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Peri-Urban Resilient Ecosystems (PURE)

The Peri-Urban Resilient Ecosystems (PURE) is a research project which addresses the challenge of representative climate resilient urban strategies in dryland Windhoek, Namibia, as a means to enhance future health, wellbeing and economic development. The project aims to apply an innovative values-based scenario tool to develop urban policy informed by multiple stakeholder value systems (e.g. municipal authorities, urban planners, marginalised and informal communities).

Doing research on socio-spatial development in Namibia: Lunch lecture + Workshop with Dr Lalli Metsola (University of Helsinki, Finland)

Wednesday, September 25th, 2018; Seminar Room, Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning
Lecture: 12h30-14h00
Workshop: 14h-16h00   

See photos of the event here.

Read Dr Metsola's presentation here.

Short course for journalists on land matters

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Short course for journalists on land matters
Thursday, September 6th, 2018, 8h30-13h30, NUST Hotel School

The role of the media in the public discourse in Namibia is considerable. At the same time, despite the widespread use of social media, the youth appears to have a higher degree of trust in printed media .