The DRFN is a Namibian non-governmental sustainability organisation aiming to enhance decision-making for sustainable development through research, training and consultancy in the country’s land, water and energy sectors.
The DRFN provides objective, relevant and professional services supporting decision-makers of all walks of life – from communities to traditional and local authorities, to the highest decision-making bodies and individuals in government and the private sector – by developing, disseminating and implementing scientific, fact-based and analytical options that form the backbone of policy development, planning and implementation, thereby contributing to Namibia’s sustainable development. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Gobabeb Training and Research Centre is a Namibian and SADC Training and Research Institution and a joint venture between the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN) and the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET). Its mission is to promote sustainable lifestyles, conservation, and environmental rehabilitation in drylands through:
* Innovative research
* Long-term monitoring
* Tourism ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]