The Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) is a fund created by Act 13 of 2001 of the Parliament of the Republic of Namibia with the overall aim of continuing this great legacy by supporting individuals, projects and communities that ensure the sustainable use of natural resources.
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 inaugurated its first-ever Nature Conservation Board....Read more
From 25 - 26 October 2018, six countries from southern Africa came together in Swakopmund, Namibia....Read more
Green Climate Fund invest US$1 billion for developing country climate action, launches first replenishment....Read more
The growth of the Fund has prompted us to move our operations to a new location. ...Read more
The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta officially inaugurated the Game Products Trust Fund’s (GPTF) new board members who resumed office on 11 July 2018....Read more
Sakeus Shilomboleni blogs about the experience of the Fund on the Green Climate Fund Simplified Approval Process....Read more
Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta officially launched the Call for Proposals on Climate change Grants in support of the Empower to Adapt project...Read more
Following four days of challenging and difficult discussions between Board members, the twentieth meeting of the Board of GCF ended....Read more
The war on plastics in Namibia is on and is not insurmountable if the 2018 theme of World Environment Day was anything to go by. ...Read more
What is the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and how important is it to countries such as Namibia, set to be hard hit by the adverse impacts of climate change, due to its arid and semi-arid environment and its over-dependence on rain-fed agriculture?...Read more
As the world becomes conscious of climate change and its effects, the French Development Agency, EIF Namibia and 3 participating local commercial banks have taken the lead in providing a green credit line for businesses in Namibia....Read more
Pandeni Kapia, a Finance & Investment Analyst, explores sustainability within the context of green financing! ...Read more
“EIF is a sterling example of the realization of the vision Africa has about the direct access modality, empowering national entities and demonstrating how Africa is taking charge of its developmental agenda”
"An internship at EIF prepares you on how to deal with the real world whether you are an aspiring young Scientist, Environmental specialist, Natural resources specialist or environmental lawyer."
As a result of the Fund being public entity that utilises public funds in pursuit of its objectives, the Fund needs to abide to the principles and provisions of, natural justice. The said principles and provisions dictate that potential and actual loan and grant beneficiaries of the Fund have a right of recourse, against the Fund, in the event that the beneficiary is discontent with the decision or procedure followed by the Fund in allocating the loan or grant. Such right of recourse is limited to appeals against the Fund’s decisions on loan and grant applications and appeals against the processing procedures of the grant and loan applications (procedural fairness).