Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF)
The Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) is Namibia's leading, conservation and sustainable development, non-governmental organisation (NGO), contributing to a wide range of programmes through their core technical specialisms and expertise in financial and project management. The NNF promotes sustainable development, the conservation of biological diversity and natural ecosystems, and the wise and ethical use of natural resources for the benefit of all Namibian's both present and future. The NNF envisages a sustainable Namibia both in terms of its people and the land upon which it develops. They value working together, professionalism, individual's worthiness, trust-given and received-, respect, enjoyment/fulfilment and the wonders of nature .
"An equitable, informed society living in harmony with natural and sustained, physically and mentally, by the natural richness of their environment"
"To promote sustainable delelopment, the conservation of biological diversity and natural ecosystems, and the wise and ethical use of natural resources for the benefit of all Namibian's both present and future"
The NNF actively participates in key local, regional, national and global proccesses and contributes to environmental and sustainability solutions primarily within Namibia but also beyond their borders.
The Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) has adopted the following objectives, they will:
Initiate, support and promote activities that conserve Namibia's environment, protect biological diversity and foster the sustainable and ethical use of natural resources
Support and promote initiatives that strengthen Namibian institutions to better understand and manage natural resources
Raise funds for conservation and environmental initiatives, in support of the mission statement
Administer and manage funds for partners, donors, private sector, government, communities and project implementers
Plan, develop, implement and manage selected projects and programmes, in support of the mission, with an emphasis on integrated, sustainable development
Encourage and support sustainable community-based natural resource management initiatives
Initiate and support activities that promote more effective and efficient use of resources, particularly where management of resources is devolved to the appropriate level and where local groups have identified good initiatives that could make a real difference
Help strengthen natural resource institutions in ways that help them better understand and sustainably manage natural resources
Cooperate and foster partnerships with other organisations - government, NGO, private sector, community and donor - to better promote sustainable development; and
Raise awareness, promote and support environmental education and help build capacity in the fields of renewable natural resources and sustainable developmentSee more