Climate Adaptation – What Can You Do?

The punishing effects of climate change have been felt by every country in the world. Global warning has caused and is still causing fundamental changes to the climate system, threatening our lives and our planet. The need for adaptation is inevitable – and calls for immediate individual and collective action. This is the last in […]

Namibia QER Quarter 3 2022

The onset of the global COVID pandemic in early 2020 heralded massive disruption in the global economy -and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 only poured fire on the flames. As a small, open middle-income economy, Namibia has inevitably been buffeted by the global forces at work. This latest edition of the IPPR’s Quarterly […]

Agriculture & Climate Change: A Losing Battle?

As global greenhouse gas emissions rise, the climate changes more and more rapidly — posing a major threat to agriculture and therefore the food and nutritional security of the world. This is the third in a series of four climate-focused factsheets produced by the IPPR with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation.

State Of The Namibian Economy 2022

This is the presentation made by economist Robin Sherbourne for his State of the Namibian Economy address delivered on September 28 2022.

Money Being Wasted On ‘Vanity Awards’

This edition of Procurement Tracker focuses on ‘Money, resources wasted on vanity awards’ with updates on green hydrogen procurement issues and what the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) says about public procurement.

Assessing Changes To The Public Procurement Law

The Public Procurement Amendment Act of 2022 introduced significant changes to the public procurement system, placing it very close to best practice anywhere in the world – at least on paper. This special briefing paper looks at the impact these changes could have on the quality of governance in Namibia.

Namibia QER Quarter 2 2022

This QER for the second quarter of 2022 includes a special feature on the main economic challenges that Namibia will face as it seeks to exploit its newly discovered oil resources. This feature briefly summarises the experiences of seven other African oil and gas producing countries – Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria and […]

The Potential For Open Contracting In Namibia

Publishing the contracts and licences that government signs with mining, oil and gas companies is now on the radar in Namibia – after government committed to introducing international best practices on transparency and accountability by 2025.