Namibia: COVID-19 Wrecks Environment Funding

THE Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) faces reduced funding contributions from its international sources as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

“The EIF mobilised funding, mostly from international institutions, as our domestic sources of funding are not expanded yet,” minister of environment Pohamba Shifeta said last week.

He was responding to questions from the media after the inauguration of the fund’s new board of directors.

Shifeta said the countries which usually contribute…


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