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U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) Call for Proposals (Closing Date: November 15, 2023)

MARKET ACCESS AND SUPPORT PROGRAMME     Call for Proposals The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and the Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade of the Government of Namibia invite proposals from Namibian cooperatives, producer groups, and micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) for grant financing and local support for innovative solutions that extend their own ... Read More»

On World Rhino Day, The U.S. Celebrates its Successful Conservation Partnership with the WWF and the Government of Namibia

The population of black rhinos declined dramatically in the 20th century at the hands of European hunters and settlers. Between 1960 and 1995, black rhino numbers dropped by a sobering 98%, to less than 2,500 individuals. Since then, the species has made a tremendous comeback from the brink of extinction. Thanks to persistent conservation efforts ... Read More»

Government-to-Government Project Equips Young Women to Start their Own Businesses

Oshakati – The United States Government together with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service (MSYNS) handed over business startup kits to 55 out-of-school adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Oshakati, Oshana Region.  The recipients took part in Economic Strengthening training with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) ... Read More»

Adult U.S. Passport Renewal Applications Can Now Be Submitted by Mail

Adult U.S. Passport Renewal by Mail Checklist (PDF 126 KB) The United States Embassy in Namibia now accepts adult (age 18+) U.S. passport renewal applications by mail.  Applications to renew U.S. passports for minors must still be completed in-person at the Embassy in Windhoek.  Adult U.S. passports can still be renewed in-person at the Embassy, if preferred. You can prepare and send your adult U.S. passport renewal ... Read More»

PEPFAR Invests N$840 Million in New USAID Program to Provide Health Services to Vulnerable Children, Adolescents, and Youth

Windhoek – The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) will invest approximately N$840 million (US$45 million) in providing health and social services to vulnerable children, adolescents, and youth in Namibia.  This was announced by the PEPFAR Namibia Deputy Principal for USAID, Ms. Tamara Cox, who is currently visiting the Land of the Brave. ... Read More»