Tag Archives: bush encroachment

Namibia Environment Minister launches Namibia’s National Bush Management Resource Strategy 2022-2027

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 […]

Bush Biomass Publications Translated in 4 Namibian Local Languages

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.

Capitalising Bush Biomass Quantification in Namibia

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 […]

Reporting on the Bush Biomass Sector Survey findings

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 […]