Stakeholder and influence network mapping exercise with the government, development and research actors in Namibia

Stakeholder and influence network mapping exercise with the government, development and research actors in Namibia

This report summarises the outcomes of the Stakeholder and Influence Network Mapping exercise undertaken on the 23rd of July 2015 in Windhoek, Namibia.

This event brought together 11 national stakeholders from government (Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development, Namibia Energy Institute), NGOs (NNF, IRDNC) and Researcher/Academic institutions (SASSCAL, DRFN & UNAM).

The Adaptation at Scale in Semi Arid (ASSAR) a multi-institutional and multi-national study investigates the factors that restrict effective adaptation to climate change impacts in agriculture-dependent communities in north-central Namibia.

A multi-method approach including literature review, household surveys and semi-structured interviews is used to:

  • explore the drivers of vulnerabilities to floods and droughts
  • identify adaptation strategies; and
  • identify the barriers that impede successful adaptation
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