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After Fishrot: Urgent Need For Transparency & Accountability

In the three years since the news of the Fishrot corruption scandal made global headlines, nothing has been done to reform the highly secretive way in which the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources operates. This briefing paper calls for a complete opening up of the fisheries sector and urges the Ministry to publish full […]

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.

Depleting Natural Capital

Wildlife poaching, illegal logging, and illegal sand mining have come to characterise Namibia’s struggle to maintain its natural assets in the face of the threats to sustainability posed by climate change. Damage to Namibia’s natural capital has escalated since 2015. This briefing paper maps publicly reported governance failures that are leading to this hugely concerning […]