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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives - Call for Proposals - 6 May 2022


The 2022 call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) in Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar and Mauritius is now open. Interested organisations are invited to submit an expression of interest by 6 May 2022 at 17:00 SAST. The expression of interest can be submitted online using the following web form:

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IPPR - Invitation to the Launch of the Briefing Paper on Namibia's Tourism Industry - 5 May 2022


Join the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Namibia on Thursday, 5 May 2022, at the House of Democracy for the launch of their briefing paper on Namibia's Tourism Industry: Post-Covid Bounce Back, Gradual Recovery of Transformation

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Press Release by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform Administration - 26 April 2022


On 26 April 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) issued a press release stating that they have been receiving continuous complaints suggesting corruption, fraud and misconduct by officials, possible beneficiaries and other parties in relation to land acquisition, allotment and procurement.

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Spark Fund - Call for Applications from Youth-led and Youth-focused Groups and Organisations - 30 April 2022

Spark Fund

The Spark Fund has an open call for applications from youth-led and youth-focused groups and organisations from Namibia, Lesotho and Zimbabwe that are working to create transformational change and improve the lives of young people and their communities. Applications close on 30 April 2022.

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U.S. Embassy - Webinar on Frameworks for Climate Change Adaptation - 27 April 2022

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Join the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday, 27 April 2022 from 15:30 to 17:00 for a webinar on Frameworks for Climate Change Adaptation. 

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Save the Okavango Delta Peaceful Protest for Earth Day - 22 April 2022

Save the Okavango Delta Peaceful Protest for Earth Day

Today, 22 April 2022, at 12:00, there will be a peaceful protest from Zoo Park to the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism to save the Okavango Delta.

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Music In Africa Foundation - Sound Connects Fund: 2nd Call For Applications - 15 April 2022


The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with Goethe-Institut, invites organisations operating in Southern Africa’s creative and cultural industries to apply for grants within the Sound Connects Fund (SCF). The second call for applications is now open and will close on 15 April 2022

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U.S. Embassy - Climate Change Small Grant Opportunity - 12 May

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The U.S. Embassy has flagged a few details about upcoming Climate Change Small Grants from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES). The deadline for southern Africa submissions is 12 May.

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Regain Trust - Invitation to Regional Consultative Meetings with Youth Led & Youth Serving Organisations from the Erongo, Omusati, Oshana and Khomas Regions - 20 to 26 April 2022


INVITATION to Regional Consultative Meetings with youth-led and youth-serving organizations to promote partnerships and collaborations in efforts to address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The meetings will be conducted by Regain Trust between 20 to 26 April 2022 in the Khomas, Erongo, Omusati and Oshana Regions.

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Ministry of Finance releases Citizen's Guide to the National Budget FY2022/23

MoF Citizen's Guide to the National Budget

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently released their latest Citizen's Guide to the National Budget FY2022/23 booklet. The 31-page booklet is available in softcopy on their website and as a hardcopy insert in today's, 8 April 2022, Namibian newspaper.

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