Pohamba Shifeta

Namibia wants industrialised countries to mitigate the impact of climate change

by editor1 / Sep 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-Namibia wants industrialised countries to stick to the agreed threshold of keeping the global warming to 2°C or even below.

Solution to waste and pollution challenge require everyone's hand -Shifeta

by editor1 / Jun 08, 2019 / 0 comments

-A lasting solution to the challenge of waste and pollution can only be achieved if all sectors work together.

Minister Shifeta warns illegal businesses that harm the environment

by editor1 / Jun 05, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Environment and Tourism has warned illegal businesses causing harm to the environment that the law will take its cause.

Interview: Environment Minister on the suspension of timber harvesting

by editor1 / Jan 24, 2019 / 0 comments

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry last year suspended the issuance of forestry permits for harvesting, transportation, marketing and exportation of timber.

Interview: Pohamba Shifeta on Namibia's N$140m agreement with Green Climate Fund

by editor1 / Dec 12, 2018 / 0 comments
Photo credits: 
Andreas Biermann

-The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia, on the sidelines of the 24th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) in Poland, signed a Funded Activity Agreement. with the Green Climate Fund worth N$140 million to support climate change adaptation and disaster risk management in Namibia's Kunene Region.

Stop granting unlimited harvesting permits

by editor1 / Nov 03, 2018 / 0 comments

Traditional authorities have been urged to desist from granting unlimited harvesting permits which may lead to deforestation and extinction of various wild fruits.

Interview with Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta

by editor1 / Oct 16, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

Interview with Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta

Tourism growth remains intact despite global economic crisis

by editor1 / Aug 26, 2018 / 0 comments

Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta says despite the global economic crisis, tourism growth remains intact.

Namibians urged to submit proposals on climate change resilient livelihood programmes

by editor1 / Aug 01, 2018 / 0 comments

Namibians have been urged to submit project proposals on climate change resilient livelihood programmes.

Shifeta says it is important that national park rangers are equipped with the right tools

by editor1 / Jul 16, 2018 / 0 comments

Environment and Tourism Minister says it is important that national parks rangers are equipped with the right tools to carry out their day-to-day duties.

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