just companies. If we don’t want to ‘live in a trashcan,’ recycling is for us.”The chief executive officer...

Sustainability has never been a...

2 months ago - 22 November 2019 | Environment

In support of its commitment to, and passion for environmental sustainability, Pick n Pay (PnP) Namibia – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L)...

Plastic bag levy boosts local...

2 months ago - 20 November 2019 | Environment

AUGETTO GRAIG Plastic bags litter Namibia and add to the negative impact of climate change currently laying waste to the economy. The government has...

Plastic bag levy boosts local...

2 months ago - 19 November 2019 | Environment

AUGETTO GRAIG Plastic bags litter Namibia and add to the negative impact of climate change currently laying waste to the economy. The government has...

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