Namibia’s Rangeland and Pasture Management Project: A joint effort to fight bush encroachment

Windhoek, Namibia – A project consortium, consisting of the University of Namibia (UNAM), Farm4trade, Omeva Consulting, Agriconsult Namibia and Agriecological Services are pleased to announce the launch of a series of informative... Read more »

Wild animal hosts provide free “bed and breakfast” accommodation

There are two distinct species of oxpeckers in sub-Saharan Africa; the red-billed (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) and the yellow-billed oxpecker (Buphagus africanus). Oxpeckers are often assumed to be in a symbiotic relationship with their... Read more »

UNAM hosts Engagement Workshop on Tourism Destination Risk and Resilience

The University of Namibia (UNAM) in partnership with Futouris, a sustainability initiative of the German travel industry, DKKV, the German Committee for Disaster Reduction and GIZ hosted a stakeholder engagement workshop earlier... Read more »

Becoming a Tourism Entrepreneur after graduation and loving it

Lubowski Kadila is the Founder & CEO of Anchor Adventures, a Namibian Tour Operator that focuses on a different way in which travellers experience Namibia. He studied Public Relations and Tourism Management... 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 »