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Namibia

Namibia is a large country on the West Coast of Southern Africa bordering South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Angola. It is 824,290 km² in extent with a small population of some 2.5 million people. Namibia’s climate is characterised by very hot and dry conditions with sparse and erratic rainfall. The Namib desert tracks much of Namibia’s coastline. 
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Land News South Africa and Region 21 Sept - 18 Oct 2020

Land News: Sept - 18 Oct 2020 South Africa and region

22 October 2020

KB.L seeks to bring to life all aspects of the ‘land issue’, recognizing that land is both a deeply important aspect of our history, and an emotive issue shaping our political landscape. KB.L seeks to develop a comprehensive sense of this history, heritage and memory through a combination of news,…

Namibia urged to implement policy on climate change

13 March 2020

One of the many recommendations made by President Hage Geingob’s High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy (HLPE) is that Namibia implements its comprehensive national policy on climate change released in 2011.  The goal of the national policy on climate change is to contribute to the attainment of…

Namibia’s urban poor are stuck in limbo, without land or services

23 September 2019

Informal settlements are increasingly emerging in cities in developing countries across the world, including Africa. Today an estimated 25% of the world’s urban population live in informal settlements. These settlements have limited or no access to basic services like water and sanitation; lack…

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Good Land Governance Key to Sustainable Development

14 December 2018

Land governance covers all activities associated with the management of land and natural resources that are required to fulfil political and social objectives. Good and transparent land governance will serve a country's national resources management, the rights of its citizens, and lead to a…

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Prindex - Perceptions of tenure security

Webinar: An introduction to Prindex, 28 November

Around the world, insecure property rights prevent families from feeling confident about the future, businesses from investing, and communities from becoming more productive. Hundreds of millions of us lack property security. This makes the world poorer, less free, and less just. There is a growing…