OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
NSHR is a human rights monitoring and advocacy NGO. Its mission is to secure due recognition and observance of all human rights and fundamental freedoms, especially those enshrined in the Independence Namibian Constitution and enumerated in numerous international human rights and humanitarian treaties and declarations adopted by the United Nations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
AGRISSON is a nonprofit society that strives to promote the application of agricultural scientific principles within Namibia by means of active interaction of people and/or institutions affiliated with the agricultural sector. Its main activity is a biannual congress, to which top national and international speakers of various universities and institutions are invited. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) is a NGO with inter alia the following objectives:
* Initiate, support and promote activities that conserve Namibia's environment, protect biological diversity and foster the sustainable and ethical use of natural resources
* Support and promote initiatives that strengthen Namibian institutions to better understand and manage natural resources
* Raise funds for conservation and environmental initiatives, in support of the mission statement
* Administer and manage funds for partners, donors, private sector, government, communities and project implementers ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Namibian Association of Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Support Organisations (NACSO) is an association comprising 15 Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and the University of Namibia. The purpose of NACSO is to provide quality services to rural communities seeking to manage and utilise their natural resources in a sustainable manner. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
CRIAA SA-DC is a membership-based NGO (association of development professionals) that supports rural communities, particularly the poorest members of society, to benefit from sustainably produced indigenous natural products and smallholder crops.
CRIAA SA-DC incubates and builds capacity to enable local communities to control and take responsibility for their own ventures. It believes in cooperating at all levels with government and other stakeholders, sharing knowledge and supporting networks and partnerships. ... [according to site editor's information]
NACOBTA is a non-profit membership organisation which supports communities in their efforts to develop and operate tourism enterprises profitably as well as sustainably. [according to site editor's information]
IRDNC Trust strives to improve the lives of rural people by diversifying the socio-economy in Namibia's communal areas to include wildlife and other valuable natural resources. IRDNC is a Namibian NGO that works with communities in the north-west and north-east. [according to site editor's information]
Committed to the concepts and basic values of social justice, politicalparticipation and the labour movement the FES is a German political foundation and NGO. Current FES programmes, and activities in Namibia focus on:
* The consolidation of the Namibian democracy and its institutions.
* The support to conceptual and practical efforts for broad-based economic development.
* The promotion of social development and distributional justice. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]