UNAM and Katima Mulilo Town Council signs MOU

The signing took place on 22 September 2022 at the Katima Mulilo Town Council (KMTC). The event brought together UNAM, Katima Mulilo Campus Management, Katima Mulilo town councilors, and Management, as well... Read more »

WTC launches snake awareness campaign

The Wildlife and Tourism Club (WTC), which falls under the Department of Wildlife Management and Tourism Studies (DWMTS) at the Katima Mulilo Campus (KMC), has taken the initiative to save threatened snake... Read more »

Woodland regeneration following agricultural land abandonment

Kavango East region, northeastern Namibia The aim of this study was to understand the potential of agricultural land abandonment for woodland regeneration. Firstly, vegetation composition in 152 plots (50 m x 20... Read more »

UNAM trained NAB and Ministry of Agriculture staff on crop yield estimation

The University of Namibia conducted a much-needed training workshop on crop yield estimation for technical staff from the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform. Conducted... Read more »

Bi-annual bird counts along the Kasai Channel of Impalila Island, Zambezi Region

2015 to 2021 – Part 1 An essential part of the wildlife programme offered at Katima Mulilo Campus is to expose students to the real world out there in the form of... Read more »

The secret life of Namib Desert bats

Bats are one of the most successful small mammal families, with great abundance and variety even in hostile desert habitats (Taylor, 2000). The Kunene Region has a bat fauna of >16 species... Read more »

Low-cost fish feed for aquaculture farmers

A key requirement for students studying Wildlife Management and Tourism Studies is to undertake a research project from which they can produce a report. Arnold Mbaimbai, a 4th-year student working under the... Read more »

Biodiversity Monitoring Framework for Mudumu National Park

In 2020, the DWTS worked on the Biodiversity Monitoring Framework (BMF) for the Mudumu National Park (MNP). A team led by Dr. Fabiano Ezequiel developed and implemented a monitoring strategy in the... Read more »

Little Carmine bee-eaters along the Sikunga channel

Mr. Jim Kairu and his students from the Department of Wildlife Management and Tourism Studies (DWMTS) have been studying the breeding ecology of the southern carmine bee-eater (Merops nubicoides des murs &... Read more »

Wildlife Management and Tourism Studies scoops research grant

The DWMTS received a research grant from the Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Office for Research, Innovation, and Development. Dr. Evans Simasiku led a team that investigated the significance of the Sikunga Fish Protected Area... Read more »

Beyond the lecture room…

The University of Namibia (UNAM) established the Department for Wildlife Management and Tourism Studies (DWTS) in 2012 as part of the Faculty for Agriculture, Engineering and Natural Resources (FAENR), at the Katima... Read more »

Voices from the Kavango

On 7 December 2020, contract labourers found a place in history at the launch of Dr Kletus Likuwa’s book “Voices from the Kavango”. A study of the contract labour system in Namibia,... Read more »