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ILMI Newsletter: January 2016

Welcome to the first monthly newsletter of the Integrated Land Management Institute (ILMI). We would like to keep you updated with our activities as well as with news in Namibia related to the topics under our current 2015-17 research programme: Land, Livelihoods, and Housing.

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ILMI kindly invites you to the research workshop "Communal Land Matters in Namibia" next Wednesday, 27 January 2016, at the Senate Board Room, at NUST.
September 7th, 2015. ILMI launched its Land, Livelihoods and Housing programme. Read the concept note of the programme here.
ILMI Brown Bag meetings. This semester, we've piloted two 'brown bag' meetings on the topic of the new Urban and Regional Planning Bill and regarding updates on the Flexible Land Tenure process. You can read the reports of these meetings in our Publications page.
Land, Livelihoods, and Housing: updates from Namibia.

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NATURAL RESOURCES Namibian Towns, including Windhoek, at Risk of Running Out of Water by September 2016. See note here.

HOUSING Minister of Urban and Rural Development announces construction of 6000 houses/year and prioritising land servicing. See note here.

INFRASTRUCTURE 'New Deal' Energy for Africa: "energy resource [...] and technology neutral", "renewables and non-renewables alike". See note here.

GOVERNANCE President Geingob reports on land servicing and housing, announces "Harambee, Towards Presperity for All" programme. See note here.

HOUSING Community Land Information Programme 2008 in Namibia made first step in aggregating profile data at national level: IEED. See report here.

INFRASTRUCTURE. The government is persisting on buying the sea water purification plant from Areva, the French parastatal, for N$3,5 billion. See note here.

LAND. President Geingob speaks on BBC's Hard Talk on urban land reform. See note here.
About ILMI
The Integrated Land Management Institute is a centre of the School of Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences (SNRSS) at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) committed to develop reputable and multidisciplinary research and public outreach activities in the field of land, administration, property, architecture and spatial planning.
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