Pohamba Shifeta

Environment Ministry deploys staff members to upgrade Etosha National Park

by editor1 / Feb 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has taken a bold and rare step to cut cost by deploying its staff members, to upgrade and fence off the Etosha National Park boundary fence.

Shifeta says negotiators at COP 25 failed to achieve primary goals contained in the Paris Agreement

by editor1 / Dec 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-Negotiators failed to reach agreement on most of the guidelines contained in the Paris Agreement when they met at this year's just-ended the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25) in Madrid Spain.

Namibia committed to accelerating climate change response - Shifeta

by editor1 / Dec 11, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Minister of Environment and Tourism (MET), Pohamba Shifeta said Namibia is committed to playing its part in accelerating the response to climate change.

SADC faces common climate change challenges - Shifeta

by editor1 / Dec 08, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Minister of Environment and Tourism (MET), Pohamba Shifeta says the SADC region faces common challenges and opportunities when it comes to climate change.

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
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-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.