Guided by the Land, Livelihoods and Housing framework, the programme will undertake research and public outreach activities based on four aspects, general themes, and specific projects.

All our research is made publicly-available. For a list of open-access academic resources, see here.

See also resources available at NUST Library, in particular those related ot Land and Property Science (see here) and Architecture and Spatial Planning (see here).

Aspects Themes Projects









1. Institutional and Legal Frameworks for Tenure Security
2. Tenure Security for Sustainable Livelihoods
3. Governance and Land Administration
4. Spatial Planning and Development Processes
5. Transport and Infrastructure Development and Management
6. Role and Function of Participatory Processes
7. Space, Architecture and Culture
8. Human-Ecosystems Interaction
9. Development and Environmental Sustainability
10. Impact of Climate Change on Land, Livelihoods and Housing
11. Land and Housing Delivery Systems
12. Affordability of Land and Housing in Namibia
13. Taxation, Service Delivery and Equity
14. Formal and Informal Property Markets

Project 01: Campus Transformation

Project 02: The case for adequate housing for teachers in Windhoek

Project 03: Community-led v. contractor-led housing approaches

Project 04: Revision of the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) Blueprint and the development of an implementation strategy for the programme.

Project 05:  NUST as a Center of Excellence for the Network of Excelence in Land Governance (NELGA)

Project 06: Scaling up security of tenure and housing opportunities through a partnership approach: a concept note for co-production between organised communities, local and regional authorities, central government, and universities. See the draft concept note here [Updated February 2019].

Please visit our Publications page for publicly-available material produced by ILMI.