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Please note that we have migrated all the De-bushing Advisory Service website contents from: https://www.dasnamibia.org/ to: https://www.n-big.org/ as the DAS website is discontinued. Farmers’ tools, downloads, additional information, FAQ, videos, and success stories can now be accessed under the N-BiG advisory service via this link: https://www.n-big.org/advisory-services/ Our advisory service continues [...]
As the biomass industry is taking shape in Namibia, it is advisable for every farmer to understand the value of the encroacher bushes on their farms. The type of encroacher bushes, sizes, density, and yield (depending on the value chain of interest) differs significantly across different camps on every farm. [...]
Bush control should aim for selective bush thinning rather than clearing. The aim of bush thinning should be to restore ecosystem health of rangelands. This is important for the restoration of savannas that will improve the carrying capacity (good for farmers and beef export markets), help to sustain the natural [...]
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The Directorate of Forestry Namibia recently published Charcoal Guidelines. For questions, please call or visit your nearest Directorate of Forestry Office.
Download guidelines here: https://www.n-big.org/download/Charcoal-Guidelines-of-MEFT-2022.pdf
📸GIZ Tim Brunauer
Please note that we have migrated all the De-bushing Advisory Service website contents from: https://www.dasnamibia.org/ to: https://www.n-big.org/ as the DAS website is discontinued.