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ILMI Newsletter: March 2016
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ILMI Newsletter: March 2016

ILMI hosted Prof. Stig Enemark at the Namibia University of Science and Technology. The documentation of his visit is available online.
ILMI also hosted Dr. Henrik Ernstson, from the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town, and the KTH University in Stockholm. He gave a conference on Global South Urbanisms (see photos here), and presented the film on his ongoing work on Cape Town "1 Table 2 Elephants" (see trailer here). He also led a workshop with students of the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning (see below).
Both guests have agreed to make a contribution to ILMI's Working Paper series. These will be available soon through the website.
Prof. Enemark gave a talk on Problem Based Learning and a lecture on Sustainable Land Governance in support of the Global Agenda. The documentation of this is available on our website (link here).
Dr. Henrik Ernstson gave a workshop on Global South Urbanisms with students of the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning (DASP). Documentation of the workshop and a second part of it to take part at the African Centre for Cities in Cape Town are currently under preparation.
Land, livelihoods and housing: relevant news on Namibia.

INFRASTRUCTURE Government to build 1480km of tarred roads in five years. (Link here)
 
HOUSING IMF warns of burst of housing bubble in Namibia. (Link here)

ENERGY City of Windhoek to develop a new electricity supply station in the Goreangab area. (Link here)
 
CITIZENSHIP Shack Dwellers Federation-Namibia Housing Action Group and the Namibia Statistics Agency partner on data collection. (Link here)
 
WATER Windhoek plans to tap into aquifer to address water shortages; will require new infrastructure. (Link here)

HOUSING Shackdwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) receive N$3m from private donors. (Link here)
 
HOUSING Recently-built mass housing programme units vandalised in Walvis Bay. (Link here)
 
AGRICULTURE Profitability of the farming sector in Namibia under “immense pressure” due to drought. (Link here)
 
RURAL Conservancies “essential” for rural communities. Presentation of the Annual Conservancy Audit and Status Summary and Natural Resource Report by different organisations. (Link here)
 
LAND Ministry finalises Integrated Regional Land Use Plan for Hardap. (Link here)

HOUSING National Housing Enterprise waiting list stands at 70,600. The list has more than tripled in three years. (Link 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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