The Coronavirus pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Since its emergence late last year, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica. Cases are rising daily in Africa and South America, and Europe has taken over as the epicentre of the disease and more cases are now being reported every day than in China at the height of its epidemic.
Mr Muyenga Petru, a pensioner in his late sixties from the Ndama informal settlement in the Kavango East region, has had a long-term concern with the hygiene of his family.
The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in collaboration with the Tourism Industry, Namibia Statistics Agency, and National Planning Commission, is undertaking a detailed assessment of the impact of Covid-19 on the tourism sector with a view to developing a medium-term rebuilding strategy.
UNDP Namibia has released its first Annual Report for year 2019. UNDP Namibia Country Office has been on the forefront and has been ensuring that Namibian people's livelihood is better.
UNDP’s support to Namibian front-line workers ensures that they are equipped to consistently track the pandemic as they execute the various responsibilities at the Emergency Operating Centre.
NILALEG is designed to promote an integrated landscape management approach that assimilates key agricultural and forest landscapes sustainable practices.

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women in parliament

34.70%

Unemployment rate

0.645

Human Development Index (HDI)

17%

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