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"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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Namibian Journal for Research, Science and Technology

The NCRST now invites researchers and scholars to submit papers for peer-review. Authors are advised to follow the NCRST template.  

BOOST-UP Goes live

NBII, NCRST and Dololo bring you the BOOST UP events taking place in Namibia as a part of regional events in five countries in the SADC region

Water Sensitive Design Training Workshop

20 Jun 2017




3 – 7 July 2017, Windhoek, NAMIBIA

The Namibia Water Corporation (Pty) Ltd (Namwater) the National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST) in collaboration with the Water Research Commission (WRC) of South Africa and the Future Water Institute hosted by the University of Cape Town (UCT) hereby call for interested water management & design practitioners to register for an upcoming.


Water Sensitive Design Training Workshop



Engineers, local government officials, urban designers and planners, consultants, developers, architects and landscape architects, academics / researchers, and NGOs involved in the water space.



The course content will include (but not be limited to the following topics from a national, regional and international):  Water challenges; Overview of the Water Sensitive Design Principles; Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS); Building a Community of Practice in WSD; Establishing a vision/action plan for WSD; Co-learning.



Participation is free; however, space is limited, therefore registration is essential. Participation by regional water practitioners is encouraged and limited mobility funds are available from participants from outside Windhoek.


[ Click Here To Register Online ]


DEADLINE: The Registration deadline is Friday 23 June 2017