Tag Archives: valueaddition

Invitation to participate in the biomass power project Ad-hoc fuel resource survey and workshop

Calling all farmers, landowners, and biomass contractors in Oshikoto Region, Namibia! Join NamPower’s stakeholder workshop on the Ad-hoc fuel supply strategy for the Otjikoto Biomass Power Station. Your inputs are crucial for this initiative targeting SMEs and individual farmers supplying encroacher bush biomass. Date: 03 November 2023 Time: 09:00 – 12:00 at Kupferquelle Resort, Tsumeb, […]

Standard Bank Biomass Fair 2023- Igniting the growth of the Biomass Sector

Namibia Biomass Industry Group (N-BiG), the Charcoal Association of Namibia (CAoN), and the Namibian University of Science and Technology (NUST) successfully hosted the three -day Standard Bank Biomass Fair 2023, which included the Research Symposium, Biomass Industry Conference, Expo, Exclusive networking event and Biomass Music Concert, on the 7 – 9 of September 2023 at […]

Standard Bank Biomass Fair 2023 – Registration

The Research Symposium and Industry Conference will be held in a hybrid format, with video-streamed presentations and interactive panel discussions following each session. For online or Physical Participation, please register via this link: https://app.glueup.com/event/85902/register/

Igniting the Growth of the Biomass Sector in Namibia

Join us for the Standard Bank Biomass Fair 2023! Discover cutting-edge biomass products and technologies amidst the breathtaking beauty of Gross Barmen Resort. Mark your calendars for 7-9 September 2023 and be a part of a sustainable innovation in the heart of Okahandja! Book your Exhibition stand Now! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeaJpq0PmVeKt232OQF-Vr8bFAJnDInInUxb-djGECqpPljKQ/viewform?usp=pp_url

Standard Bank Biomass Fair 2023

We are excited to inform you that the Standard Bank Biomass Fair 2023 will now take place at Gross Barmen Resort, located south-west of Okahandja in the beautiful Otjozondjupa Region still from the 7 to 9 September 2023. The resort boasts a modern conferencing venue that perfectly aligns with the requirements of our event. Moreover, […]

BBE – N-BiG Project Implementation Strategy Workshop

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 […]

Appointment of New N-BiG Director

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

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.

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 […]