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    • Exploring unchartered waters Insights into the audit profession: A Namibian Perspective 

      Dikuua, Miriam; Gertze, Willemien; Ketjinganda, Anton; Mahindi, Calistus; van Wyk, Janey (College of Accounting at the University of Cape Town, 2018)
      Whilst the audit profession in Namibia has officially existed for 67 years with the establishment of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB) in 1951, little is reported about the state of the audit profession in ...
    • Designing multimodal biometrics framework for the Namibian government. 

      Erastus, Licky Richard (Namibia University of Science and Technology, 2015-12)
      As technology evolves, the once reliable traditional authentication and verification systems are now open to a number of security threats, some of which may not be combated by these old or traditional security measures. ...
    • Gully-affected areas in the Kunene region: looking for suitable locations for future citizen-science project 

      Negussie, Kaleb; Orti, Miguel, Vallejo (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2019-01)
      Land degradation in Namibia is currently threatening livelihoods from several regions of the country. One of the major causes of land degradation in Namibia is soil erosion, which produces very critical ecological, landscape ...
    • Housing 

      Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Namibia is compelled to observe and to undertake efforts to realise the right to adequate housing, since it has ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in 1994. In short, the right to ...
    • Designing a mobile application to increase open data awareness and consumption in Namibia: A best practice example of public transportation in Windhoek 

      Amugongo, Lameck, M. (Namibia University of Science and Technology, 2016-09-16)
      Over the past few years, we have witnessed a paradigm shift in the way public data is administered. The need to effectively manage public data has led to an increased adoption of open data initiatives by many governments. ...
    • The effect of fire on the root carbohydrate concentration and growth of encroaching terminalia sericea in a semi-arid savanna woodland in the Waterberg plateau park, Central Namibia 

      Lutibezi, Siphiwe Patience (2017-04)
      Fire is an ecological disturbance that may kill or topkill woody plants and control the biomass of woody species in disturbance prone areas, thus maintaining the co-existence of trees and grasses in savanna ecosystems. ...
    • Impact of rainfall gradient on carbon storage in the dry woodland ecosystemo of Kavango and Zambezi 

      Nott, Amber Jeanne (2018-04)
      Namibia is currently a signatory on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a non-Annex I party. As a non-Annex I party, Namibia is required to ‘provide information on greenhouse gas inventories’, ...
    • A short socio-spatial history of Namibia (ILMI Working paper 9) 

      Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-08)
      include a trajectory of Namibia’s socio-spatial development for the reader to engage with my work. The term ‘socio-spatial’ is to stress the spatial dimension within social processes. To have simply left the term ‘spatia ...
    • Ecosystem services and small-holder farming practices -between payments, development support and right- an integrated approach (ILMI Working paper 10) 

      Bloemertz, Lena; Naanda, Martha; Wingate, Vladimir; Angombe, Simon; Kuhn, Nikolaus (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-08)
      Small-scale farmers in north-central Namibia face numerous challenges, ranging from low crop yields, high rainfall variability and land degradation which is threatening the long-term productivity of the land, to social c ...
    • Urban land reform in Namibia 

      Lühl, Phillip; Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-08-14)
      This document outlines some pertinent questions regarding urbanization in Namibia, provides central policy recommendations and identifies relevant research gaps to guide the policy debate on urban land reform as part of ...
    • Informal settlements 

      Muller, Anna (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Namibia is moving towards an urbanised country. This is illustrated by the fact that at independence Namibia was only 28% urbanized by 2011 urbanization has already grown to 42% and current projections are that by 2020 ...
    • Communal land 

      Nghitevelekwa, Romie (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Communal land is one of the land tenure systems in Namibia, the other being freehold land tenure system. At independence in 1990,Namibia resolved to retain communal land on the basis that majority of the population derived ...
    • Ancestral land 

      Katjiua, Mutjinde (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Ancestral land refers to ‘land of ancestors’. That is the land occupied by ones’ forebearers for generations and left something behind of value for current and future generations. There are usually contestations as to which ...
    • Land reform 

      Werner, Wolfgang (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      A lot of aspects are commonly subsumed under the concept land reform. These range from redistribution to tenure and agrarian reform. What do these different concepts mean? Agrarian reform: this is the broadest term and ...
    • Urban land delivery 

      Mendelsohn, Martin (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      There has been rapid growth in urban populations in Namibia (Pendleton et al, 2014). This growth is amongst predominantly amongst less educated, poorer migrants from rural areas in search of opportunities in urban areas. ...
    • Making Architecture 

      Lühl, Phillip (Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning. Faculty of Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences. Namibia University of Science and Technology., 2017)
      How do we educate young architects to be not only technically literate professionals but also critical citizens able to question their role as professionals in the post-colonial context of Namibia? This is a major challenge ...
    • Positioning Namibia’s first school of architecture theoretically within its post-colonial context. 

      Lühl , Phillip (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. School of Architecture and Planning, 2016-09)
      Architectural education has on several remarkable occasions been the locus of radical change, usually in the wake of deep social transformations. In post independence Namibia, decolonisation of space has not been the subject ...
    • DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADOPTION MODEL OF DIGITAL SERVICES FOR UNEMPLOYED YOUTH IN AN INFORMAL SETTLEMENT IN NAMIBIA 

      Kambunga, Asnath Paula (2018-04)
      ABSTRACT Youth unemployment has become an increasing socio-economic issue in Namibia. Thus, numeral initiatives have been started to fight this trend in order to empower the current marginalised and unemployed youth to ...