N-BiG invites eligible experts with experience in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, Private Sector Development, or a related field to apply for the inventory and assessment of previous experiences and status quo of bush value chain activities for commercial and communal areas, including conducting a potential analysis for joint venture business models, and to develop […]
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This week: 6th-8th February 2023, N-BiG in collaboration with BBE launched their project implementation strategy plan during a 3-day workshop. These workshops consisted of two internal workshops attended by representatives from BBE,N-BiG, and Sequa. The final workshop, held on the 8th of February 2023 included representatives from BBE, Sequa, key industry stakeholders (Agricultural Bank of […]
Our very first female director, Dr. Ndahafa Nghifindaka was appointed during this year’s AGM. Dr. Nghifindaka currently serves as President of the Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers’ Union (NECFU). We warmly welcome Dr. Nghifindaka and look forward to a fruitful working relationship
Namibia could generate up to N$76 billion over the next 25 years if the 15.8 million hectares of bush encroached land is thinned sustainably. This is the overall target for restoration of bush encroached land in the National Strategy on the Sustainable Management of Bush Resources 2022-2027, launched on 08September at the Standard Bank Biomass […]
DAS recently published 3 publications translated into four (4) local languages ( Afrikaans, Rukwangali, Otjiherero and Oshiwambo). The publications aim at providing Namibian farmers with translated tools for better understanding and knowledge dissemination of sustainable bush control and biomass utilisation. Download publications here.
Read full press release here and download NUST Bush Project information booklet for more details.
Namibia’s woody biomass industry has endured many years without standardised quantification methods. Due to that, woody biomass assessments were done through unknown methods across Namibia, and this prompted the development of a standardised model (Biomass Quantification Tool (BQT)), that is easy to use and very specific for the estimation of woody biomass in Namibia, a […]
The Namibian bush biomass sector is a growing sector and has the potential to significantly contribute to the national economy through the establishment and strengthening of both domestic and international value chains and corresponding employment creation. Namibia Biomass Industry Group (N-BiG) through its advisory service DAS carried out farm-level survey in 2019 where about 213 […]