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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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Namibia donates land at Walvis Bay port to Botswana

30 September 2022

  This was revealed by president Hage Geingob on Friday while delivering his speech at the inaugural session of the Botswana-Namibia bi-national commission in Gaborone, Botswana. Geingob said Namibia continues to make good progress in cross-border trade. He added that the donation was not only a…

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Land Documentation is Not a Blanket Solution for Tenure Security

23 August 2022

Land tenure security is the protection people can have from the state that their land parcels will not be bullied away from them by vested interests through unfair evictions.  It is the opposite of land tenure insecurity. There are many forms of land documentation. This includes land titles (a…

AR urges foreign land ownership limit

17 March 2022

In Namibia the Affirmative Repositioning Movement’s chief activist, Job Amupanda, has urged members of parliament to do something useful for their people by passing a bill prohibiting foreign nationals from owning land in Namibia. Amupanda made this plea on Tuesday when he and his delegation met…

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It is recognised that Namibia’s future is predominantly urban. In 2018 50% of the population lived in urban areas, increasing from 28% at independence.

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Empowering civil society and communities through open land data

Webinar Recap: Empowering civil society and communities through open land data

14 June 2022

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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…