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Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show

The Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show (WIAS) is an annual event hosted at the Windhoek showgrounds that brings together buyers and sellers across the industrial and agricultural sub-sectors of the Namibian economy.

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Climate Change Adaptation Awareness & Project Proposal Writing Training Workshops, 2 - 28 July 2018

This series of training workshops in climate change adaptation awareness and proposal writing is in support of Namibian Conservancies & Community Forests, under the auspices of the CBNRM EDA Project.

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The GCF Simplified Approval Process - a win for Namibia and for Kunene Region!

Sakeus Shilomboleni blogs about the experience of the Fund on the Green Climate Fund Simplified Approval Process.

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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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Green Climate Fund B.20 meeting press release

Following four days of challenging and difficult discussions between Board members, the twentieth meeting of the Board of GCF ended.

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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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Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair , 24 August - 1 September 2018

The Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF), is one of the leading trade and exhibition events on the Namibian annual business calendar.

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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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Sustainable entrepreneurship - Hope for Namibia!

Pandeni Kapia, a Finance & Investment Analyst, explores sustainability within the context of green financing!

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Drive your rubbish Home!

Drive Your Rubbish Home! is a call-to-action public anti-litter campaign aimed at eliminating the volumes of waste disposed of irresponsibly along the national roads of Namibia every year.

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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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SUNREF, a green credit line for businesses launched in Namibia

The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta officially launched the Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources and Energy Financing programme (SUNREF Namibia) at an event at Safari Court, in the capital Windhoek, on 24 May. 

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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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GCF Board approves over USD 1 billion in funding for climate mitigation and adaptation

The first Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board meeting of 2018 concluded today after approving 23 projects, valued together at USD 1,093.5 million of GCF funding.

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