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    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INTEGRATED TRAFFIC FINE INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR NAMIBIA 

      Hamatwi, Michael Fikameni (Namibia University of Science and Technology, 2018-04)
      ABSTRACT The Government of the Republic of Namibia as a multi-layered organisation of systems, desires to be effective, efficient and integrated in service delivery. Although it continues to invest significantly in the ...
    • Assessment of Housing Needs in Namibia 

      Asino, Kristofina; Christensen, Åse (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-05)
      The current paper derives from work conducted in the context of the Revision of the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) that the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) commissioned to the Integrated Land ...
    • Housing in Namibia: The challenges and prospects for adequate future provision 

      Chiripanhura, Blessing M. (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-05)
      The current paper derives from work conducted in the context of the Revision of the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) that the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) commissioned to the Integrated Land ...
    • The ABC Model 

      Christensen, Åse (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-05)
      How does one build up an analysis? And how does one create the link between the individual partial-analyses in a problem-oriented project work? These are the two main issues that this booklet gives an overview of. This ...
    • The role of universities in participatory informal settlement upgrading: experiences from Kenya, Namibia, Uganda, and Zambia. 

      Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2017-07)
      This document is a report on the session that focused on the role of universities in participatory informal settlement upgrading at the workshop titled "Bottom-up city Wide planning in Gobabis", which took place on 11-13 ...
    • Vegetation-environment relations along an aridity gradient on Kalahari Sands in central Namibia 

      Hauwanga, Wilhelmina N (2018-04)
      The distribution of the world’s flora and fauna is shaped by different environmental factors. Such factors operate either locally, regionally or globally to influence species distribution. Studies of vegetation-environment ...