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Seely, M. 2014. The ongoing story of SDP - A venerable programme still delivers quality results. Gobabeb Times, 9(2): 17


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The ongoing story of SDP - A venerable programme still delivers quality results.

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One of Gobabeb’s annual projects, run in conjunction with the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN), is the Summer Desertification Programme (SDP). A research methodology course, the objectives of the programme are to equip Namibian students and recent graduates with experience and training in integrated sustainable land management through applied research approaches, critical thinking and problem solving. In its 20 years of operation (3 years under the name Summer Land Care Programme), SDP participants have gone on to work in many prestigious areas, including Namibian NGOs, private consulting groups, and the Government of the Republic of Namibia.

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