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News Archive

June 2020

Growing More Greens

While the Centre remains closed, we are extending our garden to increase production for groups once they can return. The team at NaDEET is almost done putting up the extension structures for us to grow more greens. 

May 2020

Looking into the future

As we embark on other activities at NaDEET Centre, the team is having strength to carry on the operations with hope that we are going to have groups again soon. Having already had six groups at the centre this year before the lockdown, we work to improve programmes for when they return.

April 2020

"It's Time to Grow" well received in Kavango & Zambezi

Our team visited some schools in the Zambezi and Kavango regions to monitor how the translated "It's Time to Grow" are being used. With now 6 indigenous languages published, we are glad to find learners, such as these boys at Kankudi Primary, enjoying the environmental booklets in their own language. 

March 2020

First Sustainability Workshop for Erongo Teachers

A group of teachers from various schools in Erongo region took part in the first sustainability workshop hosted at the Urban Sustainability Centre in Swakopmund. Filled with practical and hands-on activities, teachers reached the end of the workshop with a sense of empowerment to implement sustainability at their schools.  

February 2020

Some rain at NaDEET

Windstorms have become a frequent occurrence at the Centre since last year but we are happy to have received some rainfall (55mm) over the past weeks. Check out our weather station to follow the weather updates at NaDEET Centre. We hope to have more rain to spring more life to the dry scenery. 

January 2020

Swakopmund Youth Engages with the SDGs

Together in partnership with the Namibian Youth Coalition on Climate Change and Green Heart Environmental Solutions, we hosted a two-day SDG workshop focused on challenges and successes using the local context in Swakopmund. The workshop was our first for youth at the new Urban Sustainability Centre.
We wish all the best for 2020 and to many more exciting programmes to come.

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