Policies & Guidelines

The Fund operates within the ambit of institutional policies and guidelines whereas its operations are also guided by national laws and policies. 

Below are some internal and national documents that guide and impact the operations of the Environmental Investment Fund:


Policy/guideline Description Link
EIF Business Plan 2012 - 2018 Official document that guides the overall business strategy of the Fund, from 2012 - 2016. EIF Business Plan
Environmental Investment Fund Act 13 of 2001 Enabling legislature that gives effect to the existence of the Fund. Environmental Investment Fund Act 
Procurement Policy and procedures Policy that outlines the methods and tools that guides the procurement of goods and services at EIF. EIF Procurement Policy and Procedures 2016
Financial management policy

Policy that guides the institution in ensuring that the finances of EIF are managed, documented and authorised in a responsible manner.

EIF Financial Management Policy 2016
Operational manual This document serves as the internal roadmap of the Fund and its processes and procedures of receiving, recording, processing and decision-making on financial products. It includes post-award management and evaluation procedures. EIF Operational manual 2015
  Annexures to the Operational manual:


Whistleblower Protection Policy The policy outlines the obligations and procedures at the Fund in reporting on and protecting those reporting unprocedural activities such as fraud and misappropriation of resources. EIF Whistleblower Protection Policy
Environmental Management Act

National legislation that governs the protection of the environment and specifies roles and obligations of stakeholders


Environmental Management Act
Namibian constitution The supreme law of Namibia Namibian Constitution
National Agriculture policy   National Agriculture Policy
Water supply and sanitation policy   Water Supply and Sanitation Policy
Tourism policy   Namibia National Tourism Policy
Water policy   Water Policy of Namibia August 2000
Anti-corruption Act   Anti-Corruption Act Namibia
Namibia Financial Intelligence Act (FIA)    Namibia Financial Intelligence Act 2015 (FIA)