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Environmental Investment Fund gains unlimited access to extensive southern African climate data base.

EIF signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management,

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A cleaner town, a cleaner Namibia

Cleaner Towns of the Year

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Shifeta awarded Tourism Minister of the year, Namibia awarded best Destination at ITB 2019

Namibia was awarded the Best Destination Safari and Wildlife.

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NMH announces 2019 RTA finalists

Responsible Tourism Awards finalists

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Green Climate Fund approves Ecosystem based Adaptation project for Namibia

A landscape based adaptation approach is part and parcel of the fourth climate change grant project that the EIF has successfully accessed through the Green Climate Fund.

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The Green Climate Fund Board selects Yannick Glemarec as new Executive Director

GCF new Executive Director

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African Union calls for an ambitious and successful GCF replenishment

GCF replenishment

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Government considering drought emergency declaration

Drought emergency declaration

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Namibia Secures Top Travel Destination Award

Namibia Upsets Japan, New Zealand to Secure Top Travel Destination Award

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Record rain numbers measured in southern Namibia

Southern Namibia has recorded some unusually high rainfall figures in a couple of days - surpassing century average!

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Namibia lost 50 rhinos to poaching annually since 2015

Namibia lost 50 rhinos to poaching annually since 2015

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Climate change: It’s happening faster than most people think

The impact of climate change continues to have devastating effects on countries across the globe, and Namibia has not been spared.

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GreenViewpoint Newsletter Summer edition

The summer edition of GreenViewpoint has been published for all project highlights and latest updates on EIF activities.

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Success of COP24 in Katowice – we have a global climate agreement!

The Global Climate UN – COP24 in Katowice ended in success. Negotiators from 196 countries and the European Union worked for two weeks on the Katowice Climate Package, implementing the Paris Agreement.

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Namibia Tourist Statistical Report 2017

Launch of MET 2017 Tourist Statistics Report

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Green Climate Fund replenishment wins strong endorsement at COP24

The current replenishment drive of the Green Climate Fund received top-level support from developing and developed nations during the international climate change meeting in Poland. 

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EIF signs N$140 million agreement for Climate Change action in Kunene Region

On the margins of COP24 in Katowice, Poland, the EIF signed a N$140 million agreement with the GCF for climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in the Kunene Region.

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New era for waste management as Plastic carrier bags banned from Protected Areas

Environment and Tourism Minister announces ban on plastic bags from National Parks, Nature Reserves and Game Parks.

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Environment Minister inaugurates first Nature Conservation Board

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 inaugurated its first-ever Nature Conservation Board.

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First Regional Learning Forum on climate finance highlights need for co-operation in southern Africa

From 25 - 26 October 2018, six countries from southern Africa came together in Swakopmund, Namibia.

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Green Climate Fund invests US$1 billion for developing country climate action

Green Climate Fund invest US$1 billion for developing country climate action, launches first replenishment.

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We have moved!

The growth of the Fund has prompted us to move our operations to a new location.

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Shifeta gives new GPTF Board the thumbs up!

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.

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First Call for Proposals for climate change projects launched

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

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Beat Plastic Pollution – World Environment Day 2018

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.

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How the GCF and EIF operate

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?

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Launching SUNREF Namibia - a Green credit line for Namibian businesses

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.

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GCF approves US$ 9.5 million for climate adaptation in Kunene Region

The Green Climate Fund approved its first SAP (Simplified Approval Process) project - a USD 9.30 million project for Improving rangeland and ecosystem management practices of smallholder farmers under conditions of climate change in Namibia

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“Like Drinking Water” – Namibia’s Benedict Libanda Speaks About Accessibility of GCF Finance

By the 19th meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund, the Environment Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) had achieved three unique firsts for the GCF.

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A night with the Stars - Meet the Sustainable Development Awards 2017 Winners!

The 2nd biannual Sustainable Development Awards ceremony took place on Thursday, 21st September 2017; in Windhoek – where companies, individuals and associations shared a total of N $ 172,000 in prize money across 10 categories.

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Namibia commences GCF climate projects

Namibia has begun work on two Green Climate Fund (GCF)–supported projects bolstering rural people’s resilience.

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