In this edition of Procurement Tracker we look at at what a recent investigation report said about TransNamib’s procurement practices. In addition, the governance risks in the upstream petroleum sector are put under the spotlight. The bulletin also gives an update on the recent controversial health tenders.
With significant power outages in neighbouring South Africa and Zambia, questions inevitably arise about the reliability of Namibia’s electricity supply. This edition of the IPPR’s Quarterly Economic Review includes a concise overview of where Namibia stands as far as electricity supply is concerned. In addition, this QER features the usual data on economic trends and […]
Climate change is likely to have huge implications for Namibia’s society and economy over the short, medium and long term. Namibia will stand a better chance of tackling the challenges caused by climate change if it prepares for them and enacts the right policies and actions at the right time. While Namibia has a well-established […]
This edition of Procurement Tracker looks at how the procurement issues around Namibia’s much-vaunted green hydrogen plans have been handled from a governance point of view. The bulletin also rounds up recent news including developments in the long-running government medical aid saga.
Namibia’s ambitious plans to enter the green hydrogen market will have major implications for Namibia’s macroeconomy and public finances. While the project is exciting and a potential ‘game-changer’ for Namibia, the public should keep a close eye on developments and insist on transparency. This primer on green hydrogen and Namibia sheds light on the challenges […]