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Entries open for the 2017 Sustainable Development Awards

Entries are now open for the 2017 Sustainable Development Awards.

The main aims of the 2017 Sustainable Development Awards are to:

  • Raise awareness of the importance of sustainable development among all Namibians,
  • Recognise and reward the outstanding contributions of organisations and individuals active in this field
  • Inspire others to contribute to the sustainable development of the nation.

Closing date for entries is Monday 14th August 2017.

Second Edition of the Sustainable Development Awards Launched

The second edition of the Sustainable Development Awards was officially launched at a press conference in Windhoek on Friday, July 7th 2017.

Speaking at the event, Dr. Michael Humavindu of the Sustainable Development Advisory Council, outlined the main aims of the awards which are to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable development among all Namibians, to recognise and reward the outstanding contributions of organisations and individuals active in this field, and to inspire others to contribute to the sustainable development of the nation.

SDAC engages with the private sector on the problem of plastic

SDAC members with Mr. Jaco Venter of Plastic Packaging cc and Ms. Earth Namibia

In view of the ongoing high level discussions on the banning of plastic bags and increasing public awareness campaigns on the matter, the SDAC engaged with Plastic Packaging cc on 24th March 2017.

The engagement involved a tour of the recycling plant and operations of Plastic Packaging cc in Okahandja and an exchange on the problem of plastic and how it can be best resolved in Namibia.

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