The Integrated Land Management Institute (ILMI) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) has been selected as the implementing partner for the project “Participatory Informal Settlement Upgrading in Namibia. Urban diagnostics and informal settlement upgrading strategies in Namibia” with UN Habitat, the Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG), the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), in partnership with the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD), the City of Windhoek and a selection of local authorities in Namibia.
Two policy briefs released by ICLEI Africa and co-supported by ILMI and various other partners are available now online. The publications were developed in the context of the “Peri-Urban Resilient Ecosystems” partnership, read more about it here.
This article is a dispatch from the "Namibian Journal for Social Justice" project led by Herbert Jauch and collaborators from colleagues from the Economic and Social Justice Trust. Read more about the project HERE.
Download the fact sheets on issues of housing, urban land, communal land, land reform, ancestral land and informal settlements in Namibia.
These fact sheets were developed on the occasion of the 'Short course for journalists on land matters', which took place on Thursday, September 6th, 2018.
The fact sheets are available for download here:
Partnership with the Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Working Group on Land Reform (WGLR), with support from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES).
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018; 9h00-12h30
This third event of ‘The New Land Question’ programme focused on the urban land question from the civil society perspective.
Short course for journalists on land matters
Thursday, September 6th, 2018, 8h30-13h30, NUST Hotel School
The role of the media in the public discourse in Namibia is considerable. At the same time, despite the widespread use of social media, the youth appears to have a higher degree of trust in printed media .