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 Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (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. ...Read more
The qualities of a good leader, amongst others, are integrity, influence, self-awareness, good communication, inspires others, builds others, empathy, learning agility, gratitude etc. Under the leadership Benedict Libanda, the work is always done. Inspire Magazine names him the Corporate Citizen of the Month, as the Fund recently launched the 3rd Sustainable Development Awards under his wing. Download the magazine for the full story. ...Read more
The Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) and Agence Française de Développement signed an agreement in Windhoek today, to support the design of sustainable financing solutions benefiting to the conservation ecosystem....Read more
The “Improving rangeland and ecosystem management practices of smallholder farmers under conditions of climate change in Sesfontein, Fransfontein, and Warmquelle areas of the Republic of Namibia (IREMA) Project” is a project being implemented through the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) as the Executing Entity and the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) as the Accredited Entity to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The IREMA Project is a GCF grant funded project through the Simplified Approval Process (SAP)....Read more
The “Improving Rangeland and Ecosystem Management Practices of Smallholder Farmers Under Conditions of Climate Change in Sesfontein, Fransfontein and Warmquelle areas of the Republic of Namibia” (IREMA) Project aims to reduce the vulnerability of smallholder famers, through investing in climate-smart agriculture techniques aimed at improving access to water and increasing both livestock and crop production...Read more
Environmentalists Rewarded at the Sustainable Development Awards ...Read more
On Tuesday, 30 March 2021, the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia joined the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), Parliament of the Republic of Namibia, Embassy of Finland, Think Namibia Aquaponics at the HSF Aquaponics Project and first pilot aquaponics system at Aris Primary School, which is located approximately 20 km from Windhoek, Khomas region....Read more
In February 2020, Cabinet decision no: 1st CCOPP/14.02.20/007 took note and supported the High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy presentation titled “New Green Economy 2030 Program” as one of the interventions to propel economic growth in Namibia....Read more
The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (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 EIF mission is to promote the sustainable economic development of Namibia through investment in and promotion of activities and projects that protect and maintain the natural and environmental resources of the country....Read more
The Sustainable Development Advisory Council (SDAC), in cooperation with the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) will host the third edition of the Sustainable Development Awards (SDA3) on the 21 of May 2021...Read more
Solar Appreciation Day is celebrated globally, every second Friday of March. This day is marked to push for energy reform and raise awareness of solar power’s benefits and to celebrate energy independence and sustainability. ...Read more
The SDGIIF is used to provide grant match financing to women and youths in business, social enterprises and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to address the challenges of the financing gap to MSMEs. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 2017 estimated the annual financing gap to MSMEs in Namibia to be $1.8 billion....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).Download Now